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Commissioners hear $7.7 million plan for upgrades to Jonesborough's school facilities

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Commissioners hear $7.7 million plan for upgrades to Jonesborough's school facilities

March 20th, 2015 9:43 am by Nathan Baker

Among the most costly items are re-roofing both schools, adding a music and art room to the middle school and separating the open round portion of the elementary school into defined classrooms.

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Prosecutor: 'Bored, lonely' woman caused 'Facebook murders'

Prosecutor: 'Bored, lonely' woman caused 'Facebook murders'

May 4th, 2015 12:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Senior Press Reporter Becky Campbell is Tweeting live from the "Facebook murders" trial in Jonesborough. Keep up with the proceedings by following her @CampbellinCourt.

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Heritage Alliance seeks photos of historic Jonesborough building's early years

Heritage Alliance seeks photos of historic Jonesborough building's early years

May 3rd, 2015 9:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

Since the early 1900s, what was once the Jackson Theatre building has looked over Jonesborough's Main Street, once as a furniture store, once as the Blue Mouse, a silent theater in the 1920s, and as retail and office space in the 1960s.

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Update: Officials release victims' names of fatal Jonesborough crash

Update: Officials release victims' names of fatal Jonesborough crash

May 3rd, 2015 12:13 am by Jessica Fuller

A fatal crash with an SUV in Jonesborough claimed the life of a motorcyclist Saturday night, officials with the Washington County Sheriff's Office have confirmed.

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Amid criticism, Jonesborough Senior Center contractor says construction on schedule

Amid criticism, Jonesborough Senior Center contractor says construction on schedule

May 1st, 2015 9:16 am by Nathan Baker

Two weeks after the Jonesborough mayor openly criticized the pace of construction of the town's new senior center, the contractor and the architect said progress is still being made on the $3 million facility.

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International Storytelling Center grows region's economy

International Storytelling Center grows region's economy

April 28th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jessica Fuller

Tennessee's oldest town has worked to preserve one of the world's oldest art forms for more than 40 years.

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Local debate over speed cameras continues as Tennessee ban heads to governor's desk

Local debate over speed cameras continues as Tennessee ban heads to governor's desk

April 23rd, 2015 10:52 pm by Becky Campbell

Jonesborough Operations Manager Craig Ford said he wishes legislators had talked to local law enforcement before proposing the bill.

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Updated with video: Historic Jonesborough building to jump back on the scene with independent movies, theatre shows

Updated with video: Historic Jonesborough building to jump back on the scene with independent movies, theatre shows - VIDEO

April 3rd, 2015 10:26 pm by Becky Campbell

Driving down Main Street in Jonesborough, it's easy to pass by a particularly nondescript building and never think twice about it, but in about a year or so things might look a little different, if Mayor Kelly Wolfe has his way.

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Jonesborough seniors center exceeds predicted budget, extra $700,000 bond passed

Jonesborough seniors center exceeds predicted budget, extra $700,000 bond passed

March 23rd, 2015 10:01 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed a unanimous $700,000 bond resolution to complete the new seniors center, though not without some resignation.

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Pilot, Jonesborough native lands national safety award

Pilot, Jonesborough native lands national safety award

March 15th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

One pilot's sparkling safety record has landed him with a safety award from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Meet your neighbor: Jonesborough grandfather chalks up donations for education

Meet your neighbor: Jonesborough grandfather chalks up donations for education

March 15th, 2015 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

When Jonesborough real estate agent Harold Pendleton says he believes "wholeheartedly in education" and "we should all do all we can for our schools," he means it. And he backs up his words with action.

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