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Erwin animal shelter vote ‘blindsides’ officials

Erwin animal shelter vote ‘blindsides’ officials

June 12th, 2013 11:12 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Animal Shelter was "blindsided" by Town of Erwin's board decision to pull funding, according to the director of the facility.

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Carter County Jail inmate found in possession of drugs

Carter County Jail inmate found in possession of drugs

June 12th, 2013 10:25 am by John Thompson

Joshua Kim Stout, 25, 172 Grindstaff Hollow Road, was charged with introduction of contraband into a penal facility and other offenses.

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Accused kidnapped pleads not guilty to raping, keeping three woman captive for decade

Accused kidnapped pleads not guilty to raping, keeping three woman captive for decade

June 12th, 2013 9:49 am by Associated Press

Victims included woman with family in Elizabethton.

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Update: Johnson City man accused of soliciting sex from teen pleas not guilty to federal charge

Update: Johnson City man accused of soliciting sex from teen pleas not guilty to federal charge

June 12th, 2013 8:50 am by Brad Hicks

Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr. was indicted on one count of inducing a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.

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Soldier's heroism recognized nearly 68 years later

Soldier's heroism recognized nearly 68 years later

June 12th, 2013 8:00 am by Gary B. Gray

On July 7, 1945, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Charles E. McCoy was aboard a B-29 bombing mission over Akashi, Japan, when his courage and devotion to duty were put to the test.

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Iamarino welcomes ETSU back to SoCon

Iamarino welcomes ETSU back to SoCon

June 11th, 2013 9:26 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State rolled out the welcome mat again for Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino on Tuesday. This time the deal was already done.

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Housing Authority increase to force out higher income renters

Housing Authority increase to force out higher income renters

June 11th, 2013 9:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Housing Authority is implementing a second round of HUD mandated flat-rate rent increases intended to bring the rents within 80 percent of the local fair market rate and force the authority’s higher income residents to move on.

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Interim removed from Sander’s title

Interim removed from Sander’s title

June 11th, 2013 9:18 pm by Kelly Hodge

Richard Sander agreed to a one-year contract extension as East Tennessee State athletic director on Tuesday.

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Police: Crack cocaine found in man’s pocket after foot chase

Police: Crack cocaine found in man’s pocket after foot chase

June 11th, 2013 9:05 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a man after he allegedly fled on foot and was found in possession of crack cocaine, according to a press release.

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Officials discuss new ways to battle spread of meth labs

Officials discuss new ways to battle spread of meth labs

June 11th, 2013 8:08 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee has jumped back into the top spot in the nation in what prosecutors and police officers say is a loathsome category: the number of methamphetamine labs found by law enforcement agencies.

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