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Highway 36 construction still on fall schedule for finish

Highway 36 construction still on fall schedule for finish

May 19th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

Four miles of shimmering, five-lane blacktop will stretch from Boones Creek Road to Bobby Hicks Highway by autumn, if construction stays on schedule.

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Blue Plum festival getting in a volunteer state of mind

Blue Plum festival getting in a volunteer state of mind - VIDEO

May 19th, 2015 9:39 pm by Tony Casey

To guide, direct and help the estimated 80,000 people who will come out for this year's Blue Plum Festival, a wide base of volunteers with varying strengths and abilities is needed.

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Unresponsive hiker at festival leads to 3 drug-related arrests

Unresponsive hiker at festival leads to 3 drug-related arrests

May 19th, 2015 9:29 pm by Staff Report

An unresponsive hiker at the Trail Days Celebration in Damascus Friday afternoon led to the arrests of three individuals on several misdemeanor and felony drug-related charges, a news release sent by the Damascus Police Chief and Washington County, Virgin

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Investigation leads to 7 meth-related arrests, Bristol police say

Investigation leads to 7 meth-related arrests, Bristol police say

May 19th, 2015 9:22 pm by Jessica Fuller

An investigation involving the Drug Enforcement Administration led to the arrests of seven individuals on charges related to methamphetamine, a news release from the Bristol Police Department said.

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Accused burglar arrested again for alleged theft at Johnson City medical office

Accused burglar arrested again for alleged theft at Johnson City medical office

May 19th, 2015 4:12 pm by Staff Report

Derek P. Morgan was arrested Saturday and again Tuesday.

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Crashed plane found in SW Virginia, no survivors

Crashed plane found in SW Virginia, no survivors

May 19th, 2015 3:22 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

Searchers located the crash site of a missing private plane Tuesday in a remote location of Smyth County east of Saltville, the Virginia State Police reported at around 2:30 p.m.

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SE Tennessee man accused of throwing small white dog to its death in pit bull's jaws

SE Tennessee man accused of throwing small white dog to its death in pit bull's jaws

May 19th, 2015 2:43 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The pit bull immediately attacked and killed the small dog.

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NE Tennessee community shocked by murder of retired teacher

NE Tennessee community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:22 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The sheriff's office hasn't released much about the crime, but the word around the community is that she was beaten to death and robbed at her home.

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Johnson City's Rusty Crowe tops list of lawmakers for state money going to health insurance premiums

Johnson City's Rusty Crowe tops list of lawmakers for state money going to health insurance premiums

May 19th, 2015 2:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Tennessee taxpayers have paid more than $200,000 in health insurance premiums for Crowe and his family since 1992.

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FTC, states accuse Knoxville charity, associates of $187M scam

FTC, states accuse Knoxville charity, associates of $187M scam

May 19th, 2015 12:36 pm by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Federal Trade Commission and all 50 states have filed a federal lawsuit against four phony cancer charities and their operators, accusing them of scamming more than $187 million from consumers across the country.

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