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Three face criminal charges in two states after Unicoi County burglary

Three face criminal charges in two states after Unicoi County burglary

November 18th, 2014 6:01 pm by Brad Hicks

Three Knoxville residents charged in an alleged break-in in Unicoi County over the weekend and later arrested in Yancey County, N.C., have picked up additional local charges, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said Tuesday.

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Sentencing in Johnson City church theft postponed

Sentencing in Johnson City church theft postponed

November 18th, 2014 5:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol woman's sentencing for stealing more than $60,000 from the Johnson City church where she once worked was rescheduled Tuesday because her hearing will likely take longer than expected.

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Yes, it's cold, but don't burn your house down

Yes, it's cold, but don't burn your house down

November 18th, 2014 4:16 pm by Contributed

The Johnson City Fire Department is asking the public to practice safe heating behaviors and check or replace smoke detectors during the peak months for home heating fires - November through March.

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Bombing attempts: Deputies say Jonesborough man tried to kill with homemade device

Bombing attempts: Deputies say Jonesborough man tried to kill with homemade device

November 18th, 2014 11:18 am by Becky Campbell

A long-standing feud between two Jonesborough families boiled over earlier this month after a man threw a homemade explosive device into an occupied residence, according to court records.

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Explosives in the Holston River? Group sues Kingsport Army ammunition plant over pollution

Explosives in the Holston River? Group sues Kingsport Army ammunition plant over pollution

November 18th, 2014 11:11 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Clean Water Network is suing a Kingsport ammunition plant for dumping an explosive into local drinking water.

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Autumn freeze causes crashes, school closings

Autumn freeze causes crashes, school closings

November 18th, 2014 9:35 am by Jessica Fuller

Icy roads are causing trouble in some areas of Northeast Tennessee amid this morning's cold snap.

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Principal with Lou Gehrig's Disease hits switch to light community Christmas tree

Principal with Lou Gehrig's Disease hits switch to light community Christmas tree

November 18th, 2014 8:49 am by John Thompson

The Christmas season officially started for Elizabethton and Carter County on Monday evening with the 26th Annual lighting of the Community Christmas Tree in the front yard of the Major Henderson Folsom House, 824 E. Elk Ave.

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Town of Unicoi OKs abandoned-signage plan

Town of Unicoi OKs abandoned-signage plan

November 18th, 2014 8:45 am by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi now has in place a measure to ensure that abandoned and illegible signage no longer clutters its landscape.

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ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

November 17th, 2014 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

A fraternity still on probation after a hazing incident last year is again on suspension while East Tennessee State University officials investigate allegations of hazing at a party two weeks ago.

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Bicycle chain making Trek to downtown Johnson City

Bicycle chain making Trek to downtown Johnson City

November 17th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

A new business expects to roll into downtown Johnson City this spring, building on the area's recent turn toward two-wheeled transport.

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