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Meth lab found in Carter County

Meth lab found in Carter County

January 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by John Thompson

The investigation began when a blue bag was found containing lantern fuel, drain cleaner, cold packs and other items commonly used in methamphetamine manufacture.

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Irate man leads to brief shelter-in-place order at Sulphur Springs School

Irate man leads to brief shelter-in-place order at Sulphur Springs School

January 14th, 2014 1:44 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County's Sulphur Springs School was put briefly on shelter-in-place safety protocol Tuesday afternoon when a man became irate when demanding custody of one of the school's students, Direct of Schools Ronald Dykes said.

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UPDATE: ETSU parking garage delayed again

UPDATE: ETSU parking garage delayed again

January 14th, 2014 11:58 am by Nathan Baker

Students returning to East Tennessee State University for the start of the spring semester this week will not be able to park in the school’s new $26.1 million parking garage as planned.

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At least 2 kids injured in New Mexico school shooting

At least 2 kids injured in New Mexico school shooting

January 14th, 2014 11:55 am by Associated Press

A suspect is in custody.

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Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

January 14th, 2014 11:51 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A 71-year-old retired police officer accused of shooting a man dead in a Florida movie theater told authorities that "he was in fear of being attacked" during Monday's confrontation.

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ETSU College of Nursing gets $1.2M federal grant

ETSU College of Nursing gets $1.2M federal grant

January 14th, 2014 10:46 am by Nathan Baker

A $1.2 million federal grant to East Tennessee State University’s medical programs will help enrich future health professionals, college administrators say.

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Jonesborough OKs economic council pact, addresses audit findings

Jonesborough OKs economic council pact, addresses audit findings

January 14th, 2014 10:46 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Town gets clean audit but must address two "significant" deficiences.

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Unicoi County Sheriff's Department participating in TDOT's Yellow DOT Program

Unicoi County Sheriff's Department participating in TDOT's Yellow DOT Program

January 13th, 2014 9:40 pm by Brad Hicks

Every second matters in emergency situations, and the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department is now taking part in a program designed to provide emergency responders with vital information as quickly as possible.

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‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

January 13th, 2014 9:31 pm by Tony Casey

At Monday afternoon’s announcement of Tweetsie Trail fundraiser “Dine Around,” trail Task Force Chairman Dr. Dan Schumaier gave all involved parties a chance to talk about the trail. One word kept resurfacing: excitement.

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Local lawmakers discuss priorities as Legislature returns

Local lawmakers discuss priorities as Legislature returns

January 13th, 2014 9:20 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, was about an hour away from the State Capitol on Monday afternoon when the Press caught him on the way to the start of the 108th General Assembly.

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