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Unicoi poised for a berry good time

May 13th, 2015 10:02 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Unicoi's seventh annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival, a day filled with music, food and fun centered around the homegrown sweetness of the community's best-loved crop, will roll into town on Saturday.

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Town approves 2016 budget, moves forward on community kitchen

Town approves 2016 budget, moves forward on community kitchen

May 18th, 2015 10:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday gave first-reading approval to a $2.6 million budget for fiscal 2016 that includes more than $500,000 in federal grant funding for construction of the town's new Mountain Harvest Kitchen.

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Spring Fore golf tournament

May 17th, 2015 10:07 am by Jeff Birchfield

Action from the Spring Fore golf tournament

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Annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival continues to grow

Annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival continues to grow

May 16th, 2015 10:08 pm by Jessica Fuller

With Scott's Strawberries on the shelves, what's not to celebrate?

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Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

May 15th, 2015 10:11 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Unicoi County leaders and a large crowd of well-wishers gathered at the Interstate 26 Welcome Center in Flag Pond Friday to welcome Rocky Fork State Park's new park manager and ranger to the community.

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Sheriff: Nurse was on call when Unicoi Co. Jail inmate died

Sheriff: Nurse was on call when Unicoi Co. Jail inmate died

May 13th, 2015 9:25 am by Sue Guinn Legg

An attorney for Tennessee Municipal Insurance Pool has filed a response to a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Unicoi County, the county Sheriff's Department and numerous corrections officers stemming from the death of an inmate in April 2014.

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Unicoi County Board of Education to make $100,700 contract offer to new director of schools

Unicoi County Board of Education to make $100,700 contract offer to new director of schools

May 12th, 2015 9:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In advance of its vote to determine who will become the new director of Unicoi County Schools, the county's Board of Education met in a special work session Monday to hammer out the terms of a generic, $100,700 contract offer for the new director.

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NFS on the ready: Emergency drill planned for Wednesday

NFS on the ready: Emergency drill planned for Wednesday

May 5th, 2015 9:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Nuclear Fuel Services will conduct a routine emergency preparedness exercise with local emergency response agencies today.

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Seeing red? Local strawberries ripe for picking, eating

Seeing red? Local strawberries ripe for picking, eating

May 4th, 2015 10:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One of the sweetest local harvests of the year has come in.

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Ramp Festival celebration of springtime favorite

Ramp Festival celebration of springtime favorite

May 3rd, 2015 9:29 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Pan fried potatoes seasoned with bacon and the wild mountain leeks fondly known as ramps draw more than 1,000 visitors from several states to the rural Flag Pond community each May.

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State hires Rocky Fork park manager; keeps name under wraps

State hires Rocky Fork park manager; keeps name under wraps

May 1st, 2015 9:51 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has hired a manager for new Rocky Fork State Park in Unicoi County.

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