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Jonesborough, Tennessee is located in Washington County. Zip codes in Jonesborough, TN include 37659. The median home price in Jonesborough is $184,900 which is roughly $89/per square foot. More Jonesborough information.

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Haslam Signs Bill Ending Forced Annexation And Giving Tennesseans Right To Vote

Governor Bill Haslam signed HB 2371/SB2464 on Wednesday. The law ends forced annexation and gives Tennesseans the right to vote.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Open gun carry bill defeated, free tuition plan approved

A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits has been defeated in a House subcommittee.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Tennessee lawmakers face crucial votes in final hours

Tennessee lawmakers have put the state budget behind them. Now they'll turn to what really worries them: getting re-elected.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

The House sponsor of a bill seeking to remove permit requirements to carry guns openly in Tennessee wants to bypass committees and hold a full floor vote on the measure.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Business Journal

House passes Gov. Haslam's $32B budget

The Tennessee House passed Gov. Bill Haslam 's $32 billion budget by a vote of 68-27 Thursday, as amendments proposing pay raises for teachers and state employees were rejected by lawmakers.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

State workers may get raise after all

Schoolteachers and many other state workers could receive a one-time $500 bonus and a small raise, under a proposal being discussed in the state House of Representatives.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Senate to vote on Tennessee's $32.4B spending plan

The state Senate is ready to vote on a $32.4 billion spending plan for the budget year beginning in July.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WCYB

Bill passes state house

A bill that says a Tennessee teacher's license cannot be revoked based on student test scores has passed the full house.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

WCYB

Traffic can be tricky in Jonesborough these days

It can be a bumper-to-bumper bottleneck. The Highway 11E-State Route 354 intersection is one of the busiest in Washington County.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Herald-Citizen

Storyfest' in the plans for Dogwood Park

Looking forward to Cookeville's first Storyfest in the Park, which is coming up May 10 at Dogwood Park behind the Cookeville History Museum, are, from left, Pam Philpot, museum exhibit specialist; Judy Duke, Cookeville museums administrator; and Beth Thompson, historical arts assistant.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

WCYB

New farmes market in Jonesborough

Fundraising continues to back the new Boone Street Farmer's Market, which will be located at the old Exxon service station building near the corner of Boone and Main Streets.

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WCYB

Attendance up, parking down at Jonesborough's arts center

Since it opened last November, activities have been full at the new McKinney Center in Jonesborough.

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WTVF Nashville

Bill to prohibit teacher licensure rules

The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Matthew Hill of Jonesborough was approved on a voice vote in the House Education Committee on Tuesday.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Travel briefs, March 30

Antler Hill Village at the Biltmore is home to the estate's winery, shops and eateries and a small museum.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Guest Editorial: Bill to banobservers misses mark

Sponsored by Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-Jonesborough, and Sen.Frank Niceley, R-Strawberry Plains, the bill states that "Any representative of the United Nations appearing without a treaty ratified by the United States senate stating that the United Nations can monitor elections in this state, shall not monitor elections in this state."

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

WCYB

Spring snow surprises many after long winter

Ball fields were silent and batting cages were empty. It was Mother Nature throwing the curve balls and snow balls on a spring day.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

WCYB

Mother charged with D.U.I

A Jonesborough mother is facing charges today, after police say she drove under the influence with her two-children in the vehicle.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

WCYB

New theatre proposed for 'Tennessee's Oldest Town'

On the front burner: buying the old Jackson Theatre building. It's something Town Administrator Bob Browning is excited about.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

'Star Wars' character day at Knoxville Zoo

Somewhere at a zoo very close by, "Star Wars" characters will roam. The Knoxville Zoo is the site 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, for "Star War" characters like Stormtroopers and Sandtroopers to appear.

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Business Journal

Tennessee House votes to keep UN election monitors out

Tennessee House lawmakers voted Thursday to ban United Nations election monitors from observing state elections.

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