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Sex sting results in suspensions of Bluff City teacher, Johnson City school employee; Rogersville pastor resigns

October 4th, 2007 12:00 am by Staff report

Repercussions from a sex sting operation accusing men of soliciting sex in Johnson City parks has led to the suspension of a Bluff City Middle School teacher with pay. A Johnson City School System employee was also suspended without pay and the pastor of

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As drought drags on, forestry officials are bracing for busy fall fire season

October 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

"The situation is so severe that people must go above the normal precautions if they burn outside or anything to do with fire outdoors right now. We think the typical fire season will not be typical this year," said John Miller, Virginia Department of For

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Prison guard's murder trial set in Wise

October 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Stephen Igo

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Arsonists torch three barns, two abandoned houses

October 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Kristen Swing

JOHNSON CITY - Authorities are blaming arsonists for a series of structure fires in Washington County early Monday morning. Between 2:45 and 3:15 a.m. Monday, three barns and two abandoned houses went up in flames, according to Washington County Sheriff'

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Johnson City park sex sting snares 40 men

October 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Kristen Swing

A two-week investigation by Johnson City police led to the arrest of 40 men on charges of indecent behavior in city parks.

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Hawkins County shooting victim facing drug charges

October 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hawkins County man who survived two gunshot wounds to the chest has been indicted on charges that he attempted to manufacture methamphetamine about three months after being shot.

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Rep. Mumpower slams cigarette tax increase

October 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

Many interstate cigarette purchasers have sounded off on timesnews.net since the Tennessee Department of Revenue's decision to actively enforce the state's cigarette tax by promising strong-arm methods to prevent what Commissioner Reagan Farr called contr

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