Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Carter commissioners' budget process draws warning

Carter commissioners' budget process draws warning

October 17th, 2014 8:46 am by John Thompson

Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury Justin Wilson sent a letter to the Carter County Commissioners on Oct. 3, warning the local lawmakers that their budget process over the past two years has raised his concern because the county's budgeted amount for d

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Indians deny 'Toppers in District 1-AAA soccer championship

October 16th, 2014 10:45 pm by Pat Kenney

In an epic battle between the two titans of Northeast Tennessee girls soccer, it came down to the perfect time for a perfect play.

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Robinson's goal gives Cyclones 1-A/AA district title

Robinson's goal gives Cyclones 1-A/AA district title

October 16th, 2014 10:00 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton senior forward Sarah Robinson nailed a perfectly placed high-arching shot into the left side of the net in the 75th minuteto give the Cyclones a 1-0 victory and the District 1-A/AA girls soccer championship.

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Boone claims another Big Seven cross country crown

Boone claims another Big Seven cross country crown

October 16th, 2014 9:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Washington County schools dominated Thursday's Big Seven Conference cross country meet with the Daniel Boone boys and the Science Hill girls winning team championships, and individual champions from Boone and David Crockett.

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Commissioners vote to adopt flood buyout plan

Commissioners vote to adopt flood buyout plan

October 16th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City now has a Floodplain Buyout Program in which properties in areas that flood can be purchased from owners at their discretion when alternative methods prove unsuccessful.

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Mountain States, Wellmont working together to prevent local Ebola outbreak

Mountain States, Wellmont working together to prevent local Ebola outbreak

October 16th, 2014 9:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Both Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance remain focused on the potential Ebola threat, especially the early identification of high-risk symptoms and isolation of patients who may exhibit signs of the deadly virus.

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Three newcomers vie for two spots on Elizabethton School Board

Three newcomers vie for two spots on Elizabethton School Board

October 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by John Thompson

There are three new candidates vying for two open seats on the Elizabethton City School Board in the Nov. 4 city election.

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Criteria would score and award tax incentives to companies

Criteria would score and award tax incentives to companies

October 16th, 2014 8:56 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County and its contained municipalities could soon be under a set of criteria used to score and award tax incentives to new and expanding companies to tempt them to invest in the area.

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Wise, former 'Topper, Rebel, happy to see Ole Miss thrive

Wise, former 'Topper, Rebel, happy to see Ole Miss thrive

October 16th, 2014 8:55 pm by Trey Williams

Billy Wise got a new lease on life in 2011, and so did his Ole Miss football program.

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Playoff picture  looms over matchup of 'Blazers, Vikings

Playoff picture looms over matchup of 'Blazers, Vikings

October 16th, 2014 8:53 pm by Douglas Fritz

A lot of people have probably written Daniel Boone out of the playoff picture, but the Trailblazers could dramatically change that perception with a win over Tennessee High.

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