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Downtown traffic-calming project nears completion

Downtown traffic-calming project nears completion

March 9th, 2015 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Public Works employees were hard at it Monday despite a constant drizzle, constructing medians downtown in an effort to complete the State of Franklin traffic-calming project.

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ETSU students, faculty see both sides of state's voter ID law

ETSU students, faculty see both sides of state's voter ID law

March 9th, 2015 9:03 pm by Tony Casey

By Tennessee law, a handgun carry permit is an acceptable form of identification for voting, but a college student ID is not.

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Progress on Erwin railroad overpass on track despite weather

Progress on Erwin railroad overpass on track despite weather

March 9th, 2015 8:58 pm by Brad Hicks

Recent snowfall and the threat of wintry precipitation may have led to number of area school closings and event cancellations, but according to Tennessee Department of Transportation officials, the weather has done little to stall the construction of the

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Elizabethton police identify pilot who veered off runway

March 9th, 2015 5:45 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Police Department has released the identity of the airplane pilot who ran off the runway at Elizabethton Municipal Airport on Saturday.

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State grant to aid building of homes for families in Happy Valley subdivision

State grant to aid building of homes for families in Happy Valley subdivision

March 9th, 2015 5:24 pm by John Thompson

Four low-income families in Carter County will soon be enjoying safe, affordable housing, thanks to a $423,126 grant awarded to the Eastern Eight Community Housing Development Agency.

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Toddler improving after 14 hours in upside-down car in river

Toddler improving after 14 hours in upside-down car in river

March 9th, 2015 1:48 pm by Associated Press

Police say a baby who spent some 14 hours upside down in a car seat in freezing temperatures after her mother crashed their car into a Utah river is improving and expected to live.

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Tennessee handgun permits explode as lawmakers look to loosen regulations

Tennessee handgun permits explode as lawmakers look to loosen regulations

March 9th, 2015 1:29 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

In 2008, roughly one out of 32 Tennesseans had a valid handgun permit. Now, it's nearly one out of 13.

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Car slams into Arby's; two suffer minor injuries - PHOTOS

Car slams into Arby's; two suffer minor injuries - PHOTOS

March 9th, 2015 11:39 am by Tony Casey

A mid-Monday morning accident in front of Arby's on North Roan Street in Johnson City left the drivers of two vehicles with minor facial injuries.

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2 UT football players plead not guilty to rape charges

2 UT football players plead not guilty to rape charges

March 9th, 2015 11:24 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The two appeared in Knox County Criminal Court for arraignment on charges they raped a 19-year-old woman in November in a South Knoxville apartment.

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Johnson City looking for Building Authority applicants

Johnson City looking for Building Authority applicants

March 9th, 2015 11:12 am by Staff Report

The Johnson City Board of Commissioners soon will consider an appointment to the Public Building Authority Board of Directors.

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