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More Appalachian Fairground arrests: Wanted federal fugitive captured, juvenile accused of marijuana sales

More Appalachian Fairground arrests: Wanted federal fugitive captured, juvenile accused of marijuana sales

August 28th, 2013 3:52 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with multiple counts of statutory rape for having sex with a 17-year-old runaway at the Appalachian Fairgrounds was just one of several people charged with crimes during the six-day annual event.

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Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

Soldier sentenced to death for Fort Hood shooting

August 28th, 2013 2:28 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK and NOMAAN MERCHANT — Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas — A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood.

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3 found guilty in horse cruelty case

3 found guilty in horse cruelty case

August 28th, 2013 2:25 pm by Becky Campbell

Three people arrested in July on multiple horse cruelty charges were found guilty after a trial in Washington County General Sessions Court this week.

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Woman shot in Jonesborough arrested on assault charge

Woman shot in Jonesborough arrested on assault charge

August 28th, 2013 2:23 pm by Becky Campbell

After being released from the hospital, the woman shot last week when she tried to attack her sister-in-law with a knife was arrested Tuesday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

August 28th, 2013 2:09 pm by Becky Campbell

Michael Joseph Clay was charged with four counts of aggravated statutory rape.

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White man poses as black man in failed East Tennessee Jail escape attempt

White man poses as black man in failed East Tennessee Jail escape attempt

August 28th, 2013 10:57 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The man claimed to be another inmate who was set to be released.

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Driver survives plunge down Carter Co. ravine, charged with DUI

Driver survives plunge down Carter Co. ravine, charged with DUI

August 28th, 2013 10:40 am by John Thompson

The driver of a 1999 Ford F-250 survived a 250-foot drop from U.S. Highway 19E not far from the Carter-Sullivan County line on Tuesday afternoon.

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Officials seeking public's help to choose new logo for downtown Johnson City

Officials seeking public's help to choose new logo for downtown Johnson City

August 28th, 2013 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officials hope a new logo will help market downtown Johnson City as an area for shopping, dining and entertainment to residents and outsiders.

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NE Tennessee policeman recognized for actions during standoff with armed woman

NE Tennessee policeman recognized for actions during standoff with armed woman

August 28th, 2013 6:54 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

George Copas was honored for saving three lives during the Aug. 19 incident.

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50 years since King speech: Local citizens discuss its significance

50 years since King speech: Local citizens discuss its significance

August 27th, 2013 9:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fifty years ago today, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech at the Lincoln Memorial that for many was a symbolic “cashing of a check” for equality not yet seen in the United States.

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