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Budget Battle: Tomita, Stout defend votes against Johnson City tax increase

Budget Battle: Tomita, Stout defend votes against Johnson City tax increase

June 27th, 2014 9:01 am by Gary B. Gray

"The misconception is that the world ends on July 1" - City Commissioner David Tomita."I'm beyond words when it comes to those three people" - School board member Tom Hager.

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Support positions lost as schools trim budget

Support positions lost as schools trim budget

June 26th, 2014 9:14 pm by Nathan Baker

Athletic coaching supplements were narrowly spared from elimination during a Johnson City Schools budget meeting Tuesday morning, but other staffed positions weren't as lucky.

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Unicoi County tax rate to generate less cash than previous year

Unicoi County tax rate to generate less cash than previous year

June 26th, 2014 9:07 pm by Brad Hicks

A penny will be worth slightly less in the 2014-15 fiscal year and, at Thursday's meeting of the Unicoi County Commission's Budget Committee, officials learned why.

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District Attorney: Search warrant ruling won't have huge local impact

District Attorney: Search warrant ruling won't have huge local impact

June 26th, 2014 9:02 pm by Becky Campbell

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that law enforcement can no longer search through the cell phone of someone they arrest without a search warrant shouldn't have a huge impact on local officers, according to District Attorney General Tony Clark.

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Police say woman used pick ax in assault

Police say woman used pick ax in assault

June 26th, 2014 8:55 pm by John Thompson

An 18-year-old woman was arrested by the Carter County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday on a charge she struck another woman in the knee with a pick ax.

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State helps preserve history in Elizabethton with grant

State helps preserve history in Elizabethton with grant

June 26th, 2014 8:52 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library received a visit from Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett on Thursday morning. Hargett was in town to celebrate a recent grant from the state for archive preservation.

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Road rage? Cause probed in severe Sullivan County wreck

Road rage? Cause probed in severe Sullivan County wreck

June 26th, 2014 3:44 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

At 1:43 p.m Tuesday, police responded to the wreck on Cooks Valley Road, approximately one mile west of Euclair Street.

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Politicians reflect on death of Sen. Howard Baker

Politicians reflect on death of Sen. Howard Baker

June 26th, 2014 3:42 pm by Associated Press

Baker famously asked President Richard Nixon regarding the Watergate scandal, "What did the president know and when did he know it?"

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One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

One man dead, two wounded in drug-fueled Knoxville home robbery

June 26th, 2014 2:45 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police on Thursday were questioning four males in connection with a North Knoxville shooting that left a man dead and two others wounded.

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Winning and losing on the bocce ball court

Winning and losing on the bocce ball court

June 26th, 2014 2:02 pm by Tony Casey

I'm not an expert on bocce, but I promise you I'm willing to learn.

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