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Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

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Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

December 18th, 2014 10:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Two days after a petition signed by the majority of the Unicoi County Commission requesting a special-called meeting of the commission to discuss the vacancy on the Unicoi County Board of Education was submitted to the county mayor's office, it was made o

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Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

December 18th, 2014 10:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A First Judicial District judge removed the last legal roadblock between the wrecking ball and the Model Mill Thursday by dismissing a second lawsuit filed to challenge the project.

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Mother of child in abuse case testifies against ex-boyfriend, accused assailant

Mother of child in abuse case testifies against ex-boyfriend, accused assailant

December 18th, 2014 10:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Amanda Percell told a Washington County Criminal Court jury on Thursday that she no longer has custody of her children, but there was one last thing she could do for her oldest son - testify against the man she said beat the 2-year-old boy so bad that his

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Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

December 18th, 2014 1:50 pm by Staff Report

A Gray woman was arrested on a weapons charge, deputies said, after she showed a gun to a school receptionist and asked if it was legal to bring it there.

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City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

December 18th, 2014 10:50 pm by Max Hrenda

When city commissioners were divided after hearing voices both in support of and in opposition to an ordinance regarding the regulation of mobile food carts, any plans for that regulation may have been sent back to the drawing board.

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Photo Gallery : A Carter County Christmas

December 18th, 2014 7:45 pm by John Thompson

Angle Tree gifts and Christmas Box food went out to 523 families and 600 children in need Wednesday in Elizabethton.

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Photo Gallery: A Christmas visit to the children's hospital

December 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"You can't change anyone's life but you can take their mind off of things for a few minutes." - Firefigher Adam Momberger.

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3 injured, 1 charged in Limestone Cove crash

3 injured, 1 charged in Limestone Cove crash

December 18th, 2014 5:07 pm by Brad Hicks

According to the preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the collision occurred around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Tenn. Highway 107 and Tenn. Highway 173.

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Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

December 18th, 2014 3:42 pm by Tony Casey

Leave it alone. That's Main Street Pizza Company owner Jamie Dove's solution to the debate over a food truck ordinance in Johnson City.

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Kingsport mayor says he'll quit at end of term

Kingsport mayor says he'll quit at end of term

December 18th, 2014 1:01 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

After 10 years in office, Mayor Dennis Phillips has made the "gut wrenching" decision not to seek a sixth term as mayor in next year's city election.

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Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

December 18th, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has named former higher education adviser Randy Boyd to become his new commissioner of economic development.

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