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WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

October 1st, 2013 8:53 am by Staff report

Since a new retransmission consent contract was not reached, by law, DISH cannot carry certain local television stations owned, operated, or serviced by Media General Inc. on its satellite system.

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Man accused of striking another with car in Elizabethton

Man accused of striking another with car in Elizabethton

October 1st, 2013 8:46 am by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — A man who was stopped by a resident on Race Street early Monday morning was charged with aggravated assault after reportedly placing his vehicle in reverse and hitting the resident in the leg.

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Opinion
Corps, Congress have failed America’s great rivers

Corps, Congress have failed America’s great rivers

October 1st, 2013 8:23 am by Staff Report

John Paul Woodley, the former assistant secretary of the Army, once said there were three things the Army Corps of Engineers can’t do. The first is make it rain. The second is stop the rain. And the third?

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ETSU custodians, annexation and more in Tuesday's Forum

ETSU custodians, annexation and more in Tuesday's Forum

October 1st, 2013 8:15 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on annexation, ETSU custodians and people on welfare.

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Stars align for this weekend's 41st annual International Storytelling Festival

Stars align for this weekend's 41st annual International Storytelling Festival

September 30th, 2013 9:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The tents are up. The lights are going in. The staging is being assembled and all over Jonesborough preparations are in full swing for this weekend’s 41st annual International Storytelling Festival.

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Erwin Utilities looking into issues after being placed on EPA's watch list

Erwin Utilities looking into issues after being placed on EPA's watch list

September 30th, 2013 8:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Violations of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act have landed Erwin Utilities on the agency’s “watch list,” but officials with Erwin Utilities say they are looking into the matter and have a plan to address the issue.

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Johnson City school board approves teachers’ contract

Johnson City school board approves teachers’ contract

September 30th, 2013 8:46 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City administrators and educators agreed that the teachers’ contract forged under the guidelines of the state’s new collaborative conferencing law is acceptable, but said the long and unwieldy process still needs some refining.

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New storytelling partnership for peace

New storytelling partnership for peace

September 30th, 2013 8:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough has entered a creative new partnership with the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation that invites storytellers of all ilks to use their art to promote world peace.

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Johnson City woman accused of embezzling $48,000

Johnson City woman accused of embezzling $48,000

September 30th, 2013 7:39 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City police have arrested a Johnson City woman for stealing money from a local business.

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Man with outstanding warrant caught after chase through Carter County parking lot

Man with outstanding warrant caught after chase through Carter County parking lot

September 30th, 2013 4:20 pm by John Thompson

A man was arrested in the parking lot of the Carter County Justice Center on Friday morning after deputies said he attempted to avoid arrest.

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