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Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

February 22nd, 2015 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

A recent federal court ruling in a case involving a man's death while at the Washington County Detention Center indicates Sheriff Ed Graybeal can't personally be held liable, but the county is still on the hook at this point.

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Jonesborough chair-maker chosen to display 'Craftsman's Legacy'

Jonesborough chair-maker chosen to display 'Craftsman's Legacy' - VIDEO

February 22nd, 2015 9:39 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending more than 30 years refining his craft of chair-making, Jonesborough chair-maker Curtis Buchanan was offered a seat on the national stage.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Along with patients, Dr. William Kennedy operated on Jonesborough's historic buildings

Meet Your Neighbor: Along with patients, Dr. William Kennedy operated on Jonesborough's historic buildings

February 22nd, 2015 9:31 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending more than four decades making sure the buildings in Tennessee's oldest town didn't become history, Dr. William Kennedy may have also found a place for himself inside the town's history books, too.

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Johnson City woman stabs roommate's hand during argument, JCPD officers say.

Johnson City woman stabs roommate's hand during argument, JCPD officers say.

February 22nd, 2015 6:37 pm by Staff Report

An argument between roommates resulted in one woman's arrest and injuries to a man's hand.

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Storms, freezing temps cause 21 deaths in Tennessee

Storms, freezing temps cause 21 deaths in Tennessee

February 22nd, 2015 2:10 pm by Associated Press

State officials say the storms and freezing temperatures this past week in Tennessee caused 21 deaths, including 11 attributed to hypothermia.

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Get your geek on: ETSUCON draws crowd despite weather

Get your geek on: ETSUCON draws crowd despite weather

February 21st, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

Nearly 2,000 people got their geek on this weekend for East Tennessee State University's third-annual ETSUCON in the D.P. Culp Center.

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Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

February 21st, 2015 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the date when a decision is expected from a company considering a million-dollar incentive package from Washington County to keep nearly 200 manufacturing jobs in Johnson City, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said t

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Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

February 21st, 2015 9:53 pm by Max Hrenda

While wintry weather has been a cause for concern in Tennessee of late, a proposed cut in the Bureau of TennCare's operating budget has health care professionals, advocates, legislators and law enforcement personnel concerned the state's mental patients c

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PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

February 21st, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

Theoretically, the Tweetsie Trail could extend as far as Roan Mountain, taking it into what Johnson City's Director of Public Works Phil Pindzola has called "the heart of the Appalachians

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Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

February 21st, 2015 9:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

After days of ice and snow, last week's winter storm system is finally moving out of the area. But it's leaving us with a flood watch over the weekend.

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