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Former state legislator killed in hit-and-run crash in Kingsport

Former state legislator killed in hit-and-run crash in Kingsport

June 24th, 2014 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene and was arrested a short time later.

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AP source: LeBron will become free agent

AP source: LeBron will become free agent

June 24th, 2014 10:26 am by TIM REYNOLDS, Associated Press Basketball Writer

LeBron James is heading back to free agency.

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Update: Despite $1.7M in cuts, city schools $1.1M short of balance

Update: Despite $1.7M in cuts, city schools $1.1M short of balance

June 24th, 2014 10:26 am by Nathan Baker

Johnson City school officials cut $11,025 per minute from the district's budget in a marathon two-and-a-half-hour meeting Tuesday morning, but were still unable to balance the $2.8 million deficit remaining before the start of the 2014-15 school year.

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Tennessee Chosen Few Elite

June 24th, 2014 10:11 am by Lisa Messimer

Tennessee Chosen Few Elite Wins State Championship; Heads for AAU Nationals. Team Hosting Fundraiser on Saturday.

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News Local News Erwin Town of Unicoi
Board gets more time for budget; store may be interested in property

Board gets more time for budget; store may be interested in property

June 24th, 2014 9:55 am by Brad Hicks

Officials with the town of Erwin are still in the process of preparing the town's budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, and on Monday, the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a measure to give officials a little more time to do so.

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Unicoi landing pad project gets wings after group's vote

Unicoi landing pad project gets wings after group's vote

June 24th, 2014 9:48 am by Brad Hicks

The proposed installation of a helicopter landing pad at the Limestone Cove Volunteer Fire Department has been cleared for takeoff.

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Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

June 24th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comment on a proposed change that would allow for more teal hunting in Tennessee.

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County officials on hand as Justice Center's 2nd floor becomes history

County officials on hand as Justice Center's 2nd floor becomes history

June 23rd, 2014 9:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Roughly two years after getting the state legislative go-ahead to place historical documents inside county buildings, the Washington County Heritage Committee unveiled eight pieces bearing national, state and local lineage inside the George P. Jaynes Just

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NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

NFS 'operating well,' says NRC chair after visit

June 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Brad Hicks

The country's top nuclear regulatory official was joined by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander as she paid her first visit to Erwin's Nuclear Fuel Services facilities Monday, and in what is sure to be good news to those at the facility, she was impressed by what s

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Jonesborough water, sewer fees set for spike

Jonesborough water, sewer fees set for spike

June 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Kristen Swing

Water and sewer customers of the town of Jonesborough will likely see an increase on their monthly bill in the next fiscal year, which is set to begin July 1.

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