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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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GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

January 19th, 2015 10:15 pm by Brad Hicks

In his spare time, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley enjoys hunting, so he knows the importance of being able to track down a hunting dog in the event one becomes lost.

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Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

January 16th, 2015 9:29 pm by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has enacted changes with the aim of bolstering membership and streamlining the audit process.

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With deadline approaching, Unicoi reviews ambulance options

With deadline approaching, Unicoi reviews ambulance options

January 15th, 2015 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's contract with its current ambulance services provider is set to expire April 1, and members of the Unicoi County Commission will have to decide later this month whether this contract should be extended or the county should begin exploring

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Unicoi commission looks at effects of insurer change

Unicoi commission looks at effects of insurer change

January 14th, 2015 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

This past June, the Unicoi County Commission chose BlueCross BlueShield to serve as the medical insurance provider for county employees for the 2014-15 fiscal year and, according to the county's insurance broker, things are going well under the new provid

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Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

January 12th, 2015 10:30 pm by Brad Hicks

As one food cart that previously occupied Erwin prepares to relocate, town officials are still looking at ways to regulate such enterprises that would set up with Erwin's limits.

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With Brown out after June,  Unicoi County Schools will look to future

With Brown out after June, Unicoi County Schools will look to future

January 9th, 2015 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Much work lies ahead for the Unicoi County Board of Education in the coming months, with the board soon beginning its search to find a new leader for the Unicoi County Schools System.

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Update: Brown out at Unicoi County Schools

Update: Brown out at Unicoi County Schools

January 8th, 2015 6:27 pm by Staff Report

A 3-3 vote Thursday will bring Denise Brown's tenure at the helm of Unicoi County's schools to a close.

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Erwin planners run for border, Bo' time as restaurant projects proceed

Erwin planners run for border, Bo' time as restaurant projects proceed

January 7th, 2015 9:41 pm by Brad Hicks

Construction on the planned Taco Bell restaurant in Erwin may soon begin and the under-construction Bojangles' restaurant has received a boost to its visibility.

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