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ETSU oursourcing and property rezoning in Sunday's Forum

ETSU oursourcing and property rezoning in Sunday's Forum

October 7th, 2013 9:17 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on outsourcing at ETSU and property rezoning.

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Local News Education
Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

October 7th, 2013 8:46 am by Nathan Baker

The official policies of local schools are split on the question of allowing corporal punishment of students, but in practice, many school administrators say spanking and paddling are on the decline

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

October 7th, 2013 8:45 am by Bob Cox

The recent announcement by Dolly Parton that a $300 million expansion was coming to Dollywood prompted today’s column. Dolly’s dream park evolved over a duration of 25 years.

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Opinion
Parents: Know your local history, teach your children

Parents: Know your local history, teach your children

October 7th, 2013 8:13 am by Staff Report

Monday marks the 233th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, which was a monumental win for patriots that couldn’t have been achieved without the help of militiamen from this area

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Opinion
Should Rep. Hill change his vote on wine bill?

Should Rep. Hill change his vote on wine bill?

October 7th, 2013 8:09 am by Staff Report

Here we go again. Last month, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said he expects a long debated bill to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee grocery stores finally will be approved when the state General Assembly reconvenes next year.

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Storytelling Showcase

October 7th, 2013 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Storytellers Showcase Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The 41st Annual National Storytellers Festival concluded Sunday afternoon with a bang as the tellers put on a Showcase special.

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Storytelling Showcase

October 7th, 2013 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Storytellers Showcase Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The 41st Annual National Storytellers Festival concluded Sunday afternoon with a bang as the tellers put on a Showcase special.

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Crime Local News
Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

October 6th, 2013 9:37 pm by John Thompson

A deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department was arrested on a domestic violence incident Sunday and has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an investigation.

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Woman picks up drug charges after testifying in drug-case hearing

Woman picks up drug charges after testifying in drug-case hearing

October 6th, 2013 9:23 pm by John Thompson

A woman who had testified in a court hearing allegedly gave consent for deputies to search her car in the courthouse parking lot and Sgt. Harmon Duncan of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department reported finding methamphetamine, Klonopin and Xanax in the c

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No more stories to be told at this year's National Storytelling Festival

No more stories to be told at this year's National Storytelling Festival

October 6th, 2013 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

The three-day National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough closed out Sunday afternoon, having sneaked up on some of the performers.

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