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UPDATE: Carter commission easily overrides mayor's budget veto

UPDATE: Carter commission easily overrides mayor's budget veto

July 31st, 2014 9:47 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission on Thurday easily overrode last week's veto by Mayor Leon Humphrey of the 2014-15 county budget. The vote to override the veto of the proposed $2.45 tax rate was 16-7. The 2013-14 tax rate was $2.33.

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Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

July 31st, 2014 9:17 am by Brad Hicks

The Highway Department intends to replace several of the county's more than 100 bridges at a discounted price by taking advantage of recent changes to the State Aid Bridge Grant Program.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Couple finds naked intruder asleep in bed

Off the Wall News: Couple finds naked intruder asleep in bed

July 31st, 2014 9:09 am by Associated Press

He grabbed a Sprite from the fridge before taking his nap.

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Crime
Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

July 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Staff Report

Police said she tried to steal more than $900 worth of merchandise without paying.

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Sports JC Cards
Cards crushed by Jays

Cards crushed by Jays

July 30th, 2014 10:56 pm by Trey Williams

Jesus Gonzalez went 3-for-5 with a home run, a triple and four RBIs to help power the Bluefield Blue Jays to a 13-6 victory at Cardinal Park on Wednesday.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
German, Astros shut down E-Twins

German, Astros shut down E-Twins

July 30th, 2014 9:53 pm by Joe Avento

Devonte German overcame a shaky start and held the Twins to one hit over four scoreless innings as the Astros rolled to a 5-1 victory Wednesday night at Joe O'Brien Field.

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Sports High schools
Hilltoppers look to continue success on links

Hilltoppers look to continue success on links

July 30th, 2014 9:34 pm by Douglas Fritz

Golf has been synonymous with success at Science Hill for a long time, but it has usually been the boys making the noise. These days, the Lady Hilltoppers are grabbing their share of the attention as they enter the 2014 season as defending Class AAA state

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News Local News Business & Technology
Wellmont continues to explore merger options

Wellmont continues to explore merger options

July 30th, 2014 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

An announcement made Wednesday by Wellmont Health Systems regarding the status of the board of directors' search to explore merger options answers some questions, but leaves others without reply.

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News Regional & National
E.W. Scripps Co. shedding newspaper assets; to form new company with Journal

E.W. Scripps Co. shedding newspaper assets; to form new company with Journal

July 30th, 2014 9:16 pm by Dan Monk, Scripps Newspapers

The E.W. Scripps Co. will say goodbye to newspapers and hello to radio in a merger and spinoff transaction with the parent company of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper.

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Jonesborough voters to decide grocery wine issue in November

Jonesborough voters to decide grocery wine issue in November

July 30th, 2014 9:09 pm by Nathan Baker

Voters in at least one Washington County municipality will decide in November whether wine will be allowed to be sold in their local grocery stores under a new state law.

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