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Teacher paycheck delay avoided after 43 votes needed to elect Unicoi Co. school board chairwoman

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Teacher paycheck delay avoided after 43 votes needed to elect Unicoi Co. school board chairwoman

September 26th, 2014 9:16 am by Brad Hicks

After failing to elect a chairman last week, the board adjourned and opted to call Thursday's meeting for that sole purpose.

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Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

October 20th, 2014 9:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Lewis Carsten admits business was initially a little sporadic at the eatery he and his wife, Pat, opened in Erwin a little more than four months ago

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ETSU prof: Unicoi, region not yet recovered from Great Recession

ETSU prof: Unicoi, region not yet recovered from Great Recession

October 17th, 2014 9:08 pm by Brad Hicks

Members of the Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County now have a little more insight into the state of the economy in the county.

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Employee who died after fall at Erwin nuclear facility identified

Employee who died after fall at Erwin nuclear facility identified

October 16th, 2014 11:46 am by Brad Hicks

EnergySolutions has identified the employee who died as the result of a Tuesday morning accident that occurred at the Erwin Resin Solutions facility.

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Unicoi Co. officials trying to develop plan to consolidate facilities

Unicoi Co. officials trying to develop plan to consolidate facilities

October 15th, 2014 9:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The housing of Unicoi County's inmates under one roof is still a future possibility but, according to Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley, much work needs to be done and advice sought before a move is made in that direction.

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Update: Erwin nuclear facility employee dies in fall; rescue personnel contaminated

Update: Erwin nuclear facility employee dies in fall; rescue personnel contaminated

October 14th, 2014 4:43 pm by Brad Hicks

An employee at the Erwin plant had fallen about 20-feet into a hole at the facility.

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School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

The school system's possible utilization of guards to serve as SROs at Unicoi Elementary School and Temple Hill Elementary School was first broached during preparation for the 2014-15 budget.

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Apple Festival deemed success

Apple Festival deemed success

October 9th, 2014 4:06 pm by Keeli Parkey, News Editor, The Erwin Record

"We have received a lot of positive feedback from vendors and festivalgoers" - Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amanda Delp.

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NFS gets 10-year renewal for hazard waste permit

NFS gets 10-year renewal for hazard waste permit

October 9th, 2014 3:41 pm by Brad Hicks

While the permit that has now been reissued by TDEC's DSWM will allow NFS to continue to store the same amount of mixed waste, it reduces the type of waste that can be stored from 12 to three, with lead, mercury and pyridine making up these three waste ty

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Unicoi Co. 911 prepping for move into new facility

Unicoi Co. 911 prepping for move into new facility

October 7th, 2014 9:25 pm by Staff Report

Work needed for the relocation of Unicoi County's emergency dispatch center from downtown Erwin to the Unicoi County Jail Annex is winding down and, barring any unforeseen setbacks, emergency dispatch could be handled from the new center by the end of thi

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Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

October 4th, 2014 10:40 pm by Tony Casey

Apples through each spike of a fence just a few blocks from the epicenter of the 37th annual Apple Festival in downtown Erwin set the tone - and the scent - for those who competed in Saturday morning's four-mile race before walking to the activities.

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