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Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

January 22nd, 2015 8:48 pm by Tony Casey

A hearing in Greene County Chancery Court today very well might have turned up the volume at future public meetings.

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Designer auction draws bids from around world

Designer auction draws bids from around world

January 24th, 2015 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

Designer clothes, handbags and shoes valued at more than $1.5 million was auctioned off for a fraction of the cost Saturday as bidders from around the world took home items from designers like Prada, Dolce and Gabbana and Louis Vuitton.

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Take a drive through the country to Rooster Rob's - it's worth it

Take a drive through the country to Rooster Rob's - it's worth it

January 23rd, 2015 10:08 am by Mystery Diner

We were on a winter morning's drive back from Knoxville when my dining partner announced she was hungry for something, but she didn't know what. Making this announcement to a car full of the dine-around bunch tooling up I-81 was a cause for some concern,

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Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

January 22nd, 2015 8:55 pm by Brad Hicks

Former Unicoi County sheriff and current Tennessee Republican Party Executive Committeeman Kent Harris is among members of his committee who feel Democrats should vote for Democrats and Republicans should vote for Republicans.

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Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

January 22nd, 2015 7:31 am by Brad Hicks

An ordinance regulating liquor by the drink and retail package stores within the town of Erwin may soon be up for consideration but, before it gets to that point, town officials have some details left to hash out.

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Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

January 21st, 2015 9:12 pm by Nathan Baker

A building that once housed a women's clothing store in downtown Johnson City could soon undergo a much-needed makeover, both inside and out.

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Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

Richest politician in America: Haslam doubles net worth in a matter of months

January 21st, 2015 12:19 pm by From staff reports

The governor owns15 percent of Pilot Flying J, which his father founded in 1958.

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'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

January 20th, 2015 9:29 pm by Nathan Baker

An estimated $8 million payroll would suddenly disappear from the local economy.

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More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

January 17th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jessica Fuller

When Jim Humphreys was going through his late mother's closet in June, he didn't expect to find $1.5 million.No, it wasn't stowed away in a lockbox, tucked away behind clothes or even hidden under the floor boards.It was, well, just kind of hanging there.

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Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

January 16th, 2015 9:29 pm by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has enacted changes with the aim of bolstering membership and streamlining the audit process.

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ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

January 15th, 2015 11:23 am by Nathan Baker

Hundreds waited in below-freezing temperatures Thursday morning to shop at Johnson City's newest grocery store offering, ALDI.

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