Johnson City Press Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Columns As I See It Opinion
Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

May 20th, 2015 9:12 am by Robert Houk

Personally, I think the CCL would have a better chance of convincing members of Congress to give free ice cream to every inmate on federal death row than it would getting them even to admit climate change exists.

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News Local News Education
NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

May 20th, 2015 8:56 am by Dylan Chesser

The Tennessee NAACP is trying to improve community understanding of Tennessee academic standards by hosting a panel discussion with Johnson City educators and residents.

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Sports High schools

PHOTO GALLERY: Science Hill soccer

May 19th, 2015 11:11 pm by Douglas Fritz

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South falls in state baseball tournament

South falls in state baseball tournament

May 19th, 2015 10:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

In a tight eight-inning battle, Christ Presbyterian Academy handed Sullivan South a 2-1 loss in the opening round of the Class AA state baseball tournament at Smyrna on Tuesday.

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Sports Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing

Get ready for racing's big weekend

May 19th, 2015 10:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Sunday is the biggest racing date on the calendar with the Monaco Grand Prix in the morning, the Indianapolis 500 in the afternoon and the Coca-Cola 600 running that evening and well into the night.

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Science Hill slides by East Hamilton

Science Hill slides by East Hamilton

May 19th, 2015 10:21 pm by Douglas Fritz

A 1-0 victory on Tuesday moved Science Hill into the Class AAA semifinals for the second straight season. And just like last year, the Hilltoppers will meet the top-ranked team in the state.

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Presnell takes over as coach of Elizabethton baseball team

Presnell takes over as coach of Elizabethton baseball team

May 19th, 2015 10:19 pm by Douglas Fritz

Presnell, 34, was a standout athlete in football and baseball at Elizabethton, graduating in 1998. He batted .435 in his high school career, and hit 23 home runs.

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News Local News Outdoors Elizabethton
Carter County's Roan Groan is one of nation's biggest elevation gains

Carter County's Roan Groan is one of nation's biggest elevation gains

May 19th, 2015 9:49 pm by John Thompson

For the 35th straight year, the Roan Groan Bicycle Race has been challenging some of the nation's best bicycle racers, and this year the race will be event tougher for the top competitors.

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Confederate soldier to be honored at gravesite ceremony

Confederate soldier to be honored at gravesite ceremony

May 19th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

The gravesite of a prominent Confederate general will be the site of a Confederate Cross of Honor ceremony next weekend.

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News Crime Local News
Probation officer charged with leaving accident scene

Probation officer charged with leaving accident scene

May 19th, 2015 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

A state probation officer in Washington County was cited last month on a traffic charge after an incident that left an Elizabethton woman with a broken arm, according to documents filed in General Sessions Court in Jonesborough, but he remains on regular

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