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Man arraigned on charges of raping, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

Man arraigned on charges of raping, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

February 12th, 2015 1:43 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The incident ignited a manhunt that brought additional charges.

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TVA to diversify power sources, plans to buy gas, solar generators

TVA to diversify power sources, plans to buy gas, solar generators

February 12th, 2015 1:06 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

TVA is moving to buy more natural gas and solar power generation as the federal utility continues to move away from coal-fired generation.

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Carter County schools announce early dismissal

Carter County schools announce early dismissal

February 12th, 2015 12:56 pm by Staff Report

Because of possible wintry weather, Carter County Schools announced an early dismissal today, Feb. 12, scheduled for 1:30.

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CBS '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon dies in car crash

CBS '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon dies in car crash

February 12th, 2015 10:40 am by TOM McELROY, Associated Press

He was 73.

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'This is not a landfill': NE Tennessee man outraged by massive tire dump in Cherokee Lake

'This is not a landfill': NE Tennessee man outraged by massive tire dump in Cherokee Lake

February 12th, 2015 9:33 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Earlier this week, Rogersville resident Kevin Drinnon found 90 used tires dumped onto the Cherokee Lake bottom near the Quarryville Boat Dock in the Lakeview community.

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Spell-bound: Liberty Bell 8th-grader Jaylon Fudge takes title at Johnson City Schools Spelling Bee

Spell-bound: Liberty Bell 8th-grader Jaylon Fudge takes title at Johnson City Schools Spelling Bee

February 11th, 2015 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Tears were shed, hugs of consolation were given, words were spelled right - and words were spelled wrong.

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$40M price tag: Washington County Budget Committee looks at school facilities' needs

$40M price tag: Washington County Budget Committee looks at school facilities' needs

February 11th, 2015 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

On top of the $30.5 million price tag for a new intermediate school in the Boones Creek area, Washington County school administrators said $10 million in improvements are needed to keep Jonesborough's schools operating for the next 10 years.

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Washington County committee OKs impact study for connecting road between Boones Creek, Johnson City

Washington County committee OKs impact study for connecting road between Boones Creek, Johnson City

February 11th, 2015 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

Local officials will soon know just how large a planned major transportation project will impact the economy.

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Marijuana case against Washington County man dismissed after prosecutors, investigators can't hash out details

Marijuana case against Washington County man dismissed after prosecutors, investigators can't hash out details

February 11th, 2015 9:13 pm by Becky Campbell

The continuation of a bench trial for Washington County man charged two years ago with possession of hash oil after he signed for a package was scheduled for Wednesday, but his attorney said sloppy investigation work led to his client being cleared.

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'Epiphany' delays debate on plan to revise Common Core

'Epiphany' delays debate on plan to revise Common Core

February 11th, 2015 8:53 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Lawmakers decided to delay debating a plan aimed at revising the controversial Common Core education standards after state Rep. Billy Spivey, R-Lewisburg, said he had an "epiphany."

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