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Angel Tree: 300 angels not yet adopted

Angel Tree: 300 angels not yet adopted

December 9th, 2014 9:27 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With the Salvation Army Angel Tree distribution set for next week, the Christmas needs and wishes of more than 300 Angel Tree children in Washington Carter and Unicoi counties are yet to be met.

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Local News
Unicoi 911 board wants requests in writing

Unicoi 911 board wants requests in writing

December 9th, 2014 9:22 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Emergency Communications District Board Chairman Bill Hensley wants any requests made of his board to be in writing going forward.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport woman appeals animal cruelty convictions

Kingsport woman appeals animal cruelty convictions

December 9th, 2014 9:15 am by Becky Campbell

A Sullivan County woman convicted in Jonesborough on animal cruelty charges has appealed the General Sessions Court ruling.

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News Regional & National
Obama to visit Nashville for speech on immigration

Obama to visit Nashville for speech on immigration

December 9th, 2014 9:11 am by Associated Press

Obama has said the action that could shield 4 million people from deportation was necessary in light of inaction by Congress. Opponents have called the move unconstitutional and vowed to stop it.

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Crime Local News
Two enter guilty pleas in Unicoi home invasion

Two enter guilty pleas in Unicoi home invasion

December 9th, 2014 9:10 am by Brad Hicks

Nearly one year after the incident was reported, all of the individuals charged in the December 2013 invasion of a Unicoi home have now pleaded guilty.

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Early morning fire damages Johnson City residence

December 9th, 2014 8:32 am by Staff Report

The fire at 222 E. Holston Ave., which is near the corner of Elm Street adjacent to the I-26 off-ramp at Exit 22, was reported about 6:30 a.m.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
UAW makes first inroads into  Southern, foreign-owned auto industry

UAW makes first inroads into Southern, foreign-owned auto industry

December 9th, 2014 7:16 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The United Auto Workers on Monday qualified for the top tier of a new labor policy at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, giving the union its first formal role within a foreign-owned auto plant in the South.

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News Regional & National Jonesborough
Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

December 9th, 2014 7:06 am by Ben Nuckols, Associated Press

A mother and her two young sons, one of them just a month old, were killed Monday morning when a private jet crashed into their two-story wood-frame home.

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News Local News Jonesborough
Jonesborough BMA extends Browning's contract

Jonesborough BMA extends Browning's contract

December 8th, 2014 10:35 pm by Max Hrenda

After the citizens of Jonesborough decided who would represent them on the Board of Mayor and Alderman on Nov. 4, the board, in turn, decided who would lead them in town hall.

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News Local News Town of Unicoi
Unicoi moves closer to food truck regulation

Unicoi moves closer to food truck regulation

December 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

The town of Unicoi is one step closer to securing a spot on the streets for food trucks.

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