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Sheriff says more money needed, plans to sue

September 22nd, 2014 10:04 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Commission approved the county's overall 2014-15 fiscal year budget on Monday, but the matter of the budget remains unsettled as Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said he intends to pursue legal action against the county to have funding

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Local doctors endorse Cline for county M.E. position

Local doctors endorse Cline for county M.E. position

September 22nd, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Three medical professionals on Tuesday recommended to Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge their preferred choice for the county's new medical examiner.

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Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

September 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

A lockdown triggered by perceived threats against a student at Science High School made for 90 tense minutes Friday, both for students secured in classrooms and their parents, growing more anxious with each passing minute on the outside.

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DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

September 22nd, 2014 8:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bristol, Va., man has been identified as the inmate who passed away over the weekend in the Kingsport city jail, with court records stating he had been arrested on a charge of DUI.

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The Police Blotter returns with tales of a klepto custodian, the great chicken salad robbery and more

The Police Blotter returns with tales of a klepto custodian, the great chicken salad robbery and more

September 22nd, 2014 8:28 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: a targeted arrested, cracking and burning and more!

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Woman says Rob Bironas tried to run her off the road

Woman says Rob Bironas tried to run her off the road

September 22nd, 2014 8:04 pm by Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

A woman at the scene of the fatal one-vehicle accident involving Rob Bironas alleges in a 911 call that the former Titans kicker tried to run her car off the road moments before crashing.

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Police: Man arrested on child sex abuse charges

Police: Man arrested on child sex abuse charges

September 22nd, 2014 6:14 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested an Elizabethton man on child sex abuse charges after an investigation that lasted more than a month.

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Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

September 22nd, 2014 12:10 pm by Becky Campbell

Coty Bishop was charged with second-degree murder of Casey Bishop in alleged drug deal turned robbery.

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Nails scattered in Tweetsie Trail parking lot

Nails scattered in Tweetsie Trail parking lot

September 22nd, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly two pounds of roofing nails were collected from the Tweetsie Trail trailhead parking lot on Alabama Street early Sunday, and police are looking for the culprit.

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This Week's High School All-Stars

This Week's High School All-Stars

September 22nd, 2014 9:59 pm by Staff Report

Here are our picks for this week's High School Football All-Stars.

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Injuries testing Vols' depth at receiver

Injuries testing Vols' depth at receiver

September 22nd, 2014 9:41 pm by AP

The unsettled state of Tennessee's receiving corps threatens to neutralize one potential matchup advantage for the Volunteers in their Saturday matchup at No. 12 Georgia.

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