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Unicoi County ready for another big Apple Festival

October 1st, 2014 9:12 pm by Brad Hicks

By this evening, food and craft vendors from throughout the region and country will fill the streets of downtown Erwin to set up tents and equipment in preparation for Unicoi County's largest annual festival.

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Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

October 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

The falling gasoline prices experienced in the Tri-Cities lately may make a slight upward swoosh in the coming weeks, but experts say the sub-$3 range is not out of the question for local motorists this winter.

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Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

October 1st, 2014 8:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Land owned by Johnson City's Mooneyhan Properties on South Roan Street between University Parkway and East Highland Road could be rezoned to accommodate a 13,500-square-foot retail development should city commissioners agree tonight to move the matter for

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ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:12 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University campus police on Tuesday received what officials described as a third-party report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred earlier this semester.

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Old-time country store goes solar

Old-time country store goes solar

October 1st, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Brown's Grocery and Hardware store is an old-time country store with newfangled ideas.

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It's a do-over for one County Commission seat

It's a do-over for one County Commission seat

October 1st, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Former 1st District Washington County Commissioner Pete Speropulos did not resign in time for his name to be taken off the Aug. 7 county election ballot, meaning he technically was re-elected - for a few days, anyway.

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Investigators: Jonesborough man falsified forgery report

Investigators: Jonesborough man falsified forgery report

October 1st, 2014 4:15 pm by Staff Reports

A Jonesborough man is accused of false reporting and theft of property under $500 after police say he wrote a check at an area grocery store, then claimed the check was forged.

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Motorist alert

Motorist alert

October 1st, 2014 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Westbound lanes of University Parkway and Franklin Street to remain closed until Thursday afternoon, officials say.

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FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

October 1st, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Reports

BEST Inc. will hold its second free car wash on Saturday at Bojangles on West State of Franklin Road near East Tennessee State University's Minidome.

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Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

October 1st, 2014 11:55 am by By Tim Chambers. The Tomahawk

Johnson County has produced a lot of quality athletes over the years but one girl's "Destiny" could be headed for stardom.

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TCAT opens expanded campus to public

TCAT opens expanded campus to public

October 1st, 2014 10:22 am by Staff Report

The public will get the chance to see the newly consolidated, $16 million campus expansion of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton next week.

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