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Washington County jury finds Potter guilty in slayings

Washington County jury finds Potter guilty in slayings

October 11th, 2013 8:49 pm by John Thompson

A Washington County jury found Marvin Enoch “Buddy” Potter Jr. guilty Friday of two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Billy Payne, 36 and Billie Jean Hayworth. 23.

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High school football scores — Week Seven, Oct. 11

October 11th, 2013 8:33 pm by Staff Report

Here are scores from Friday night's games:

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Police: Man used razor blade in shoplifting electronics from Johnson City Walmart

Police: Man used razor blade in shoplifting electronics from Johnson City Walmart

October 11th, 2013 5:55 pm by Staff Report

Andrew E. Coefer was arrested Thursday and charged with shoplifting over $500.

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Annual fishout starts Saturday at Legion Street Pool

Annual fishout starts Saturday at Legion Street Pool

October 11th, 2013 5:47 pm by Staff Reports

From 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, children ages 3-14 are invited to fish for free at the pool, and poles and bait will be provided.

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Jonesborough woman accused of depositing $3,500 fake check

Jonesborough woman accused of depositing $3,500 fake check

October 11th, 2013 5:35 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police Thursday arrested a Jonesborough woman on a charge that she deposited a fake $3,5000 check.

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Police: Drunken man trespassed, threatened resident with knife

Police: Drunken man trespassed, threatened resident with knife

October 11th, 2013 5:21 pm by Staff Report

Robert W. Guinn was charged him with aggravated assault, aggravated criminal trespassing and public intoxication.

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California fugitive arrested in Johnson City traffic stop

California fugitive arrested in Johnson City traffic stop

October 11th, 2013 4:56 pm by Staff Report

Steven W. Fox Jr. was stopped for speeding at the intersection of Princeton Road and East Oakland Avenue, police said.

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Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

October 11th, 2013 4:16 pm by Staff Reports

A criminal court jury has convicted a Mountain City man on two counts of first degree murder in the January 2012 murder of a Mountain City couple.

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Tennessee looking into reopening Smokies as Utah becomes first state to use own money to open federal parks

Tennessee looking into reopening Smokies as Utah becomes first state to use own money to open federal parks

October 11th, 2013 2:58 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

Gov. Bill Haslam is working with Tennessee congressmen to assess the feasibility of using state government resources to reopen the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and three other areas closed by the partial federal government shutdown, a spokesman sai

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Facebook murders case in hands of jury in Jonesborough

Facebook murders case in hands of jury in Jonesborough

October 11th, 2013 12:03 pm by John Thompson

Prosecutors and defense attorneys wrapped up closing arguments around noon today in the murder case against a Mountain City man accused of killing a young couple over his daughter's Facebook page.

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