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Blount County plant to add 200 jobs if federal loan approved

Blount County plant to add 200 jobs if federal loan approved

March 26th, 2015 2:08 pm by Associated Press

The Alcoa plant in Blount County is expected to add 200 jobs if a federal loan get final approval.

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Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

Tennessee school voucher bill scheduled for Senate vote Monday

March 26th, 2015 1:51 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school is scheduled for a vote on the Senate floor on Monday.

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Alone at controls, co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane

Alone at controls, co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane

March 26th, 2015 1:50 pm by LORI HINNANT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and intentionally rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thur

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Crowe changes vote; Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

Crowe changes vote; Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

March 26th, 2015 12:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, changed his tune Wednesday and voted for the implementation of Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee program after voting against the move last month.

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Coffee shop prospects stop progress on Lot 8 plot

Coffee shop prospects stop progress on Lot 8 plot

March 26th, 2015 11:47 am by Nathan Baker

The potential developer of a landlocked State of Franklin Road property opposite East Tennessee State University will wait a few more months before finalizing plans for the land to see what the college has brewing in a nearby plot.

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Johnson City woman charged with multiple thefts, burglaries

Johnson City woman charged with multiple thefts, burglaries

March 26th, 2015 11:40 am by Staff Report

A 49-year-old Johnson City woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with burglarizing several vehicles over the course of the past week.

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Two Elizabethton men arrested on burglary charges, meth-making charges later added

Two Elizabethton men arrested on burglary charges, meth-making charges later added

March 26th, 2015 11:30 am by Staff Report

Two men believed by police to have stolen from vehicles have been accused of burglary and methamphetamine production by the Elizabethton Police Department.

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You can't plant that!

You can't plant that!

March 26th, 2015 9:39 am by Gary B. Gray

Meeting set to discuss concerns over local agriculture standards

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Unicoi Country Commission holds ground on location for ambulance firm

Unicoi Country Commission holds ground on location for ambulance firm

March 26th, 2015 8:54 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Commission has given its blessing to the four-year contract county officials and MedicOne Medical Response are set to sign next week, but this contract will not include a proposed revision that would have given MedicOne some flexibility

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Special ed teacher sentenced to probation for assaulting students

Special ed teacher sentenced to probation for assaulting students

March 25th, 2015 7:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Larry Manis received two concurrent 11-month and 29-day probation terms for which he will be allowed to report to a probation officer by mail every three months.

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