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Several candidates lining up for spots on town boards

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Several candidates lining up for spots on town boards

August 22nd, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

Three seats on the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen and two seats on the town of Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen will be up for grabs in the November general election, and it looks like each of these posts will be contested.

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Bright's Zoo: Necropsy shows baby giraffe died of virus

Bright's Zoo: Necropsy shows baby giraffe died of virus

August 22nd, 2014 2:50 pm by Max Hrenda

"Hoping can get more answers today" - Zoo Director David Bright.

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Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

August 22nd, 2014 8:33 am by Nathan Baker

Hazy lines separating the definitions of murals and signs have put some downtown Johnson City businesses at odds with the codes enforcement office.

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Fugitive from Virginia picked up in Johnson City

Fugitive from Virginia picked up in Johnson City

August 23rd, 2014 1:43 pm by Staff Reports

A man wanted on two warrants of manufacturing methamphetamine and one for possession of precursors to manufacture methamphetamine in Lee County, Virginia, was picked up by police in Johnson City Saturday.

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NAACP launches statewide moral movement

NAACP launches statewide moral movement

August 22nd, 2014 9:11 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The NAACP is asking East Tennessee residents to join in a weeklong, statewide rally to address social injustices implemented through government policy "attacks" on civil and human rights.

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ETSU gets ice bucketed after convocation - VIDEO

ETSU gets ice bucketed after convocation - VIDEO

August 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University President Dr. Brian Noland quickly changed uniforms Friday at the school's New Student Convocation.

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House a loss in Elizabethton fire

House a loss in Elizabethton fire

August 22nd, 2014 8:58 pm by John Thompson

A noontime fire destroyed a house at 231 Bishop Hollow Road on Thursday. The house was the residence of Lori Oliver and her family.

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Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

August 22nd, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

There will be major changes on the next Elizabethton School Board after two incumbents on the five-person board have chosen not to run for re-election.

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T-bone crash turns SUV onto side, snarls traffic

August 22nd, 2014 3:31 pm by Becky Campbell

Wreck happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday on Greenwood Drive near State of Franklin

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Tests scores: 2 Carter Co. elementaries named state Reward Schools

Tests scores: 2 Carter Co. elementaries named state Reward Schools

August 22nd, 2014 11:45 am by John Thompson

It was time for celebration at Hunter and Valley Forge.

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'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

August 22nd, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

The raises will make the budget more difficult for Lunceford, who has already announced he will fill the chief deputy position with James Parrish, who bowed out of the sheriff's race before the primary in May and threw his support to Lunceford.

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