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Paula Deen to open eatery in Pigeon Forge

Paula Deen to open eatery in Pigeon Forge

February 26th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The criticized celebrity cook plans to open Paula Deen's Kitchen in the popular East Tennessee tourist destination.

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Fighting back: Johnson City woman who survived attack advocates self-defense

Fighting back: Johnson City woman who survived attack advocates self-defense

February 26th, 2014 8:55 am by Tony Casey

Rachel Layer thought she was going to die during an attack in her home last year. Instead, she managed to escape and is now advocating self-defense.

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Champion Chevrolet celebrate renovations

February 25th, 2014 10:09 pm by Lee Talbert

Champion Chevrolet celebrate renovations

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Shelter director decries 'act of cowardice'

Shelter director decries 'act of cowardice'

February 25th, 2014 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The staff at the Johnson City/Washington County animal shelter came to work Tuesday to find 20 small dogs in very poor condition at the front door.

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Bill requiring vote before annexation clears House

Bill requiring vote before annexation clears House

February 25th, 2014 9:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

The state House voted overwhelmingly Monday to support a bill sponsored by state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R- 6th, which mandates local referendums and lets property owners decide whether they want to be annexed into established municipal growth boundaries.

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Hourly county school workers to be paid half for snow days

Hourly county school workers to be paid half for snow days

February 25th, 2014 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

On the second try, member David Hammond convinced the Washington County Board of Education to pass a measure providing wages for hourly employees when school days are missed because of inclement weather.

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Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

February 25th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school district officials say new rules proposed Tuesday by the White House and the Agriculture Department limiting the marketing of sugary soft drinks and unhealthy foods on public school campuses could affect contracts with major advertisers.

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Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

February 25th, 2014 5:50 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. on state Route 58, approximately two miles east of its intersection with U.S. Route 23.

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UPDATE: Police say man accused of aggravated robbery confessed

UPDATE: Police say man accused of aggravated robbery confessed

February 25th, 2014 5:44 pm by Staff Reports

Two men were arrested after officers said one of admitted to pulling a knife on a clerk.

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Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

February 25th, 2014 5:24 pm by Brad Hicks

"Realistically it will be the end of this week or first of next week before I will have all information to release in reference to the teacher suspension" - Director of Schools Denise Brown.

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