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Election Day security risks concern Washington County Board of Education

Election Day security risks concern Washington County Board of Education

December 5th, 2013 10:08 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education elected to send next academic year’s calendar back to committee for revisions rather than hold school on Election Day in the first week of school.

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Veteran driver guides Model-T fire engine through Elizabethton’s route

Veteran driver guides Model-T fire engine through Elizabethton’s route

December 5th, 2013 10:02 pm by John Thompson

While only Santa Claus can claim to have ridden in all the annual Elizabethton Christmas Parades, Steve Dunlap has certainly been a highlight in many of them.

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Johnson City leaders OK sole economic entity

Johnson City leaders OK sole economic entity

December 5th, 2013 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission agreed to sign an intergovernmental agreement Thursday recognizing the Washington County Economic Development Council as the county’s Joint Economic and Community Development Board.

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Jonesborough man airlifted to hospital following motorcycle, Jeep collision on Tenn. Highway 81 South

Jonesborough man airlifted to hospital following motorcycle, Jeep collision on Tenn. Highway 81 South

December 5th, 2013 9:46 pm by Staff Reports

A Jonesborough man was airlifted to a local hospital Thursday evening after he was hit on his motorcycle by a motorist on Tenn. Highway 81 South.

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Two Asheville women charged with shoplifting items from multiple Johnson City businesses

Two Asheville women charged with shoplifting items from multiple Johnson City businesses

December 5th, 2013 8:30 pm by Staff Reports

Two Asheville, N.C., women were arrested on shoplifting charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 26 Thursday evening.

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Updated: South Africa reports Nelson Mandela's death at 95

Updated: South Africa reports Nelson Mandela's death at 95

December 5th, 2013 4:49 pm by Associated Press

South African President Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference late Thursday, saying "we've lost our greatest son."

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Update: All power restored on ETSU campus

Update: All power restored on ETSU campus

December 5th, 2013 3:30 pm by Staff Report

A university spokesman said several buildings had been affected.

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Nearly 100 dead in Central African Republic before French troops arrive

Nearly 100 dead in Central African Republic before French troops arrive

December 5th, 2013 2:45 pm by KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press

Fighting swept through the capital of Central African Republic on Thursday.

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SW Virginia manhunt for passenger accused of assaulting deputy ends with capture

SW Virginia manhunt for passenger accused of assaulting deputy ends with capture

December 5th, 2013 2:14 pm by Staff Report

A man accused of assaulting a Washington County, Va., Sheriff's Office deputy during a traffic stop was caught this morning near Glade Spring after an overnight manhunt.

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Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

December 5th, 2013 12:27 pm by Associated Press

With a new execution protocol in place, Tennessee officials have asked the state Supreme Court to set death dates for 10 condemned killers.

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