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Firm to donate sign to mark start of trail

Firm to donate sign to mark start of trail

March 5th, 2014 3:12 pm by Tony Casey

As the donations and fundraising efforts accumulate, the Tweetsie Trail keeps getting better and better.

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New dean gets down to work at medical school

New dean gets down to work at medical school

March 5th, 2014 3:09 pm by Nathan Baker

After a weather-abbreviated first day on the job, Robert T. Means Jr., settled into his office Tuesday for his first full day as the new dean of the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.

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Animal Control Board picks construction company for new shelter

Animal Control Board picks construction company for new shelter

March 5th, 2014 3:05 pm by Max Hrenda

After reaching decisions on the design and location for a new animal shelter in its previous meetings, the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Board took another step toward the shelter's construction.

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Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

March 5th, 2014 1:58 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bristol man was hospitalized with serious injuries following a brutal Sunday assault in far northeast Sullivan County, while three of his four alleged attackers now face charges of attempted murder.

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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 1:34 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says the long-term prospects for his anti-meth proposal remain strong despite the bill being sidetracked in a House subcommittee this week.

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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

March 5th, 2014 1:05 pm by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

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Piney Flats distillery shines on

Piney Flats distillery shines on

March 5th, 2014 9:59 am by Nathan Baker

In less than three years, partners Tom "Tiny" Roberson, Byron Reece and Gary Melvin are looking to take their startup brand, Tennessee Mellomoon, to multi-state distribution and are reeling in the benefits of a featured spot on a reality television series

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Update: Witness told police shooting began with home invasion; ex-Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

Update: Witness told police shooting began with home invasion; ex-Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

March 5th, 2014 9:23 am by Staff Report

The shooting left one person with a wound to the abdomen.

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Police chief: Rash of armed robberies not 'new normal'

Police chief: Rash of armed robberies not 'new normal'

March 4th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

Although there have been five armed robberies in the last week alone, a police department official said the public shouldn't expect to see that trend continue.

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House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal

House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal

March 4th, 2014 9:55 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A House subcommittee Tuesday sidetracked Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-meth proposal while advancing a rival measure that would place lesser restrictions on buying cold and allergy medicines used to make the illegal drug.

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