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

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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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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International Storytelling Center to host Sister City Dinner

International Storytelling Center to host Sister City Dinner

March 13th, 2015 9:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Tri-Cities Sister City Program has partnered this year with the town of Jonesborough to hold its annual International Dinner on March 21 at the International Storytelling Center.

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Jonesborough crash leaves man dead

Jonesborough crash leaves man dead

March 13th, 2015 3:10 pm by Max Hrenda

A Jonesborough man is dead after a single-car crash, which sheriff's deputies said appeared to be accidental.

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Jonesborough beer-sampling bill passes final reading

Jonesborough beer-sampling bill passes final reading

March 9th, 2015 10:04 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite hearing concerns from a couple of citizens, the town of Jonesborough moved ahead with an ordinance to permit beer sampling at off-premise locations.

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Virginia Tech team presents designs for proposed Jonesborough community park

Virginia Tech team presents designs for proposed Jonesborough community park

February 25th, 2015 9:17 pm by Max Hrenda

More than two months after a design team from Virginia Tech asked Jonesborough residents for input in designing a community park, members returned to show what that session had produced and to gather more input from more sources.

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