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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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Unicoi County 911 move to jail annex behind schedule

Unicoi County 911 move to jail annex behind schedule

July 24th, 2014 11:52 am by Brad Hicks

Officials had hoped to have new equipment installed and training started by Aug. 4, but that's unlikely

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Erwin man charged with incest, rape

Erwin man charged with incest, rape

July 23rd, 2014 4:41 pm by Brad Hicks

Matthew Thomas Hull was arrested earlier this week and charged with incest for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a member of his family.

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Board takes step toward optioning Dry Creek parcel

Board takes step toward optioning Dry Creek parcel

July 18th, 2014 9:28 pm by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has, more or less, got what it wanted all along.

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Committee asks sheriff to deepen budget cuts

Committee asks sheriff to deepen budget cuts

July 15th, 2014 9:10 pm by Brad Hicks

Although Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley told Unicoi County Commissioners present at Tuesday's meeting of the commission's Budget Committee he has trimmed his proposed 2014-15 as much as possible, the sheriff has been asked to return to the drawing boa

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Grant gives help to domestic-violence prevention group

Grant gives help to domestic-violence prevention group

July 10th, 2014 9:04 pm by Brad Hicks

The choice to leave an abusive situation is not always an easy one for victims of domestic violence, according to Change Is Possible Family Violence Shelter Executive Director Carolyn McAmis.

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Special inspection starts at Nuclear Fuel Services

Special inspection starts at Nuclear Fuel Services

July 10th, 2014 9:01 pm by Brad Hicks

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Thursday it has launched a special inspection at the Erwin-based Nuclear Fuel Services facility to assess the circumstances surrounding the alleged improper disabling of safety devices in violation of NRC regula

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission launches special inspection at Nuclear Fuel

Nuclear Regulatory Commission launches special inspection at Nuclear Fuel

July 10th, 2014 12:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Allegations of employee improperly propping "key safety devices" open

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Hearing scheduled on NFS waste storage permit

Hearing scheduled on NFS waste storage permit

July 9th, 2014 9:20 pm by Brad Hicks

Nuclear Fuel Services is seeking the re-issuance of a solid waste storage permit and before the agency charged with giving approval to the application makes a final a decision, a public hearing to discuss it will be held.

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