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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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Unicoi County Commission OK budget with no tax hike; increases employee insurance rates

Unicoi County Commission OK budget with no tax hike; increases employee insurance rates

July 27th, 2015 10:08 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi County Commission on Monday approved a final budget resolution for fiscal year 2015-16 without a property tax increase but not without the disappointment of county employees faced with an more than $850 monthly increase in their family insuranc

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Unicoi County budget projections move into the black

Unicoi County budget projections move into the black

July 21st, 2015 10:13 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

After weeks of laborious and often contentious work to eliminate a projected $414,000 deficit in Unicoi County's 2015-16 budget, the County Commission's Budget and Finance Committee moved the budget projections out of red ink and $30,000 into the plus col

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Town of Unicoi leaders consider closing Washington Street

Town of Unicoi leaders consider closing Washington Street

July 20th, 2015 10:22 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Town of Unicoi leaders heard community input on closing a popular, but dangerous, shortcut for drivers attempting to avoid the busy intersection of Highway 107 and Unicoi Drive.

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Economic development board to make its case to Unicoi County commissioners

Economic development board to make its case to Unicoi County commissioners

July 17th, 2015 10:25 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With Unicoi County and the towns of Erwin and Unicoi at risk of losing grants and state assistance for economic development, members of the county Joint Economic Development Board agreed Friday to make an 11th-hour plea for better financial support from t

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Committee vote moves Unicoi County deeper into budget deficit

Committee vote moves Unicoi County deeper into budget deficit

July 14th, 2015 10:31 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Moving backward in the work to trim a projected deficit of more $400,000 from next year's Unicoi County budget, the county's Budget and Finance Committee on Tuesday reinstated $80,000 previously cut from the court clerk's office.

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Town of Unicoi breaks ground on regional development project

Town of Unicoi breaks ground on regional development project

July 10th, 2015 10:16 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Construction of the new Mountain Harvest Kitchen at Unicoi is scheduled to begin in earnest on Monday.

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Unicoi County budget session stalls with loss of quorum

Unicoi County budget session stalls with loss of quorum

July 7th, 2015 9:52 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

After a making a solid start on the continuing work to reduce a more than $400,000 shortfall in the coming year's Unicoi County budget, Tuesday's Budget and Finance Committee came to a sudden halt Tuesday after two commissioners left the meeting in frust

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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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