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Unicoi Commission names Ruth Gaines to fill vacancy on school board

Unicoi Commission names Ruth Gaines to fill vacancy on school board

January 5th, 2015 10:19 pm by Brad Hicks

When the Unicoi County Board of Education meets Thursday to consider the renewal of Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract, it will do so with a full board in place.

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The Police Blotter welcomes you to the New Year with tales of dumpy hotels, adventures in 3-D and more

The Police Blotter welcomes you to the New Year with tales of dumpy hotels, adventures in 3-D and more

January 5th, 2015 9:37 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: 11 times a shoplifter, tanning bed brown-outs and more!

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Unicoi Co. grand jury indicts man accused of meth-related offenses, 6 others in first 2015 session

Unicoi Co. grand jury indicts man accused of meth-related offenses, 6 others in first 2015 session

January 5th, 2015 9:35 pm by Staff Report

A man charged who allegedly committed methamphetamine-related offenses in late 2013 was one of six people to be indicted by the Unicoi County grand jury in its first session of 2015.

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Johnson City's floodplain buyout plan on hold for rest of fiscal year

Johnson City's floodplain buyout plan on hold for rest of fiscal year

January 5th, 2015 9:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City has committed about $300,000 for its Floodplain Buyout Program, but the purchase of residential properties for flood mitigation purposes is now on hold at least until the end of June.

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Opening dates set for German discount grocery store

Opening dates set for German discount grocery store

January 5th, 2015 9:27 pm by Nathan Baker

A German company's expansion into Northeast Tennessee now has an official opening date.

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City, county schools to resume normal schedules, take precautions amid frightening flu numbers

City, county schools to resume normal schedules, take precautions amid frightening flu numbers

January 5th, 2015 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

Frightening influenza numbers across Tennessee in recent months have students carefully heading back to city and county schools as scheduled.

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Woman indicted on 'smurfing' charges in 2014 arrested

Woman indicted on 'smurfing' charges in 2014 arrested

January 5th, 2015 5:56 pm by Staff Report

A woman was arrested Friday on methamphetamine charges stemming from an indictment handed down the a Carter County grand jury on May 5, 2014.

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Police: Woman arrested after 96 ecstasy pills found in car

Police: Woman arrested after 96 ecstasy pills found in car

January 5th, 2015 5:50 pm by Staff Report

A traffic stop resulted in an Elizabethton woman's arrest on felony drug charges, police said, after officers found almost 100 MDMA pills in her car.

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Gas falls below $2 per gallon in Johnson City

January 5th, 2015 5:45 pm by Sam Watson

With oil prices continuing to plunge, so have local gas prices.

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Off the Wall News: Police say naked man broke into homes, used hot tub

Off the Wall News: Police say naked man broke into homes, used hot tub

January 5th, 2015 4:27 pm by Associated Press

Officers received a 911 call early Sunday from a woman who was house-sitting in Keizer when she was awakened by noises coming from the laundry room.

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