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77-year-old volunteer charged with embezzling $60K from Blountville cemetery

77-year-old volunteer charged with embezzling $60K from Blountville cemetery

November 6th, 2013 3:37 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Last week a Sullivan County grand jury returned a sealed indictment against Nina Bernice Sexton.

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Jonesborough man accused of using motorcycle to force driver off road in Gray

Jonesborough man accused of using motorcycle to force driver off road in Gray

November 5th, 2013 2:38 pm by Becky Campbell

Dakota M. Sparks was charged with reckless endangerment with the use of a deadly weapon after the incident on Gray Station Road near Sulphur Springs Road.

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Deputies report finding meth components after 11E traffic stop; 2 charged

Deputies report finding meth components after 11E traffic stop; 2 charged

November 5th, 2013 2:19 pm by Staff Report

A traffic stop led Washington County Sheriff's deputies Monday to arrest two Limestone residents on meth charges after finding drain cleaner and other components used to make the drug.

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Police: Nurse shot nursing home resident to death, then killed herself

Police: Nurse shot nursing home resident to death, then killed herself

November 5th, 2013 11:44 am by Associated Press

It appears the 42-year-old licensed practical nurse brought a semi-automatic handgun to her Monday night shift.

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Man accused of kidnapping woman at gunpoint after shots fired at Johnson City motel

Man accused of kidnapping woman at gunpoint after shots fired at Johnson City motel

November 5th, 2013 11:24 am by Becky Campbell

Brandon Lynn Miller was charged with aggravated kidnapping.

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Public defender appointed for Unicoi Co. man arrested after armed standoff

Public defender appointed for Unicoi Co. man arrested after armed standoff

November 5th, 2013 11:06 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department was called to 4561 Old Asheville Highway on Sunday evening in response to the report of a man wielding a gun.

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Parents charged with neglect after nearly nude autistic boy, 7, found wandering in Carter Co.

Parents charged with neglect after nearly nude autistic boy, 7, found wandering in Carter Co.

November 4th, 2013 5:20 pm by John Thompson

While speaking with the couple, a deputy said, he noticed trash and food on the floor, along with dog feces and what appeared to be human feces on the floors and walls.

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TBI: Man voted in Bristol election despite not living in city for 6 years; charged with felony

TBI: Man voted in Bristol election despite not living in city for 6 years; charged with felony

November 4th, 2013 5:11 pm by Staff Report

In May, the Sullivan County administrator of elections brought information to the 2ndJudicial District Attorney General who requested a TBI investigation.

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Update: Man who drove into empty pool told deputy he was 'drowning'

Update: Man who drove into empty pool told deputy he was 'drowning'

November 4th, 2013 4:32 pm by Becky Campbell

A deputy found Nathan Miller standing beside his 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Halloween drive-by mooners spotted in Kingsport

Halloween drive-by mooners spotted in Kingsport

November 4th, 2013 4:15 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Dodge pickup on West Stone Drive was "all over the road," according to a caller.

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