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Sheriff: High speeds and alcohol a factor in late-night crash that killed Johnson City man

Sheriff: High speeds and alcohol a factor in late-night crash that killed Johnson City man

September 13th, 2013 2:11 pm by Tony Casey

The crash happened just before midnight on Hideaway Hills Road near Free Hill Road in Gray.

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Fire officials: Smoking caused Elizabethon apartment fire that seriously injured 2, including woman in Nashville burn unit

Fire officials: Smoking caused Elizabethon apartment fire that seriously injured 2, including woman in Nashville burn unit

September 13th, 2013 1:15 pm by John Thompson

Two other residents jumped from the building's 2nd floor; one suffered broken bones.

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Update: Former Carter Co. resident arrested in 4 shooting deaths in Crossville area

Update: Former Carter Co. resident arrested in 4 shooting deaths in Crossville area

September 13th, 2013 12:59 pm by Staff and wire reports

Jacob Allen Bennett was arrested on a parole violation in Rhea County late Thursday.

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Feds sentence 7 to prison in Johnson City meth operation

Feds sentence 7 to prison in Johnson City meth operation

September 13th, 2013 11:59 am by Staff Report

The operation included a room at the Fox Motel located on West Market Street.

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Update: Pedestrian dies after struck in Elizabethton; hit-and-run driver identified

Update: Pedestrian dies after struck in Elizabethton; hit-and-run driver identified

September 13th, 2013 11:33 am by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department has released the identity of a pedestrian who was injured when struck by a car on the Elizabethton Highway at Rio Vista Hill late Thursday night.

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Three Washington County officials to serve on legal panel

Three Washington County officials to serve on legal panel

September 13th, 2013 11:21 am by Gary B. Gray

Washington County’s Committee on Committees voted Thursday in a special called meeting to recommend to the full commission three county officials to serve on the Legal Services Oversight Committee.

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Officials work to make voters aware of deadlines

Officials work to make voters aware of deadlines

September 13th, 2013 10:37 am by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Election Commission is joining Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett in reminding citizens that September is National Voter Registration Month.

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Long previous sentence big factor in dismissing man’s other charges in Carter  County

Long previous sentence big factor in dismissing man’s other charges in Carter County

September 13th, 2013 9:15 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County courts have closed the book on Travis Grover Richardson, 31, and court officials don’t expect to hear from him again for 30 years.

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Turn down music and save your eardrums

Turn down music and save your eardrums

September 13th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

Here’s something people young and old should keep in mind when listening to music on their smartphone, iPod or other MP3 player: Blasting those tunes through your headphones can result in hearing problems.

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International Storytelling Center board discloses new director’s yearly pay

International Storytelling Center board discloses new director’s yearly pay

September 13th, 2013 8:39 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The salary was negotiated with ISC Executive Director Kiran Singh Sirah, who began work in August following a six-month search for a replacement for ISC founder Jimmy Neil Smith, who retired on Dec. 31.

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