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Erwin officials hope new downtown ripe for Apple Festival

September 21st, 2014 9:37 pm by Brad Hicks

Thousands of visitors will soon descend upon downtown Erwin as the area plays host to the 37th annual Unicoi County Apple Festival Oct. 3-4, and Erwin officials hope these attendees will find the new-look downtown more inviting than ever.

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'Power grab?' Doctors/candidates question Eldridge nominee's motives in seeking M.E. position

'Power grab?' Doctors/candidates question Eldridge nominee's motives in seeking M.E. position

September 21st, 2014 3:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County's current medical examiner, as well as the second of three doctors in the running for that spot, say County Mayor Dan Eldridge's choice for the job, Dr. Karen Cline, injected herself into the mix to gain personal and professional control

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Brother Wolf steps in to aid ailing animal caregiver

Brother Wolf steps in to aid ailing animal caregiver

September 21st, 2014 3:10 pm by Tony Casey

Pat Stone needs the public's help to find homes for 15 dogs.

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Hundreds attend second annual Race for Wandell

Hundreds attend second annual Race for Wandell

September 21st, 2014 2:59 pm by Carter Giegerich

Carter County turned out en force on Saturday for the second annual Race for Wandell, easily surpassing the race's rousing success last year.

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THP trooper resigns in wake of domestic assault arrest

THP trooper resigns in wake of domestic assault arrest

September 21st, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Report

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper who was arrested by Johnson City police on an aggravated domestic violence charge has resigned in lieu of an apparent termination.

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Inmate found dead in Kingsport jail

Inmate found dead in Kingsport jail

September 20th, 2014 5:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The discovery was made about 6 a.m.

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Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

September 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

The Main Street Pizza Company's Jamie Dove said the recent loss of Scratch Brick Oven's owner John Wrestler is rightfully shocking for all who knew him.

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Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

September 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Associated Press

Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.

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Meet Your Neighbor: No credit, no problem for activist Sam Tomlin

Meet Your Neighbor: No credit, no problem for activist Sam Tomlin

September 21st, 2014 9:19 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Someone once told Sam Tomlin, if you don't care who gets the credit, you can accomplish almost anything.

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Local youth inspires Scout project at educational park

Local youth inspires Scout project at educational park

September 21st, 2014 8:55 pm by Max Hrenda

While a Boy Scout must complete something community service-oriented to attain Eagle Scout status, one scout said a local boy's story served as his main motivation in selecting his project.

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Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

September 21st, 2014 8:23 pm by BETSY BLANEY and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.

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