ERWIN — A breakdown in negotiations with Blue Cross Blue Shield has resulted in a Unicoi County Commission vote to move the county’s employee health insurance contract to United Health Care.
ERWIN — The Unicoi County Commission’s Employee Benefits Committee voted Friday to recommend the commission provide employees an additional 15 percent health insurance premium subsidy that together with a new high-deductible plan option could save employees more than $400 a month on the cost of family coverage.
UNICOI - The town of Unicoi has hired Lee Carella Manning to serve as director of its new Mountain Harvest Kitchen.
ERWIN — A strategic plan for economic development is on the fast track in Unicoi County.
ERWIN — The Unicio County Board of Education on Monday presented special honors to the school system’s 2016-2017 teachers of the year.
ERWIN - The Unicoi County Ambulance Committee and County Commission are expected to take action on the county’s ambulance service contract in back to back meetings on Monday.
ERWIN — The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday approved a resolution to seek up to $300,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding available for the establishment of an ambulance service.
ERWIN — Ongoing concerns over what several local government leaders are calling a breach of contract by Unicoi County’s ambulance service provider is coming under legal scrutiny.
ERWIN — The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday gave a green light to a $2 million water line replacement project to be financed by Erwin Utilities and repaid in part through more than $1 million in grant funding.
UNICOI — With construction of the new Mountain Harvest Kitchen at Unicoi now only three months away, the town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday turned its attention to efforts to equip, staff and develop programming for the new regional agri-business incubator.
ERWIN — The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen has appointed Unicoi County High School teacher Rachelle Hyder Shurtz to fill the alderman seat vacated in November by the death of Sue Jean Wilson.
ERWIN - Unicoi County Courthouse offices normally open on Saturday will be closed Saturday, Jan 14, and all county office will be closed Monday Jan. 16 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Tennessee’s comptroller office has commended Unicoi County for what it describes as “the first success story” in its annual review of Tennessee county governments.
ERWIN — The Unicoi County Ambulance Task Force sat down with the owner of Medic One ambulance service Wednesday for a face to face meeting on community leaders’ concern for the lack of emergency medical services in the county, including ambulance wait times of up two hours.
ERWIN — A contractor’s proposal to repair the badly leaking roof of the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department garage that one commissioner said comes in under the $10,000 mark that requires county projects to be put out to bid has yet to make its way to the county mayor’s office.