Johnson City Press Thursday, July 30, 2015
SNEAK PEEK: Take a first look at our new site and tell us what you think. ยป
Sports ETSU Sports
Sander confirms Bartow officially gone

Sander confirms Bartow officially gone

March 13th, 2015 9:29 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State is looking for a new basketball coach. Murry Bartow's firing was officially announced Friday morning as Richard Sander, ETSU's athletic director, held a news conference to discuss the future of the program.

Comments
Sports High schools
Almond takes over UH soccer

Almond takes over UH soccer

March 13th, 2015 9:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

University High has turned to a doctor of therapy to get its boys' soccer program on good footing. Dr. Dan Almond, who holds the all-time record for assists and points at Emory & Henry College, brings a wealth of coaching experience to the Bucs.

Comments
News Local News
World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action

World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action

March 13th, 2015 9:24 pm by Jessica Fuller

More than 70 years after being declared missing in action, a local World War II veteran will be remembered with a grave marker this morning at Mountain Home National Cemetery.

Comments
News Local News Education Erwin Town of Unicoi
Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

March 13th, 2015 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

A busy Friday morning was followed by a calmer afternoon for Tommy Clouse, but the newly appointed interim director of Unicoi County Schools said much work awaits him and the Unicoi County Board of Education in the near future.

Comments
News Local News ETSU Football ETSU
ETSU receives go-ahead for stadium

ETSU receives go-ahead for stadium

March 13th, 2015 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University is off and running on plans for a 10,000-seat football stadium now that the State Building Commission has approved the facility's funding and construction.

Comments
News Local News Elizabethton Health
Health care takes center stage at Elizabethton/Carter County Legislative Breakfast

Health care takes center stage at Elizabethton/Carter County Legislative Breakfast

March 13th, 2015 9:13 pm by John Thompson

Health insurance on both the state and federal levels was one of the leading topics of conversation at the Elizabethton/Carter Legislative Breakfast held at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology on Friday.

Comments
News Community Local News Jonesborough
International Storytelling Center to host Sister City Dinner

International Storytelling Center to host Sister City Dinner

March 13th, 2015 9:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Tri-Cities Sister City Program has partnered this year with the town of Jonesborough to hold its annual International Dinner on March 21 at the International Storytelling Center.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National
Proposal would require media to get permission to record

Proposal would require media to get permission to record

March 13th, 2015 9:03 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court is considering requiring the news media to get permission from a judge before reporters can use a laptop, digital recorder or any other electronic device to cover a court proceeding.

Comments
News Regional & National
Protest organizers say more work lies ahead in Ferguson

Protest organizers say more work lies ahead in Ferguson

March 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

The protesters who spent eight months pressing for changes in Ferguson's police practices after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown take credit for this week's resignations of the city manager and the police chief.

Comments
News Sports Regional & National
Brewers ban hand-slapping high-fives because of pink eye

Brewers ban hand-slapping high-fives because of pink eye

March 13th, 2015 8:56 pm by JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press

A clubhouse outbreak of pink eye is forcing the Milwaukee Brewers to find a new way to celebrate top plays at spring training.

Comments