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Erwin railroad overpass project delayed

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Erwin railroad overpass project delayed

September 16th, 2014 8:55 am by Brad Hicks

Construction on the long-awaited railroad overpass project in Erwin, originally scheduled for completion this Halloween, has been delayed several months.

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Football touches down at ETSU with first practice

Football touches down at ETSU with first practice

September 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by Joe Avento

Carl Torbush was in his element on Monday afternoon. That's because, for the first time in 11 years, there was a football practice at East Tennessee State University.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Becky Campbell

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Police: Woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

Police: Woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

September 15th, 2014 8:32 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested for impaired driving while her 6-year-old daughter was in the car.

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Northeast State names administrator of Washington County sites

Northeast State names administrator of Washington County sites

September 16th, 2014 11:30 am by Staff Report

A former Tennessee Board of Regents member and Eastman Chemical Co. vice president will be an administrator over Northeast State Community College's Washington County satellite sites.

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Bristol man makes plea deal in vehicle theft case

Bristol man makes plea deal in vehicle theft case

September 16th, 2014 9:10 am by Brad Hicks

The Bristol man arrested earlier this year after being charged with attempting to steal vehicles in a Unicoi County community and pointing a gun at a Unicoi woman has agreed to plead guilty in U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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Mayor appoints Hopson to Unicoi board

Mayor appoints Hopson to Unicoi board

September 16th, 2014 9:07 am by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen once again has a full board in place.

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'It Can Wait' campaign at ETSU targets issue of texting and driving

'It Can Wait' campaign at ETSU targets issue of texting and driving

September 16th, 2014 9:01 am by Becky Campbell

Texting and social media through the use of cell phones are one of the biggest forms of communication now, but there are certain times when one phone company says messages should never be sent when you are driving.

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Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

September 15th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

A nationally recognized credit rating firm cited Jonesborough's budgetary flexibility, liquidity, wealth and income in its decision to grant the town one of its higher bond ratings.

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Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

September 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday rifled through the proposed 2015, $123 million budget in a workshop designed make plain what the Budget Committee has formulated to this point: a budget that will be recommended for approval Sept. 29.

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Police: Two arrested on theft charges

Police: Two arrested on theft charges

September 15th, 2014 8:06 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested two city residents on charges that they robbed a house they were visiting.

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