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Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

August 15th, 2013 2:17 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Two judges assigned to the case of a Kingsport alderman arrested for driving under the influence in June have recused from hearing the case.

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Elizabethton man accused of trying to run over his brother, faces drug charges

Elizabethton man accused of trying to run over his brother, faces drug charges

August 15th, 2013 1:59 pm by John Thompson

The charges resulted from a disturbance outside the Hampton Bait Shop on Wednesday night.

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Teachers object to proposed license process

Teachers object to proposed license process

August 15th, 2013 1:06 pm by Nathan Baker

State and local teachers' union officials say using standardized test scores to justify teacher licenses will hurt Tennessee's education system.

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Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

August 15th, 2013 12:54 pm by Nathan Baker

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Wednesday that threats from fellow legislators to defund the Affordable Care Act are “nigh on impossible” to carry out.

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Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

August 15th, 2013 12:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp's directive came during a hearing for Rachel M. Proffitt, who is charged with vehicular homicide in the July 27, 2009, death of Misty M. Briggs, 22, of Jonesborough.

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Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

August 15th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Tammy Pearce has been named a finalist for for 2013–2014 Tennessee Principal of the Year.

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Columns Outdoors Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Little Stony Creek: One Beautiful Valley

August 15th, 2013 11:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Near Dungannon, Virginia ­— an easy drive from Johnson City ­— is the Little Stony Creek Valley.

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Area schools get good marks for test scores

Area schools get good marks for test scores

August 15th, 2013 10:58 am by Jennifer Sprouse

As area schools have just started diving into the 2013-14 school year curriculum, test scores for the 2012-13 school year are back in for review and evaluation.

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Fire forces NE Tennessee school to evacuate; heavy smoke reported in classrooms

Fire forces NE Tennessee school to evacuate; heavy smoke reported in classrooms

August 15th, 2013 10:31 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency official says there are no flames visible but there is heavy smoke and two fire departments have responded to the school.

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Tractor-trailer crashes on I-26

Tractor-trailer crashes on I-26

August 15th, 2013 10:05 am by Staff report

A tractor-trailer has wrecked on Interstate 26 near mile marker 15.

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