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Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

July 24th, 2013 4:42 pm by STEPHEN IGO- Net News Service

Big Stone Gap authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a body was recovered from the Powell River just west of the downtown area on Tuesday evening.

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Investigation continues into man's girlfriend jumping from vehicle

Investigation continues into man's girlfriend jumping from vehicle

July 24th, 2013 4:32 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department has released more information about a Tuesday morning traffic accident on Broad Street in which a woman apparently jumped out of a moving vehicle.

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Update: All clear notification issued after gas line was struck on ETSU's campus earlier today

Update: All clear notification issued after gas line was struck on ETSU's campus earlier today

July 24th, 2013 11:32 am by Staff Reports

An East Tennessee State University representative said a gas line was struck near the Center for Physical Activity and buildings in the area were being evacuated just before noon.

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January trial set in October 2011 shooting death

January trial set in October 2011 shooting death

July 24th, 2013 11:26 am by Staff Reports

Israel B. Goudy, 33, entered a not guilty plea in Carter County Criminal Court on Tuesday.

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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

July 24th, 2013 9:24 am by Staff Reports

In case you missed these posts, here are seven local and regional items that will get you talking today from JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Unicoi sheriff’s department’s step raise plan draws fire

Unicoi sheriff’s department’s step raise plan draws fire

July 24th, 2013 9:03 am by Brad Hicks

For the past few weeks, the Unicoi County Commission’s Finance Committee has been working with county officials to nail down the county’s overall budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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Youths learn Native American culture, traditions at nature camp

Youths learn Native American culture, traditions at nature camp

July 23rd, 2013 9:51 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While nature camps generally include hikes, plant identification and survival techniques, one themed nature camp by Johnson City Parks and Recreation this week has gone a bit off the trail, as campers explore Native American culture and traditions.

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Power Board weathers tough year

Power Board weathers tough year

July 23rd, 2013 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

The mild weather gave the Johnson City Power Board’s bottom line a beating last year, but the utility’s chief financial officer said the company was able to ride out the difficulties to come in under budget.

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Elizabethton City Council OKs bonds for stadium, classes

Elizabethton City Council OKs bonds for stadium, classes

July 23rd, 2013 9:37 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton City Council took the first step Tuesday toward borrowing money to build a new football stadium at Elizabethton High School and new academic facilities at T.A. Dugger Junior High School.

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Appellate court deciding fate of former Kingsport priest convicted of molestation

Appellate court deciding fate of former Kingsport priest convicted of molestation

July 23rd, 2013 8:31 pm by Jamie Satterfield — Knoxville News Sentinel

The fate of a former Kingsport priest convicted in a decades-old molestation of an altar boy could rest on the shoulders of another Tennessee child rapist.

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