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Erwin to reduce social services support

Erwin to reduce social services support

May 11th, 2015 10:06 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Whittling away on budget requests that are still nearly $1 million beyond projected revenues, Erwin's Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday reduced the town's annual contributions to social services by more than $31,000.

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New K-8 school resolution heads to Washington County Commission for discussion

New K-8 school resolution heads to Washington County Commission for discussion

May 11th, 2015 10:04 pm by Jessica Fuller

A resolution that would support the development of a new K-8 school in Jonesborough passed the city's Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday night and is headed to the Washington County Commission for discussion.

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Erwin National Fish Hatchery gets "permanent" funding

Erwin National Fish Hatchery gets "permanent" funding

May 11th, 2015 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Monday a "permanent" funding fix for three regional trout hatcheries, including the Erwin National Fish Hatchery, in which the Tennessee Valley Authority will reimburse the facilities $1 million annually to stay in oper

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How to clean a quarry with ETSU's Department of Geosciences - VIDEO/PHOTOS

How to clean a quarry with ETSU's Department of Geosciences - VIDEO/PHOTOS

May 11th, 2015 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

What's the best way to clear out wood, debris and bottles floating on the surface of the quarry that sits next to the Tweetsie Trail?

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Fellow firefighters lay Chief Conley Jones to rest

May 11th, 2015 5:10 pm by Nathan Baker

A contingent of firefighters from a handful of local departments dressed out in full uniform Monday to lay to rest the body of one of their own - Chief Conley Jones.

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Update: Jury goes home, to resume deliberations Tuesday in double 'Facebook murders' trial

Update: Jury goes home, to resume deliberations Tuesday in double 'Facebook murders' trial

May 11th, 2015 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

If jurors don't reach a verdict this afternoon, the case would resume on Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Attorney says George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

UPDATE: Attorney says George Zimmerman not seriously hurt after shooting

May 11th, 2015 2:39 pm by Associated Press

Zimmerman was sprayed with glass from his vehicle's windshield and other debris in the Orlando suburb of Lake Mary.

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Alexander: Fish Hatchery funding solution is 'permanent'

Alexander: Fish Hatchery funding solution is 'permanent'

May 11th, 2015 11:00 am by Gary B. Gray

The agreement assures stocking from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hatcheries will continue at 13 TVA tailwaters and reservoirs beyond 2016, when a temporary TVA funding arrangement is due to expire.

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Farm property is architect's top pick for new Boones Creek school

Farm property is architect's top pick for new Boones Creek school

May 11th, 2015 9:39 am by Nathan Baker

The architect planning the prospective $30.5 million school in the Boones Creek area told the Washington County school district this week that only one potential site meets the criteria for the new facility.

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Boone principal apologizes for 'murder' entry in school yearbook

Boone principal apologizes for 'murder' entry in school yearbook

May 11th, 2015 9:35 am by Nathan Baker

Daniel Boone High School Principal Roger Jackson apologized Thursday night for a phrase on one page of the school's yearbook listing the polarizing shooting of a Ferguson, Missouri, man in August as a murder.

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