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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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Vetarans remembered, honored during tribute concert in Jonesborough

Vetarans remembered, honored during tribute concert in Jonesborough

May 24th, 2015 9:42 pm by Jessica Fuller

Pushing boating and barbecue aside Sunday afternoon, the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Veterans Affairs Committee hosted a tribute event as a reminder of what Memorial Day is really about.

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Confederate soldier to be honored at gravesite ceremony

Confederate soldier to be honored at gravesite ceremony

May 19th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

The gravesite of a prominent Confederate general will be the site of a Confederate Cross of Honor ceremony next weekend.

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Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

May 12th, 2015 9:33 am by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, are charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree murder.

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New K-8 school resolution heads to Washington County Commission for discussion

New K-8 school resolution heads to Washington County Commission for discussion

May 11th, 2015 10:04 pm by Jessica Fuller

A resolution that would support the development of a new K-8 school in Jonesborough passed the city's Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday night and is headed to the Washington County Commission for discussion.

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Construction of Jonesborough Senior Center, Northeast State building threatened by contractor disputes

Construction of Jonesborough Senior Center, Northeast State building threatened by contractor disputes

May 8th, 2015 8:39 am by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City contractor is at the center of disputes threatening the progress of two major construction projects in the area this week.

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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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