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Venue set for county board of education suit against Johnson City

March 25th, 2015 1:03 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Board of Education's suit filed in Washington County Chancery Court against the City of Johnson City for liquor-by-the-drink revenues will be heard in Sullivan County.

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ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

ETSU football stadium project gets 'One Million Bucs'

March 25th, 2015 11:39 am by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University scored its first major public donation toward the school's football stadium project Wednesday, receiving a larger-than-lifesize check for "One Million Bucs" from Roadrunner Markets and Dunkin' Donuts.

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All About Abby: Can you spare a 20?

All About Abby: Can you spare a 20?

March 25th, 2015 11:10 am by Abby Hathorn

Andrew Jackson is on the $20 bill. Why not replace him with a notable woman?

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Johnson City Power Board learns of boost provided to local economy by incentives

Johnson City Power Board learns of boost provided to local economy by incentives

March 25th, 2015 9:50 am by Nathan Baker

At its meeting Tuesday, the Johnson City Power Board's board of directors learned that, on top of being an actual powerhouse, the local utility is also an economic development powerhouse.

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Unicoi board told what others desire in schools director

Unicoi board told what others desire in schools director

March 25th, 2015 9:43 am by Brad Hicks

With the deadline for candidates interested in becoming the next Unicoi County director of schools to submit applications just days away, members of the Unicoi County Board of Education met Tuesday with local educators, parents school administrators and o

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Retail sales report positive for Tri-Cities, but the jobs just aren't there

Retail sales report positive for Tri-Cities, but the jobs just aren't there

March 25th, 2015 9:30 am by Tony Casey

According to the quarterly Tri-Cities Retail Sales Report by East Tennessee State University's Bureau of Business and Economic Research, retail trends have continued to go up for Bristol, Johnson City and Kingsport, but an increase in jobs hasn't yet occu

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Cherokee National Forest announces changes at Watauga Point

Cherokee National Forest announces changes at Watauga Point

March 25th, 2015 9:21 am by Staff Reports

There won't be a designated swimming area at popular Watauga Point Recreation Area this year and there will no longer be a fee to use the facility.

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Heinz buying Kraft, creating $28 billion food giant

Heinz buying Kraft, creating $28 billion food giant

March 25th, 2015 9:18 am by Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer

H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion.

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Carter County planners discuss extension of Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain

Carter County planners discuss extension of Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain

March 25th, 2015 9:14 am by John Thompson

The popularity of the new Tweetsie Trail between Johnson City and Elizabethton has been noticed by members of the Carter County Planning Commission.

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Work on new Elizabethton football field still on schedule

Work on new Elizabethton football field still on schedule

March 25th, 2015 9:07 am by John Thompson

A milestone was reached in the construction of the new football field at Elizabethton High School on Tuesday. Assistant Superintendent Richard VanHuss said the final truss was placed on one of the two concession stands.

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