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Town official says safety, delays may rise at Five Points

Town official says safety, delays may rise at Five Points

March 25th, 2014 10:16 pm by Max Hrenda

A new development at Jonesborough's "Five Points" intersection may lengthen commuter travel times, but a town official believes it could bolster safety for motorists and construction workers alike.

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Leaders hope for rush job on Boones Creek TIF

Leaders hope for rush job on Boones Creek TIF

March 25th, 2014 10:14 pm by Nathan Baker

Some local leaders are looking to put a rush on expanding a special taxing district in Boones Creek to cash in on an upcoming retailers convention, but Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge wants to take a calmer approach to avoid making what he says could

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Vehicular homicide trial in woman's 2012 death delayed

Vehicular homicide trial in woman's 2012 death delayed

March 25th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A vehicular homicide trial scheduled to begin Wednesday will now only be a hearing on state motions to prevent the defense from presenting evidence about the defendant's lack of criminal history or the victim's alcohol use.

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5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

5 indicted in Unicoi home invasion/restaurant burglary cases

March 25th, 2014 4:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Five of the six men allegedly involved in either the December invasion of a Unicoi home or the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant, or both cases, were indicted by a Unicoi County grand jury on Tuesday.

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Smoke detectors available for Johnson City residents

Smoke detectors available for Johnson City residents

March 25th, 2014 4:05 pm by Contributed

City residents who do not have smoke detectors are encouraged to call the Johnson City Fire Department Administration Office at 975-2840 to request installation.

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Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

Investigation into suspected murder/arson incident continues

March 25th, 2014 3:45 pm by Max Hrenda

Greeneville authorities are investigating a weekend house fire that they believe was set to cover up a murder and assault.

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Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

March 25th, 2014 3:33 pm by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

A civilian boarded a Navy destroyer at the world's largest naval base late at night, took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor who was trying to help his embattled colleague, Navy officials said Tuesda

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Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

Elizabethton man gets 12 years in prison of killing Unicoi woman in crash

March 25th, 2014 3:32 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi resident Tabetha Grindstaff was killed in a March 27, 2012, collision and her three passengers - her two children, then ages 5 and 9, and an adult male - were injured in the crash.

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Bill to end daylight saving time in Tennessee fails in state House

Bill to end daylight saving time in Tennessee fails in state House

March 25th, 2014 1:35 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee residents will continue to have to spring forward and fall back.

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UPDATE: Police say medical condition may have caused Knob Creek Crash

UPDATE: Police say medical condition may have caused Knob Creek Crash

March 25th, 2014 1:32 pm by Staff Reports

Police think that a driver may have succumbed to a medical condition before crashing his car into a fence in central Johnson City.

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