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Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy cleared of misdemeanor assault

Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy cleared of misdemeanor assault

May 15th, 2014 10:32 pm by Wes Bunch

A Scott County sheriff's deputy was cleared of wrongdoing in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Wednesday after he was found not guilty of assaulting his wife.

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Lady Eagles, Raiders win Conference 48 track and field titles

Lady Eagles, Raiders win Conference 48 track and field titles

May 15th, 2014 10:29 pm by Staff Reports

Kennede Matthews won five events but still could not carry the Twin Springs girls past Rye Cove. Ervin Beaty and Alex Keys led the J.I. Burton boys.

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BMA reaches consensus on property tax rate increase, solid waste fee during work session

BMA reaches consensus on property tax rate increase, solid waste fee during work session

May 15th, 2014 10:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport property owners would see a property tax rate increase and those with curbside garbage service would pay a new solid waste fee as part of a proposed fiscal package reviewed Thursday during a Board of Mayor and Aldermen work session.

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Surgoinsville man faces drug trafficking charges after disturbance call

Surgoinsville man faces drug trafficking charges after disturbance call

May 15th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

An intoxicated man who was allegedly causing a disturbance Wednesday at a Surgoinsville trailer park is facing a drug trafficking charge after police allegedly found his one-day-old pill prescription excessively depleted.

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Fatal shooting at motel in JC; suspect at large

Fatal shooting at motel in JC; suspect at large

May 15th, 2014 8:20 pm by becky campbell, NET news service

Johnson City police and Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies were on the scene of a fatal shooting at the Johnson Inn on West Market Street on Thursday evening.

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: "Siege of Fort Watauga" This Weekend. May 17 and 18.

May 15th, 2014 8:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Experience 1776 from four points of view at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area this weekend with the annual "Siege of Fort Watauga"

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Judge upholds D.C. gun registration requirements

Judge upholds D.C. gun registration requirements

May 15th, 2014 7:01 pm by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

A federal judge Thursday upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation's capital. The city put the requirements in place after a 2008 Supreme Court decision that ended a 32-year-old handgun ban in the District of Columbia.

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Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

May 15th, 2014 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

Multiple Kingsport and Sullivan County women — oftentimes recently widowed — have been solicited by an unknown man. He approaches as they're working in their yards, walking or out shopping, frequently offering handyman work.

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Ancient skeleton shedding light on first Americans

Ancient skeleton shedding light on first Americans

May 15th, 2014 3:23 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Thousands of years ago, a teenage girl toppled into a deep hole in a Mexican cave and died. Now, her skeleton and her DNA are helping scientists study the origins of the first Americans.

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Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

May 15th, 2014 3:21 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press; VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

Victims' friends and relatives, rescue workers and 9/11 survivors descended into the space where the World Trade Center once stood and revisited the tragedy as the National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum was dedicated

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