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Carter County Tomorrow looks to find renter

Carter County Tomorrow looks to find renter

January 27th, 2015 8:59 am by John Thompson

One of the main jobs of the Carter County Tomorrow economic development organization is to find suitable businesses and industries to locate in the county, but during Monday's quarterly meeting, the board of directors discussed the need to find a suitable

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Dyer Dome to be East's new home

Dyer Dome to be East's new home

January 27th, 2015 8:49 am by Douglas Fritz

John Dyer will have Sullivan East's gym named after him during a ceremony Friday night. The gymnasium will be called the "Dyer Dome."

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Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

January 26th, 2015 10:29 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County resident Tia Hensley became emotional when describing what she called the "exceptional" service MedicOne Medical Response has provided to her and her family over the past few years. Unicoi County Sheriff Administrative Assistant Craig Master

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County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

January 26th, 2015 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday made a $1 million commitment to retain an unnamed Johnson City manufacturer in a deal that, when finalized, will keep its 150 employees and estimated $8 million payroll here to support the local economy.

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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City - VIDEO

January 26th, 2015 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although he neither confirmed nor denied rumors that he was considering a run at the presidency, author and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he received a lot of encouragement to do so from area residents ... and that their encouragement might not

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Being active instead of passive: ETSU speaker says men not big enough part of conversation about gender issues

Being active instead of passive: ETSU speaker says men not big enough part of conversation about gender issues

January 26th, 2015 9:54 pm by Jessica Fuller

Seats were hard to come by Monday night in East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center Auditorium as students and faculty welcomed the first speaker of the semester.

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Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

January 26th, 2015 9:47 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court case charging a former special education teacher with assault is on hold while two other similar cases make their way through a lower court, according to statements made in court Monday.

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Police: Business owner staged attempted robbery to go viral

Police: Business owner staged attempted robbery to go viral - VIDEO

January 26th, 2015 9:40 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An attempt to "go viral" with surveillance footage from a local music store - showing a staged robbery in which the owner pulls a gun on a knife-wielding man, making him "faint" - has drawn the ire of Kingsport police.

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Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

January 26th, 2015 9:32 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors that video evidence and photographs taken of the crime would be enough to convict them on most of the charges.

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Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

January 26th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Asked if he knew anybody who blatanly cheated when he was in the league, Gibbs responded, "That's not for me to say or comment on."

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