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Several candidates lining up for spots on town boards

Several candidates lining up for spots on town boards

August 22nd, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

Three seats on the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen and two seats on the town of Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen will be up for grabs in the November general election, and it looks like each of these posts will be contested.

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House a loss in Elizabethton fire

House a loss in Elizabethton fire

August 22nd, 2014 8:58 pm by John Thompson

A noontime fire destroyed a house at 231 Bishop Hollow Road on Thursday. The house was the residence of Lori Oliver and her family.

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Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

August 22nd, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

There will be major changes on the next Elizabethton School Board after two incumbents on the five-person board have chosen not to run for re-election.

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Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

August 22nd, 2014 4:56 pm by Associated Press

Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.

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Charges dropped for man arrested at Greeneville meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

Charges dropped for man arrested at Greeneville meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

August 22nd, 2014 4:27 pm by Associated Press

District Attorney General C. Berkeley Bell said he sought the dismissal, which was granted last week, after reviewing video of the meeting.

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T-bone crash turns SUV onto side, snarls traffic

August 22nd, 2014 3:31 pm by Becky Campbell

Wreck happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday on Greenwood Drive near State of Franklin

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Bright's Zoo: Necropsy shows baby giraffe died of virus

Bright's Zoo: Necropsy shows baby giraffe died of virus

August 22nd, 2014 2:50 pm by Max Hrenda

"Hoping can get more answers today" - Zoo Director David Bright.

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Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

August 22nd, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A Civil War diary kept by a onetime mayor of Nashville, Randal McGavock, has been returned to Tennessee 152 years after it was found by a Union captain when Fort Henry was captured from Confederate forces.

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Cooling tensions in Missouri: Facts about US racial unrest

Cooling tensions in Missouri: Facts about US racial unrest

August 22nd, 2014 1:31 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

As calm begins to take hold and Ferguson takes its place alongside past urban riots, here are some details about racial unrest in the United States.

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

August 22nd, 2014 11:55 am by ALICIA RANCILIO, Associated Press

Since the ALS Association began tracking the campaign's progress on July 29, it has raised more than $53.3 million from 1.1 million new donors in what is one of the most viral philanthropic social media campaigns in history.

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