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Town of Erwin’s property tax rate going up by 15 cents

Town of Erwin’s property tax rate going up by 15 cents

August 27th, 2013 9:43 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — For the first time since 2001, the town of Erwin’s property tax rate will see an increase with the new fiscal year.

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Husband of East Tennessee woman missing 4 years arrested in Georgia

Husband of East Tennessee woman missing 4 years arrested in Georgia

August 27th, 2013 9:39 am by Associated Press

The husband of a missing Bradley County woman has been arrested and charged with her killing.

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Your turn — Miley Cyrus after MTV VMAs: Big star or just bizarre?

Your turn — Miley Cyrus after MTV VMAs: Big star or just bizarre?

August 27th, 2013 8:58 am by Staff and wire reports

A new record for tweets per minute — some 306,000 — was set during Cyrus' medley of her own "We Can't Stop" and a duet with Robin Thicke on "Blurred Lines."

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Opinion
Readers sound off about cursive writing in Tuesday's Forum

Readers sound off about cursive writing in Tuesday's Forum

August 27th, 2013 8:53 am by Staff Report

Should cursive writing still be taught in school?

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East Tennessee couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

East Tennessee couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

August 27th, 2013 7:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The husband reportedly went so far as to show photos of dead babies to his employer, and the wife reportedly showed her victim prenatal ultrasounds of twins she later stated she’d “lost.”

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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

August 27th, 2013 7:14 am by Associated Press

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

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Elizabethton Highway water leak repaired

August 26th, 2013 9:50 pm by Staff Reports

Utility workers from Elizabethton make repairs to the Elizabethton Highway after repairing a water leak Monday afternoon.

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UCMH and MSHA hoping to clear last hurdle in hospital acquisition

UCMH and MSHA hoping to clear last hurdle in hospital acquisition

August 26th, 2013 9:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Members of the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Board of Control and Mountain States Health Alliance hope that what is perhaps the final hurdle in MSHA’s acquisition of the county’s financially struggling community hospital has been cleared.

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Rails-To-Trails Task Force moves forward with Tweetsie Trail name

Rails-To-Trails Task Force moves forward with Tweetsie Trail name

August 26th, 2013 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

The Rails-to-Trails Task Force learned Monday at its monthly meeting that it will be able to move forward with the trail name they’d hoped was available.

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District Attorney General Clark says no to judge’s demand

District Attorney General Clark says no to judge’s demand

August 26th, 2013 9:24 pm by Becky Campbell

District Attorney General Tony Clark said a local judge is taking political stabs at him from the bench, and he has no intention of attending a September hearing in a case in which the judge has verbally demanded his presence.

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