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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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Woman reports home invasion, vehicle theft in Carter County

Woman reports home invasion, vehicle theft in Carter County

June 12th, 2013 4:52 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was assaulted and had her 1996 Chevrolet Blazer stolen in a strong armed robbery on Tuesday morning.

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Security camera images released of alleged Elizabethton pizza shop burglar

Security camera images released of alleged Elizabethton pizza shop burglar

June 12th, 2013 4:17 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the man who broke into Greg's Pizza, 770 W. Elk Ave., on Tuesday morning.

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Bristol call center adding 128 jobs

Bristol call center adding 128 jobs

June 12th, 2013 2:03 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

U.S. Solutions Group, Inc. will expand its call center operations on West State Street, invest $117,000 and create 128 new jobs, state officials announced Wednesday.

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