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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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Jonesborough seniors center committee pleased by new design

Jonesborough seniors center committee pleased by new design

September 10th, 2013 3:08 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Jonesborough’s Seniors Center Advisory Committee on Monday unanimously approved a new set of scaled-back designs for the town’s new senior center that brought the project back within its $2.3 million budget and moved the project one step closer to constru

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Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

September 10th, 2013 3:06 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said he feels the county’s employees are hardworking and deserving of a raise, but he “respectfully resents” the notion that his department may be blamed for these employees not receiving a larger pay jump in the new fis

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Truck rolls through yard, crashes into home in Elizabethton

Truck rolls through yard, crashes into home in Elizabethton

September 10th, 2013 3:05 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — A riderless pickup truck reportedly crashed into one home and went through another yard after breaking free from the chock placed on its wheels at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Erwin board votes to accept town recorder’s resignation

Erwin board votes to accept town recorder’s resignation

September 10th, 2013 2:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley said the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s vote to accept Town Recorder Randy Trivette’s letter of resignation as “bittersweet.”

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