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TVA to hold hearing on proliferation of 'floating houses'

TVA to hold hearing on proliferation of 'floating houses'

June 19th, 2015 11:01 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority is hosting a series of public meetings on the proliferation of what they call "floating houses" on TVA reservoirs.

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Feds say Tennessee can't trademark embattled new logo

Feds say Tennessee can't trademark embattled new logo

June 19th, 2015 10:54 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is rejecting state's application to register the new logo on the basis that it is "primary geographically descriptive."

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Friend of accused Charleston church shooter says he feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

Friend of accused Charleston church shooter says he feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

June 19th, 2015 10:40 am by Jeffrey Collins and Russ Bynum, Associated Press

A former friend who had reconnected with the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, said Dylann Storm Roof had become an avowed racist.

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Jonesborough BMA takes first look at budget ordinance

Jonesborough BMA takes first look at budget ordinance

June 19th, 2015 10:35 am by Becky Campbell

"For our purposes, looking at this budget, we have a proposal on hand that's basically $250,000 out of whack," Mayor Kelly Wolfe said. "That's where we're starting today. By no means does that mean that's where we're going to end up."

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Director's assurances key to deadlock over Carter County Schools budget

Director's assurances key to deadlock over Carter County Schools budget

June 19th, 2015 10:27 am by John Thompson

There was a 4-4 deadlock on the Carter County School Board on Thursday afternoon when it considered the system's 2015-16 budget.

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Tennessee Affordable Housing Coalition holds meeting to discuss affordable housing issues in the state

Tennessee Affordable Housing Coalition holds meeting to discuss affordable housing issues in the state

June 19th, 2015 10:22 am by David Floyd

The lack of affordable housing is an issue affecting families across the United States, with the nation's homeownership rate falling to about 64 percent, the lowest since 1990.

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Erwin board balances books to close fiscal year

Erwin board balances books to close fiscal year

June 19th, 2015 10:21 am by Staff Report

The amendment was approved in a specially called board meeting held just a few days ahead of Monday's anticipated board vote to continue operating the town under the current fiscal year budget.

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Washington County school system cuts requested budget, leaves deficit

Washington County school system cuts requested budget, leaves deficit

June 19th, 2015 10:11 am by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Schools Board of Education approved a $63.5 million budget Thursday, but left an $887,005 deficit in hopes of additional funding from the county.

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Sex offender charged with raping mentally handicapped man in Unicoi Co.

Sex offender charged with raping mentally handicapped man in Unicoi Co.

June 19th, 2015 10:07 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Richard Lee Belk also is charged with failing to register as a sex offender in Tennessee.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

June 19th, 2015 9:53 am by Contributed to the Press

A Great Disaster, Demon Waffle, Dave Britt and more.

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