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Colleges forge transfer agreement

Colleges forge transfer agreement

September 23rd, 2014 9:11 am by Nathan Baker

A new agreement penned by the leaders of two of the state's institution of higher education should make attaining degrees easier for hundreds of local students.

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Sen. Lamar Alexander accepts invitation to participate in forum with Democratic rival

Sen. Lamar Alexander accepts invitation to participate in forum with Democratic rival

September 17th, 2014 3:13 pm by Andy Sher, Times Free Press

The Republican incumbent will join his Democratic challenger in a candidate forum in Cookeville next month.

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Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

September 15th, 2014 12:01 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennesseans are just weeks away from voting on a constitutional amendment to bar lawmakers from ever imposing a state income tax.

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Eldridge: County finances solid; revenue, debt concerns

Eldridge: County finances solid; revenue, debt concerns

August 28th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County's financial standing is solid, Mayor Dan Eldridge told the county Budget Committee Thursday, but the revenue growth outlook in the coming years may call for some careful planning to keep it that way.

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Fitzgerald challenging Wolfe for mayor

Fitzgerald challenging Wolfe for mayor

August 27th, 2014 9:05 pm by Tony Casey

Jerome Fitzgerald is priding himself as an old professional who runs a clean, positive campaign heading toward an election day showdown with Jonesborough's current Mayor Kelly Wolfe.

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Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

August 27th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot:

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Whether by drink or bottle, Unicoi to vote on liquor legality

Whether by drink or bottle, Unicoi to vote on liquor legality

August 26th, 2014 10:28 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Election Commission has made it official - voters residing within the town of Erwin will have the opportunity to decide if liquor by drink and the establishment of retail liquor stores will be permitted in the town's limits.

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Election Commission uncorks wine in groceries referendum

Election Commission uncorks wine in groceries referendum

August 25th, 2014 9:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Voters in Johnson City and Jonesborough will get to choose if they want to see wine on grocery store shelves after the county election commission approved including the question on the November ballot in a meeting Monday.

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Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

August 22nd, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

There will be major changes on the next Elizabethton School Board after two incumbents on the five-person board have chosen not to run for re-election.

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'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

August 22nd, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

The raises will make the budget more difficult for Lunceford, who has already announced he will fill the chief deputy position with James Parrish, who bowed out of the sheriff's race before the primary in May and threw his support to Lunceford.

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