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Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

December 11th, 2014 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Dwight Bennett's death left an open seat on the six-member Unicoi County Board of Education, and it appears unlikely that seat will be filled before the board meets next month to decide whether Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown will continue

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Fire claims life of Unicoi County man

Fire claims life of Unicoi County man

December 11th, 2014 4:24 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said the man died Thursday morning at a burn unit in the Wake Forest, N.C., area.

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Crime Erwin
Guns gone: Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Office seeks leads in burglary

Guns gone: Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Office seeks leads in burglary

December 9th, 2014 2:08 pm by Brad Hicks

Several firearms were taken in burglary.

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Board OKs funding for repairs to Erwin wastewater treatment facility

Board OKs funding for repairs to Erwin wastewater treatment facility

December 8th, 2014 10:28 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that it has the blessing of the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Erwin Utilities intends to pursue funding for repairs and upgrades to its wastewater treatment facility.

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Unicoi Co. Jail placed on probation but preserves certification

Unicoi Co. Jail placed on probation but preserves certification

December 5th, 2014 9:27 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Jail avoided decertification this week but has been placed on a Plan of Action.

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News Community Heritage Erwin
A century of worship: Erwin's First Baptist Church to celebrate heritage of old sanctuary

A century of worship: Erwin's First Baptist Church to celebrate heritage of old sanctuary

December 3rd, 2014 9:47 am by Brad Hicks

First Baptist is technically at least 228-years-old and, during that time, has been responsible for the "planting" of several area churches.

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Downtown Erwin readies for round 3 of revitalization

Downtown Erwin readies for round 3 of revitalization

November 30th, 2014 4:48 pm by Brad Hicks

The first two phases of the town of Erwin's downtown revitalization project are in the books, and work on the third phase is slated to begin after the new year.

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Van Brocklin: No new tax dollars for ETSU arts center

Van Brocklin: No new tax dollars for ETSU arts center

November 28th, 2014 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

College and city officials have expressed a desire to strengthen ties, seeking mutually beneficial arrangements that pool resources and multiply positive affects.

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News Local News ETSU Erwin
More street work on tap for downtown Erwin

More street work on tap for downtown Erwin

November 26th, 2014 10:22 am by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved a bid to complete roadway resurfacing and safety improvements along sections of Carolina Avenue and Love Street.

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Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

November 24th, 2014 3:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Deputies initiated an investigation after monitoring a phone call between an inmate and an alleged co-conspirator.

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