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Chamber of Commerce offers fair passes, discounted rides

Chamber of Commerce offers fair passes, discounted rides

July 31st, 2014 1:29 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

The 2014 Appalachian Fair is scheduled for Aug. 18-23. The event schedule is full of family friendly fun from country music concerts to beauty pageants to talent competitions.

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ETSU, VA to conduct emergency drill, but without sirens

ETSU, VA to conduct emergency drill, but without sirens

July 31st, 2014 1:20 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The exercise will take place Tuesday at the VA

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Motorcycle, 4-wheeler accidents leave two families in need of help

July 31st, 2014 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Friends rally to organize fundraisers

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Join the parade: Umoja seeking entrants

Join the parade: Umoja seeking entrants

July 31st, 2014 10:55 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Participants will line up at 9 a.m. Aug. 9 at Carver Recreation Center.

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Ready to spend? Sales tax holiday is this weekend in Tennessee

Ready to spend? Sales tax holiday is this weekend in Tennessee

July 31st, 2014 10:41 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Since 2006, Tennessee has been holding a Sales Tax Holiday the first weekend in August each year.

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Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

July 31st, 2014 10:21 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

He was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with a nonfatal injury

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UPDATE: Carter commission easily overrides mayor's budget veto

UPDATE: Carter commission easily overrides mayor's budget veto

July 31st, 2014 9:47 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission on Thurday easily overrode last week's veto by Mayor Leon Humphrey of the 2014-15 county budget. The vote to override the veto of the proposed $2.45 tax rate was 16-7. The 2013-14 tax rate was $2.33.

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Chinese man sues over gay conversion therapy that included electric shock

Chinese man sues over gay conversion therapy that included electric shock

July 31st, 2014 9:22 am by LOUISE WATT, Associated Press

China declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder in 2001.

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Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

July 31st, 2014 9:17 am by Brad Hicks

The Highway Department intends to replace several of the county's more than 100 bridges at a discounted price by taking advantage of recent changes to the State Aid Bridge Grant Program.

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Wellmont continues to explore merger options

Wellmont continues to explore merger options

July 30th, 2014 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

An announcement made Wednesday by Wellmont Health Systems regarding the status of the board of directors' search to explore merger options answers some questions, but leaves others without reply.

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