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The Buzz: In case you missed it.

The Buzz: In case you missed it.

May 1st, 2015 10:21 am by Johnson City Press

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Ex-Carter Co. teacher made sex videos, faces probation violation charge, state says

Ex-Carter Co. teacher made sex videos, faces probation violation charge, state says

May 1st, 2015 10:10 am by Staff Report

Kelly Andre Smith was convicted in 2013 of aggravated statutory rape of a minor and two counts of solicitation of a minor. One of the victims was a 16-year-old girl who had been Smith's student in the sixth grade.

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All roads go through city's 2016 budget

All roads go through city's 2016 budget

May 1st, 2015 10:07 am by Gary B. Gray

Street resurfacing received an early nod by city commissioners Thursday when a review of the Public Works budget led to conversation about how to put more money and crews to work on paving and maintenance.

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Tennessee clinks a glass to craft beer month

Tennessee clinks a glass to craft beer month

May 1st, 2015 10:06 am by Tony Casey

The climate for producers of craft beer in Tennessee appears to be getting better.

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Putrid pork: New policy addresses 4-6 year old meat served in Hawkins Co. schools

Putrid pork: New policy addresses 4-6 year old meat served in Hawkins Co. schools

May 1st, 2015 9:52 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

"It kind of had a bleachy' taste. You could tell it was really old by the texture" - Cherokee High School senior Olivia Ewing.

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State hires Rocky Fork park manager; keeps name under wraps

State hires Rocky Fork park manager; keeps name under wraps

May 1st, 2015 9:51 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has hired a manager for new Rocky Fork State Park in Unicoi County.

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Lee County completes purchase of hospital from Wellmont

Lee County completes purchase of hospital from Wellmont

May 1st, 2015 9:38 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Lee County Hospital Authority is aiming to open up at least a portion of the former Lee Regional Medical Center by mid-November after the acquisition of the building was completed on Thursday.

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Board of Education makes its pitch for $2.128 million in funding for 2015-16

Board of Education makes its pitch for $2.128 million in funding for 2015-16

May 1st, 2015 9:38 am by Tony Casey

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education were so in sync delivering their budget PowerPoint presentation to the City Commission Thursday evening they were finishing each other's sentences.

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News Local News Education Erwin Town of Unicoi
Unicoi County school district loses director candidate to another system

Unicoi County school district loses director candidate to another system

May 1st, 2015 9:34 am by Sue Guinn Legg

One of two top candidates selected for the vacant Unicoi County director of schools position has taken a job as director of Greeneville City Schools.

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Mystery Diner

Downtown Johnson City gets a whole new Label (Restaurant, that is)

May 1st, 2015 9:17 am by Mystery Diner

Restaurateur Rafael Zabala continues to impress. As downtown Johnson City continues to grow, his One12 Downtown, cornerstone of the nightclub scene, has been remade as Label Restaurant.

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