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Audit of district drug task force finds improprieties

Audit of district drug task force finds improprieties

June 18th, 2014 9:18 pm by Becky Campbell

An annual audit of Judicial Drug Task Force organizations throughout the state shows this district had a second year of missing funds and improper paperwork.

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Budget, beer, rezoning on full commission agenda

Budget, beer, rezoning on full commission agenda

June 18th, 2014 9:10 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners will consider a first reading of the proposed fiscal 2015 budget tonight - emphasis on "proposed."

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Elizabethton pair arrested for meth charges

Elizabethton pair arrested for meth charges

June 18th, 2014 7:05 pm by Staff Reports

Out-of-state authorities say they've arrested two people from Elizabethton and charged them with felonious conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and felonious possession of precursor chemicals.

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Wellmont inks 3-year deal with UnitedHealthcare

Wellmont inks 3-year deal with UnitedHealthcare

June 18th, 2014 5:56 pm by For the Press

A Wellmont news release said the deal will enable Wellmont patients with UnitedHealthcare commercial, Medicare Advantage and Dual Complete plans to have uninterrupted access to Wellmont hospitals, facilities and medical practices.

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Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

June 18th, 2014 5:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Gary Eugene Bailey was charged in late March after his arrest on unrelated charges. The dogs were discovered the following day by a neighbor after they heard an animal whimpering.

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Report: Memphis rape kit backlog not malicious

Report: Memphis rape kit backlog not malicious

June 18th, 2014 5:11 pm by Associated Press

No single individual is responsible for a backlog of 12,000 rape kits that sat untested for years in Memphis, a report said.

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Update: Missing Greene Co. teen found

Update: Missing Greene Co. teen found

June 18th, 2014 5:03 pm by Staff Report

The Greene County Sheriff's Department reported that Sabrina A. Jones left her home with two adult women.

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2 boys, age 13, drown in Tennessee state park

2 boys, age 13, drown in Tennessee state park

June 18th, 2014 3:48 pm by Associated Press

The boys were part of a group of 39 children who went to Cummins Falls State Park with Backfield in Motion, a Nashville-based group that works with inner-city children.

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Junkin' for St. Jude

Junkin' for St. Jude

June 18th, 2014 12:48 pm by For the Press

Two recent scrap metal collection weekends in Johnson City raised $3,145 through the "Junkin' for St. Jude" project, which was started by 11-year-old Luke Barnes, of Johnson City, to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.Barnes is a leukemia patie

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MSHA honors five with Servant's Heart Awards

MSHA honors five with Servant's Heart Awards

June 18th, 2014 12:17 pm by Contributed to the Press

Four Johnson City Medical Center employees and a Sycamore Shoals Hospital leader recently received 2014 Servant's Heart Awards, Mountain States Health Alliance's highest honor.

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