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Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

January 23rd, 2015 9:28 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Roan Mountain man was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash and filing a false report following a Thursday incident.

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Searfoss, Lewis lead Rangers' rally past Warriors

Searfoss, Lewis lead Rangers' rally past Warriors

January 22nd, 2015 10:45 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Joe Searfoss and Kyler Lewis scored 28 points apiece as Unaka battled back from a late 10-point deficit to beat Happy Valley 82-79 in overtime on Thursday night.

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Wilson passes 1,000 points in ETSU win

Wilson passes 1,000 points in ETSU win

January 22nd, 2015 10:20 pm by Joe Avento

Lester Wilson became the 37th player in ETSU basketball history to reach 1,000 points for his career as the Bucs beat The Citadel, 70-59, in a Southern Conference game Thursday night at Freedom Hall.

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Harrison leads Lady Vols to rout of LSU

Harrison leads Lady Vols to rout of LSU

January 22nd, 2015 10:19 pm by AP

Isabelle Harrison scored a season-high 25 points Thursday as No. 5 Tennessee rolled to a 75-58 victory over LSU.

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Johnson City Schools hoping snow doesn't cut into break time

Johnson City Schools hoping snow doesn't cut into break time

January 22nd, 2015 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

If Johnson City Schools can make it through the weekend and the early part of next week without having used any of their yearly allotment of snow days, they'll be one step closer to a May 22 end to the school year.

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Science Hill's Jackson, Rabbitts make college choices

Science Hill's Jackson, Rabbitts make college choices

January 22nd, 2015 9:08 pm by Trey Williams

Garren Jackson and Grant Rabbitts have been playing baseball together for nine years, and the Science Hill pitchers known as "JackRabbitts" will be a hop, skip and jump away from each other in college.

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City school, county officials peer over education funding void

City school, county officials peer over education funding void

January 22nd, 2015 9:06 pm by Nathan Baker

Hoping to bridge gaps in both communication and funding, members of the Johnson City Board of Education and the Washington County Commission sat together Thursday to hash out a point of contention that arises in each budget cycle.

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Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

January 22nd, 2015 8:55 pm by Brad Hicks

Former Unicoi County sheriff and current Tennessee Republican Party Executive Committeeman Kent Harris is among members of his committee who feel Democrats should vote for Democrats and Republicans should vote for Republicans.

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Taking Count: Homeless survey underway across region

Taking Count: Homeless survey underway across region

January 22nd, 2015 8:51 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Mandated annually by HUD to help determine what federal dollars should be allotted to the region's housing, rehousing and homeless prevention services, the count is being conducted by about 100 volunteers recruited by the Appalachian Regional Coalition of

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Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

January 22nd, 2015 8:48 pm by Tony Casey

A hearing in Greene County Chancery Court today very well might have turned up the volume at future public meetings.

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