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Nurse nearly breaks down describing injuries to 2-year-old in abuse case

Nurse nearly breaks down describing injuries to 2-year-old in abuse case

July 12th, 2013 9:01 am by Becky Campbell

A forensic services nurse who testified in two separate and unrelated child abuse cases nearly broke down at one point Thursday as she testified about the bruises on a 2-year-old boy who investigators say was abused by either his mother or her boyfriend.

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Enough is enough with former sheriff trials

Enough is enough with former sheriff trials

July 12th, 2013 8:39 am by Staff Report

We urge District Attorney General Tony Clark to go with his first instincts on whether to prosecute former Unicoi County Sheriff Kent Harris on remaining charges.

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Driver charged with 4th DUI after wrong-way trip in downtown Johnson City

Driver charged with 4th DUI after wrong-way trip in downtown Johnson City

July 12th, 2013 8:20 am by Staff Report

Police said the woman was driving the wrong way at West Watauga and West Main and stopped her at West Main and Boone.

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Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

July 11th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Christopher Bowen, an eighth-grade science teacher at Liberty Bell Middle School, was recently named one of nine statewide finalists for the 2013-14 Tennessee Teacher of the Year Award.

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State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

July 11th, 2013 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City internist Robert Allen, who was practicing at the Castle Clinic until charged in Washington County Sessions Court with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, felony schedule VI drug charges, prohibited weapons violation and vandalism, has h

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Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

July 11th, 2013 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

House Speaker Beth Harwell has replaced Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, on the powerful Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations after appointing him to the position in April.

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Freedom Hall hoops? Discussions under way to play ETSU basketball at city facility

Freedom Hall hoops? Discussions under way to play ETSU basketball at city facility

July 11th, 2013 7:00 pm by Rex Barber

Discussions are being held right now to determine whether East Tennessee State University basketball games should continue to be held on campus or if those games should be played at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

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Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

July 11th, 2013 4:30 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Washington County Board of Education announced at Tuesday night’s meeting that they had trimmed down the $3.4 million the school system is out of balance by $1 million, according to Director of Schools Ron Dykes.

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West Virginia man dies in Johnson County crash

West Virginia man dies in Johnson County crash

July 11th, 2013 4:06 pm by Staff report

A West Virginia man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Johnson County Wednesday night.

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Update: New ETSU football stadium concept approved by State Building Commission

Update: New ETSU football stadium concept approved by State Building Commission

July 11th, 2013 11:46 am by Rex Barber

An $18 million football stadium for East Tennessee State University has been approved by the Tennessee State Building Commission, according to Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey.

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