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Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

September 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Several of Erwin's eatery owners are interested in taking advantage of the new-look downtown by offering patrons a sidewalk dining experience, and town officials are looking at ways to accommodate this.

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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

September 24th, 2014 4:43 pm by Staff Report

Academy Sports + Outdoors will offer casual and athletic footwear and apparel, team sports and golf products along with hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear.

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Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said the victim, Kevin Ward Jr., was under the influence of marijuana the night of the accident "enough to impair judgment."

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UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

September 24th, 2014 1:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

All Johnson City Power Board customers will be seeing a roughly 1.6-percent increase in their electric rates beginning Oct.1 - the equivalent of a roughly $2 per month increase on energy bills.

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ETSU, Johnson City police to hold drug take-back events this week

ETSU, Johnson City police to hold drug take-back events this week

September 24th, 2014 11:38 am by For the Press

ETSU's event is Saturday. The JCPD's event is Saturday.

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Updated: Murder trial set for mother of boy killed in 2012

Updated: Murder trial set for mother of boy killed in 2012

September 24th, 2014 11:09 am by Staff Report

Almost two years after a 4-year-old boy was killed, the trial dates were set for his mother - who prosecutors allege played a part in his death.

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Carter County man sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for pill charge

Carter County man sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for pill charge

September 24th, 2014 9:24 am by Becky Campbell

Dennis Keith Gibbons Jr., 37, Elizabethton, pleaded guilty earlier this year to the conspiracy that centered in and around Carter County, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Hensley: 'Last resort' to file suit against county

Hensley: 'Last resort' to file suit against county

September 23rd, 2014 10:43 pm by Brad Hicks

While Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said a lawsuit against the county is still a possibility, he said pursuing legal action to secure additional funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year is the last resort.

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Very fine house: SHHS field house construction ahead of schedule

Very fine house: SHHS field house construction ahead of schedule

September 23rd, 2014 10:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

Construction of Science Hill's new $2.1 million field house is ahead of schedule and expected to be complete well before next football season.

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'Hammer' time: Military leader discusses leadership at MSHA forum

'Hammer' time: Military leader discusses leadership at MSHA forum

September 23rd, 2014 10:22 pm by Tony Casey

Maj. Gen. Scott "Hammer" Hartsell spoke with Mountain States Health Alliance's managers and leaders about the role they play in inspiring workers at an annual leadership forum.

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