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Erwin budget includes no property tax hike

Erwin budget includes no property tax hike

August 27th, 2014 12:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Tuesday's approval of the budget sets the town's property tax rate at $1.0796 per $100 on real estate and personal property, the same rate as the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Office budget still in contention

Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Office budget still in contention

August 27th, 2014 11:54 am by Brad Hicks

"It looks like there's not going to be any consideration from the majority of the County Commission to get anything passed" - Budget Committee Chairman Mickey Hatcher.

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Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

August 27th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot:

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Cupp's last stand

Cupp's last stand

August 27th, 2014 9:16 am by Becky Campbell

After 16 years on the bench, Criminal Court Judge Robert E. Cupp is retiring.

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Photo gallery: Car in lake

August 27th, 2014 9:09 am by Max Hrenda

Marque Diamondcrest Sr. said he heard his 16-year-old daughter scream, then looked to see her behind the wheel of his 2007 Nissan Sentra as it sped down a hill and into Boone Lake, near the DeVault Bridge.

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Virginia deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

Virginia deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

August 27th, 2014 7:35 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Southwest Virginia sheriff's deputy has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal May shooting in Sullivan County, Tenn., after the victim led authorities on a lengthy high-speed pursuit and rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles.

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The definition of art: Commission discusses differences, discrepancies in downtown mural debate

The definition of art: Commission discusses differences, discrepancies in downtown mural debate

August 26th, 2014 10:45 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City board responsible for preserving the aesthetics of the community's core took up a philosophical discussion on the nature of art and the difficulty of objectively regulating beauty Tuesday.

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Friends, teammates mourn loss of Gavin Duncan

Friends, teammates mourn loss of Gavin Duncan

August 26th, 2014 10:41 pm by Max Hrenda

Members of the 2010 Science Hill High School boys' basketball team are in mourning after the loss of one of their former teammates and friends.

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Whether by drink or bottle, Unicoi to vote on liquor legality

Whether by drink or bottle, Unicoi to vote on liquor legality

August 26th, 2014 10:28 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Election Commission has made it official - voters residing within the town of Erwin will have the opportunity to decide if liquor by drink and the establishment of retail liquor stores will be permitted in the town's limits.

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Update: ETSU offers info in light of meningitis discovery

Update: ETSU offers info in light of meningitis discovery

August 26th, 2014 6:21 pm by Max Hrenda

East Tennessee State University has issued a public health warning after the discovery of two potential cases of bacterial meningitis.

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