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Town of Jonesborough: Pig changes ahead

Town of Jonesborough: Pig changes ahead

January 14th, 2014 9:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In attempt to establish controls on hog pens inside the corporate limits of Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town is revising its livestock ordinance for the first time in 103 years.

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Flood-prone Johnson City intersection gets upgrade

Flood-prone Johnson City intersection gets upgrade

January 14th, 2014 9:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

Another substantial link in Johnson City’s long-term flood mitigation plan is in full swing at the intersection of South Broadway and East Main streets, an area where businesses are hit hard during rain events and sustain more than their fair share of dam

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Distillery, winery talk brews in Unicoi

Distillery, winery talk brews in Unicoi

January 14th, 2014 9:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi saw two retail liquor stores open their doors last year, and town officials are now researching the processes and laws associated with bringing a distillery or winery, or both, to Unicoi.

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Meth lab found in Carter County

Meth lab found in Carter County

January 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by John Thompson

The investigation began when a blue bag was found containing lantern fuel, drain cleaner, cold packs and other items commonly used in methamphetamine manufacture.

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Irate man leads to brief shelter-in-place order at Sulphur Springs School

Irate man leads to brief shelter-in-place order at Sulphur Springs School

January 14th, 2014 1:44 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County's Sulphur Springs School was put briefly on shelter-in-place safety protocol Tuesday afternoon when a man became irate when demanding custody of one of the school's students, Direct of Schools Ronald Dykes said.

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UPDATE: ETSU parking garage delayed again

UPDATE: ETSU parking garage delayed again

January 14th, 2014 11:58 am by Nathan Baker

Students returning to East Tennessee State University for the start of the spring semester this week will not be able to park in the school’s new $26.1 million parking garage as planned.

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At least 2 kids injured in New Mexico school shooting

At least 2 kids injured in New Mexico school shooting

January 14th, 2014 11:55 am by Associated Press

A suspect is in custody.

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Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

January 14th, 2014 11:51 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A 71-year-old retired police officer accused of shooting a man dead in a Florida movie theater told authorities that "he was in fear of being attacked" during Monday's confrontation.

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ETSU College of Nursing gets $1.2M federal grant

ETSU College of Nursing gets $1.2M federal grant

January 14th, 2014 10:46 am by Nathan Baker

A $1.2 million federal grant to East Tennessee State University’s medical programs will help enrich future health professionals, college administrators say.

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