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City school, county officials peer over education funding void

City school, county officials peer over education funding void

January 22nd, 2015 9:06 pm by Nathan Baker

Hoping to bridge gaps in both communication and funding, members of the Johnson City Board of Education and the Washington County Commission sat together Thursday to hash out a point of contention that arises in each budget cycle.

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Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

Tennessee GOP may seek closed primaries

January 22nd, 2015 8:55 pm by Brad Hicks

Former Unicoi County sheriff and current Tennessee Republican Party Executive Committeeman Kent Harris is among members of his committee who feel Democrats should vote for Democrats and Republicans should vote for Republicans.

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Taking Count: Homeless survey underway across region

Taking Count: Homeless survey underway across region

January 22nd, 2015 8:51 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Mandated annually by HUD to help determine what federal dollars should be allotted to the region's housing, rehousing and homeless prevention services, the count is being conducted by about 100 volunteers recruited by the Appalachian Regional Coalition of

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Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

Judge rules that public should be able to hear public hearings

January 22nd, 2015 8:48 pm by Tony Casey

A hearing in Greene County Chancery Court today very well might have turned up the volume at future public meetings.

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ETSU vs. The Citadel photo gallery

January 22nd, 2015 7:50 pm by Joe Avento

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Saudi state TV reports: King Abdullah has died at 90

Saudi state TV reports: King Abdullah has died at 90

January 22nd, 2015 7:21 pm by AYA BATRAWY and ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI, Associated Press

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who joined Washington's fight against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom with incremental but significant reforms, including nudging open greater opportunities for wom

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Online help boosts Johnson City Schools Homeless Education Program and Christ Children's Home Education Fund

January 22nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

$3,000 prize from Champions for Kids to expand monthly birthday parties for school system's homeless kids; Nearly $10,000 in contributions wins CCHEF a permanent listing on Global Giving website

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SW Virginia teacher faces DUI charge after crashing into school bus full of cheerleaders

SW Virginia teacher faces DUI charge after crashing into school bus full of cheerleaders

January 22nd, 2015 3:57 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Her 8-year-old daughter was in the teacher's SUV.

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The Buzz: Today's top stories

The Buzz: Today's top stories

January 22nd, 2015 3:40 pm by Johnson City Press

A JC school bus crash, no decision on Boone Lake's spring prospects and more of today's trending stories on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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9-year-old twins left mostly alone for months while parents were in Nigeria, police say

9-year-old twins left mostly alone for months while parents were in Nigeria, police say

January 22nd, 2015 3:38 pm by Associated Press

Manchester police said the uncle promised to stop by every couple of days to drop off food, but when police got involved in November, they found no edible food in the refrigerator and only ramen noodles in a cabinet.

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