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Infrastructure updates great news for Washington County

Infrastructure updates great news for Washington County

August 16th, 2013 8:45 am by Staff Report

A couple of stories in our paper this week have given us reason to be confident in at least two aspects of our local infrastructure.

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Crime
UPDATE: Mother, boyfriend arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old

UPDATE: Mother, boyfriend arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old

August 16th, 2013 7:50 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The boy reportedly had two black eyes and was found living in deplorable conditions.

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News Regional & National
Where were you when you heard Elvis had died?

Where were you when you heard Elvis had died?

August 16th, 2013 7:37 am by Associated Press

Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday for a solemn candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death.

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News Regional & National
10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

August 16th, 2013 7:28 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Sports Sports Live High schools
Bosken's Pioneers top Boone in Big Seven jamboree

Bosken's Pioneers top Boone in Big Seven jamboree

August 15th, 2013 10:12 pm by Trey Williams

David Crockett beat Daniel Boone 6-0 in a one-quarter scrimmage and Science Hill allowed Dobyns-Bennett to pull out a 7-7 tie at the Big Seven Conference jamboree on Thursday at Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Inmate solicits murder of jailed gang member

Inmate solicits murder of jailed gang member

August 15th, 2013 10:12 pm by Staff Reports

A former inmate at Knox County Detention Center has been indicted for soliciting murder of a fellow incarcerated gang member following a August 13 Knox County grand jury decision, according to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation news release.

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Accused man’s bag contained shotgun, knife, police say

Accused man’s bag contained shotgun, knife, police say

August 15th, 2013 9:55 pm by Tony Casey

A shotgun and a knife were among the items found in a duffle bag Wednesday that police said belonged to a Massachusetts man who was arraigned in Sessions Court on Tuesday for trying to kill his pregnant girlfriend.

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Jail gets carbon monoxide detectors

Jail gets carbon monoxide detectors

August 15th, 2013 9:47 pm by Rex Barber

Part of the Washington County Detention Center now has carbon monoxide detectors and the rest of the facility should have them within the next two weeks, a jail administrator said Thursday.

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Crime Local News
Man charged with criminal impersonation

Man charged with criminal impersonation

August 15th, 2013 9:41 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was charged Wednesday following a report of identity theft at Fairview and Watauga avenues, a police report said.

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Contaminated soil raises Founder’s Park price tag

Contaminated soil raises Founder’s Park price tag

August 15th, 2013 9:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Founder’s Park engineer Lamar Dunn and Associates informed commissioners Thursday there is six times more contaminated soil at the project site than originally anticipated, a finding that will jack up the overall price by about $185,000.

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