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Schools' budget gets initial OK

September 4th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee on Thursday approved the county schools' $63.2 million proposed 2015 fiscal budget, which now moves to the County Commission for approval.

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Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

December 15th, 2014 10:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Two stories and an editorial published in the Johnson City Press within the past week apparently prompted County Mayor Dan Eldridge to make a couple of announcements at Monday's County Commission meeting.

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Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

November 22nd, 2014 10:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Washington County committee is moving a resolution to ax the private act that created the county's zoning administrator title, a position Mike Rutherford has held for nearly 27 years.

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No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

November 19th, 2014 4:34 pm by Becky Campbell

Toxicology tests on Louis Cunningham were completely clear and there will be no charges against him, District Attorney General Tony Clark said Wednesday.

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A policy of no policy: Washington County committee votes to cut commissioner benefits

A policy of no policy: Washington County committee votes to cut commissioner benefits

November 14th, 2014 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Employee Compensation and Benefits Committee on Thursday voted to move two resolutions to the County Commission that would end both health and life insurance benefits March 31.

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Musket Brawl: Boone, Crockett get reduced punishment in appeal

Musket Brawl: Boone, Crockett get reduced punishment in appeal

November 14th, 2014 11:47 am by Douglas Fritz

Daniel Boone and David Crockett high schools' football teams got a year knocked off their probation that resulted from a post-game brawl two weeks ago.

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DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

November 14th, 2014 11:04 am by Becky Campbell

District Attorney General Tony Clark has now confirmed that an off-duty Washington County sheriff deputy's blood alcohol content was below the legal limit when the officer wrecked his personal car in April, injuring himself and another off-duty deputy.

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Washington Co. deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries, but DA still mum on blood alcohol content

Washington Co. deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries, but DA still mum on blood alcohol content

November 13th, 2014 2:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Two Washington County sheriff's deputies injured in an off-duty crash nearly seven months ago are now back at work though the crash is still under investigation, a department spokesperson confirmed.

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Jonesborough looks past suers to focus on sewers

Jonesborough looks past suers to focus on sewers

November 12th, 2014 11:28 am by Max Hrenda

During Monday night's meeting of the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Mayor Kelly Wolfe said plans were in discussion for attaching David Crockett High School to Jonesborough's repurposed sewer system.

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Photo Gallery: Washington County Farm

November 6th, 2014 12:45 pm by Gary B. Gray

A look, inside and out, at the county-owned 50-acre parcel.

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Farm seen: Tour gives commissioners look at 50-acre site

Farm seen: Tour gives commissioners look at 50-acre site

November 5th, 2014 9:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Wednesday's special called meeting to familiarize county officials and others with the Greenfield "county" Farm was a step taken openly, at a casual pace and with respect to anyone wanting to voice concerns and ideas about the roughly 50-acre parcel's fut

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