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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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Reid, McConnell optimistic on debt-shutdown deal

Reid, McConnell optimistic on debt-shutdown deal

October 14th, 2013 1:43 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The Senate's top two leaders both expressed optimism Monday that they were closing in on an agreement to prevent a national financial default and reopen the government after a two-week partial shutdown.

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Update: ETSU field for new medical school dean down to 3

Update: ETSU field for new medical school dean down to 3

October 14th, 2013 11:34 am by Nathan Baker

One of three candidates named Monday will likely be the next dean of medicine for East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine.

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Johnson City spay, neuter ordinance gains steam

Johnson City spay, neuter ordinance gains steam

October 14th, 2013 11:21 am by Becky Campbell

A city ordinance to hold pet owners accountable for their unspayed or unneutered animals is back in city discussions, and one city official said it’s just good sense.

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'Battle at Bristol' is on: UT, Virginia Tech to face off at BMS

'Battle at Bristol' is on: UT, Virginia Tech to face off at BMS

October 14th, 2013 11:08 am by Jeff Birchfield

"College Football's Biggest Game Ever" will take place on Sept. 10, 2016.

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Update: Johnson City police investigate armed robbery similar to one on ETSU campus

Update: Johnson City police investigate armed robbery similar to one on ETSU campus

October 14th, 2013 10:13 am by Staff Report

ETSU officials issued a campus safety alert early this morning after a student reported that he was robbed at gunpoint in a campus parking lot.

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