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Lynch squeaks out 3-vote victory for Unicoi Co. mayor

Lynch squeaks out 3-vote victory for Unicoi Co. mayor

August 7th, 2014 11:22 pm by Brad Hicks

Greg Lynch bested a familiar opponent by a mere three votes in Thursday's general election to retain his job for another four years.

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Woman's lawsuit says she was assaulted by UCSD deputy

Woman's lawsuit says she was assaulted by UCSD deputy

August 6th, 2014 9:17 pm by Brad Hicks

An Erwin woman who alleges she was assaulted by a Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy during a February incident at her home has filed a complaint seeking punitive and compensatory damages from the deputy, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley and Unic

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Unicoi Co. Budget Committee makes nearly $155,000 in cuts

Unicoi Co. Budget Committee makes nearly $155,000 in cuts

August 6th, 2014 1:33 pm by Brad Hicks

At the beginning of Tuesday's meeting of the Unicoi County Commission's Budget Committee, County Commissioner and Committee Chairman Mickey Hatcher urged fellow commissioners to work at making a dent in the budgetary shortfall the county is currently faci

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Reader photos: Railroad overpass

August 5th, 2014 5:03 pm by Tad Moore

Reader Tad Moore sent us these photos of the new railroad overpass under construction in Erwin.

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Judge finds accused Erwin pizza spitter not guilty

Judge finds accused Erwin pizza spitter not guilty

August 5th, 2014 1:59 pm by Brad Hicks

Following nearly two hours of testimony, Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street determined that too much doubt existed to convict the Erwin woman charged earlier this year with spitting on a police official's pizza.

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Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

August 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Since work on the second phase of Erwin's downtown revitalization project began in April, it has been hard not to notice the construction crews in the area.

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Unicoi Co. Budget Committee looks at having employees fully pay for health insurance

Unicoi Co. Budget Committee looks at having employees fully pay for health insurance

August 1st, 2014 11:25 am by Brad Hicks

In June, the commission approved having BlueCross BlueShield serve as the provider for employee medical insurance in the 2014-15 fiscal year.

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Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

July 31st, 2014 9:17 am by Brad Hicks

The Highway Department intends to replace several of the county's more than 100 bridges at a discounted price by taking advantage of recent changes to the State Aid Bridge Grant Program.

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Traffic jam relief: Erwin railroad overpass project gaining steam

Traffic jam relief: Erwin railroad overpass project gaining steam

July 29th, 2014 11:59 am by Brad Hicks

The bridge portion of the long-awaited railroad overpass project in Erwin is nearly in place, giving residents a clearer idea of the shape the project will take once it is complete.

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Commission dodges suit, pays ex-deputy $30K

Commission dodges suit, pays ex-deputy $30K

July 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Brad Hicks

Facing the threat of litigation by a former Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy, the Unicoi County Commission took action Monday to avert a possible lawsuit.

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