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Business owner not pleased with Unicoi commission's decision to leave beer regulations alone

Business owner not pleased with Unicoi commission's decision to leave beer regulations alone

November 25th, 2014 9:01 am by Brad Hicks

Tracy Brummett said he wanted his small convenience store along Tenn. Highway 107 to be able to compete with service stations and grocery stores found within the limits of the towns of Erwin and Unicoi.

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Tobacco magnate's grandson breaks from family tradition

Tobacco magnate's grandson breaks from family tradition

November 25th, 2014 8:56 am by John Thompson

One of the nation's most effective and committed anti-smoking activists brought his message to the Tri-Cities region this week.

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Elizabethton City School Board begins process of replacing retiring superintendent

Elizabethton City School Board begins process of replacing retiring superintendent

November 25th, 2014 8:51 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board discussed the process of selecting the successor to Superintendent Ed Alexander during its meeting Monday night.

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County body votes to ax commissioner benefits

County body votes to ax commissioner benefits

November 24th, 2014 10:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners' taxpayer-subsidized health insurance will end March 31.

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To shop or not to shop: Dispute among chain stores over Thanksgiving Day hours

To shop or not to shop: Dispute among chain stores over Thanksgiving Day hours

November 24th, 2014 10:25 pm by Nathan Baker

With a new holiday season approaching, Black Friday seepage - like the red wine a tipsy Uncle Dave will inevitably spill on mom's fancy tablecloth - has almost been accepted as the norm, but now some retail stores are resisting the allure to open Thanksgi

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New, familiar faces sworn into office in Jonesborough

New, familiar faces sworn into office in Jonesborough

November 24th, 2014 10:16 pm by Max Hrenda

As they have for longer than any other municipality in Tennessee, residents of Jonesborough gathered to celebrate the continuations and inauguration of their latest elected officials.

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ETSU president, former presidents consider options for performing arts center building

ETSU president, former presidents consider options for performing arts center building

November 24th, 2014 10:08 pm by Nathan Baker

For a meeting with city commissioners, East Tennessee State University's former President Paul Stanton, Chief of Staff Jeremy Ross and current President Brian Noland took on the roles of the past, present and future of a fine and performing arts center pl

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Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

November 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

In an hour-long plea hearing in Washington County Criminal Court on Monday, a Johnson City man was convicted of 40 charges related to a string of auto and residential burglaries two years ago.

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Grant awarded to Johnson City Housing Authority to help build homes for veterans

Grant awarded to Johnson City Housing Authority to help build homes for veterans

November 24th, 2014 9:59 pm by Jessica Fuller

A home is not something everyone is fortunate enough to have, but some homeless Johnson City veterans will soon find a roof over their heads.

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Boone Lake water levels hit new low while seepage at dam continues

Boone Lake water levels hit new low while seepage at dam continues

November 24th, 2014 9:50 pm by Jessica Fuller

Boone Lake's winter water levels have dropped even lower as an investigation into seepage at the dam continues.

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