Johnson City Press Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Sports Sports Live Douglas Fritz High schools
Elizabethton's season is one to remember

Elizabethton's season is one to remember

March 8th, 2015 10:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton had a season full of joy, only to be tested at the end by a refining fire.

Comments
News Sports Local News
Meet your neighbor: Doctoral student finds challenge in MMA fighting

Meet your neighbor: Doctoral student finds challenge in MMA fighting

March 8th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

Looks can be deceiving.Angie Dugan may weigh 97 pounds, but that hasn't stopped her from attaining a winning record as a mixed martial arts fighter. Dugan has begun her fourth year of training in as an amateur MMA fighter with three fights under her belt,

Comments
News Photos Local News
Chasing Snakes 10k course ready for runners - PHOTOS

Chasing Snakes 10k course ready for runners - PHOTOS

March 8th, 2015 9:42 pm by Tony Casey

The Irish blessing "May the road rise up to meet you," is used as a motto for Saturday's annual Johnson City Chasing Snakes 10k road race and anyone familiar with the layout of the course knows it's perfectly fitting.

Comments
News Photos Local News Education Washington County
Washington College Academy hopes open campus will shine light on 200-plus years of learning

Washington College Academy hopes open campus will shine light on 200-plus years of learning

March 8th, 2015 9:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although attendance has seen a sharp decline since its inception in the late 1700s, the men and women in charge of the region's oldest institution of higher learning hope to demonstrate its value to the community.

Comments
News Local News Education
Textbooks only part of equation when teaching to new standards

Textbooks only part of equation when teaching to new standards

March 8th, 2015 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

An unfavorable national review of math teaching materials claims many of the most popular publishers don't meet the requirements for the new Common Core State Standards, but Johnson City Schools administrators say textbooks are only part of the equation.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National
Open meetings law don't apply to Tenn. transparency panel

Open meetings law don't apply to Tenn. transparency panel

March 8th, 2015 9:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A panel of experts assembled to offer advice on transparency issues is not subject to the state's open meetings law. At least that's the opinion of Ann Butterworth, who heads the Comptroller's Office of Open Records Counsel.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Aaron Hernandez still flashes swagger, smile at murder trial

Aaron Hernandez still flashes swagger, smile at murder trial

March 8th, 2015 9:20 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez peers into a monitor as it displays evidence in his murder trial.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Erwin man receives multiple drug charges at traffic stop, Johnson City police say

Erwin man receives multiple drug charges at traffic stop, Johnson City police say

March 8th, 2015 6:48 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin man has been jailed for multiple drug charges after officers at the Johnson City Police Department stopped him for a seat belt violation, according to a news release.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Johnson City police charge man with felony assault after victim found unconscious in road, officers say

Johnson City police charge man with felony assault after victim found unconscious in road, officers say

March 8th, 2015 6:46 pm by Staff Report

A man was charged with felony assault after Johnson City police found a man unconscious in the road, according to a news release.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National Health
Medical community seeks end of allowing parents to refuse vaccinations as measles threatens coming back, anti-vaccine movements grow

Medical community seeks end of allowing parents to refuse vaccinations as measles threatens coming back, anti-vaccine movements grow

March 8th, 2015 2:06 pm by Kate Belz, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dr. Bill Schaffner still remembers the hot summers of his childhood, when he was not allowed to cool off in the public swimming pools.His parents were too worried about him catching polio.

Comments