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Experts discuss helping ex-prisoners cope with society

Experts discuss helping ex-prisoners cope with society - VIDEO

February 15th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

For 19 years, Kenneth Bonner tried to prepare inmates for the outside world while he was an inmate himself. Upon his release on Nov. 18, 2011, however, he wasnt ready to stop his efforts to help prisoners and former prisoners re-integrate themselves into

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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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