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Civil Service Board head asked to resign

January 28th, 2015 9:03 am by Brad Hicks

Officers with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department and defense attorney Jim Bowman often find themselves on opposite sides of the courtroom, with Bowman taking on sheriff's department arrestees as clients.

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Nurse allegedly steals meds from MSHA hospital in Kingsport

Nurse allegedly steals meds from MSHA hospital in Kingsport

January 28th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A registered nurse with a history of stealing drugs from Tennessee hospitals now faces 61 counts of obtaining narcotics by fraud, stemming from his employment at Indian Path Medical Center.

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Firefighters line up to honor one of their own in Jonesborough

Firefighters line up to honor one of their own in Jonesborough

January 28th, 2015 9:58 am by Becky Campbell

Luke Story, a full-time firefighter at the Jonesborough Fire Department, died after a five-month battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer Saturday afternoon.

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Buffalo Mountain camp still for sale as Methodists relocate to Bays Mountain

Buffalo Mountain camp still for sale as Methodists relocate to Bays Mountain

January 27th, 2015 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

In the wake of August 2012 flood damage, Holston Conference Camp and Retreat Ministries is selling its Buffalo Mountain Camp off Dry Creek Road, moving to an 80-acre camp on Bays Mountain.

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Sullivan Co. residents say build 2 new high schools, turn 4 into middle schools

Sullivan Co. residents say build 2 new high schools, turn 4 into middle schools

January 28th, 2015 11:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

A slew of existing middle schools would close.

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Utah family dead in murder-suicide feared apocalypse

Utah family dead in murder-suicide feared apocalypse

January 28th, 2015 11:01 am by Associated Press

A Utah couple and their three children who were found dead in their home last fall overdosed on drugs after the parents told friends and family they were worried about the apocalypse, authorities said Tuesday.

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Elizabethton, Sycamore Shoals to be able to better protect documents

Elizabethton, Sycamore Shoals to be able to better protect documents

January 28th, 2015 9:29 am by John Thompson

Some of the earliest records of the region and some of the city of Elizabethton's records will be a bit safer, thanks to the Archive Development Program of the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

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Unicoi County Commission to seek grant for waterline to park

Unicoi County Commission to seek grant for waterline to park

January 28th, 2015 9:25 am by Brad Hicks

A proposed project to bring an important amenity to the state park at Rocky Fork - and one that could also serve some residents living in proximity of the park - could receive some financial assistance from Unicoi County.

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School board expansion effort fails on split vote

School board expansion effort fails on split vote

January 27th, 2015 9:47 pm by Brad Hicks

The consideration of a measure intended to help prevent split votes from the Unicoi County Board of Education received a split vote of its own from the Unicoi County Commission.

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Carter planners hopeful commission will increase enforcement powers

Carter planners hopeful commission will increase enforcement powers

January 27th, 2015 9:35 pm by John Thompson

When the Carter County Planning Commission was created, the county was in the midst of the nation's longest and most prosperous economic boom in the nation's history. Its purpose was to make sure the many subdivisions and shopping centers being developed

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Solving for 'X': Signs point to dental product maker as incentive recipient from county's 'Project X' vote

Solving for 'X': Signs point to dental product maker as incentive recipient from county's 'Project X' vote

January 27th, 2015 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

Local officials maintained their silence Tuesday, but sparse identifiers revealed about the elusive "Project X" company point to Rolling Hills Drive manufacturer Dentsply Tulsa Dental as being the corporate benefactor of the $1 million real estate incenti

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