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Lady 'Toppers keep Big Seven win streak alive; Foreman saves D-B boys

Lady 'Toppers keep Big Seven win streak alive; Foreman saves D-B boys

December 2nd, 2014 10:29 pm by Trey Williams

The Science Hill Lady Hilltoppers won their 53rd straight Big Seven Conference regular-season game Tuesday at Dobyns-Bennett, but coach Keith Turner hardly felt triumphant.

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Cyclones beat North to move to 4-0

Cyclones beat North to move to 4-0

December 2nd, 2014 10:28 pm by Douglas Fritz

It has been a very good start to the 2014-15 season for Elizabethton's basketball team, and Tuesday night was no different. The Cyclones pulled away early from Sullivan North, and never looked back to record a 80-52 victory over the Raiders in the Three R

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Lady Warriors knock off Unicoi County

Lady Warriors knock off Unicoi County

December 2nd, 2014 10:26 pm by Ivan Sanders

The Happy Valley Lady Warriors (6-1, 2-0) have been on a roll as of late but knew the Devil's Den in Unicoi Co. would be a true challenge to where they stand early on.

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Boone tops Volunteer in 2OT

Boone tops Volunteer in 2OT

December 2nd, 2014 10:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

One week after falling to Volunteer in the Hardee's Classic basketball tournament, the Trailblazers turned the tables on the Falcons 62-58 in double overtime on Tuesday night at Bobby Snyder Gym.

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Wilson, Witten excited about Cyclones' new stadium

December 2nd, 2014 10:23 pm by Douglas Fritz

It may have just been a few pieces of dirt sent flying Tuesday morning, but there was excitement in the air. A new football stadium became "in progress" as Elizabethton held a ground-breaking ceremony at the high school.

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Bucs open SoCon play against Western Carolina

December 2nd, 2014 10:22 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State's return to Southern Conference basketball officially begins tonight when Western Carolina comes to Freedom Hall for a regionally televised game.

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Legislators listen to community queries, concerns over Common Core

Legislators listen to community queries, concerns over Common Core

December 2nd, 2014 10:08 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Johnson City Council of Parent-Teacher Associations offered a glimpse into the possible future of education legislation Tuesday night for parents and teachers.

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City school board talks dollars, sense over mayor's comments

City school board talks dollars, sense over mayor's comments

December 2nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City school board members took exception Monday to Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge's most recent comments on the exceptionality of school funding in the county and his qualms with the state's formula for divvying up money.

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Humane Society heels, withdraws interest in operating new animal shelter

Humane Society heels, withdraws interest in operating new animal shelter

December 2nd, 2014 9:32 pm by Max Hrenda

After expressing interest in overseeing the operation of the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter, a local animal advocacy group announced it will defer that role to the city, county and existing shelter staff.

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Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

December 2nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

As temperatures drop and less people utilize the still-fresh Tweetsie Trail with the winter months approaching, excitement still surrounds the ever-evolving trail in the way of business endeavors and Johnson City, Elizabethton and Carter County-backed pro

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