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Carter County man pleads guilty to assaulting deputy during arrest

Carter County man pleads guilty to assaulting deputy during arrest

December 11th, 2014 9:37 pm by John Thompson

A man accused of assaulting a deputy of the Carter County Sheriff's Department entered a guilty plea on Wednesday.

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Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

December 11th, 2014 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Dwight Bennett's death left an open seat on the six-member Unicoi County Board of Education, and it appears unlikely that seat will be filled before the board meets next month to decide whether Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown will continue

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Photos from the Angel Tree workshop at the Appalachian Fair

December 11th, 2014 8:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Gifts of new clothes and toys for 2,700 area children in need at Christmas are almost set to go. The deadline to return packages to the Angel Trees is Friday at 9 p.m.

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Christmas Box Production

December 11th, 2014 8:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

1,200 large family food boxes almost ready to roll

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Fire claims life of Unicoi County man

Fire claims life of Unicoi County man

December 11th, 2014 4:24 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man died Thursday morning at a burn unit in the Wake Forest, N.C., area.

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Ramsey opposes pre-abortion ultrasound bill, talks prospects of reproductive laws

Ramsey opposes pre-abortion ultrasound bill, talks prospects of reproductive laws

December 11th, 2014 4:09 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The approval of a constitutional amendment to give the state Legislature more power to regulate abortions in Tennessee may have opened the floodgates to proposals from Republican lawmakers in the upcoming session, but Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he doe

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Search of house results in felony drug charges for local man, police say

Search of house results in felony drug charges for local man, police say

December 11th, 2014 2:11 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on charges he dealt drugs from his home after a search was conducted this week.

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Update: Bristol police amend list of those sought in 126 drug indictments

Update: Bristol police amend list of those sought in 126 drug indictments

December 11th, 2014 2:03 pm by Staff Report

Police issued a press release today removing the name of Jonathan Addair, 25, of Basham Hill Road in Bristol, Tennessee, who officers said was not involved.

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Bill banning racial profiling introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

Bill banning racial profiling introduced in Tennessee General Assembly

December 11th, 2014 1:26 pm by Associated Press

All of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies would have to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling, under legislation introduced in the General Assembly.

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UPDATE: Date for Wellmont merger decision postponed

UPDATE: Date for Wellmont merger decision postponed

December 11th, 2014 11:24 am by Staff Report

A decision by a regional health care provider on a question that could have consequences for one of the largest industry sectors in the Tri-Cities will not be made before the end of the year, according to a statement from the organization's board of direc

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