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UPDATE: Unicoi sheriff agrees to budget, foregoes lawsuit

UPDATE: Unicoi sheriff agrees to budget, foregoes lawsuit

September 25th, 2014 4:22 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley has signed a budgetary letter of agreement with County Mayor Greg Lynch and will not pursue a lawsuit against the county, the sheriff and mayor announced in a Wednesday afternoon news conference.

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Lack of school board chairman threatens teacher paychecks in Unicoi Co.

Lack of school board chairman threatens teacher paychecks in Unicoi Co.

September 25th, 2014 2:22 pm by Brad Hicks

The board will meet in a special called session this evening at 6 p.m. to consider electing a board chairman for the 2014-15 school year.

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Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

September 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Several of Erwin's eatery owners are interested in taking advantage of the new-look downtown by offering patrons a sidewalk dining experience, and town officials are looking at ways to accommodate this.

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Erwin officials hope new downtown ripe for Apple Festival

Erwin officials hope new downtown ripe for Apple Festival

September 21st, 2014 9:37 pm by Brad Hicks

Thousands of visitors will soon descend upon downtown Erwin as the area plays host to the 37th annual Unicoi County Apple Festival Oct. 3-4, and Erwin officials hope these attendees will find the new-look downtown more inviting than ever.

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The law won: Unicoi committee finalizes sheriff's budget

The law won: Unicoi committee finalizes sheriff's budget

September 16th, 2014 10:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Although the measure does not meet all of the requests laid out by Sheriff Mike Hensley, the Unicoi County Commission's Budget Committee has agreed upon a 2014-15 fiscal year bottom line total for the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department.

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Mayor appoints Hopson to Unicoi board

Mayor appoints Hopson to Unicoi board

September 16th, 2014 9:07 am by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen once again has a full board in place.

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Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant

Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant - VIDEO

September 13th, 2014 11:04 pm by Max Hrenda

With the help of a nationally recognized artist, East Tennessee State University students shined a light on one of the region's more abhorred stories - and maybe even chased away some bad mojo in the process.

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Erwin man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

Erwin man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

September 11th, 2014 1:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Joshua D. Johnson was indicted in August 2013, just weeks after the allegations were brought to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.

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Building an elephant, one spoonful at a time

September 10th, 2014 11:29 am by Nathan Baker

Through this week, printmaker Dennis McNett and professors and students of the university's art department are constructing a paper mache elephant to be used in a ceremony honoring Big Mary, the circus elephant executed in an Erwin rail yard in 1916.

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Unicoi officials hoping to resolve budget deadlock

Unicoi officials hoping to resolve budget deadlock

September 9th, 2014 10:42 pm by Nathan Baker

Unicoi County officials hope to sort out a budget impasse today, looking to broker an agreement between the County Commission and the Sheriff's Department that will maintain the county's bottom line and prevent Sheriff Mike Hensley from filing legal actio

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