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Police say man used stolen card

Police say man used stolen card

August 7th, 2013 9:12 pm by Staff Reports

An Elizabethton man was arrested Wednesday following an investigation into a stolen credit card, according to a Johnson City Police Department news release.

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“Jazz” Akins Memorial Box-Off to debut at 17th Umoja Festival

“Jazz” Akins Memorial Box-Off to debut at 17th Umoja Festival

August 7th, 2013 9:11 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The 1st annual “Jazz” Akins Memorial Box-Off will be held Saturday at 5 p.m. in the old J.C. Penney's building in downtown Johnson City.

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$42M project on Tenn. Highway 36 is 30 percent complete

$42M project on Tenn. Highway 36 is 30 percent complete

August 7th, 2013 8:57 pm by Gary B. Gray

A more than $42 million road construction project to widen a stretch of roadway on Tenn. Highway 36 from Tenn. Highway 354 (Boones Creek Road) to Tenn. Highway 75 has been slightly delayed because of recent rains.

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Carter man facing meth charges for third time

Carter man facing meth charges for third time

August 7th, 2013 8:50 pm by Becky Campbell

A Carter County man twice arrested on meth-related charges was served Tuesday with an arrest warrant in a new drug case.

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Woman charged with carving epithet into car parked at Johnson City Walmart

Woman charged with carving epithet into car parked at Johnson City Walmart

August 7th, 2013 5:11 pm by Staff Report

Police said Windy M. Buckingham confessed to the vandalism.

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The Buzz: Local news and sports stories worth your time

The Buzz: Local news and sports stories worth your time

August 7th, 2013 4:20 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these items, here are 15 local news stories that will get you talking today.

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Limestone man charged with multiple counts of statutory rape, exploiting 15-year-old girl

Limestone man charged with multiple counts of statutory rape, exploiting 15-year-old girl

August 7th, 2013 3:36 pm by Becky Campbell

A Limestone man was arrested Tuesday on a multiple charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and statutory rape for allegedly having sex with a teenage juvenile and having explicit photos of her on his phone.

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Judge halts trial in Fort Hood shooting rampage

Judge halts trial in Fort Hood shooting rampage

August 7th, 2013 1:51 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT and PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press

The standby attorney for the soldier charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage accused Maj. Nidal Hasan on Wednesday of deliberately charting a course toward a conviction and death sentence, abruptly halting the trial after only one day.

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Elizabethton schools honored by state for improved performance

Elizabethton schools honored by state for improved performance

August 7th, 2013 11:51 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton City School System was one of only five systems in the state to be recognized by the Tennessee Department of Education for “significantly improved student performance and narrowed achievement gaps under Tennessee’s account

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Teen charged after "shank" found at Science Hill Alternative Center

Teen charged after "shank" found at Science Hill Alternative Center

August 7th, 2013 11:32 am by Rex Barber

A screwdriver altered to be a "shank" was found in a bathroom at the Science Hill High School Alternative Center this morning, resulting in a felony citation for a teenager.

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