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Elizabethton woman accused of burglarizing trailer

Elizabethton woman accused of burglarizing trailer

June 13th, 2013 1:53 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was charged this week on accusations that she broke into a neighbor's residence and stole boxes containing personal items.

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Update: Accused Johnson County gunman wounded in shootout, captured

Update: Accused Johnson County gunman wounded in shootout, captured

June 13th, 2013 1:30 pm by Staff Report

MOUNTAIN CITY — A fugitive accused of shooting two people here was captured today after a brief police chase, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reported in a news release.

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Update: Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for NE Tennessee

Update: Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for NE Tennessee

June 13th, 2013 12:08 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The hazardous outlook will be in effect through tonight and includes Sullivan, Hawkins, Washington and southeast Greene counties.

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Budget Committee recommends proposed 2014 budget

Budget Committee recommends proposed 2014 budget

June 13th, 2013 11:23 am by Gary B. Gray

For the past three years, the Washington County Commission has adopted a bare bones but balanced budget.

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Bays Mountain won't get wolf pups, after all

Bays Mountain won't get wolf pups, after all

June 13th, 2013 11:14 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

An unsuccessful breeding season means Kingsport's Bays Mountain Park will not be receiving new wolf pups this summer as previously expected.

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Police: Johnson City man faked knifepoint robbery after trying to buy drugs

Police: Johnson City man faked knifepoint robbery after trying to buy drugs

June 13th, 2013 8:11 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man claimed he had been robbed at knifepoint Wednesday, but police said he faked the incident in an attempted drug transaction.

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USPS changes mean earlier mail pickup times in Johnson City

USPS changes mean earlier mail pickup times in Johnson City

June 13th, 2013 8:00 am by Gary B. Gray

Hauling the mail took on a new meaning Saturday when items normally processed, or “canceled,” in Johnson City began instead a trek to Knoxville for that purpose.

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Ramsey predicts push for changes in Tennessee law covering decongestants

Ramsey predicts push for changes in Tennessee law covering decongestants

June 13th, 2013 7:08 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

There will be a “huge push” next year to require nasal decongestant medicines like Sudafed to be prescription only, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey told a Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors legislative luncheon Wednesday in Gray.

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August trial date set for city man in teen-solicitation case

August trial date set for city man in teen-solicitation case

June 12th, 2013 9:08 pm by Brad Hicks

Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr., 40, appeared in U.S. District Court on Wednesday morning for an arraignment hearing.

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School board member/ex-deputy indicted by Unicoi grand jury

School board member/ex-deputy indicted by Unicoi grand jury

June 12th, 2013 9:05 pm by Brad Hicks

A former Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department captain and current member of the Unicoi County Board of Education is facing several charges following his Monday indictment by a Unicoi County grand jury.

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