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Hill not invited to GOP picnic at mayor's farm

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Hill not invited to GOP picnic at mayor's farm

July 24th, 2014 9:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

Five-term incumbent state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-7th, confirmed Thursday he is not among the roughly 500 Republicans and guests who received invitations to Friday night's shindig at Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge's Jonesborough farm.

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ETSU, Johnson City to agree on terms for Freedom Hall use

ETSU, Johnson City to agree on terms for Freedom Hall use

July 24th, 2014 9:21 pm by Nathan Baker

The contract is not yet finalized between Johnson City and East Tennessee State University for the men's Buccaneers basketball team to play its upcoming season at home in the Freedom Hall Civic Center, but from Wednesday's fanfare, both parties expect it

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Gov. Haslam to meet selected educators, prompting Hill, Van Huss to offer counter gathering

Gov. Haslam to meet selected educators, prompting Hill, Van Huss to offer counter gathering

July 24th, 2014 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

What organizers are calling an outdoor gathering Friday in the parking lot of the Washington County School District's central office is intended to shed light on a closed-door meeting taking place inside between the governor and selected school officials.

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UPDATE: Judge says mistrial necessary after juror misconduct in Johnson City vehicular homicide case

UPDATE: Judge says mistrial necessary after juror misconduct in Johnson City vehicular homicide case

July 24th, 2014 4:40 pm by Becky Campbell

A juror apparently drove the route of the crash last night and told other jurors during deliberations today he made curve at high speed

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UPDATE: No jail time in bus crash

UPDATE: No jail time in bus crash

July 23rd, 2014 3:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp granted judicial diversion to Brenda Gray in an hours-long hearing Wednesday after considering compelling testimony from her as well as one student injured, that student's mother and the father of another

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Sports ETSU Sports
Good chunk of Lady Bucs' schedule on road

Good chunk of Lady Bucs' schedule on road

July 24th, 2014 10:35 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State's women's basketball team may have a new home this season, but they won't be spending much time there.

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Twins edge Blue Jays, 3-2

Twins edge Blue Jays, 3-2

July 24th, 2014 10:33 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton maintained its lead in the Appalachian League West with a 3-2 win against the Bluefield Jays.

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Five-run ninth lifts Cards to win

Five-run ninth lifts Cards to win

July 24th, 2014 10:31 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City got back to .500 with a 5-4 win over the Princeton Rays on Thursday.

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Peterson takes on bigger workload with Milligan

Peterson takes on bigger workload with Milligan

July 24th, 2014 9:49 pm by Trey Williams

Josh Peterson is positioning himself for a busy homestretch to his college baseball career.

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Townsend headlines MMA card in Elizabethton

Townsend headlines MMA card in Elizabethton

July 24th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Adam Townsend, the 25-year-old Mixed Martial Arts fighter from Hampton, will face Kentucky fighter Derik Byrd in the main event at Saturday's Evolution Combat Series 1 at the Evolution Sports Gym in Elizabethton.

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Bristol, Va., store allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Bristol, Va., store allegedly robbed at gunpoint

July 24th, 2014 5:08 pm by Staff Reports

Police are looking for two men after a store was reported to be robbed Wednesday evening.

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