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News Regional & National
US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

March 7th, 2014 11:22 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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Local News Elizabethton
Group looks to extend sewer service through Milligan

Group looks to extend sewer service through Milligan

March 7th, 2014 10:54 am by John Thompson

Citizens of Elizabethton who live on the Milligan Highway were not forgotten when the Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission approved the city's 2014-2019 capital improvement plan budget.

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News Crime Local News
Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

March 7th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Reports

A Kingsport man was charged with shoplifting, possession of schedule I and II drugs for resale, and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia Thursday, police said.

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Crime Local News
Escaped inmate captured, back behind bars

Escaped inmate captured, back behind bars

March 7th, 2014 10:19 am by Staff Report

Joshua Baber walked away from a work detail on Thursday afternoon. By Friday morning, he was back behind bars.

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News Crime Local News
Man charged with hindering creditor

Man charged with hindering creditor

March 7th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Reports

An Erwin man was arrested Thursday on a charge of hindering a secured creditor over $1,000, police said.

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Local News Education Washington County
County begins school-construction budgeting

County begins school-construction budgeting

March 7th, 2014 9:45 am by Nathan Baker

Replacing Boones Creek middle and elementary schools top priority, according to architect.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Marching to the Chimney Tops of the Smoky Mountains

March 7th, 2014 9:03 am by Johnny Molloy

The Chimney Tops are a Smoky Mountain icon, and a must-do trek for hikers, especially those like us who want to visit all the top sites in the Volunteer State.

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News Local News
Mayor calls for Crowe to withdraw annexation bill

Mayor calls for Crowe to withdraw annexation bill

March 7th, 2014 9:02 am by Gary B. Gray

Van Brocklin hints at "de-annexation," check on services to areas outside city's Urban Growth Boundary

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

New store's sales to help Rise Up!

March 7th, 2014 8:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City's Rise Up! youth mentoring and after-school program has a creative new resource.

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Opinion
Learning to drive distracted by example?

Learning to drive distracted by example?

March 7th, 2014 8:52 am by JOEL D. FELDMAN

I do not text while driving because my daughter, Casey, was killed by a distracted driver. Before her death, I did drive distracted, including texting.

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