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Report: Johnson City man hit, tried to choke deputy

Report: Johnson City man hit, tried to choke deputy

July 12th, 2013 3:13 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — A Johnson City man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly struck a Carter County deputy and attempted to choke him.

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Grand jury indicts 2 in Johnson City 'Tree Streets' home invasions

Grand jury indicts 2 in Johnson City 'Tree Streets' home invasions

July 12th, 2013 12:40 pm by Becky Campbell

The alleged robberies occurred May 10 at a Southwest Avenue residence and May 15 at a home on West Maple Street, according to court documents.

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Erwin mayor says Animal Shelter deal could happen, calls for 'concessions'

Erwin mayor says Animal Shelter deal could happen, calls for 'concessions'

July 12th, 2013 12:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin backed out of the Unicoi County Animal Shelter cooperative in June.

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Buzzworthy: 10 local news stories that will get you talking today

Buzzworthy: 10 local news stories that will get you talking today

July 12th, 2013 10:59 am by Staff Report

Wrong-way driver gets 4th DUI, child abuse case, Freedom Hall hoops for Bucs, big budget cuts for county schools and more from Johnson City Press.

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Nurse nearly breaks down describing injuries to 2-year-old in abuse case

Nurse nearly breaks down describing injuries to 2-year-old in abuse case

July 12th, 2013 9:01 am by Becky Campbell

A forensic services nurse who testified in two separate and unrelated child abuse cases nearly broke down at one point Thursday as she testified about the bruises on a 2-year-old boy who investigators say was abused by either his mother or her boyfriend.

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Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

July 11th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Christopher Bowen, an eighth-grade science teacher at Liberty Bell Middle School, was recently named one of nine statewide finalists for the 2013-14 Tennessee Teacher of the Year Award.

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State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

July 11th, 2013 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City internist Robert Allen, who was practicing at the Castle Clinic until charged in Washington County Sessions Court with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, felony schedule VI drug charges, prohibited weapons violation and vandalism, has h

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Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

July 11th, 2013 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

House Speaker Beth Harwell has replaced Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, on the powerful Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations after appointing him to the position in April.

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Freedom Hall hoops? Discussions under way to play ETSU basketball at city facility

Freedom Hall hoops? Discussions under way to play ETSU basketball at city facility

July 11th, 2013 7:00 pm by Rex Barber

Discussions are being held right now to determine whether East Tennessee State University basketball games should continue to be held on campus or if those games should be played at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

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Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

July 11th, 2013 4:30 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Washington County Board of Education announced at Tuesday night’s meeting that they had trimmed down the $3.4 million the school system is out of balance by $1 million, according to Director of Schools Ron Dykes.

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