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Autumn freeze causes crashes, school closings

Autumn freeze causes crashes, school closings

November 18th, 2014 9:35 am by Jessica Fuller

Icy roads are causing trouble in some areas of Northeast Tennessee amid this morning's cold snap.

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Principal with Lou Gehrig's Disease hits switch to light community Christmas tree

Principal with Lou Gehrig's Disease hits switch to light community Christmas tree

November 18th, 2014 8:49 am by John Thompson

The Christmas season officially started for Elizabethton and Carter County on Monday evening with the 26th Annual lighting of the Community Christmas Tree in the front yard of the Major Henderson Folsom House, 824 E. Elk Ave.

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Town of Unicoi OKs abandoned-signage plan

Town of Unicoi OKs abandoned-signage plan

November 18th, 2014 8:45 am by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi now has in place a measure to ensure that abandoned and illegible signage no longer clutters its landscape.

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Move for evening-only meetings defeated in Carter County

Move for evening-only meetings defeated in Carter County

November 18th, 2014 8:40 am by John Thompson

With few items of any controversy on the agenda, Monday's meeting of the Carter County Commission went smoothly and most votes were unanimous or only with a little opposition.

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ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

November 17th, 2014 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

A fraternity still on probation after a hazing incident last year is again on suspension while East Tennessee State University officials investigate allegations of hazing at a party two weeks ago.

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Bicycle chain making Trek to downtown Johnson City

Bicycle chain making Trek to downtown Johnson City

November 17th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

A new business expects to roll into downtown Johnson City this spring, building on the area's recent turn toward two-wheeled transport.

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Common law? Legislators lobby to cancel Common Core in Tennessee

Common law? Legislators lobby to cancel Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 9:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Legislation filed in Nashville by two prominent committee leaders Monday would, if successful this coming session, cancel Tennessee's Common Core State Standards.

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Freeze > fur: Shelter director cautions pet owners against leaving animals outside in wintry weather

Freeze > fur: Shelter director cautions pet owners against leaving animals outside in wintry weather

November 17th, 2014 9:14 pm by Jessica Fuller, Press Staff Writer

Debbie Dobbs, executive director of the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter, said that when it comes to freezing temperatures, there isn't much difference between pet and owner.

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State says no violations in dead calf dumpster disposal at Unicoi County school

State says no violations in dead calf dumpster disposal at Unicoi County school

November 17th, 2014 9:08 pm by Brad Hicks

Tennessee Department of Agriculture investigators have determined there was no wrongdoing in an incident involving a dead calf discovered in a dumpster behind a Unicoi County school, according to county Director of Schools Denise Brown.

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Off the Wall News: Killer Charles Manson gets marriage license

Off the Wall News: Killer Charles Manson gets marriage license

November 17th, 2014 5:11 pm by Associated Press

Afton Elaine Burton left her Midwestern home nine years ago and moved to Corcoran, California - the site of the prison - to be near Manson.

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