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Enrollment down, but completion rates up at Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton

Enrollment down, but completion rates up at Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton

February 24th, 2015 8:52 pm by John Thompson

There are fewer students enrolled at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton this spring. But while the numbers are down, the school continues to generate program completion rates of 90 percent.

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Washington County loosens campground restrictions

Washington County loosens campground restrictions

February 24th, 2015 8:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

A decade-long restriction on the placement of Washington County campgrounds was lifted Monday when the County Commission approved new regulations that grew the number of allowed districts from one to eight.

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Suggested annexation changes hit wall at County Commission meeting

Suggested annexation changes hit wall at County Commission meeting

February 24th, 2015 8:45 pm by Gary B. Gray

Nearly three months after state legislators urged city and county leaders to send them recommendations for changes in state annexation laws, the same number of basic, suggested changes were snuffed out Monday at a Washington County Commission meeting.

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Johnson City Power Board customers keep power in light of snow storm

Johnson City Power Board customers keep power in light of snow storm

February 24th, 2015 8:39 pm by Max Hrenda

While more than 30,000 homes across the state lost power in the wake of wintry weather, a Johnson City Power Board official said their total outages had yet to break double digits.

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Crime Police Blotter
A case of unwarranted advice, a fistful of dollars and more from the Police Blotter

A case of unwarranted advice, a fistful of dollars and more from the Police Blotter

February 24th, 2015 8:36 pm by Max Hrenda

No sleet or snow can stop the Police Blotter from bringing tales of the most bizarre arrests made in Johnson City.

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Photos Reader Photos

Reader photo gallery: Tweetsie Trail in the snow

February 24th, 2015 8:34 pm by Benjamin Burton

Afternoon walk on the Tweetsie Trail in the snow.

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News Regional & National Education
Haslam plan uses old scores in some teacher evaluations

Haslam plan uses old scores in some teacher evaluations

February 24th, 2015 8:30 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

In one of Gov. Bill Haslam's key legislative proposals, student test scores will still play largely the same role in the evaluations of certain Tennessee teachers.

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Sledding at South Side Elementary School - VIDEO

February 24th, 2015 8:13 pm by Sam Watson

Kids enjoy Tuesday's surprise snow with sledding and snowball fights at South Side Elementary School.

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Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

February 24th, 2015 4:57 pm by Josh Lederman, Associated Press

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

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