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Lady Cyclones pull away to beat Warriors

Lady Cyclones pull away to beat Warriors

January 13th, 2015 10:34 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton scored the last seven points of the first half before blowing the game open in the third quarter, eventually beating Happy Valley 68-38 at Treadway Gym on Tuesday.

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Blue Devils edge North in overtime

January 13th, 2015 10:31 pm by Gene Renfro

Unicoi County saw a large lead go away, but in overtime Trevor Hensley used a pair of 3-pointers to lift the Blue Devils to a 57-51 win over Sullivan North Tuesday.

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Auditors find 6 deficiencies in Washington Co. 2014 records

Auditors find 6 deficiencies in Washington Co. 2014 records

January 13th, 2015 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

A state-contracted auditing firm has discovered six "significant deficiencies" in Washington County's fiscal 2014 accounting records, none of which require more than in-house adjustments.

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Milligan's tax preparation program about to begin its seventh year

Milligan's tax preparation program about to begin its seventh year

January 13th, 2015 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

Year after year, Milligan professor Dr. Harold Branstrator is shocked to hear how many people in the area pay as much as $500 to have their taxes processed.

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Tennessee Coalition for Open Government supports sunshine suit  filed against Greene Co. Industrial Development Board

Tennessee Coalition for Open Government supports sunshine suit filed against Greene Co. Industrial Development Board

January 13th, 2015 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government is supporting a suit filed in Greene County Chancery Court which claims the Greene County Industrial Development Board violated citizens' rights to listen to discussions in a public meeting.

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Job weld done: Numbers show high graduation, job placement rates for Elizabethton TCAT

Job weld done: Numbers show high graduation, job placement rates for Elizabethton TCAT

January 13th, 2015 9:45 pm by John Thompson

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton has been racking up some impressive statistics in student program completion, job placement and licensure pass rate.

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Local groups, organizations prepare to celebrate Martin Luther King's life, legacy

Local groups, organizations prepare to celebrate Martin Luther King's life, legacy

January 13th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the country into a civil rights movement in the 1950s and '60s that still echoes through today. The Carver Recreation Center, local churches and schools are taking the initiative to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Updated with more photos: First day of trial for Marcus Gergish sees warnings from judge, family tears

Updated with more photos: First day of trial for Marcus Gergish sees warnings from judge, family tears

January 13th, 2015 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

The first-degree murder trial for a Johnson City man accused of gunning down and trying to rob Timothy Peregoy Sr. nearly two years ago began Tuesday with plenty of emotions showing inside and outside the courtroom.

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GOP leader backs Insure Tennessee, says House votes aren't there yet

GOP leader backs Insure Tennessee, says House votes aren't there yet

January 13th, 2015 9:17 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

A leading Republican in the state House is backing Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to expand health coverage in the state, but doesn't think there are the votes to pass the plan in the House at the moment.

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Jailed Virginia lawmaker wins election amid sex scandal

Jailed Virginia lawmaker wins election amid sex scandal

January 13th, 2015 8:55 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A Virginia lawmaker who resigned his seat following a sex scandal involving a teenager has won it back in a special election.

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