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City, state, school officials begin fine-tuning of annexation law

City, state, school officials begin fine-tuning of annexation law

December 29th, 2014 9:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

Monday's face-to-face between Johnson City commissioners, city school officials and state legislators was largely about restoring equity to the city in light of new annexation laws and growing concerns about education funding.

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US Nitrogen offers $10K for info on dam vandals

US Nitrogen offers $10K for info on dam vandals

December 29th, 2014 9:26 pm by Max Hrenda

More than three weeks after sheriff's deputies began investigating the suspected vandalism of a controversial construction project, the companies behind that project have asked for the public's help in finding those responsible.

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3 candidates for open Unicoi Co. school board seat await commission decision

3 candidates for open Unicoi Co. school board seat await commission decision

December 29th, 2014 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

With a Unicoi County Commission meeting to discuss a vacancy on the county's school board less than a week away, three hopefuls have put their names in the hat.

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Public service? Elizabethton man arrested on drug charges says he sells to people who "need it", police say

Public service? Elizabethton man arrested on drug charges says he sells to people who "need it", police say

December 29th, 2014 9:13 pm by John Thompson

A citizen's call to 911 about a man dropping a pistol on North Riverside Drive on Saturday afternoon led to the arrest of a man who said he sold marijuana to people addicted to it.

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Flu kills 3 children in Tennessee

Flu kills 3 children in Tennessee

December 29th, 2014 9:03 pm by Robert Wilson, Knoxville News Sentinel

The seasonal scourge of the flu has claimed the lives of three children in Tennessee, the state's Department of Health has revealed.

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Tennessee House to examine how bills' price tags determined

Tennessee House to examine how bills' price tags determined

December 29th, 2014 8:59 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Most legislation in Tennessee comes with a price tag, and the state House of Representatives wants to make sure that price tag is accurate.

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Low gas prices to stay put in new year

Low gas prices to stay put in new year

December 29th, 2014 4:58 pm by Tony Casey

Many people look to the new year as an opportunity for change, but one that won't change at the gas pumps is the low prices.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Science Hill in Arby's Classic

December 29th, 2014 4:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

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Bucs' Wilson headed home to face Tennessee

Bucs' Wilson headed home to face Tennessee

December 29th, 2014 4:20 pm by Joe Avento

Lester Wilson, a Knoxville native, is averaging 13.9 points a game for ETSU.

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