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Eldridge: County finances solid; revenue, debt concerns

Eldridge: County finances solid; revenue, debt concerns

August 28th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County's financial standing is solid, Mayor Dan Eldridge told the county Budget Committee Thursday, but the revenue growth outlook in the coming years may call for some careful planning to keep it that way.

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County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

August 28th, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Taking a play from Johnson City's book, Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge proposed a one-time solution to the county school district's $3.5 million budget shortfall Thursday using a year-old state law.

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News Crime Local News
Test drive' of rotary tiller leads to charges

Test drive' of rotary tiller leads to charges

August 28th, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Rotary tillers were the focus of two arrests in Carter County on Wednesday.

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Vent catches fire at Elizabethton's Redi Mart

Vent catches fire at Elizabethton's Redi Mart

August 28th, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Fire Department and Elizabethton Police Department responded to a fire call at the Redi Mart at 725 W. G St. around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Sports
After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

August 28th, 2014 6:42 pm by cHOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer

Since January 2000, 77 players have been involved in 85 domestic violence incidents with six being cut by their teams, according to USA Today's NFL Arrests Database.

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Blood Assurance drive set at ETSU

Blood Assurance drive set at ETSU

August 28th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

One blood donation can save up to three lives.

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J.C. woman dies from motorcycle crash injuries

J.C. woman dies from motorcycle crash injuries

August 28th, 2014 5:22 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman involved in a June motorcycle crash during a veterans ride died this week from complications related to injures from the wreck.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Tony Stewart to return to race on Sunday

Tony Stewart to return to race on Sunday

August 28th, 2014 4:46 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Aug. 9, when he hit Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint car event in upstate New York.

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News Local News Outdoors Rails to Trails
UPDATE: Tweetsie Trail officially opens with Thursday's dedication and ribbon cutting

UPDATE: Tweetsie Trail officially opens with Thursday's dedication and ribbon cutting

August 28th, 2014 4:46 pm by Tony Casey

Not a minute after the ribbon had been cut by Johnson City and Elizabethton leaders and trail organizers to officially open the Tweetsie Trail did dozens of people pedal down the new green space on their bikes and in their walking shoes to break in the re

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Donated farm land to help Unicoi Co. students cultivate agricultural skills

Donated farm land to help Unicoi Co. students cultivate agricultural skills

August 28th, 2014 4:40 pm by Brad Hicks

The property donated by Farm Credit Mid-American is located at 109 Indian Creek Road in Erwin, and includes six greenhouses.

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