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Fire causes heavy damage to Roan Mountain trailer, lightning suspected

Fire causes heavy damage to Roan Mountain trailer, lightning suspected

May 22nd, 2013 2:34 pm by John Thompson

ROAN MOUNTAIN — Lightning may have been the cause of a trailer fire at 157 Bud Miller Road on Tuesday night.

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NE Tennessee teen’s death prompts criminal investigation

NE Tennessee teen’s death prompts criminal investigation

May 22nd, 2013 11:55 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Police don’t suspect foul play in the death of an 18-year-old Mount Carmel man at his home last week, but a criminal investigation is under way due to the presence of alcohol and drug paraphernalia in his home.

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Former Unicoi sheriff Harris’ attorney says client subject to 'selective prosecution'

Former Unicoi sheriff Harris’ attorney says client subject to 'selective prosecution'

May 22nd, 2013 11:53 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris’ attorney Jim Bowman has filed a pair of motions seeking the dismissal of the official misconduct charge that Harris is set to be tried on in July.

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New postmaster finds Johnson City to her liking

New postmaster finds Johnson City to her liking

May 22nd, 2013 9:30 am by Gary B. Gray

Maureen Oudt’s promotion to Johnson City postmaster Saturday has placed her in a very familiar environment, as well as her top geographical preference, and that may help explain the constant smile she sported Tuesday while introducing herself in her offic

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Sheriff's deputy says man bolts from Carter County courtroom, rams bailiff

Sheriff's deputy says man bolts from Carter County courtroom, rams bailiff

May 22nd, 2013 8:42 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A man accused of trying to avoid arrest by running out of the Criminal Courtroom and over a court bailiff manning the metal detector was quickly brought into custody Friday.

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PHOTOS: Cardinal Park Work

May 22nd, 2013 8:30 am by Lee Talbert

Cardinal Park Work

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Police: Man faked marriage certificate to visit Johnson City inmate

Police: Man faked marriage certificate to visit Johnson City inmate

May 22nd, 2013 7:27 am by Staff Report

An Elizabethton man used a fake marriage certificate to gain access to a woman jailed in the Johnson City Detention Facility, resulting in his arrest Tuesday, Johnson City police said.

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Man charged in 2012 shooting withdraws motion for new judge

Man charged in 2012 shooting withdraws motion for new judge

May 21st, 2013 10:03 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with shooting and beating up a woman and leaving her lying in a parking lot last year has a new attorney and agreed to withdraw a motion asking the judge to withdraw.

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Economist says region’s job level declines

Economist says region’s job level declines

May 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by Madison Mathews

Uncertainty in the national economy and a growing number of people leaving the area for work in other areas where the job market is thriving has led to employment falling again in the region, continuing a trend that started last year.

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Storm spurs road closures, flooding

Storm spurs road closures, flooding

May 21st, 2013 8:49 pm by Staff Report

The quick onset of a thunderstorm in the Tri-Cities region has led to a road closure in Washington County and road closures and flooding in areas of Unicoi County, according to emergency radio traffic.

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