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Washington County faces decline in revenue as 2016 budget nears

Washington County faces decline in revenue as 2016 budget nears

April 29th, 2015 9:29 am by Gary B. Gray

Inflation continues to outpace growth in Washington County, leaving officials with tough decisions ahead as the fiscal 2016 budget begins to take shape.

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Elizabethton Housing Development Agency is once again a top performer in public housing

Elizabethton Housing Development Agency is once again a top performer in public housing

April 29th, 2015 9:24 am by John Thompson

Although the Elizabethton Housing and Development Agency lost points in the most recent assessment by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, it still managed to qualify as a top performer, a tradition the agency has maintained for the pa

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May is always a busy time at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

May is always a busy time at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

April 29th, 2015 9:12 am by John Thompson

May is traditionally one of the busiest times for Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, and this year will be no exception, with two popular gatherings taking place during the month.

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Carter County committee ready to start work on annual budget

Carter County committee ready to start work on annual budget

April 29th, 2015 9:06 am by John Thompson

The Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission is preparing to start work on creating a budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year and has published a schedule of when it will be meeting to discuss various sections of the budget. All meetings will start at

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Sports ETSU Sports
Forbes adds former Belmont star to ETSU staff

Forbes adds former Belmont star to ETSU staff

April 28th, 2015 10:36 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU basketball coach Steve Forbes announced the hiring of former Belmont player Brian Collins as an assistant to his staff on Tuesday.

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'Toppers miss shot; Pioneers share crown

'Toppers miss shot; Pioneers share crown

April 28th, 2015 10:34 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Science Hill's softball team had a chance to win the Big 7 Conference title on Tuesday night, but losing to D-B, David Crockett claimed a share of the crown with a win over Volunteer.

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Cyclones blank University High

Cyclones blank University High

April 28th, 2015 10:32 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Elizabethton took an important 5-0 win over University High on Tuesday to set up a showdown with Sullivan South on Thursday for the one-seed in the upcoming tournament.

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Spring sports switches gears for districts

April 28th, 2015 10:31 pm by Douglas Fritz

After a quick sprint through the regular season, spring sports teams are ready to embark on a journey they hope will reach The Boro.

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Could a Tennessean be a winner at Indy this time?

Could a Tennessean be a winner at Indy this time?

April 28th, 2015 10:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The answer is yes based on this past weekend's results as well as recent history.

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Impressive lineup set for ETSU clinic

Impressive lineup set for ETSU clinic

April 28th, 2015 10:29 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State University will put on a strength and conditioning clinic on Saturday, and the lineup of speakers and demonstrators is an impressive one.

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