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Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal squeaks by to victory

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal squeaks by to victory

May 6th, 2014 10:57 pm by Becky Campbell

13 votes separated Graybeal and challenger Craig Ford

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Clark earns Republican nod to repeat as district attorney general

Clark earns Republican nod to repeat as district attorney general

May 6th, 2014 10:56 pm by Max Hrenda

The results are in, and Tony Clark is one step closer to a second term as the First Judicial District's attorney general.

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Shooting investigation leads to drug, assault arrest

Shooting investigation leads to drug, assault arrest

May 6th, 2014 7:59 pm by Staff Report

Police said an investigation into an alleged shooting resulted in a Kingsport man's arrest on assault and drug charges.

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Crime down in the area according to TBI annual report

Crime down in the area according to TBI annual report

May 6th, 2014 7:53 pm by Nathan Baker

The TBI reported that the Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson City and Jonesborough police departments all saw declines in crimes from 2012 to 2013

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UPDATE: Contract deadline looms for Wellmont, United HealthCare

UPDATE: Contract deadline looms for Wellmont, United HealthCare

May 6th, 2014 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Approximately 20,000 commercial and Medicare insurance policy holders with UnitedHealthcare in the Tri-Cities could lose their coverage at Wellmont Health System hospitals and associated physicians if the two companies can not reach a service agreement.

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Dollywood's newest roller coaster to be featured on 'American Pickers'

Dollywood's newest roller coaster to be featured on 'American Pickers'

May 6th, 2014 11:36 am by Contributed to the Press

American Pickers' Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz set out on a journey to find fun and rare items to include in the unique theming of FireChaser Express. Results of their hard work can be seen during the Dollywood episode premiere on Wednesday, May 7, at 9 p.m

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Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

May 6th, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police reportedly responded to a home on an unrelated domestic call when they noticed the burn on the 9-month-old child's face.

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UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

May 6th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Report

Shelton, who escaped from the Greene County Workhouse on May 3, was taken into custody Tuesday morning in Pigeon Forge.

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Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

May 6th, 2014 9:04 am by Max Hrenda

An anonymous donor has offered $250,000 toward the project provided the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter house animals longer, have a private area for potential owners to meet animals. The board must also seek matching donations from the

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Ramsey backs effort to oust 3 Supreme Court justices

Ramsey backs effort to oust 3 Supreme Court justices

May 5th, 2014 10:16 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Conservative activists are laying the groundwork to campaign against three Supreme Court justices up for re-election this summer, but the judges' supporters are preparing to fight back.

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