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What's Hillbilly Butts & Brisket BBQ's recipe for success? Perseverance

What's Hillbilly Butts & Brisket BBQ's recipe for success? Perseverance

January 30th, 2015 9:03 am by Mystery Diner

Their idea is barbecue, smoked by Carsten, prepared by Pat and assistant Terri, and sold to a hungry public as Hillbilly Butts & Brisket BBQ. Their business started life as a food truck plying the roads of Unicoi County, and receiving rave reviews whereve

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Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

January 29th, 2015 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

An owner of a Johnson City-based manufacturer competing with the company believed to be the recipient of a $1 million incentive package approved by the Washington County Commission this week said he feels the use of public funds is improper.

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Ambulance committee talks options, defends MedicOne decision

Ambulance committee talks options, defends MedicOne decision

January 28th, 2015 10:23 pm by Brad Hicks

Members of Unicoi County's Ambulance Committee defended the county's decision to not renew MedicOne Medical Response's contract and to seek bids.

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Downtown denied as liquor store location in Erwin planners' recommendation

Downtown denied as liquor store location in Erwin planners' recommendation

January 28th, 2015 10:06 pm by Max Hrenda

The town of Erwin may have taken one step closer to the establishment of retail package stores inside its limits, but those limits might not extend into its downtown area.

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Carter planners hopeful commission will increase enforcement powers

Carter planners hopeful commission will increase enforcement powers

January 27th, 2015 9:35 pm by John Thompson

When the Carter County Planning Commission was created, the county was in the midst of the nation's longest and most prosperous economic boom in the nation's history. Its purpose was to make sure the many subdivisions and shopping centers being developed

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Solving for 'X': Signs point to dental product maker as incentive recipient from county's 'Project X' vote

Solving for 'X': Signs point to dental product maker as incentive recipient from county's 'Project X' vote

January 27th, 2015 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

Local officials maintained their silence Tuesday, but sparse identifiers revealed about the elusive "Project X" company point to Rolling Hills Drive manufacturer Dentsply Tulsa Dental as being the corporate benefactor of the $1 million real estate incenti

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Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

January 26th, 2015 10:29 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County resident Tia Hensley became emotional when describing what she called the "exceptional" service MedicOne Medical Response has provided to her and her family over the past few years. Unicoi County Sheriff Administrative Assistant Craig Master

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County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

January 26th, 2015 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday made a $1 million commitment to retain an unnamed Johnson City manufacturer in a deal that, when finalized, will keep its 150 employees and estimated $8 million payroll here to support the local economy.

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Super Bowl host city reeling over sports deals

Super Bowl host city reeling over sports deals

January 26th, 2015 1:24 pm by Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press

The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.

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