Thursday, June 13, 2013

Unicoi Shelter
The Unicoi county animal shelter will be looking for some more funding after a surprise vote result left them without a large portion of their funding. The Erwin Board of Mayor and Alderman voted 5-1 to pull funding from the county shelter and put funds toward a shelter for the town of Erwin. The town officials say that the shelter was asking for 23-thousand dollars more in funding for this year. After a lengthy discussion the board came to the conclusion that it would be more cost effective to operate their own shelter than to contribute to the county shelter. This means there is a void in the funding for the county shelter now that would have to be picked up by the town of Unicoi and Unicoi County and that would be before any increases in the budget. (CC)

Friday, January 30, 2015

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  • "Trammell Property" Bill Chances Slim, According to Carrico
  • As Virginia General Assembly Formulates Budget, Highway Funding Up So Far for Bristol District
  • Hubbard Gives Perspective on Need for City Council Executive Sessions
  • Carrico Bill on Domestic Assault in Trouble Due to Cost
  • Wise County Dentist Gets Two Months in Jail for Fraud
  • Water Service in Portions of Elizabethton to be Interrupted Saturday
  • Washington County, VA Deputies Looking for Two Men Involved in Farm Machine Burglary
  • JCPD Prepares for Super Bowl Weekend, DUI Patrols with Additional Officers
  • Kingsport Police Search for Suspects who Stole Nearly $2,000 Worth of Items
  • Hubbard Says Certain Business of Bristol, Virgnia City Council Must Be Secret
  • Washington County Commissioner David Tomita Talks in Support of Project X
  • Eastman Chemical Earnings Up
  • Month Long Investigation Nets Four Theft Arrests
  • Bristol, Virginia: Northeast Weather is Cause to Postpone Planned Ribbon Cutting For Nulife Glass
  • Virgnia Investing $160,000 Grant to Protect "Endangered Species" in Lee County Caves
  • Raid on Rash Road in Meadowview Results in Two Women Booked on Meth Charges
  • Two Arrested in Erwin Cocaine Bust
  • Local Legislators Battling Governor's Plan to Scale Back Tax Credits for Coal
  • Suncoke Downsizes more than 150 Buchanan County Workers
  • Washington County Commissioner Speaks on Project X
  • Federal Authorities Pursue Suppliers of "Bath Salts," "Purple Wave" to Tri-Cities Region
  • District Attorney Will Seek Death Penalty Against Carter County Teen Murder Suspect



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