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Unicoi County, Erwin each receive $750K as part of hospital deal

Unicoi County, Erwin each receive $750K as part of hospital deal

November 5th, 2013 9:57 pm by Brad Hicks

The contributions from Mountain States Health Alliance are in Unicoi County’s and the town of Erwin’s coffers, and while Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley said the town already has ideas on how some of this funding may be used, Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch is u

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Wall of Fame: 2013 inductees announced at luncheon

Wall of Fame: 2013 inductees announced at luncheon

November 5th, 2013 9:54 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Since 1982, more than 100 locals have been inducted into the Johnson City Parks and Recreation’s Wall of Fame, and on Tuesday three more members were added to the extensive list of names, which includes key public figures and sports heroes such as Carl A.

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Reece Museum to flaunt new improvements with reopening events

Reece Museum to flaunt new improvements with reopening events

November 5th, 2013 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

“We’re referred to as a hidden gem, but we don’t want to be hidden anymore,” said Reece Museum director Theresa Hammons.

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Injuries reported in Elizabethon car wreck

Injuries reported in Elizabethon car wreck

November 5th, 2013 9:39 pm by Tony Casey

At least four people were injured in a two-car accident in Elizabethton Tuesday night, Elizabethton/Carter County 911 dispatch personnel said.

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East Tennessee State University football: Slow rollout

East Tennessee State University football: Slow rollout

November 5th, 2013 9:35 pm by Nathan Baker

Everyone who’s interested in East Tennessee State University’s resurrected football program already knows that coach Carl Torbush will direct the team with help from former players and assistant coaches Teddy Gaines and Billy Taylor.

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Inmate dies at Kingsport jail

Inmate dies at Kingsport jail

November 5th, 2013 5:31 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A man arrested Monday by Kingsport police — accused of breaking items and acting erraticly on a stranger's patio, then resisting responding officers — has since died while being held in the city jail.

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Deputies report finding meth components after 11E traffic stop; 2 charged

Deputies report finding meth components after 11E traffic stop; 2 charged

November 5th, 2013 2:19 pm by Staff Report

A traffic stop led Washington County Sheriff's deputies Monday to arrest two Limestone residents on meth charges after finding drain cleaner and other components used to make the drug.

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Update: Woman trapped in vehicle after crash at University Parkway and State of Franklin

Update: Woman trapped in vehicle after crash at University Parkway and State of Franklin

November 5th, 2013 1:36 pm by Becky Campbell

A rescue worker used a cutting tool to free an entrapped Unicoi woman from her vehicle following a three-vehicle crash on University Parkway Tuesday afternoon.

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Update: Tri-Cities Airport website reporting no delays after plane veers off runway

Update: Tri-Cities Airport website reporting no delays after plane veers off runway

November 5th, 2013 12:12 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Airline officials made an announcement at approximately 12:30 p.m. that the airport will be closed for at least two hours.

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Healthcare.glitch? U.S. health official says controversial Obamacare website can now process 17K registrants per hour

Healthcare.glitch? U.S. health official says controversial Obamacare website can now process 17K registrants per hour

November 5th, 2013 11:57 am by Associated Press

Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said the site has improved since its widely panned launch a month ago.

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