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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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Carter County school buses get ads

Carter County school buses get ads

June 30th, 2015 9:41 pm by John Thompson

While most children enjoy their summer vacation for school, the season is a busy time for workers of the Carter County School System.

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Drunken driving incidents spark mass sting in Johnson County

Drunken driving incidents spark mass sting in Johnson County

June 30th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

After an unusual sting by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office using a drunken informant, six Johnson County businesses are facing fines and some employees face criminal summons.

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City's drinking water exceeds federal standards

City's drinking water exceeds federal standards

June 30th, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's drinking water easily meets strict federal health guidelines, according to a 2014 water quality report.

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Johnson City school system conducts its largest school shooting simulation

Johnson City school system conducts its largest school shooting simulation

June 30th, 2015 9:31 pm by Becky Campbell and David Floyd/Press Staff Writers

EMS crews, firefighters and police officers converged on Science Hill High School Tuesday for the largest school shooting simulation the Johnson City school system has ever conducted.

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State Department to release Clinton emails on Tuesday night

State Department to release Clinton emails on Tuesday night

June 30th, 2015 8:59 pm by LISA LERER, Associated Press

The State Department said it would release about 3,000 pages of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence from 2009, her first year as the nation's top diplomat, on Tuesday night.

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