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Unicoi County schools' search for director narrowed to two finalists

Unicoi County schools' search for director narrowed to two finalists

April 13th, 2015 10:33 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi County Board of Education on Monday narrowed the field of nine applicants for the county's director of schools position to two finalists and one alternate.

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Wrongful death lawsuits filed against Unicoi County, sheriff's department, corrections officers

Wrongful death lawsuits filed against Unicoi County, sheriff's department, corrections officers

April 13th, 2015 10:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A woman whose father died from a drug overdose soon after being placed in the Unicoi County Jail in April 2014 has filed two lawsuits against the county, the sheriff's department and seven corrections officers for alleged negligence and civil rights viola

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Unplanned reaction involving uranium at NFS prompts special NRC inspection

Unplanned reaction involving uranium at NFS prompts special NRC inspection

April 13th, 2015 3:01 pm by Staff Report

The reaction occurred April 4 in a 2-liter bottle stored in an access-controlled storage area. The bottle contained cleaning materials, some nitric acid and a small amount of uranium.

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Unicoi County schools to purchase electronic math books

Unicoi County schools to purchase electronic math books

April 10th, 2015 3:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Thursday's school board meeting also included special recognition of students who participated in the Student Congress on Policies in Education and Mock Trial projects, and Teacher of the Year awards in each of the school system's elementary, intermediate

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Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

April 6th, 2015 10:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A woman charged with striking a 6-year-old child and his grandmother with her vehicle at Unicoi County school bus stop in March 2014 pleaded guilty to two counts of reckless aggravated assault Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Unicoi County 4-H team honored for inspiring hikers to hit trails

Unicoi County 4-H team honored for inspiring hikers to hit trails

April 5th, 2015 9:44 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County 4-H GPS Team has spent a number of hours traversing the trails of Unicoi County, assessing the vistas, features and accessibility of each to determine which trails would offer hikers the best experiences.

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Erwin continues 15-year-old Witness Walk tradition for Good Friday

Erwin continues 15-year-old Witness Walk tradition for Good Friday

April 4th, 2015 10:18 pm by Brad Hicks

Dozens gathered in Erwin on Friday to take a symbolic walk as a Good Friday tradition continued.

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Masons' suit against Erwin, TML over old town hall fire dismissed

Masons' suit against Erwin, TML over old town hall fire dismissed

April 2nd, 2015 9:05 am by Brad Hicks

The 86-year-old former Erwin Municipal Building was destroyed by fire on April 8, 2009.

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MedicOne opens in new Unicoi County location

MedicOne opens in new Unicoi County location

March 31st, 2015 9:49 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's new contract with MedicOne Medical Response takes effect today and, as stipulated in the contract, the county's ambulances services provider has found a new base of operations.

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Erwin police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as "subject of interest" in Erwin murder

Erwin police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as "subject of interest" in Erwin murder

March 29th, 2015 7:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

A body discovered on the banks of the Nolichucky River in Unicoi County on Sunday afternoon has been positively identified as a "person of interest" connected to the death of a 73-year-old woman who was found dead Saturday, Erwin Police Chief Regan Tilson

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