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Inmate found dead in Kingsport jail

Inmate found dead in Kingsport jail

September 20th, 2014 5:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The discovery was made about 6 a.m.

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Two-day party planned for deceased pizzeria owner

Two-day party planned for deceased pizzeria owner

September 20th, 2014 1:38 pm by Staff Reports

From midday Monday through Tuesday evening, Wrestler's family is asking the community to honor the locally-famed pizza maker's wishes to hold a "huge, obnoxious" party with all his friends. He asked his family to make the event a celebration rather than a

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Alcohol-related motorcycle crash in Unicoi ends in fatality

Alcohol-related motorcycle crash in Unicoi ends in fatality

September 20th, 2014 1:35 pm by Staff Reports

An Erwin man was killed Friday night when his motorcycle crashed into a guardrail on Scioto Road, throwing him off the bike.

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"Home-made" registration stickers land Johnson City woman in jail

"Home-made" registration stickers land Johnson City woman in jail

September 20th, 2014 1:32 pm by Staff Reports

Police said a Johnson City woman was arrested Friday afternoon for altering, falsifying or forging auto titles or plates as well as her first offense of driving on a suspended license following an investigation into a hit-and-run crash.

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Carter County Jail produces potatoes and much more

Carter County Jail produces potatoes and much more

September 20th, 2014 8:27 am by John Thompson

It costs a lot of money to feed as many as 300 people every day, but the taxpayers and the sheriff's department of Carter County got a big break this year thanks to a bountiful harvest from the Carter County Jail's garden on Sycamore Shoals Drive on Thurs

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Elizabethton Electric passing on TVA rate increase to customers

Elizabethton Electric passing on TVA rate increase to customers

September 20th, 2014 8:21 am by John Thompson

Customers of the Elizabethton Electric Department will see an increase in the cost of electricity next month.

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Indictments returned in July 4 fatal shooting

Indictments returned in July 4 fatal shooting

September 20th, 2014 8:19 am by Sue Guinn Legg

A Washington County grand jury on Thursday returned a second-degree murder indictment against a Johnson City man accused of fatally shooting another man on East Myrtle Avenue on July 4.

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Threat spurs SHHS lockdown

Threat spurs SHHS lockdown

September 20th, 2014 8:14 am by Nathan Baker

A threat from a student overheard and reported to administrators triggered a hard lockdown on Science Hill High School's campus Friday afternoon, Supervisor of Safety and Mental Health Greg Wallace said.

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Johnson City Police Department wins Battle of Badges

Johnson City Police Department wins Battle of Badges

September 20th, 2014 8:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The American Red Cross announced this week that the eighth Battle of the Badges blood drive competition between emergency first responder agencies across the Tri-Cities area was a great success.

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Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

September 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

The Main Street Pizza Company's Jamie Dove said the recent loss of Scratch Brick Oven's owner John Wrestler is rightfully shocking for all who knew him.

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