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Committee weighs in on county school funding, construction

Committee weighs in on county school funding, construction

March 12th, 2015 8:55 am by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee, following Mayor Dan Eldridge's lead, decided Wednesday not to sanction adding a more than $220,000 windfall to the county schools' budget due to concerns it would place the county at a disadvantage.

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Washington County grand jury indicts man on charge of attempted murder

Washington County grand jury indicts man on charge of attempted murder

March 12th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

A Telford man was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury on charges of attempted second-degree murder and assault after a shopping trip with the mother of his unborn child went bad earlier this year.

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Town of Erwin looks at creating emergency service unit

Town of Erwin looks at creating emergency service unit

March 12th, 2015 8:37 am by Brad Hicks

Multiple emergencies requiring EMS response can present themselves at once. While Unicoi County's ambulance units are responding to these situations, residents might encounter their own medical emergency.

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With new venue, conference, ETSU basketball sees spikes in money, attendance

With new venue, conference, ETSU basketball sees spikes in money, attendance

March 11th, 2015 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

New venues and a new conference were slam dunks for both the men's and women's basketball teams at East Tennessee State University, bringing in more fans and revenue for the school.

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By our powers combined: Area breweries join forces to create craft beer line - VIDEO

By our powers combined: Area breweries join forces to create craft beer line - VIDEO

March 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

A Wednesday meeting of the minds at Wolf Hills Brewing Co. in Abingdon, Virginia, will produce more than 3,000 pints of craft beer, collaborated on by several of the area's top brewing talents.

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Unicoi school board to consider Brown buyout

Unicoi school board to consider Brown buyout

March 11th, 2015 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN --The search for a new Unicoi County Director of Schools is underway, but the Unicoi County Board of Education is set to determine the fate of the school system's current director Thursday night.

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Johnson City robber/shooting victim gets 10 years on plea deal, attorney says

Johnson City robber/shooting victim gets 10 years on plea deal, attorney says

March 11th, 2015 9:29 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man who was shot as he tried to flee from a home robbery pleaded guilty in Washington County Criminal Court this week to a reduced charge in the case and a string of unrelated church burglaries.

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Rogersville family learns relative's fate 70 years after WWII MIA report

Rogersville family learns relative's fate 70 years after WWII MIA report

March 11th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The family of Pfc. Lewis E. Price were informed in May of 1945 that he had been reported missing in action in Germany on Nov. 16, 1944, but they never received any further notice about the Hawkins County native.

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Van Huss' bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

Van Huss' bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

March 11th, 2015 7:32 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A proposal to eliminate Tennessee's requirement to obtain a state-issued permit to openly carry handguns was defeated in a House subcommittee on Wednesday.

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Former nurse charged with failing to check vitals of East Tennessee jail inmate who died

Former nurse charged with failing to check vitals of East Tennessee jail inmate who died

March 11th, 2015 3:40 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A nurse who allegedly lied when he said he checked the vital signs of an inmate who later died has been indicted on a charge of filing a false report.

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