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Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

September 10th, 2013 3:06 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said he feels the county’s employees are hardworking and deserving of a raise, but he “respectfully resents” the notion that his department may be blamed for these employees not receiving a larger pay jump in the new fis

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Truck rolls through yard, crashes into home in Elizabethton

Truck rolls through yard, crashes into home in Elizabethton

September 10th, 2013 3:05 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — A riderless pickup truck reportedly crashed into one home and went through another yard after breaking free from the chock placed on its wheels at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Erwin board votes to accept town recorder’s resignation

Erwin board votes to accept town recorder’s resignation

September 10th, 2013 2:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley said the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s vote to accept Town Recorder Randy Trivette’s letter of resignation as “bittersweet.”

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Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

September 10th, 2013 2:18 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Three burglaries were reported on Shalom Drive in the southwestern section of Carter County on Friday.

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Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

September 10th, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

Nichlolas Willen is accused in the stabbing death of Elijah McKinney, 16, on Dec. 16, 2012 on Cash Hollow Road.

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Update: Young child dies after Kingsport house fire; child was pulled from burning structure with mother

Update: Young child dies after Kingsport house fire; child was pulled from burning structure with mother

September 10th, 2013 11:29 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Authorities are investigating a Tuesday morning blaze at a Kingsport house, where firefighters located a woman and child trapped inside the structure.

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Update: Lanes reopen on 19-E after wrong-way fatal crash in Hampton

Update: Lanes reopen on 19-E after wrong-way fatal crash in Hampton

September 10th, 2013 11:20 am by Staff Report

The crash just after 6 a.m. involved a commercial vehicle and a passenger vehicle.

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Judge calls down defendants for laughing during attempted rape, aggravated assault arraignment from Johnson City home invasion case

Judge calls down defendants for laughing during attempted rape, aggravated assault arraignment from Johnson City home invasion case

September 10th, 2013 10:56 am by Becky Campbell

“Are you laughing?” Washington County Sessions Court Judge Don Arnold asked. “You better not laugh about these allegations.”

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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

September 10th, 2013 10:33 am by Staff Reports

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JC Press seeks reader memories on 9-11 anniversary, comments on U.S. safety

JC Press seeks reader memories on 9-11 anniversary, comments on U.S. safety

September 10th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff Report

Tomorrow marks the 12-year anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on the United States.

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