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Into the sunset: Former Carter sheriff reflects on career, looks to future

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Into the sunset: Former Carter sheriff reflects on career, looks to future

August 30th, 2014 10:15 pm by John Thompson

The past week has been a time of major transition for outgoing Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes. Last Wednesday, Mathes turned 44 years old.

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Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

August 30th, 2014 10:37 pm by Tony Casey

Because of the prominence of sexual assault and sexually transmitted disease among college-age people, Sex Week discussions couldn't come at a better time, organizers say.

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Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

August 30th, 2014 10:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Almost one year ago, the Johnson City Press launched a new plan to involve readers in the process of ensuring the newspaper maintains its place in their lives, even as the industry, and how news is presented, changes.

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Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers

Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers - VIDEO

August 30th, 2014 9:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the organizers of Jonesborough's first automotive-themed affair said they had modest hopes with regard to participation, the actual turnout may have left those expectations in the dust.

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SCSO: Five arrested after drugs found in home near school

SCSO: Five arrested after drugs found in home near school

August 30th, 2014 9:39 pm by Times News Staff

Four Kingsport residents and a Church Hill woman were arrested Saturday morning after authorities allegedly found "gravel" during a search of a Sullivan Gardens home that is within 1,000 feet of a school.

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Cards, Twins ready for playoffs

Cards, Twins ready for playoffs

August 30th, 2014 11:28 pm by Joe Avento

Johnson City Cardinals manager Johnny Rodriguez says he's putting little stock in the fact that his team has more or less owned the Elizabethton Twins this season.

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Vols' newcomers facing tough test from Utah State

Vols' newcomers facing tough test from Utah State

August 30th, 2014 11:27 pm by AP

Tennessee coach Butch Jones understands his team will endure plenty of growing pains. He just hopes the Volunteers' newcomers don't start their careers by taking a punch in the gut from Utah State.

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A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

August 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by David Floyd

Summer is finally coming to a close. Schools are opening, the weather is changing and leaves will soon be drained of their chlorophyll. However, that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. Corn mazes are opening, and Northeast Tennessee has a plentiful assortm

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Police: Man charged with 6th DUI after leaving scene of accident

Police: Man charged with 6th DUI after leaving scene of accident

August 30th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

Police charged an Elizabethton man with his sixth drunken driving offense after officers said he fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident.

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Tweetsie proves to be a smooth path between Johnson City and Elizabethton

Tweetsie proves to be a smooth path between Johnson City and Elizabethton

August 30th, 2014 2:46 pm by Tony Casey

A train whistle sounded off at Lions Field on Saturday morning symbolizing both the start of the Tweetsie Trail Trek for walkers, runners and cyclists and also the completion of the 10-mile Rails-to-Trails project between Johnson City and Elizabethton.

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Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

August 30th, 2014 1:09 pm by Associated Press

Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.

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