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Erwin could see 33-cent property tax rate increase

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Erwin could see 33-cent property tax rate increase

July 3rd, 2015 8:32 am by Sue Guinn Legg

"It is the best we can do," Mayor Doris Hensley said at the end of the afternoon budget session.

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Mountain States to close on new Unicoi County hospital property next week

Mountain States to close on new Unicoi County hospital property next week

July 3rd, 2015 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

After sending out a request for proposals in August or September, Mountain States will select a contractor and begin construction in the fall of 2016,

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Second annual July 4th Welcome Home Veterans Parade lining up in Erwin

Second annual July 4th Welcome Home Veterans Parade lining up in Erwin

June 26th, 2015 6:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

More than 450 veterans from across the Tri-Cities marched or rode in last year's parade.

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Unicoi County facing $1.2M shortfall, 40-cent tax increase

Unicoi County facing $1.2M shortfall, 40-cent tax increase

June 25th, 2015 9:35 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Options discussed by the committee on Wednesday included across the board departmental budget cuts of 10 percent to 20 percent.

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State helicopter, Unicoi County Sheriff's Department find large marijuana crop in national forest

State helicopter, Unicoi County Sheriff's Department find large marijuana crop in national forest

June 24th, 2015 4:22 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The sheriff's office destroyed more than 1,200 marijuana plants spotted growing in three well cultivated plots on a steep ridge in Earnestville area.

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Road scape work to continue in Erwin

Road scape work to continue in Erwin

June 23rd, 2015 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The town of Erwin is in line for another round of beautification.

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Hot night in Erwin - Unicoi County employee insurance proposals spark fireworks

Hot night in Erwin - Unicoi County employee insurance proposals spark fireworks

June 23rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Commission chills proposed changes after heated debate

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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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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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Unicoi County school board adopts $23 million budget

Unicoi County school board adopts $23 million budget

June 12th, 2015 9:29 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Board Vice Chairman Tyler Engle said the new budget is the 13th consecutive one that the board has balanced and adopted without a request for additional funding from the county.

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Erwin paving way to finished downtown revitalization

Erwin paving way to finished downtown revitalization

June 11th, 2015 9:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The downtown Erwin revitalization project has rounded a final corner.

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