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State hires Rocky Fork park manager; keeps name under wraps

State hires Rocky Fork park manager; keeps name under wraps

May 1st, 2015 9:51 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has hired a manager for new Rocky Fork State Park in Unicoi County.

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Board of Education makes its pitch for $2.128 million in funding for 2015-16

Board of Education makes its pitch for $2.128 million in funding for 2015-16

May 1st, 2015 9:38 am by Tony Casey

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education were so in sync delivering their budget PowerPoint presentation to the City Commission Thursday evening they were finishing each other's sentences.

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Unicoi County school district loses director candidate to another system

Unicoi County school district loses director candidate to another system

May 1st, 2015 9:34 am by Sue Guinn Legg

One of two top candidates selected for the vacant Unicoi County director of schools position has taken a job as director of Greeneville City Schools.

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Amid criticism, Jonesborough Senior Center contractor says construction on schedule

Amid criticism, Jonesborough Senior Center contractor says construction on schedule

May 1st, 2015 9:16 am by Nathan Baker

Two weeks after the Jonesborough mayor openly criticized the pace of construction of the town's new senior center, the contractor and the architect said progress is still being made on the $3 million facility.

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Johnson City attorney Corker named to federal post

Johnson City attorney Corker named to federal post

April 30th, 2015 4:15 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City attorney Clifton L. Corker has been named U.S. magistrate judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee effective Friday.

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A week of guns: TSA discovers handguns at every major Tennessee airport, including Tri-Cities

A week of guns: TSA discovers handguns at every major Tennessee airport, including Tri-Cities

April 30th, 2015 1:37 pm by Contributed to the Press

On Monday, a loaded .45-caliber revolver was discovered in a bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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F-bomb dropped in court: Man's foul language draws contempt charge in Carter Co.

F-bomb dropped in court: Man's foul language draws contempt charge in Carter Co.

April 30th, 2015 10:54 am by Staff Report

Sessions Court Judge Keith Bowers Jr. did not hand down a single contempt of court charge during his first eight months on the bench. That streak was broken.

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Convicted Johnson City killer's brother sentenced to 8 years on robbery, witness coercion convictions

Convicted Johnson City killer's brother sentenced to 8 years on robbery, witness coercion convictions

April 30th, 2015 10:32 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Joshua Gergish withdrew his request for probation.

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Holston Valley patient info found in Bristol recycling bin

Holston Valley patient info found in Bristol recycling bin

April 30th, 2015 10:15 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Wellmont said the patients "were likely not" identity theft victims.

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Police: Man seen burglarizing vacant Model Mill building in Johnson City

Police: Man seen burglarizing vacant Model Mill building in Johnson City

April 30th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Police say they found him a short distance away as he tried to sell the stolen property at another business.

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