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Still no budget in Unicoi County; school resource officers in flux

Still no budget in Unicoi County; school resource officers in flux

August 26th, 2014 9:21 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Commission was slated Monday to vote on the first reading of the county's 2014-15 budget and fixture of the county's property tax rate for the new fiscal year, but the panel's consideration of these items will have to wait.

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Herald & Tribune celebrates 145th anniversary with special edition

Herald & Tribune celebrates 145th anniversary with special edition

August 26th, 2014 9:12 am by Max Hrenda

"The major events that happened in Jonesborough were in 1873. The cholera epidemic basically turned Jonesborough into a ghost town" - H&T Publisher Bill Cummings.

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Washington Co. Commission nixes rezoning request

Washington Co. Commission nixes rezoning request

August 26th, 2014 9:04 am by Max Hrenda

After hearing several objections to a proposed rezoning request for a portion of a parcel of property in a Gray neighborhood, the county's governing body decided against the proposal.

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Johnson City crime reduction program receives national honor

Johnson City crime reduction program receives national honor

August 26th, 2014 8:56 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Targeted Community Crime Reduction Project has garnered regional recognition for its success.

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WCSO: State-leading military equipment to prevent, mitigate disasters, not cause them

WCSO: State-leading military equipment to prevent, mitigate disasters, not cause them

August 25th, 2014 9:56 pm by Max Hrenda

While some may perceive the use of military-grade equipment on U.S. citizens as a disaster, Washington County law enforcement officials said they acquired military equipment to help mitigate disasters.

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Despite online call to quit, Dykes says he plans to stay

Despite online call to quit, Dykes says he plans to stay

August 25th, 2014 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County's Director of Schools said Monday he has no plans to leave his post in light of an online petition posted this weekend calling for his resignation.

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Freshman class size encouraging for Noland

Freshman class size encouraging for Noland

August 25th, 2014 9:19 pm by Nathan Baker

After two years of enrollment decline, East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland said the figures for the incoming freshman class look encouraging, and could signify the end of the slump for the state school in Johnson City.

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Election Commission uncorks wine in groceries referendum

Election Commission uncorks wine in groceries referendum

August 25th, 2014 9:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Voters in Johnson City and Jonesborough will get to choose if they want to see wine on grocery store shelves after the county election commission approved including the question on the November ballot in a meeting Monday.

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Former EHS coach accused of indecent exposure

Former EHS coach accused of indecent exposure

August 25th, 2014 9:05 pm by Becky Campbell

Elizabethton High School's swim coach resigned from his job last week, just two days before his arrest on indecent exposure charges in Johnson City, although he apparently talked to his athletic director in July about leaving the school system.

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UPDATE: 92-year-old woman killed when car rolls into Fort Patrick Henry Lake

UPDATE: 92-year-old woman killed when car rolls into Fort Patrick Henry Lake

August 25th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A woman is dead after her vehicle rolled into Fort Patrick Henry Lake near a Kingsport home, trapping her inside.

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