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Harris’ attorney seeks dismissal of official misconduct charges

Harris’ attorney seeks dismissal of official misconduct charges

June 6th, 2013 11:58 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Former Unicoi County Sheriff Kent Harris is now set to be tried on six counts of official misconduct beginning July 8, but Harris’ defense attorney Jim Bowman has filed a motion seeking the dismissal of these charges against his client.

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$208M-plus spending plan for Johnson City on Commission agenda tonight

$208M-plus spending plan for Johnson City on Commission agenda tonight

June 6th, 2013 10:33 am by Gary B. Gray

First reading of this spending plan for Johnson City's fiscal 2014 budget will be heard tonight.

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Jonesborough man with warrant out of Calif. charged as fugitive after injured in wreck

Jonesborough man with warrant out of Calif. charged as fugitive after injured in wreck

June 6th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff report

A Jonesborough man who had an outstanding warrant for felony DUI in California was taken to jail Wednesday after being involved in a crash in Johnson City.

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No injuries in Newton Street fire in Johnson City

No injuries in Newton Street fire in Johnson City

June 6th, 2013 9:22 am by Staff report

Smoldering embers in a portable fire pit were determined to be the cause of a blaze that caused moderate damage to a home on Newton Street Wednesday.

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Urban Art competition spotlights graffiti artists at the Blue Plum Festival

Urban Art competition spotlights graffiti artists at the Blue Plum Festival - VIDEO

June 5th, 2013 9:23 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The 3rd Annual Urban Art Throwdown, a competition that aims to provide a positive and legal approach to graffiti art, will kick off the first leg of the two-day event Friday from 3-8 p.m. and then will pick up again at the same time Saturday.

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Update: Washington County deputy suffers massive head injuries, broken neck in off-duty wreck

Update: Washington County deputy suffers massive head injuries, broken neck in off-duty wreck

June 5th, 2013 5:58 pm by Becky Campbell

An off-duty Washington County sheriff’s deputy was critically injured in a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 11E in Jonesborough Wednesday morning.

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Elizabethton man charged in child rape case

Elizabethton man charged in child rape case

June 5th, 2013 4:45 pm by Staff Reports

ELIZABETHTON — A man was arrested early Wednesday morning on a grand jury indictment charging him with four counts of rape of a child.

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Former Greeneville pharmacist sentenced in oxycodone conspiracy case

Former Greeneville pharmacist sentenced in oxycodone conspiracy case

June 5th, 2013 3:27 pm by Staff report

GREENEVILLE – A Greeneville pharmacist was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for a conspiracy that diverted pills from the pharmacy where he was part owner.

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Carter man steps on gun, shoots foot

Carter man steps on gun, shoots foot

June 5th, 2013 1:17 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department reported that a man was accidentally shot in the foot on Monday afternoon when he stepped on a loaded 2-shot .22 caliber Jennings derringer.

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Donations sought to help cat injured in Unicoi County fire

Donations sought to help cat injured in Unicoi County fire

June 5th, 2013 12:54 pm by Brad Hicks

One of the cats rescued from a Tuesday afternoon house fire in Unicoi County was injured in the blaze, and the Unicoi County Animal Shelter is seeking donations to ensure that the animal receives the treatment it needs.

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