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Civil Service Board head asked to resign

January 28th, 2015 9:03 am by Brad Hicks

Officers with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department and defense attorney Jim Bowman often find themselves on opposite sides of the courtroom, with Bowman taking on sheriff's department arrestees as clients.

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Town mayors say they're not talking contracts for ambulance service providers for Erwin- yet

Town mayors say they're not talking contracts for ambulance service providers for Erwin- yet

January 30th, 2015 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Town of Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley wants to put the rumor to rest - the town is not currently pursuing its own contract with MedicOne Medical Response or any other ambulance services provider.

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Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

January 30th, 2015 1:37 pm by Brad Hicks

The Tennessee Highway Patrol previously reported the collision that injured then-6-year-old Austin Smith and his grandmother, Katherine Bryant, occurred at around 6:30 a.m. March 6 at a bus stop in the 5200 block of Unicoi Drive.

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Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

January 29th, 2015 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

County officials gathered Thursday afternoon to talk a little trash - a discussion these officials hope will lead to an improved recycling process and cost savings for the county.

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2 arrested on charges they sold drugs to undercover deputy

2 arrested on charges they sold drugs to undercover deputy

January 29th, 2015 3:20 pm by Staff Report

Sheriff's deputies said a pair of men were arrested on charges they sold and delivered drugs to an undercover officer.

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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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School board expansion effort fails on split vote

School board expansion effort fails on split vote

January 27th, 2015 9:47 pm by Brad Hicks

The consideration of a measure intended to help prevent split votes from the Unicoi County Board of Education received a split vote of its own from the Unicoi County Commission.

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Erwin ambulance vote blasted

Erwin ambulance vote blasted

January 23rd, 2015 9:50 pm by Brad Hicks

Puzzled. Baffled."Frustrated beyond belief."The CEO of Unicoi County's ambulance provider says that's what he's feeling after the Unicoi County Commission's Ambulance Committee's vote Thursday to recommend putting the county's ambulance service contract b

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Mountain States' plans in Unicoi proceeding on schedule

Mountain States' plans in Unicoi proceeding on schedule

January 23rd, 2015 9:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Mountain States Health Alliance's new Unicoi County Memorial Hospital is set to open its doors in early spring of 2018, and according to MSHA officials, the behind-the-scenes strategic planning for the hospital continues to progress.

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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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