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Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

February 26th, 2014 3:46 pm by Staff Report

The owner told a deputy he had been burning a small pile of brush about 10 feet from the house.

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News Local News Mountain City
Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

February 26th, 2014 2:28 pm by Jonathan Pleasant, The Tomahawk

With budgets only getting tighter, county finances have increasingly taken the forefront when it comes to making tough decisions.

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Local News Regional & National Business & Technology
Eastman Chemical Co. among 100 Fortune 500 companies that paid zero or less in federal income taxes

Eastman Chemical Co. among 100 Fortune 500 companies that paid zero or less in federal income taxes

February 26th, 2014 2:26 pm by Brian Tumulty, The Tennessean

Citizens for Tax Justice said its report is intended to highlight the use of tax breaks at a time when the congressional effort to overhaul the tax code reaches a crossroads.

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News Local News Erwin
New Animal Control officers bring experience to job in Unicoi Co.

New Animal Control officers bring experience to job in Unicoi Co.

February 26th, 2014 1:55 pm by Thomas Knisley, Erwin Record

As the Unicoi County Animal Shelter continues to build its operations, the two new animal control officers have become a key part of not only helping build the shelter, but helping to educate those in the community with animal concerns.

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Update: Kingsport police say victim knew her 'brutal' killer

Update: Kingsport police say victim knew her 'brutal' killer

February 26th, 2014 1:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

"We're just overwhelmed with joy, but I know we're nowhere near the end of it" - Robin Caldwell, the daughter of Betty Sue Short.

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Community Local News Education Jonesborough
Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

February 26th, 2014 1:48 pm by Lisa Whaley, Herald & Tribune

"They're starting to learn not to take things for granted, and they're very receptive to helping" - Jessica Gourley.

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Regional & National
Kentucky snake handler death doesn't shake belief, still popular in East Tennessee

Kentucky snake handler death doesn't shake belief, still popular in East Tennessee

February 26th, 2014 11:02 am by Travis Loller, Associated Press

Three days after pastor Jamie Coots died from a snake bite at church, mourners went to the church to handle snakes.

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Paula Deen to open eatery in Pigeon Forge

Paula Deen to open eatery in Pigeon Forge

February 26th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The criticized celebrity cook plans to open Paula Deen's Kitchen in the popular East Tennessee tourist destination.

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Local News Elizabethton
Elizabethton Planning Commission denies mobile home park

Elizabethton Planning Commission denies mobile home park

February 26th, 2014 10:25 am by John Thompson

Planners also voted to defer decision on a rezoning request to allow apartment building on Broad Street Extension.

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Community Local News
'Good News' page features nothing but

'Good News' page features nothing but

February 26th, 2014 9:48 am by Staff Report

A new page to the Johnson City Press, the 'Good News' page offers space dedicated solely to, well, good news.

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