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Subway employee fired for posts celebrating police deaths on Twitter

Subway employee fired for posts celebrating police deaths on Twitter

May 12th, 2015 9:45 am by Associated Press

She wrote "GOT EM."

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Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

Update: 2 women found guilty on all counts in Facebook murders case

May 12th, 2015 9:33 am by Becky Campbell

Barbara Mae Potter, 64, and her daughter, Jenelle Leigh Potter, 35, of Mountain City, are charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree murder.

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Tennessee Republican Party goes after Nathan Vaughn again, this time in Kingsport mayor's race

Tennessee Republican Party goes after Nathan Vaughn again, this time in Kingsport mayor's race

May 12th, 2015 9:16 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Last weekend, in a TNGOP sponsored direct mail piece and reported robocalls, Vaughn was accused of being a "career politician" who will say anything to win an election.

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Carter County Budget Committee watching fund balance levels

Carter County Budget Committee watching fund balance levels

May 12th, 2015 8:51 am by John Thompson

After seeing the reserves in the county's debt service decline from almost $9 million to $3 million over the past several years, the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission is keeping a sharp eye on the fund balance in debt service and the genera

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Carter County Schools get ready for summer projects

Carter County Schools get ready for summer projects

May 12th, 2015 8:48 am by John Thompson

For the past few months, the telemedicine operation between the Carter County School System and eMD has been going well, even without a formal memorandum of understanding. That could soon change, as such a memorandum should be in place for school board ap

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Erwin to reduce social services support

Erwin to reduce social services support

May 11th, 2015 10:06 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Whittling away on budget requests that are still nearly $1 million beyond projected revenues, Erwin's Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday reduced the town's annual contributions to social services by more than $31,000.

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New K-8 school resolution heads to Washington County Commission for discussion

New K-8 school resolution heads to Washington County Commission for discussion

May 11th, 2015 10:04 pm by Jessica Fuller

A resolution that would support the development of a new K-8 school in Jonesborough passed the city's Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday night and is headed to the Washington County Commission for discussion.

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Erwin National Fish Hatchery gets "permanent" funding

Erwin National Fish Hatchery gets "permanent" funding

May 11th, 2015 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Monday a "permanent" funding fix for three regional trout hatcheries, including the Erwin National Fish Hatchery, in which the Tennessee Valley Authority will reimburse the facilities $1 million annually to stay in oper

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How to clean a quarry with ETSU's Department of Geosciences - VIDEO/PHOTOS

How to clean a quarry with ETSU's Department of Geosciences - VIDEO/PHOTOS

May 11th, 2015 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

What's the best way to clear out wood, debris and bottles floating on the surface of the quarry that sits next to the Tweetsie Trail?

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Fellow firefighters lay Chief Conley Jones to rest

May 11th, 2015 5:10 pm by Nathan Baker

A contingent of firefighters from a handful of local departments dressed out in full uniform Monday to lay to rest the body of one of their own - Chief Conley Jones.

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