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TEMA endorsement: Unicoi County still hoping for federal aid related to sinkholes

TEMA endorsement: Unicoi County still hoping for federal aid related to sinkholes

May 30th, 2013 8:06 am by Brad Hicks

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has already turned down Unicoi County’s request for disaster assistance due to sinkholes in the Love Chapel area, but the county now has the support of the state’s top emergency agency.

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TDOT announces widening plans for State Route 126

TDOT announces widening plans for State Route 126

May 30th, 2013 7:49 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

After more than a decade of planning, the Tennessee Department of Transportation has made up its mind about what to do with State Route 126.

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Hawkins mother, daughter take plea deal in massive animal cruelty case

Hawkins mother, daughter take plea deal in massive animal cruelty case

May 30th, 2013 7:36 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County mother and daughter charged in April on 68 counts each of animal cruelty won’t have to do jail time.

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Johnson City schools officially out for the summer

Johnson City schools officially out for the summer

May 29th, 2013 9:40 pm by Madison Mathews

Students at Indian Trail Intermediate School and South Side Elementary School discuss last day in their schools.

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Methadone clinic operator challenges Johnson City's zoning policy in lawsuit

Methadone clinic operator challenges Johnson City's zoning policy in lawsuit

May 29th, 2013 9:33 pm by Becky Campbell

The company attempting to open a drug treatment clinic in Johnson City filed a federal lawsuit earlier this month asking a judge to strike down the city’s zoning rules on such a facility and force the city to issue the required permits to allow the clinic

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Eastman announces $1.6 billion project, 300 new jobs for Kingsport

Eastman announces $1.6 billion project, 300 new jobs for Kingsport

May 29th, 2013 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Eastman Chemical Co. will invest $1.6 billion in its Kingsport location, adding 300 new jobs.

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Speller from Johnson City advances in national bee but misses out on semifinals

Speller from Johnson City advances in national bee but misses out on semifinals

May 29th, 2013 4:14 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City's champion speller Rahul Krishnaswamy survived the third round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee but did not make the list of 50 semifinalists.

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Wash. Co. mayor hopes to soon present plan for balanced 2014 budget

Wash. Co. mayor hopes to soon present plan for balanced 2014 budget

May 29th, 2013 1:03 pm by Kayla Carter

Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge updated county commissioners on the current budget process and waste management plan at their Tuesday meeting.

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Brain injury survivor encourages ETSU students to help others cope

Brain injury survivor encourages ETSU students to help others cope

May 29th, 2013 9:05 am by Becky Campbell

When East Tennessee State University alumna Dede Norungolo suffered a brain injury after landing her small SUV upside down in a mountain creek nearly 14 years ago, no one knew what cognitive ability she might regain, if she lived at all.

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Both sides of methadone clinic issue have say at public hearing

Both sides of methadone clinic issue have say at public hearing

May 28th, 2013 10:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

A clear separation of support and opposition for the proposed location of a methadone clinic in Johnson City was felt throughout the Jones Meeting Center at the Johnson City Public Library Tuesday evening. Community members and city officials gathered to

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