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2-vehicle crash injures 3 near Jonesborough

2-vehicle crash injures 3 near Jonesborough

July 2nd, 2015 9:08 am by Staff Report

A two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 11E west of Jonesborough injured three people and tied up traffic for about two hours Wednesday afternoon.

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Lauderback takes 1st Judicial District Circuit Court judge role

Lauderback takes 1st Judicial District Circuit Court judge role

July 2nd, 2015 9:05 am by Becky Campbell

Johnson City attorney Eddie Lauderback stood before court personnel, judges - both past and present - and fellow lawyers Wednesday morning, put his hand on his personal Bible that his wife held and promised to uphold the laws of the United States and Tenn

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Caught on Video: Burglary in Gray; sheriff seeks help

Caught on Video: Burglary in Gray; sheriff seeks help - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 5:20 pm by Staff Report

A burglary caught on video in Gray prompted the Washington County Sheriff's Office investigators Wednesday to issue a plea for help in identifying the burglars.

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ETSU Reece Museum honors POWs with new exhibit - PHOTOS/VIDEO

ETSU Reece Museum honors POWs with new exhibit - PHOTOS/VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 5:07 pm by David Floyd

Fourteen large crates were delivered to the East Tennessee State University campus Wednesday morning. They didn't contain gold or a fabled Hebrew artifact, but they did carry something of comparable value - American history.

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Update: TVA to close areas around Boone Dam for repair work, mum on scope of work

Update: TVA to close areas around Boone Dam for repair work, mum on scope of work

July 1st, 2015 12:10 pm by Dylan Chesser

The Tennessee Valley Authority will be closing areas just above and below Boone Dam to boaters starting July 6.

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UPDATE: When two become one: Emmanuel Christian Seminary officially becomes part of Milligan College - PHOTOS/VIDEO

UPDATE: When two become one: Emmanuel Christian Seminary officially becomes part of Milligan College - PHOTOS/VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 11:42 am by Tony Casey

As Milligan College President Dr. Bill Greer said, Wednesday was a "momentous" occasion when it was announced that Emmanuel Christian Seminary would become part of Milligan College.

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Covered Bridge Park sets the stage for Elizabethton's July 4

Covered Bridge Park sets the stage for Elizabethton's July 4

July 1st, 2015 9:59 am by John Thompson

The city of Elizabethton's new outdoor stage in Covered Bridge Park is getting plenty of use so far this summer and it will be at the center of the city's 4th of July celebration this weekend.

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Retiring Judge Seeley trades robes for Hawaiian shirt

Retiring Judge Seeley trades robes for Hawaiian shirt

July 1st, 2015 9:48 am by Becky Campbell

There was no gavel pounding Tuesday for one of the 1st Judicial District's judges, but instead he donned a Hawaiian shirt for the beginning of his retirement.

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Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission tries again with revised sign ordinance

Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission tries again with revised sign ordinance

July 1st, 2015 9:26 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission will make another attempt to get a revised sign ordinance Thursday with a public hearing held in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 6 p.m.

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Unicoi Couty's budget deficit inches downward

Unicoi Couty's budget deficit inches downward

June 30th, 2015 9:43 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A small decline in the cost of Unicoi County's workers' compensation insurance has reduced a projected $406,637 deficit in next year's county budget to $365,219.

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