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Mr. Holsclaw goes to Nashville: New rep excited about job

Mr. Holsclaw goes to Nashville: New rep excited about job

December 31st, 2014 9:00 am by John Thompson

Holsclaw, a political newcomer, won overwhelming victories in the May Republican Primary and in the August General Election to represent the 4th Legislative District, which includes all of Unicoi County and the western portion of Carter County.

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Parties, patrols on holiday agenda season as THP redoubles efforts

Parties, patrols on holiday agenda season as THP redoubles efforts

December 30th, 2014 9:54 pm by Becky Campbell

Tennessee is seeing fewer alcohol-related crashes, but don't assume law enforcement officers are standing around waiting for a tip of the hat.

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Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

December 30th, 2014 9:51 pm by Tony Casey

After months of solid business, the town of Erwin sent Pat and Lewis Carsten a letter on Oct. 16 saying their Hillbilly Butts and Brisket BBQ food cart wasn't permitted within the town's B-2 zoning district.

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Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

December 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

For the first time in five years, fewer people have been getting on the bus in Johnson City.

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Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

December 30th, 2014 9:38 pm by Jessica Fuller

Champagne, food and fun.If that's what you need to see this year go out with a bang, downtown Johnson City has it all for this New Year's Eve.

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Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

December 30th, 2014 9:36 pm by John Thompson

Sabine Hill should once again be a showpiece in time for the 200th anniversary of its creation in 2018.

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Abortion amendment legal battle continues

Abortion amendment legal battle continues

December 30th, 2014 9:03 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

The legal battle continues over Tennessee's Amendment 1, with opponents of the abortion measure calling the election process "tainted" and asking a federal judge to allow a lawsuit to continue that seeks to either re-count or reject the vote count in favo

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2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

December 30th, 2014 6:57 pm by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press

A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired, authorities said Tuesday.

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Researchers point to infected bats as source of Ebola epidemic

Researchers point to infected bats as source of Ebola epidemic

December 30th, 2014 3:51 pm by Jonathan Paye-Layleh, Associated Press

A team of researchers think they have pinpointed how the Ebola epidemic in West Africa started - with a small boy playing in a hollowed-out tree where infected bats lived.

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TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

TVA to upgrade pollution controls at Ky. power plant

December 30th, 2014 2:13 pm by Associated Press

A coal-fired power plant in western Kentucky built in the 1950s is getting emission upgrades on two of its generating units.

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