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N. State of Franklin crash sends 3 to hospital

N. State of Franklin crash sends 3 to hospital

January 23rd, 2015 8:29 pm by Staff Report

A serious crash on N. State of Franklin Road sent three to the hospital Friday afternoon.

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ETSU announces new crop of Roan Scholars

ETSU announces new crop of Roan Scholars

January 23rd, 2015 4:42 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University announced the names of seven high school seniors Friday chosen as the newest members of the college's Roan Scholars Leadership Program.

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Rep. Timothy Hill to hold town hall

Rep. Timothy Hill to hold town hall

January 23rd, 2015 12:57 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee Rep. Timothy Hill will hold a town hall-style meeting next week in Mountain City to confer with constituents.

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Board wants Unicoi's ambulance services put out for bid

Board wants Unicoi's ambulance services put out for bid

January 23rd, 2015 10:19 am by Brad Hicks

MedicOne Medical Response's tenure as Unicoi County's ambulance services provider may be nearing its end and the county's search for its next provider may have to begin anew.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

January 23rd, 2015 10:02 am by Contributed

Award winning pianist Dr. Spencer Myer will perform in concert at East Tennessee State University tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Brown Hall auditorium. $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and free for students with ID. 439-4276

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Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

Police: Man drove into utility pole, falsely reported hit and run

January 23rd, 2015 9:28 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Roan Mountain man was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash and filing a false report following a Thursday incident.

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Johnson City Schools hoping snow doesn't cut into break time

Johnson City Schools hoping snow doesn't cut into break time

January 22nd, 2015 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

If Johnson City Schools can make it through the weekend and the early part of next week without having used any of their yearly allotment of snow days, they'll be one step closer to a May 22 end to the school year.

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City school, county officials peer over education funding void

City school, county officials peer over education funding void

January 22nd, 2015 9:06 pm by Nathan Baker

Hoping to bridge gaps in both communication and funding, members of the Johnson City Board of Education and the Washington County Commission sat together Thursday to hash out a point of contention that arises in each budget cycle.

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Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

January 22nd, 2015 8:55 pm by Brad Hicks

Former Unicoi County sheriff and current Tennessee Republican Party Executive Committeeman Kent Harris is among members of his committee who feel Democrats should vote for Democrats and Republicans should vote for Republicans.

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Taking Count: Homeless survey underway across region

Taking Count: Homeless survey underway across region

January 22nd, 2015 8:51 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Mandated annually by HUD to help determine what federal dollars should be allotted to the region's housing, rehousing and homeless prevention services, the count is being conducted by about 100 volunteers recruited by the Appalachian Regional Coalition of

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