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State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

September 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Many of the duties and responsibilities of the county mayor are not specifically addressed by state code, but it's clear the person elected to that position is expected to provide leadership and direction - perhaps much more than most understand.

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Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

September 14th, 2014 9:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

However you choose to define the new-look Washington County Commission, it's hard not to have noticed a collective change in motive, purpose and a deliberate desire to clear away the clutter.

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Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

September 14th, 2014 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Not many events have the ability to bring people out than ones that involve food.

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North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

September 14th, 2014 9:37 pm by Staff Report

A 50-year-old North Carolina man has been identified as the victim of a fatal rafting accident Saturday on the Ocoee River in Polk County.

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Police: Man arrested on 4th DUI charge

Police: Man arrested on 4th DUI charge

September 14th, 2014 9:33 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough man was charged with his fourth drunken driving offense after officers found him with alcohol in his vehicle.

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TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

September 14th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a man in Pigeon Forge.

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Police say clerk arrested for taking money from register

Police say clerk arrested for taking money from register

September 14th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

Police said a grocery store clerk was arrested after loss prevention staff told them she was stealing from her register.

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Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

September 14th, 2014 9:08 pm by Associated Press

The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another was arriving. Cpl. Bryon Dickson of Dunmore was killed.

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Police say woman arrested after assaulting neighbor with tack hammer

Police say woman arrested after assaulting neighbor with tack hammer

September 14th, 2014 6:46 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city woman was arrested after she broke into her neighbor's apartment to assault him or her on two separate occasions.

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Knight, Sooners thump Vols

Knight, Sooners thump Vols

September 14th, 2014 12:01 am by AP

Trevor Knight passed for 308 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score to help No. 4 Oklahoma defeat Tennessee 34-10 on Saturday night.

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