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After 42 years, 'Mrs. Cobb' decides to leave past behind

After 42 years, 'Mrs. Cobb' decides to leave past behind

April 19th, 2014 9:38 pm by Max Hrenda

On Saturday, Emily McClellan made her last appearance as Barsheba Cobb at the Rocky Mount Living History Museum before her retirement from educating and performing for visitors.

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Funding questions cloud commissioners' improvement goals

Funding questions cloud commissioners' improvement goals

April 19th, 2014 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

Though there were many things to discuss during Saturday morning's informal strategic planning meeting of the Johnson City Commission - from the development of intersections to boost business to high-speed Internet - the conversation nearly always drifted

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East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

April 19th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Things are heating up in a shopping center on Johnson City's northwest side, where a new chicken wing restaurant is set to take flight.

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Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

April 19th, 2014 4:02 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

A Nashville woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for defrauding the Veterans Administration of more than $364,000 over three years.

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As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

April 18th, 2014 10:02 pm by Brad Hicks

Last year, Roy Guajardo took part in his first Good Friday Witness Walk as the event gave him the opportunity to come together with other Christians in the community ahead of the Easter holiday.

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Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

April 18th, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

When Luke Shipley was a little boy in Washington County, all he wanted was to grow up and be a judge.

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ETSU fraternity looks to shed negative image through community service

ETSU fraternity looks to shed negative image through community service

April 18th, 2014 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

Too frequently are the headlines about Greek life negative, members of a fraternity at East Tennessee State University say, and they've made it their mission to increase and emphasize all the positive changes they can affect in their community.

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Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

April 18th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

Laid-off newspaper reporters of the Elizabethton Star recently received a vaguely worded letter from an Alabama attorney reminding them of their obligations under a severance agreement they signed when their jobs were terminated Feb. 5.

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Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

April 18th, 2014 3:49 pm by FOSTER KLUG and YOUKYUNG LEE, Associated Press

With 28 people now confirmed dead and more than 270 missing, there was a new victim: a vice principal of the high school whose students were among the passengers was found hanged, an apparent suicide.

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