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Fla. man guilty of lesser counts in music shooting

Fla. man guilty of lesser counts in music shooting

February 15th, 2014 9:36 pm by DEREK KINNER, Associated Press

A 47-year-old software developer was convicted Saturday of attempted murder for shooting into a carful of teenagers after an argument over what he called their "thug music," but jurors couldn't agree on the most serious charge of first-degree murder.

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Positive results prompt probation program expansion

Positive results prompt probation program expansion

February 15th, 2014 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

A specialized intensive probation program funded through a state crime-reduction grant has worked so well in Johnson City its being expanded to serve more criminal offenders.

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Traffic stop results in marijuana arrest

Traffic stop results in marijuana arrest

February 15th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Reports

Police say theyve charged a Bristol man with several offenses following a traffic stop Friday.

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Economic board says losing water line not harmful

Economic board says losing water line not harmful

February 15th, 2014 8:30 am by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has answered a complaint filed last month by the Unicoi Water Utility District Board and is seeking its dismissal as a defendant in the case.

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Ex-officer, current member of school board pleads guilty

Ex-officer, current member of school board pleads guilty

February 15th, 2014 8:30 am by Brad Hicks

A former Unicoi County Sheriffs Department captain and current Unicoi County Board of Education member has pleaded guilty to misdemeanors including reckless driving, failure to exercise due care and vandalism under $500.

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Calming coming to State of Franklin

Calming coming to State of Franklin

February 15th, 2014 8:30 am by Gary B. Gray

Increased business and residential growth downtown has pushed a Johnson City road project to the top of the citys priority list to more quickly address pedestrian safety on West State of Franklin Road.

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Valuable missing ring returned to owner by student

Valuable missing ring returned to owner by student

February 14th, 2014 9:17 pm by Becky Campbell

A few hours before a local doctor reported her diamond engagement ring lost earlier this month, an unsuspecting college student found an interesting piece of jewelry in a parking lot.

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Winter to throw one more punch before warming trend

Winter to throw one more punch before warming trend

February 14th, 2014 9:16 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite Fridays influx of warmer weather, meteorologists with the National Weather Service said the region will have at least one more bout of wintry weather before entering a warming trend.

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UPDATE: King University leader resigns; students, faculty celebrate

UPDATE: King University leader resigns; students, faculty celebrate

February 14th, 2014 4:57 pm by Nathan Baker

The campus of King University erupted with triumphant jubilation Friday evening, when the schools president announced his immediate resignation.

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Rug store theft nets more than $4,000 in stolen merchandise

Rug store theft nets more than $4,000 in stolen merchandise

February 14th, 2014 3:42 pm by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Police Department is investigating a burglary of a local rug emporium which resulted in more than $4,000 worth of merchandise being stolen.

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