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Police: Man dies after girlfriend stabs him with large knife during argument

Police: Man dies after girlfriend stabs him with large knife during argument - VIDEO

July 9th, 2013 12:58 pm by Kayla Carter

A woman has expressed remorse for her actions during an altercation involving a kitchen knife and alcohol, which created a deadly situation for her boyfriend early Tuesday morning, according to the Johnson City Police Department.

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Property owners blamed for some Carter County flooding

Property owners blamed for some Carter County flooding

July 9th, 2013 11:59 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — It has been a rainy first half of 2013, but Monday’s meeting of the Carter County Highway Committee indicates recent flooding problems are being caused by property owners diverting water on their downstream neighbors.

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Rain pushes Watauga Lake to record mark for second time this year

Rain pushes Watauga Lake to record mark for second time this year

July 9th, 2013 11:02 am by Kayla Carter

“We just set another record high at Watauga,” said Chuck Bach, general manager of river scheduling at Tennessee Valley Authority.

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The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

July 9th, 2013 10:28 am by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 items worth knowing today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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District Attorney: Inmates photographed working on Harris’ property

District Attorney: Inmates photographed working on Harris’ property

July 8th, 2013 9:34 pm by Brad Hicks

In his opening statement, District Attorney General Tony Clark told jurors selected to hear the trial of former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris on multiple charges of official misconduct that the state intended to prove that county inmates completed wor

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Stream, fill material on shelter site creates concerns

Stream, fill material on shelter site creates concerns

July 8th, 2013 9:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

An engineers’ field report conducted in January 2012 shows the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter site contains an active stream that runs through the property in a buried culvert and that past grading has placed 20-year-old fill soil and r

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Authorities seize 4 malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough, 2 women arrested

Authorities seize 4 malnourished dogs tied to trees in Jonesborough, 2 women arrested

July 8th, 2013 6:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Wanda Privette and Angela Privette are charged with four counts of animal cruelty.

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Police: Infant pepper sprayed, woman charged with abuse

Police: Infant pepper sprayed, woman charged with abuse

July 8th, 2013 6:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police arrested a woman Saturday who is accused of using pepper spray on another woman and her infant at a local motel, according to a court document.

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Suit filed in Washington County inmate death

Suit filed in Washington County inmate death

July 8th, 2013 6:17 pm by Rex Barber

A $20 million-plus lawsuit has been filed against Washington County, the county sheriff and six jail officers by the parents of a man who they say died after a beating while he was an inmate at the jail.

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Jonesborough man accused of punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

Jonesborough man accused of punching pregnant girlfriend in stomach

July 8th, 2013 2:32 pm by Staff Report

Jonathan L. Roten also held a rifle under his own chin during the incident, according to a court record.

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