Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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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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'Toppers have chance to build against Falcons

'Toppers have chance to build against Falcons

October 16th, 2014 8:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill probably shouldn't be looking at tonight's game as a potential easy win, but rather an opportunity to get better.

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Longhorns look to mix up Three Rivers

Longhorns look to mix up Three Rivers

October 16th, 2014 8:50 pm by Douglas Fritz

It has been a perfect football season so far for Johnson County in the Three Rivers Conference. The only caveat to that statement is the Longhorns are preparing for back-to-back games against the top leading title contenders.

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'No on Amendment 1' rally on the corner of State of Franklin Road and West Market street - PHOTOS

October 16th, 2014 6:26 pm by Tony Casey

Demonstrators hold signs on the corner of State of Franklin Road and West Market Street Thursday evening, suggesting those passing in traffic vote against Amendment 1.

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Florida Fangate: Portable fan blows up governor's race

Florida Fangate: Portable fan blows up governor's race

October 16th, 2014 5:01 pm by TAMARA LUSH and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott waited seven minutes, an eternity on live television, before appearing onstage for Wednesday night's debate, all because former Gov. Charlie Crist insisted on having his portable pal plugged in below his lectern.

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