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Unicoi Co. Commission majority pushes to fill school board vacancy

Unicoi Co. Commission majority pushes to fill school board vacancy

December 17th, 2014 9:15 am by Brad Hicks

Presented with a petition, Mayor Greg Lynch said a special meeting is likely before the will be held before the school board's Jan. 8 consideration of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract.

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Cable: Downtown building was more than a storefront

Cable: Downtown building was more than a storefront

December 17th, 2014 8:52 am by John Thompson

Ledford's Upholstery was more than just a place where old chairs and couches got a new covering. It also served as a headquarters for some of Elizabethton's most successful parades in the past several years and the place where the latest lighting display

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Unicoi LEGO team advances to regional

Unicoi LEGO team advances to regional

December 17th, 2014 8:49 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's first team to participate in the FIRST LEGO League robotics program took home a Judges Award for Team Dynamics at the FLL regional competition held on Dec. 6 in Knoxville. The award was one of two special Judge Awards presented at the comp

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No findings found in annual audit of Elizabethton schools

No findings found in annual audit of Elizabethton schools

December 17th, 2014 8:45 am by John Thompson

Once again, the Elizabethton City School System received an audit with no findings.

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Statewide coalition forms to support governor's Medicaid expansion plan

Statewide coalition forms to support governor's Medicaid expansion plan

December 17th, 2014 7:12 am by Associated Press

More than 80 business, health care and civic groups have formed the Coalition for a Healthy Tennessee to support Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to offer health coverage to more than 200,000 low-income Tennesseans.

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Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

December 17th, 2014 7:03 am by LINDSEY BAHR, Associated Press

Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.

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Rembert's 30 points helps Bucs fend off EKU

Rembert's 30 points helps Bucs fend off EKU

December 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by Staff Report

ETSU senior guard Rashawn Rembert piled up 30 points in the Buccaneers' 63-60 win at Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday.

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Ramsaran's shot lifts Lady Bucs past Central

December 16th, 2014 10:29 pm by Gene Renfro

Ari Ramsara's shot fell into the basket as the buzzer sounded to give the UH girls a 52-40 win over Sullivan Central.

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Burdick helps Lady Vols get past Wichita State

Burdick helps Lady Vols get past Wichita State

December 16th, 2014 10:26 pm by AP

Cierra Burdick scored 10 points and pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds Tuesday as No. 11 Tennessee held off Wichita State 54-51 to earn its fourth straight victory.

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Gray 9-year-old becomes state's first pediatric patient for proton therapy

Gray 9-year-old becomes state's first pediatric patient for proton therapy

December 16th, 2014 10:01 pm by Max Hrenda

On Nov. 26, Holden Doebler-Cortes graduated from his six-week treatment program at the Provision Center for Proton Therapy to become the state's first pediatric patient to receive proton radiation treatment.

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