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Noise ordinance doesn’t skip beat, City Commission approves measure on second reading

Noise ordinance doesn’t skip beat, City Commission approves measure on second reading

September 19th, 2013 10:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City is moving without hesitation to dampen booming and thumping bass-driven noises that are not necessarily dangerous to the eardrums but apparently are causing sleepless nights and mental discomfort.

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Motion likely next week on Larkin trial possibility

Motion likely next week on Larkin trial possibility

September 19th, 2013 9:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man whose murder conviction in his wife’s drowning death was overturned will be in court next week for a status update in his case.

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Woman arrested after recanting story about Johnson City child rape; boyfriend released

Woman arrested after recanting story about Johnson City child rape; boyfriend released

September 19th, 2013 4:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman who told police earlier this month she witnessed her boyfriend sexually abuse a 3-year-old girl has been charged with filing a false report for recanting her story.

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Deputies seize 80 marijuana plants in S.W. Virginia field

Deputies seize 80 marijuana plants in S.W. Virginia field

September 19th, 2013 4:37 pm by Staff Report

An anonymous tip led deputies to a location in the Konnarock area of the county in a field just off U.S. Route 58.

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Two men sought in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

Two men sought in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

September 19th, 2013 3:34 pm by Staff report

Police said two men robbed Boones Creek Pharmacy, 4729 North Roan St., Suite 2, just after 11 a.m.

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Update: Jurors convict Rep. Hawk of reckless endangerment

Update: Jurors convict Rep. Hawk of reckless endangerment

September 19th, 2013 3:15 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE— An East Tennessee jury has convicted a state lawmaker of reckless endangerment stemming from an altercation with his ex-wife.

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Tennessee awards anti-drunk-driving grants to local law enforcement

Tennessee awards anti-drunk-driving grants to local law enforcement

September 19th, 2013 12:57 pm by Staff Report

Agencies in Washington County have been awarded nine grants worth more than $350,000 for anti-drunk-driving initiatives, state Sen. Rusty Crowe announced today.

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East Tennessee boy's death followed punishments that included eating cigarette butts

East Tennessee boy's death followed punishments that included eating cigarette butts

September 19th, 2013 10:08 am by Associated Press

Jessica Robbins and her boyfriend Bradley Adcox are charged with murder and aggravated child abuse in the Aug. 30 death of Landon Robbins.

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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital administrator prepared to lead transition

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital administrator prepared to lead transition

September 18th, 2013 9:09 pm by Brad Hicks

Big changes are in store for Unicoi County Memorial Hospital once its acquisition by Mountain States Health Alliance becomes official, and one man who will be heavily involved in much of this work is newly-hired UCMH administrator Tracy Byers.

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Fishermen rescued after boat capsizes near Rogersville dam

Fishermen rescued after boat capsizes near Rogersville dam

September 18th, 2013 8:47 pm by Jeff Bobo - Net News Service

One of the best fishing spots in Hawkins County is also one of the most dangerous, as two fishermen found out Wednesday morning when their boat capsized at a Holston River dam near Rogersville.

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