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Elizabethton principal battling ALS to speak at Milligan convocation

Elizabethton principal battling ALS to speak at Milligan convocation

August 26th, 2014 10:10 am by Contributed - Milligan College

Josh Wandell was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2013.

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1 in 2M: Fisherman and 14-year-old daughter catch rare blue lobster

1 in 2M: Fisherman and 14-year-old daughter catch rare blue lobster

August 26th, 2014 10:01 am by Associated Press

A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.

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Weather blamed as Appalachian Fair attendance dips by 40,000, but manager sees successes

Weather blamed as Appalachian Fair attendance dips by 40,000, but manager sees successes

August 26th, 2014 9:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

"It was a weather thing and there's nothing you can do about that. But I felt like we had a great fair. The important thing is everybody had a good time because that's what we're all about, having fun and making memories" - Manager Phil Booher.

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Still no budget in Unicoi County; school resource officers in flux

Still no budget in Unicoi County; school resource officers in flux

August 26th, 2014 9:21 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Commission was slated Monday to vote on the first reading of the county's 2014-15 budget and fixture of the county's property tax rate for the new fiscal year, but the panel's consideration of these items will have to wait.

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Herald & Tribune celebrates 145th anniversary with special edition

Herald & Tribune celebrates 145th anniversary with special edition

August 26th, 2014 9:12 am by Max Hrenda

"The major events that happened in Jonesborough were in 1873. The cholera epidemic basically turned Jonesborough into a ghost town" - H&T Publisher Bill Cummings.

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Washington Co. Commission nixes rezoning request

Washington Co. Commission nixes rezoning request

August 26th, 2014 9:04 am by Max Hrenda

After hearing several objections to a proposed rezoning request for a portion of a parcel of property in a Gray neighborhood, the county's governing body decided against the proposal.

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Johnson City crime reduction program receives national honor

Johnson City crime reduction program receives national honor

August 26th, 2014 8:56 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Targeted Community Crime Reduction Project has garnered regional recognition for its success.

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WCSO: State-leading military equipment to prevent, mitigate disasters, not cause them

WCSO: State-leading military equipment to prevent, mitigate disasters, not cause them

August 25th, 2014 9:56 pm by Max Hrenda

While some may perceive the use of military-grade equipment on U.S. citizens as a disaster, Washington County law enforcement officials said they acquired military equipment to help mitigate disasters.

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Despite online call to quit, Dykes says he plans to stay

Despite online call to quit, Dykes says he plans to stay

August 25th, 2014 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County's Director of Schools said Monday he has no plans to leave his post in light of an online petition posted this weekend calling for his resignation.

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Freshman class size encouraging for Noland

Freshman class size encouraging for Noland

August 25th, 2014 9:19 pm by Nathan Baker

After two years of enrollment decline, East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland said the figures for the incoming freshman class look encouraging, and could signify the end of the slump for the state school in Johnson City.

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