Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
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Update: Despite new faces, division still present in Carter Co. Commission

Update: Despite new faces, division still present in Carter Co. Commission

September 15th, 2014 2:09 pm by John Thompson

The new Carter County Commission held its first meeting on Monday morning and revealed it is deeply divided, but several commissioners expressed the desire to do the people's will and become more united.

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Tennessee justices name Haslam legal advisor Slatery as attorney general

Tennessee justices name Haslam legal advisor Slatery as attorney general

September 15th, 2014 12:24 pm by Associated Press

Herbert Slatery will be the state's first Republican attorney general.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
Robert Houk

Tax rates go up as property values shrink

September 15th, 2014 12:01 pm by Robert Houk

It will soon be property tax collection time again in Tennessee. Local governments typically send out their tax bills in early October, but some (including Washington County) might be mailing those notices a bit later this year.

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Columns Community Voices Opinion

A few modern updates to 'The Good Wife's Guide'

September 15th, 2014 11:52 am by Cindy DeVane, Community Voices Columnist

A good wife always knows her place.

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Vol fever grips Tennessee

September 15th, 2014 11:50 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices Columnist

Suddenly, we heard an eruption of cheers from somewhere across the way, then another and another. We soon discovered the source of all the excitement - the Volunteers were winning a big game.

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Opinion
Wearing a helmet should be a must for all ATV riders

Wearing a helmet should be a must for all ATV riders

September 15th, 2014 11:13 am by Johnson City Press

While the total number of serious accidents involving all-terrain vehicles has declined nationally in recent years, injuries to children and teenagers riding ATVs continue to rise.

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Meet Your Neighbors: Jonesborough artist uses a different kind of canvas

Meet Your Neighbors: Jonesborough artist uses a different kind of canvas

September 15th, 2014 11:03 am by Tony Casey

She doesn't focus her talents on taking photographs, constructing sculptures or even painting landscapes on traditional canvases.

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Community
CenturyLink and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee help feed Tennessee children

CenturyLink and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee help feed Tennessee children

September 15th, 2014 10:40 am by Contributed

CenturyLink will provide funds to purchase 4,000 jars of peanut butter and more than 100 volunteers to fill Food for Kids bags.

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UPDATE: Hove named Wellmont's interim CEO

UPDATE: Hove named Wellmont's interim CEO

September 15th, 2014 10:37 am by Nathan Baker

Former Bristol Regional Medical Center President Bart Hove will take over in the interim for the departing CEO of Wellmont Health System.

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Stray bullet claims 2nd victim: Baby dies 13 hours after mother

Stray bullet claims 2nd victim: Baby dies 13 hours after mother

September 15th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

Megan Doto, 25, whose due date was next month, was struck in the face late Sunday morning by a bullet that had traveled several hundred yards down the street, police Capt. Steven Murianka said.

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