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Flag Day may help flag down poor etiquette

Flag Day may help flag down poor etiquette

June 13th, 2014 10:47 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

As summer gets under way and people begin to spend more time outside, more and more flags pop up in yards and on the backs of cars all over town. With Saturday being Flag Day, it's important to remember proper etiquette when displaying Old Glory.

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As weekend starts, Covered Bridge gets a little bit country

As weekend starts, Covered Bridge gets a little bit country - VIDEO

June 13th, 2014 10:41 pm by Max Hrenda

After opening with bluegrass and benediction, Elizabethton's annual springtime festival will close out with a little bit of country and a little bit of rock n' roll.

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Fly-by Baby: Rescued robin returns to Erwin caretakers

Fly-by Baby: Rescued robin returns to Erwin caretakers

June 13th, 2014 10:31 pm by Brad Hicks

The Treadways didn't have the opportunity to experience empty nest syndrome before their "Baby" returned home.

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TN Sens. Alexander, Corker split on student loans

TN Sens. Alexander, Corker split on student loans

June 13th, 2014 10:14 pm by Paul C. Barton, The Tennessean

Republican Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker of Tennessee disagreed Wednesday about allowing debate on the refinancing of older student loans, legislation that would have been paid for with new taxes on millionaires.

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Update: I-26 crash near Erwin sends S.C. woman to hospital

Update: I-26 crash near Erwin sends S.C. woman to hospital

June 13th, 2014 11:49 am by Staff Report

The car crossed both lanes of traffic and crashed into a guardrail near the Nolichucky River Bridge about 9:15 a.m.

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Hawkins County teens ages 16, 17 accused of planning mass school shooting

Hawkins County teens ages 16, 17 accused of planning mass school shooting

June 13th, 2014 11:22 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Two Volunteer High school teens charged with conspiracy to commit first degree murder for what authorities describe as a detailed school shooting plan, had become obsessed with the Columbine High School massacre, according to Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie

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Elizabethton council OKs budget with no tax hike

Elizabethton council OKs budget with no tax hike

June 13th, 2014 9:13 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year was approved by the City Council on first reading Thursday night. The budget will not require a property tax increase, and this year's tax rate of $1.82 per $100 of assessed value was approved again for

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Unicoi school board honors five retiring educators at meeting

Unicoi school board honors five retiring educators at meeting

June 13th, 2014 8:53 am by Brad Hicks

Five educators with more than 170 years of experience in the Unicoi County School System were recognized at Thursday's meeting of the Board of Education as those employees enter retirement.

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Balancing Johnson City Schools' 2015 budget no easy task for commissioners

Balancing Johnson City Schools' 2015 budget no easy task for commissioners

June 12th, 2014 9:58 pm by Gary B. Gray

Budget workshop after budget workshop, and still the same hill to climb: Balancing Johnson City Schools' 2015 budget.

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City residents to get say in date of municipal election

City residents to get say in date of municipal election

June 12th, 2014 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

After years of waning voter turnout, Johnson City officials plan to give residents a chance to decide whether municipal elections should be moved to coincide with the November general election.

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