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Teen indicted on vehicular homicide charge

Teen indicted on vehicular homicide charge

September 23rd, 2014 9:24 am by Becky Campbell

A Chilhowie, Va., teenager was indicted by a Washington County grand jury Friday on a vehicular homicide charge related to an April fatal crash on Interstate 26.

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Zoning group gives approval to stage in Covered Bridge Park

Zoning group gives approval to stage in Covered Bridge Park

September 23rd, 2014 9:19 am by John Thompson

After delaying a decision on the matter last month, the Elizabethton Historic Zoning Commission gave unanimous approval Monday night for a certificate of appropriateness for a public performance stage in the Covered Bridge Park. The request for the certif

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Colleges forge transfer agreement

Colleges forge transfer agreement

September 23rd, 2014 9:11 am by Nathan Baker

A new agreement penned by the leaders of two of the state's institution of higher education should make attaining degrees easier for hundreds of local students.

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Sheriff says more money needed, plans to sue

Sheriff says more money needed, plans to sue

September 22nd, 2014 10:04 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Commission approved the county's overall 2014-15 fiscal year budget on Monday, but the matter of the budget remains unsettled as Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said he intends to pursue legal action against the county to have funding

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Nails scattered in Tweetsie Trail parking lot

Nails scattered in Tweetsie Trail parking lot

September 22nd, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly two pounds of roofing nails were collected from the Tweetsie Trail trailhead parking lot on Alabama Street early Sunday, and police are looking for the culprit.

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Commissioners vote for new medical examiner, agreement

Commissioners vote for new medical examiner, agreement

September 22nd, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Dr. Karen Cline became the new Washington County medical examiner Monday, and a new agreement between the county and East Tennessee State University's William L. Jenkins Forensic Center has the center set to begin its run as an accredited regional death i

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Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

September 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

A lockdown triggered by perceived threats against a student at Science High School made for 90 tense minutes Friday, both for students secured in classrooms and their parents, growing more anxious with each passing minute on the outside.

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DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

September 22nd, 2014 8:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bristol, Va., man has been identified as the inmate who passed away over the weekend in the Kingsport city jail, with court records stating he had been arrested on a charge of DUI.

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Police: Man arrested on child sex abuse charges

Police: Man arrested on child sex abuse charges

September 22nd, 2014 6:14 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested an Elizabethton man on child sex abuse charges after an investigation that lasted more than a month.

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Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

September 22nd, 2014 12:10 pm by Becky Campbell

Coty Bishop was charged with second-degree murder of Casey Bishop in alleged drug deal turned robbery.

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