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Elizabethton parents start swimming program to keep children active

Elizabethton parents start swimming program to keep children active

June 3rd, 2015 9:40 am by John Thompson

Summertime, swimming pools and children have been a tradition ever since schools had a summer break. Unfortunately, many children are spending more time playing video games than enjoying the traditional summer activities.

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Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library welcomes new director

Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library welcomes new director

June 3rd, 2015 9:05 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Library Board selected Renita Barksdale to become the new director of the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library because of her past experience as a librarian, but it was her desire for new experiences and an opportunity to grow that l

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County tweaks rules to allow more public input

County tweaks rules to allow more public input

June 2nd, 2015 9:45 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioner Robbie Tester's idea of affording the public more time to speak at County Commission and committee meetings is slowly but surely bearing fruit.

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You are here: At the Tweetsie Trail

You are here: At the Tweetsie Trail

June 2nd, 2015 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

Emphasis for the Tweetsie Trail task force has been shifted to the Elizabethton and Carter County side of the 10-mile recreational trail, where nearly three more miles need to be completed before the Labor Day goal.

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ETSU warms up for the restoration of the marching band

ETSU warms up for the restoration of the marching band

June 2nd, 2015 9:39 pm by David Floyd

The college football experience isn't complete without a charismatic fight song.

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Lawsuit claims Greene County pipeline stole land, dirt

Lawsuit claims Greene County pipeline stole land, dirt

June 2nd, 2015 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

A lawsuit filed last week in Greene County Circuit Court seeks up to $2.5 million from U.S. Nitrogen and the Greene County and Greeneville Industrial Development Board, claiming a new pipeline to the ammonium nitrate plant was built under private property

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Photo gallery of completed shelter: $60,000 sign donated to animal shelter

Photo gallery of completed shelter: $60,000 sign donated to animal shelter

June 2nd, 2015 9:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

With the official debut of the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter less than a month away, Monday night's Animal Control meeting revealed the donation of the shelter's new sign: a $60,000 sign at that.

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Second baby gorilla born at Knoxville Zoo

Second baby gorilla born at Knoxville Zoo

June 2nd, 2015 9:15 pm by News Sentinel Staff

Now the Knoxville Zoo is home to two baby gorillas. The zoo's 39-year-old female Machi gave birth at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday after only a few hours in labor.

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Sliger's death makes seven unsolved murders, disappearances in Hawkins

Sliger's death makes seven unsolved murders, disappearances in Hawkins

June 2nd, 2015 9:11 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

It's been more than two weeks since 79-year-old Margaret Sliger was found murdered outside her Mooresburg home, and the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is still searching for a suspect.

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Former Maryland man held at Guantanamo alleges CIA torture

Former Maryland man held at Guantanamo alleges CIA torture

June 2nd, 2015 9:05 pm by BEN FOX, Associated Press

A former Maryland resident imprisoned at Guantanamo was subjected to mistreatment while in CIA custody far in excess of what has previously been disclosed, including being hung from a wooden beam for three days and kept in total darkness for nearly a year

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