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Tennessee police shoot, kill sick coyote

Tennessee police shoot, kill sick coyote

October 15th, 2013 10:19 am by Associated Press

Police said the animal had foam coming from its mouth, and its eyes were discolored.

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Progress made on repairs of damaged Carter roads; drainage work ideas OK’d

Progress made on repairs of damaged Carter roads; drainage work ideas OK’d

October 15th, 2013 9:37 am by John Thompson

The Highway Committee of the Carter County Commission said farewell to the chairman Monday and heard about progress made on several projects that have been under discussion for many months.

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Carter budget group suggests buying defibrillators

Carter budget group suggests buying defibrillators

October 15th, 2013 9:19 am by John Thompson

Although the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission is watching the county’s reserves closely in this tight budget year, the committee saw the value of purchasing two automatic defibrillators for placement in the principal county buildings.

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Hokie-Smokey showdown: Local businesses expected to score from big game at BMS

Hokie-Smokey showdown: Local businesses expected to score from big game at BMS

October 15th, 2013 8:41 am by Nathan Baker

No matter who has the most points when the final whistle blows on Sept. 10, 2016, one clear winner from the “Biggest College Football Game Ever” will be the local economy.

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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

October 15th, 2013 7:41 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Roe pushes for reopening Smoky Mountains Park, more

Roe pushes for reopening Smoky Mountains Park, more

October 14th, 2013 9:08 pm by Brad Hicks

This is typically a busy time of year at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, as numerous visitors from across the nation make their way to the mountains to get an up-close look at the vibrant fall hues that come with the changing of the season, parti

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Skateboarding, bicycling teens draw owner’s ire

Skateboarding, bicycling teens draw owner’s ire

October 14th, 2013 8:54 pm by Brad Hicks

Lou Snider, owner of the Hawg-N-Dawg restaurant at the corner of Main Avenue and Union Street, used the citizen comments portion of Monday’s meeting of the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen to discuss a concern that he said he and other business owners in

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Man suing Sessions Court judge has his day in court

Man suing Sessions Court judge has his day in court

October 14th, 2013 8:37 pm by John Thompson

A man who filed lawsuit against Sessions Court Judge John Walton in Chancery Court in January had a good day in Walton’s court Monday.

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University of Tennessee relieves band director of duties

University of Tennessee relieves band director of duties

October 14th, 2013 4:36 pm by Associated Press

The University of Tennessee has relieved the director of bands of his duties and put him on administrative leave for the fall semester following the band's complaints for reduced travel and budget cuts.

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Tire-maker Hankook to build $800M plant in Tenn.

Tire-maker Hankook to build $800M plant in Tenn.

October 14th, 2013 3:57 pm by Associated Press

South Korean tire-maker Hankook announced Monday that it will build its first North American plant in Tennessee, creating 1,800 jobs.

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