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Carter Co. Budget Committee at impasse over debt service

Carter Co. Budget Committee at impasse over debt service

June 18th, 2014 11:41 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission Budget Committee recessed Tuesday, unable to reach a consensus on debt service increases.

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Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

June 18th, 2014 11:13 am by John Thompson

While many boards across the state are reducing the incentives for earning high degrees, Elizabethton's school board included pay raises for higher degrees in the differentiated pay plan approved by the board on Tuesday.

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Erwin July 4 parade to honor veterans

Erwin July 4 parade to honor veterans

June 18th, 2014 10:42 am by Brad Hicks

The names of around around 5,000 local military veterans adorn the marble slabs at the Unicoi County Veterans' Memorial Park but, according to Erwin resident Jim Buchanan, an event to honor and show appreciation to these men and women for their service ha

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Trademark board rules against Redskins name

Trademark board rules against Redskins name

June 18th, 2014 10:33 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

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Unicoi Co. officials try to cut risk in employee insurance

Unicoi Co. officials try to cut risk in employee insurance

June 18th, 2014 10:22 am by Brad Hicks

Members of the Unicoi County Commission's Employee Insurance Policy Committee thought they had the best plan for county employee insurance picked out but, after another look, it appears the risk of this original option outweighs the potential reward.

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Parks and Recreation's camps give kids chance to learn, play

Parks and Recreation's camps give kids chance to learn, play

June 18th, 2014 10:13 am by Carter Geigerich

Johnson City's Parks and Recreation Department has a wide variety of camps and summer programs for local kids to take part in. From sports camps to science camps, Parks and Recreation has something for everyone.

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Charity ride turns tragic for local nurse

Charity ride turns tragic for local nurse

June 17th, 2014 9:58 pm by Tony Casey

Local nurse Caitlyn Epps has experienced a variety of tough situations and medical emergencies through her work, but nothing would prepare her for the tragedy she went through Friday.

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TBR initiative could mean 6 percent tuition hike for ETSU

TBR initiative could mean 6 percent tuition hike for ETSU

June 17th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Next year's East Tennessee State University students could pay $442 more per year for tuition at the Johnson City college if an increase plan is approved later this week by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

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Multi-Culp-tural? Culp to add Multicultural Center in 2015

Multi-Culp-tural? Culp to add Multicultural Center in 2015

June 17th, 2014 9:41 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center will soon have a designated area to foster diversity and encourage dialogue between students of different groups.

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Safety Train aims to train Tennesseans to stay back from tracks

Safety Train aims to train Tennesseans to stay back from tracks

June 17th, 2014 9:34 pm by Becky Campbell

Trains passing through the Tri-Cities are such a common sight that it's easy to block out the blaring sound of the horn as the six-ton machinery rolls across a railroad intersection.

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