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Troopers: Drunken driver hits, kills cyclist in Bluff City

Troopers: Drunken driver hits, kills cyclist in Bluff City

October 28th, 2014 10:03 pm by Max Hrenda

A Bristol man is dead and another is facing a murder charge after a wreck that state troopers said resulted from drug and alcohol abuse.

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Unicoi County, sheriff, deputies targets of lawsuit alleging wrongful arrest

Unicoi County, sheriff, deputies targets of lawsuit alleging wrongful arrest

October 28th, 2014 9:59 pm by Brad Hicks

For the third time this year, a Knoxville-based attorney has filed complaints in both Unicoi County Circuit Court and U.S. District Court in Greeneville naming Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley, deputies in his department and the county itself as defenda

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Police: Investigation into train collision that killed pedestrian ongoing

Police: Investigation into train collision that killed pedestrian ongoing

October 28th, 2014 9:56 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said they are in the process of identifying a man who was killed after he was struck by a train this weekend.

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No new jail time after felon pleads guilty to trying to kill Tennessee Highway patrolman

No new jail time after felon pleads guilty to trying to kill Tennessee Highway patrolman

October 28th, 2014 9:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County man serving a 17-year federal sentence for a weapons conviction pleaded guilty Tuesday in Criminal Court to trying to kill a state trooper.

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Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween Photo Contest

October 28th, 2014 8:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City Press offers $100 reward for best costume pic

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Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

October 28th, 2014 2:54 pm by Staff Report

The local Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted to endorse a merger between Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System, according to a news release.

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Halloween Happenings

Halloween Happenings

October 28th, 2014 9:43 am by Staff Reports

Here's a list of Halloween events going on in the area.

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Freedom Hall hitting stride with events for all ages

Freedom Hall hitting stride with events for all ages

October 28th, 2014 8:57 am by Tony Casey

When the circus comes to town every year, Freedom Hall Civic Center Director Lisa Chamness said she's often just as excited as the thousands of children who also attend.

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Ex-officer's mother displeased with Unicoi County over settlement

Ex-officer's mother displeased with Unicoi County over settlement

October 28th, 2014 8:49 am by Brad Hicks

An alleged discrepancy in a monetary settlement paid to a former Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy by Unicoi County has the ex-officer's mother upset.

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Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

October 27th, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

A majority of Washington County commissioners on Monday approved giving East Tennessee State University $1 million over the next 10 years for its new fine arts center, though a handful of commissioners pushed back, claiming it wasn't right to do so while

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