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Carter County highway superintendent says state demands driving deficit

Carter County highway superintendent says state demands driving deficit

June 2nd, 2015 9:07 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Highway Committee discussed the road department's $632,000 deficit and naming the newer of the two Gap Creek roads after a famous gunpowder maker.

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City schools to improve efficiencies with utilities, health records

City schools to improve efficiencies with utilities, health records

June 1st, 2015 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

It turns out Johnson City Schools are getting a shot in the arm through utilities savings.

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Dry May could hurt area farmers

Dry May could hurt area farmers

June 1st, 2015 9:12 pm by Nathan Baker

After an unseasonal patch of dry weather last month, some farmers in the area are apprehensive over what the rest of the growing season has in store.

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Public school employees could get 2 percent raise

Public school employees could get 2 percent raise

June 1st, 2015 9:04 pm by Tim Omarzu, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Teachers and other Hamilton County public school employees will get a 2 percent raise under a slimmed-down budget the school board approved Monday.

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Trans woman Jenner debuts new name "Caitlyn" in Vanity Fair

Trans woman Jenner debuts new name "Caitlyn" in Vanity Fair

June 1st, 2015 2:51 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Prior to the unveiling of Caitlyn, Jenner had said he preferred the pronoun "he," but Vanity Fair contributing editor Buzz Bissinger, who wrote the story, refers to "she."

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U.S. Supreme Court throws out conviction for Facebook threats

U.S. Supreme Court throws out conviction for Facebook threats

June 1st, 2015 2:11 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

Chief Justice John Roberts said it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments of Anthony Elonis about killing his ex-wife and harming others would make a reasonable person feel threatened.

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Grand jury ups attempted murder charge to 1st degree in Johnson City shooting

Grand jury ups attempted murder charge to 1st degree in Johnson City shooting

June 1st, 2015 11:51 am by Becky Campbell

Delmar Lamar Mack Jr., 46, was arrested in February after the shooting at the couple's 300 Delaware St. residence.

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Off the Wall News: Drone confiscated after flight over Major League Baseball game

Off the Wall News: Drone confiscated after flight over Major League Baseball game

June 1st, 2015 11:39 am by Associated Press

Federal Aviation Administration rules bar flying drones below 3,000 feet and within three miles of large baseball or football stadiums.

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Is Ron Ramsey Tennessee's most powerful politician?

Is Ron Ramsey Tennessee's most powerful politician?

June 1st, 2015 8:49 am by Sam Stockard, Correspondent, The Nashville Ledger

Senate Speaker and Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey laughs at the notion he's changed since being elected to the Legislature 23 years ago, that he's lost touch with the common man or become "arrogant" as lieutenant governor of Tennessee.

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Meet your neighbor: Art helps to shape ETSU graduate's future in film

Meet your neighbor: Art helps to shape ETSU graduate's future in film

May 31st, 2015 10:03 pm by Jessica Fuller

From dancing to painting to theater, the arts cast a wide net of creativity for individuals to embrace as an outlet.For Kacy Tiller, it's something that envelops her as a person, giving her the name of artist in every sense of the word.

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