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Unicoi County budget committee nixes proposed 7 cent property tax increase

Unicoi County budget committee nixes proposed 7 cent property tax increase

July 23rd, 2015 10:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The failure of the tax increase proposal unleashed a storm of raised voices.

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Sports JC Cards
Stranded Cards come up short against Danville

Stranded Cards come up short against Danville

July 23rd, 2015 10:14 pm by Collin Brooks, Press Correspondent

The Johnson City Cardinals didn't have much trouble getting runners in scoring position, but it was their performance after that which forced them to suffer a 7-3 setback to the Danville Braves on Thursday night at Cardinal Park.

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News Regional & National
Q&A: A look at the death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail

Q&A: A look at the death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail

July 23rd, 2015 10:09 pm by JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

The release of information from the autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.

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News Crime Regional & National
Official: 2 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

Official: 2 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

July 23rd, 2015 10:06 pm by Associated Press

At least six others were injured.

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News
Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

July 23rd, 2015 9:54 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

This older, bigger cousin to Earth is called Kepler-452b. What makes this planet remarkable is that it orbits its star at about the same distance that Earth orbits the sun.

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Good Neighbor: Ministry racing to fill back to school needs

Good Neighbor: Ministry racing to fill back to school needs

July 23rd, 2015 5:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan asking community members, businesses, churches and civic clubs to help with individual child sponsorhips or donations of backpacks and supplies, socks and underwear, summer clothing of all sizes for boys and girls in preschool through 12th

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3 people rescued after boat overturns in Holston

3 people rescued after boat overturns in Holston

July 23rd, 2015 4:58 pm by NET News Service

The boat had become lodged on an obstacle and had begun to take on water

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Today's Buzz: What's hot on JohnsonCityPress.com

Today's Buzz: What's hot on JohnsonCityPress.com

July 23rd, 2015 4:52 pm by Johnson City Press

Miss something? Don't fret. The Buzz is here to keep you in touch with local news and sports. Here are links to today's trending stories.

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Unicoi County Budget Committee Recommends Full Funding for Joint Economic Development Board

Unicoi County Budget Committee Recommends Full Funding for Joint Economic Development Board

July 23rd, 2015 4:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Gerald O'Connor, owner of Impact Plastics manufacturing, credited the JEDB with winning his company $1.1 million in low-interest Rural Development financing for an expansion to add 87 jobs.

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News Regional & National
Worker killed while trimming trees in Knoxville

Worker killed while trimming trees in Knoxville

July 23rd, 2015 4:11 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police spokesman Darrell DeBusk said a worker was hit by a tree shortly after noon Thursday.

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