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State official says Unicoi County's jail facilities not near expiration date

State official says Unicoi County's jail facilities not near expiration date

May 30th, 2014 9:15 am by Brad Hicks

"Your jail is not in crisis management," Bass said. "Your jail is not in trouble."

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Local News Elizabethton
Carter school board files lawsuit against Elizabethton over taxes

Carter school board files lawsuit against Elizabethton over taxes

May 30th, 2014 8:57 am by John Thompson

After voting 7-0 to do so, the Carter County School Board officially files suit against city of Elizabethton

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Opinion
Lower our rates

Lower our rates

May 30th, 2014 8:55 am by PEGGY ADAMS

My feeling is that if Johnson City Power Board has extra dollars to "donate" to anything, then their customers are paying way too much for power.

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Opinion
Government should review railroad industry regulations

Government should review railroad industry regulations

May 30th, 2014 8:52 am by Johnson City Press

The off-again, on-again railroad overpass project in Erwin is on again. As Press Erwin Bureau Chief Brad Hicks reported recently, the steel needed to construct a portion of the bridge that will go over the railroad tracks crossing Second Street has finall

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Expert: Increase in measles cases not a major concern, provided you're vaccinated

Expert: Increase in measles cases not a major concern, provided you're vaccinated

May 30th, 2014 8:45 am by Tony Casey

People who travel while not knowing if they've received the vaccine to combat the virus are often the ones who spread the rash-producing and possibly fatal ailment to others.

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Sports High schools
Sudden impact: Craig's freshman season at Wake Forest a success

Sudden impact: Craig's freshman season at Wake Forest a success

May 29th, 2014 9:54 pm by Trey Williams

Craig started the ACC schedule with a bang. He was the conference player of the week after hitting two home runs while helping Wake win a series at Georgia Tech for the first time since 2001.

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News Community Local News
4-H event offers variety, fun instead of summer school

4-H event offers variety, fun instead of summer school

May 29th, 2014 9:03 pm by Tony Casey

Having free reign over more than 30 classes with the ability to choose the ones that sound the best appealed to more than 130 local students Thursday.

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News Local News Downtown JC
Downtown beautification meets budgetary brick wall

Downtown beautification meets budgetary brick wall

May 29th, 2014 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Risk and reward. That may as well have been the theme of Thursday night's budget workshop.

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U-Haul looks to haul out of downtown, into new location

U-Haul looks to haul out of downtown, into new location

May 29th, 2014 8:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

U-Haul will close on the former Lowe's and Fun Expedition site at 2805 N. Roan St. on June 4, allowing the company to relocate its downtown business and opening the door for Johnson City's pursuit of a large storm water project at the site.

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11 leaving University School after 12, 13 years

11 leaving University School after 12, 13 years

May 29th, 2014 8:27 pm by Nathan Baker

Eleven University School students will receive diplomas this year after either 12 or 13 years at the institution, attending since kindergarten or first grade.

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