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Teen charged after "shank" found at Science Hill Alternative Center

Teen charged after "shank" found at Science Hill Alternative Center

August 7th, 2013 11:32 am by Rex Barber

A screwdriver altered to be a "shank" was found in a bathroom at the Science Hill High School Alternative Center this morning, resulting in a felony citation for a teenager.

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2 more arrested in Dry Creek robbery

2 more arrested in Dry Creek robbery

August 7th, 2013 11:18 am by Becky Campbell

The robbery happened July 27 when Lisa Yates, the victim, was in a vehicle with the four people now charged.

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Unicoi County residents may face smaller property tax hike

Unicoi County residents may face smaller property tax hike

August 7th, 2013 10:45 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The Unicoi County Commission’s Finance Committee has managed to shave several cents off the 12-cent property tax increase the county was facing for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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Unicoi County Commission members pick Rice to fill vacant seat

Unicoi County Commission members pick Rice to fill vacant seat

August 7th, 2013 10:19 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — After the results of the Unicoi County Commission’s vote became visible on the projection screen Tuesday evening, the crowd gathered in the large courtroom of the Unicoi County Courthouse to support Marie Rice broke into applause.

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Ground may be broken in 2-3 months on new Wash. Co./JC Animal Shelter

Ground may be broken in 2-3 months on new Wash. Co./JC Animal Shelter

August 7th, 2013 9:16 am by Gary B. Gray

Animal Control Board members exuded a sense of confidence Tuesday regarding the coming start of construction on the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter that has not appeared in such a relaxed, informed and cognizant form in some time.

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CANCELED: Obama says no to meetings with Putin amid tensions over Snowden asylum

CANCELED: Obama says no to meetings with Putin amid tensions over Snowden asylum

August 7th, 2013 8:42 am by Associated Press

In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Stores with past Powerball winners lure crowds for $425M jackpot

Stores with past Powerball winners lure crowds for $425M jackpot

August 7th, 2013 7:36 am by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

The jackpot for Wednesday's drawing would fetch a single winner a lump-sum payment after taxes of about $244.7 million.

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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 7th, 2013 7:04 am by Staff Report

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

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Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge laments Rambo’s departure

Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge laments Rambo’s departure

August 6th, 2013 9:43 pm by Gary B. Gray

John Rambo accepted Gov. Bill Haslam’s appointment as the next 1st Judicial District chancellor on Monday.

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Woman reportedly stole, forged checks

Woman reportedly stole, forged checks

August 6th, 2013 9:38 pm by Staff Reports

A Jonesborough woman was arrested Saturday following a three-month investigation into a report of forged checks, according to a JCPD news release.

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