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Power outage planned for portion of Carter Crossing

Power outage planned for portion of Carter Crossing

September 11th, 2013 1:08 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Power Board will replace a switch as part of an ongoing rebuild of the infrastructure surrounding the affected area.

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Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered as kind, loving

Update: Boy killed in Kingsport fire remembered as kind, loving

September 11th, 2013 11:50 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A 3-year-old boy has been identified as the victim of a fatal home fire, leaving neighbors shocked by the tragic loss on their quiet Kingsport street.

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Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

Wellmont to close Virginia hospital, points to Obamacare, patient loss

September 11th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Citing "reimbursement cuts associated with the Affordable Care Act, extremely low community use of the hospital and a lack of consistent physician coverage," Wellmont Health System announced Wednesday the closure of Lee Regional Medical Center in Penningt

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Commissioners reject budget in Unicoi County

Commissioners reject budget in Unicoi County

September 11th, 2013 9:45 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch has consistently used one word when discussing the county’s 2013-14 fiscal year budget process — contentious.

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Support spurs Unicoi County man’s mayoral bid

Support spurs Unicoi County man’s mayoral bid

September 11th, 2013 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Unicoi County resident John Day said fellow residents began approaching him around two months ago to see if he would consider running for county mayor.

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True folk art at Reece Museum ETSU

September 10th, 2013 9:06 pm by Lee Talbert

True folk art at Reece Museum ETSU

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Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

Allergens at sports events a conundrum for city schools

September 10th, 2013 8:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Concerns raised by the parent of a child with life-threatening allergies could lead to a policy change at Science Hill High School sporting events.

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Where were you? Local residents reflect on 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Where were you? Local residents reflect on 12th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

September 10th, 2013 8:55 pm by Tony Casey

“Gone, but not forgotten” is a truism applied to many tragedies where lives are lost, but few national tragedies hold the weight of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

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$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

September 10th, 2013 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County’s nearly $128 million 2014 fiscal budget on Tuesday got the green light, putting in motion nearly $10 million in capital projects, a 2-percent salary increase for full-time employees, an expansion of the School Resource Officer program a

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ETSU on a drive to increase number college degree holders

ETSU on a drive to increase number college degree holders

September 10th, 2013 8:47 pm by Rex Barber

East Tennessee State University Student Mary Wise said the benefits of a college degree include a chance at a better career, job stability and a better impression presented to potential employers and the community.

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