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Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

November 21st, 2014 10:20 am by Brad Hicks

After she was crowned Miss Tennessee 2014, Hayley Lewis was given the task of serving as spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Haslam's character-education program.

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Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by John Thompson

Construction on the new football stadium at Elizabethton High School moved a step closer to breaking ground Thursday morning with the signing of a contract with Joe LaPorte, president and chief executive officer of Citizens Bank, to donate $500,000 to the

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Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

November 21st, 2014 10:08 am by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen will soon have the consideration of sidewalk dining regulations on its plate.

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Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

November 21st, 2014 10:00 am by Becky Campbell

A city couple accused of treating their child's severe burn with expired antibiotic cream and the wound with dirty toilet paper was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on a neglect charge this week.

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Traffic camera decision deferred at Johnson City commissioners meeting

Traffic camera decision deferred at Johnson City commissioners meeting

November 20th, 2014 10:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday deferred a decision on two offers by Redflex Traffic Systems to continue the company's digital red-light enforcement offerings at slightly reduced rates.

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More seats requested to complete ETSU's fine arts center deal

More seats requested to complete ETSU's fine arts center deal

November 20th, 2014 9:17 pm by Nathan Baker

With a simple voice vote, the Washington County Economic Development Council provided what could be another $500,000 for the construction of East Tennessee State University's proposed fine and performing arts center, but with a caveat or two.

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THEC gives go-ahead on East Tennessee State University's master plan changes

THEC gives go-ahead on East Tennessee State University's master plan changes

November 20th, 2014 9:10 pm by Nathan Baker

While East Tennessee State University's chief of staff was securing another $500,000 for the school's proposed fine and performing arts center, its president was in Nashville, overseeing state approval of the facility's proposed building sites.

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Tri-Cities home sales report has positive signs

Tri-Cities home sales report has positive signs

November 20th, 2014 9:05 pm by Tony Casey

In looking at figures from October 2013 to October 2014, it would be hard to make the case that things aren't improving overall in the housing sector.

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Johnson City woman's murder to be featured on 'Motives and Murders'

Johnson City woman's murder to be featured on 'Motives and Murders'

November 20th, 2014 9:03 pm by Becky Campbell

One encounter was all it took for a Johnson City woman to lose her life 10 years ago.

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