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Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Virginia

Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Virginia

May 19th, 2015 9:48 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

The region's dense foliage, rocky terrain and rugged cliffs posed a challenge for searchers in vehicles and on foot.

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All About Abby: Why are many smokers so rude?

All About Abby: Why are many smokers so rude?

May 19th, 2015 9:36 am by Abby Hathorn

My big concern here is not so much that the group was smoking - it is more about the fact they had little respect for the people nearby during their smoke break.

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Reminder: Construction may affect water service in North Johnson City

Reminder: Construction may affect water service in North Johnson City

May 19th, 2015 9:22 am by Staff Report

Residents near the Kingsport Highway may have low water pressure or no water today as crews work on the public waters system.

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Two vacancies filled on Carter County Commission

Two vacancies filled on Carter County Commission

May 19th, 2015 9:21 am by John Thompson

Two vacancies on the Carter County Commission were filled during Monday's meeting.

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State hate crimes, assaults on officers drop slightly in 2014

State hate crimes, assaults on officers drop slightly in 2014

May 19th, 2015 9:04 am by Becky Campbell

Hate crimes decreased slightly in Tennessee last year, as did assaults on law enforcement officers, according to two separate reports released Monday by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Town approves 2016 budget, moves forward on community kitchen

Town approves 2016 budget, moves forward on community kitchen

May 18th, 2015 10:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday gave first-reading approval to a $2.6 million budget for fiscal 2016 that includes more than $500,000 in federal grant funding for construction of the town's new Mountain Harvest Kitchen.

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Hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

Hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

May 18th, 2015 9:53 pm by Nathan Baker

A little more than an acre on Wayne Smith's Eastern Star area farm is plowed and fertilized, but the highly regulated hemp seeds he requested from the state Department of Agriculture months ago still haven't arrived.

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Local law enforcement won't be hurt by military equipment directive

Local law enforcement won't be hurt by military equipment directive

May 18th, 2015 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

A presidential directive to the federal government to stop issuing retired military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies will have little effect on police departments and sheriff's offices in Northeast Tennessee.

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ETSU admin's underwater photography featured in National Geographic

ETSU admin's underwater photography featured in National Geographic

May 18th, 2015 9:35 pm by Dylan Chesser

Vibrant blues and greens paint the underwater scenes captured in the photography of East Tennessee State University administrator Carter Warden - a hobby that has landed in the pages of National Geographic.

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