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Jonesborough closes books on wastewater improvement project

Jonesborough closes books on wastewater improvement project

January 13th, 2015 8:53 am by Max Hrenda

In approving a change order for the town of Jonesborough's ongoing wastewater improvement project, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen also closed out the town's remaining obligations to the task.

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Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

January 13th, 2015 8:47 am by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy B. Peregoy Sr. outside Peregoy's son's apartment building on Nathaniel Drive shortly after 12 a.m. April 3, 2013.

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Local families concerned by Greene Valley Development Center closing

Local families concerned by Greene Valley Development Center closing

January 13th, 2015 8:45 am by Sue Guinn Legg

What appears to be the inevitable closing of Greene Valley Development Center, Greeneville's 54-year-old state operated residential care center for people with developmental disabilities, moved a step closer last week with the filing of a proposed settlem

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Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

January 13th, 2015 8:31 am by Max Hrenda

On Monday, Kingsport police released the names of the shooting victims.

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Vols looking for more balance

Vols looking for more balance

January 12th, 2015 11:55 pm by AP

No other player in the Southeastern Conference has scored a higher percentage of his team's points than Tennessee guard Josh Richardson. The lack of proven threats beyond Richardson could be a season-long problem for the Vols.

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This week's games could help bring focus to season

This week's games could help bring focus to season

January 12th, 2015 11:48 pm by Douglas Fritz

After a season of many ups and downs for area basketball teams, this could be the biggest week of the regular season in terms of developing a focused picture for championship chases.

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Perspiring beauty queen: Miss Tennessee describes trouble with excessive sweat

Perspiring beauty queen: Miss Tennessee describes trouble with excessive sweat

January 12th, 2015 10:40 pm by Jessica Fuller

Blush, sweat and tiaras.Two of these things belong on a pageant stage, while the other is a non-welcome intruder that rears its ugly head under sweltering stage lights.

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Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

January 12th, 2015 10:35 pm by John Thompson

By a 6-2 vote on Monday night, the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission rejected a plan by Director of Schools Kevin Ward that he said would have eliminated the county's debts on school capital projects in about four years. He said it would sa

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Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

January 12th, 2015 10:30 pm by Brad Hicks

As one food cart that previously occupied Erwin prepares to relocate, town officials are still looking at ways to regulate such enterprises that would set up with Erwin's limits.

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Lighting up Africa: City man discovers inspiration in land of little material wealth

Lighting up Africa: City man discovers inspiration in land of little material wealth

January 12th, 2015 10:24 pm by Trey Williams

When Aaron Ponder has been describing the joy of installing solar panels in Africa for five minutes and a winter evening sun suddenly slips through the blinds into your eyes, well, Ponder's already profound spirit suddenly seems to glow.

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