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Ex-officer, current member of school board pleads guilty

Ex-officer, current member of school board pleads guilty

February 15th, 2014 8:30 am by Brad Hicks

A former Unicoi County Sheriffs Department captain and current Unicoi County Board of Education member has pleaded guilty to misdemeanors including reckless driving, failure to exercise due care and vandalism under $500.

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Man charged with hitting pregnant woman in stomach

Man charged with hitting pregnant woman in stomach

February 14th, 2014 9:22 pm by Becky Campbell

A Jonesborough man is in jail on charges of assaulting a woman and her unborn child, a Washington County Sheriffs Department spokeswoman said.

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Rug store theft nets more than $4,000 in stolen merchandise

Rug store theft nets more than $4,000 in stolen merchandise

February 14th, 2014 3:42 pm by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Police Department is investigating a burglary of a local rug emporium which resulted in more than $4,000 worth of merchandise being stolen.

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Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

Train vs pedestrian report leads police to marijuana, mushroom growing operation

February 14th, 2014 2:10 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Southern Railroad engineer thought hed struck a man late Thursday night in Surgoinsville who was flashing his middle finger at the approaching train and then tried to jump off the tracks at the last second.

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Meth lab explodes in car in Hampton Dollar General parking lot

Meth lab explodes in car in Hampton Dollar General parking lot

February 14th, 2014 9:35 am by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said those operating the lab could have been burned in an explosion during a "shake and bake" method of producing methamphetamine.

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Update: Hospital spokesman says nurse discovered injection that led to Johnson City pharmacist's arrest on attempted murder charge

Update: Hospital spokesman says nurse discovered injection that led to Johnson City pharmacist's arrest on attempted murder charge

February 13th, 2014 4:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Lee Scott Renfro was arrested after police were called to Johnson City Medial Center on a medical investigation about 3 a.m. Wednesday.

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Update: 2 charged with killing man in Greene Co.

Update: 2 charged with killing man in Greene Co.

February 13th, 2014 2:51 pm by Staff Report

Amanda Kate Harris and Mario Donte "Rio" Keene were charged with first-degree murder.

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Wanted man and woman located in connection with Greene County death

Wanted man and woman located in connection with Greene County death

February 12th, 2014 9:19 pm by Staff Reports

Investigators said Wednesday night they had located two people wanted in connection with a recent suspicious death in Greene County.

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2 sought for info in suspicious Greene Co. death

2 sought for info in suspicious Greene Co. death

February 12th, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Donald Ray Gunter, 69, was found dead at his Old Mountain Road residence just before noon Tuesday.

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7 Elizabethton students charged with bus vandalism that halted fleet

7 Elizabethton students charged with bus vandalism that halted fleet

February 12th, 2014 3:08 pm by John Thompson

The boys are accused of placing sugar in the fuel tanks of 14 school buses and puncturing seven tires on the buses on the early morning hours of Feb. 3.

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