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School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

The school system's possible utilization of guards to serve as SROs at Unicoi Elementary School and Temple Hill Elementary School was first broached during preparation for the 2014-15 budget.

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Elizabethton sets limits on yard sales

Elizabethton sets limits on yard sales

October 9th, 2014 9:53 pm by John Thompson

Yard sales will continue to be a common occurrence on weekends in Elizabethton, but the City Council approved an ordinance that restricts the number of sales a citizen may have to eight per year.

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Animal shelter director says her, society's goal are same

Animal shelter director says her, society's goal are same

October 9th, 2014 9:13 pm by Tony Casey

If the Humane Society of Washington County gets what it wants, there will be a new executive director of the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter when it opens in the first quarter of 2015.

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Food City leaving West Market Street as work on ALDI progresses

Food City leaving West Market Street as work on ALDI progresses

October 9th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

The Food City store at the intersection of West Market Street and North State of Franklin Road has been in existence long enough to have earned a driver's license, if you'll pardon the anthropomorphization, and when it motors down the road to a new locati

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Area Relay For Life launches 2015 season of events in battle against cancer

Area Relay For Life launches 2015 season of events in battle against cancer

October 9th, 2014 8:57 pm by Tony Casey

It's no easy task getting those involved with the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life to talk about why they join countless others nationwide in fighting cancer from every angle.

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Update: State senator, others want feds to investigate St. Louis police shooting

Update: State senator, others want feds to investigate St. Louis police shooting

October 9th, 2014 4:28 pm by Associated Press

Syreeta Myers told The Associated Press by phone Thursday that her son wasn't armed, as police contend.

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Good news on Ebola scare: Texas sheriff's deputy tests negative

Good news on Ebola scare: Texas sheriff's deputy tests negative

October 9th, 2014 4:24 pm by Associated Press

State health officials say the Dallas County sheriff's deputy who exhibited symptoms of Ebola has tested negative for the disease.

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Desegregation in a Tennessee county: 60 years late

Desegregation in a Tennessee county: 60 years late

October 9th, 2014 4:17 pm by Associated Press

A letter from the Justice Department says investigators found that the Robertson County "has engaged in a longstanding pattern of decisions that have hindered, rather than furthered, the desegregation of its schools."

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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

October 9th, 2014 3:51 pm by JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and CIARAN GILES, Associated Press

At a World Bank meeting in Washington, the presidents of several West African countries struggling with Ebola pleaded for help, with one calling the epidemic "a tragedy unforeseen in modern times."

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NFS gets 10-year renewal for hazard waste permit

NFS gets 10-year renewal for hazard waste permit

October 9th, 2014 3:41 pm by Brad Hicks

While the permit that has now been reissued by TDEC's DSWM will allow NFS to continue to store the same amount of mixed waste, it reduces the type of waste that can be stored from 12 to three, with lead, mercury and pyridine making up these three waste ty

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