Johnson City Press Thursday, October 30, 2014
Sports High schools
Pioneers face big challenge at Tennessee High

Pioneers face big challenge at Tennessee High

October 23rd, 2014 9:38 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's not just another game for David Crockett. The Pioneers (2-2, 5-3) travel to the Stone Castle to take on Tennessee High (2-2, 5-3). Kickoff is set for 7:30.

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Sports High schools
Favored Cyclones looking for opportunity to get better

Favored Cyclones looking for opportunity to get better

October 23rd, 2014 9:38 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton remains in the heavy favorite role in its matchup with Unicoi County, and head coach Shawn Witten said he wants his team to use it wisely.

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Sports High schools
Hilltoppers expect to get Boone's best

Hilltoppers expect to get Boone's best

October 23rd, 2014 9:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Stacy Carter said he expects nothing less than Daniel Boone's best shot despite the rugged schedule the Trailblazers have recently faced.

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News Regional & National
New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

October 23rd, 2014 9:19 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, COLLEEN LONG, ASSOCIATED PRESS

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Police dog helps with arrest made over armed robbery at residence

Police dog helps with arrest made over armed robbery at residence

October 23rd, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department quickly made an arrest following what police said was an armed robbery at a Peters Hollow residence on Thursday.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Watauga man dies of gunshot wound after being found near quarry

Watauga man dies of gunshot wound after being found near quarry

October 23rd, 2014 9:10 pm by John Thompson

A man died Thursday afternoon, only a few hours after he suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and despite efforts of Watauga Police Chief Jim Whaley to save the man's life.

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News Local News Education ETSU
ETSU hoping new scholarships lure more students

ETSU hoping new scholarships lure more students

October 23rd, 2014 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

New scholarship offerings may help East Tennessee State University shed its reputation as a commuter school and draw increased enrollment from both in-state and outside students.

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News Local News Election 2014
Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

October 23rd, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is at the halfway point, and Washington County has so far drawn fewer voters than the last comparable election in 2010.

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Local News ETSU

ETSU Dance Marathon to benefit the Children's Miracle Network - PHOTOS

October 23rd, 2014 8:44 pm by Tony Casey

More than 100 people danced for a cause at East Tennessee State University on Thursday night during the Dance Marathon, held in the ballroom at the D.P. Culp University Center.

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News Regional & National Off the Wall News
Too hot for teachers? SW Virginia high school pep rally irksome for many

Too hot for teachers? SW Virginia high school pep rally irksome for many

October 23rd, 2014 5:42 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

At issue was a video posted on YouTube - but since taken down - portraying teachers engaged in a dance skit during the rally.

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