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Unicoi County, 911 is no joke in your town

Unicoi County, 911 is no joke in your town

October 22nd, 2014 10:19 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's brand new emergency dispatch center is set to go live this morning but before the switch is flipped, county officials got a sneak peek of the facility on Tuesday.

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Brakes applied to new Carter Co. middle school planned for Stoney Creek

Brakes applied to new Carter Co. middle school planned for Stoney Creek

October 22nd, 2014 9:18 am by John Thompson

With a virtually new Carter County Commission and some discussion over whether to build the new school, Schools Director Kevin Ward said Tuesday that it was good to slow down the pace and open up communications with the public and the commission.

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Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

October 22nd, 2014 9:03 am by John Thompson

One of the distinguishing features of the proposed "Appalachian High Country" American viticultural area would be that all the vineyards would be above 2,000 feet in elevation.

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Will gas prices continue dropping?

Will gas prices continue dropping?

October 22nd, 2014 8:34 am by Tony Casey

Tennessee has the third-lowest average pump price, at $2.88 a gallon, in the nation.

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FBI says Denver girls may have tried to join Islamic State militants

FBI says Denver girls may have tried to join Islamic State militants

October 22nd, 2014 7:25 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.

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Sliding sales prompt promise for change at McDonald's

Sliding sales prompt promise for change at McDonald's

October 22nd, 2014 7:21 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.

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McDonald's promises changes: 1 of 10 Things to Know for Today

McDonald's promises changes: 1 of 10 Things to Know for Today

October 22nd, 2014 7:16 am by Staff Report

Your daily glance at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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City hires firm to lobby state legislature

City hires firm to lobby state legislature

October 21st, 2014 10:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City administrators, commissioners and staff hope to benefit from a Nashville lobbying firm hired to monitor the General Assembly and act as an advocate for legislation beneficial to the city.

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Little Free Libraries checking out, in on Tree Streets

Little Free Libraries checking out, in on Tree Streets

October 21st, 2014 10:22 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Residents of Johnson City's Tree Street neighborhoods have joined the worldwide Little Free Library organization in the totally free exchange of books.

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Deal reached, Freedom Hall to host Buccaneer basketball

Deal reached, Freedom Hall to host Buccaneer basketball

October 21st, 2014 10:14 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of pre-planning and advance ticket sales, it's officially "game on" at Freedom Hall Civic Center for the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team.

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