Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Opinion
New additions on ETSU campus will cost students more and more

New additions on ETSU campus will cost students more and more

May 16th, 2014 8:45 am by JERRY L. NORRIS

East Tennessee State University's infamous parking garage is up and running. That is good, but you can expect a higher parking fee next year. Why? ETSU will receive $1,057,200 less from the state of Tennessee in 2015.

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Opinion
Liquor tax issue needs to be settled inexpensively

Liquor tax issue needs to be settled inexpensively

May 16th, 2014 8:44 am by Johnson City Press

For the sake of all county taxpayers, we hope the dispute over alcohol taxes that Washington County School System officials allege they are owed by the city of Johnson City can be settled quickly and without litigation.

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Police chief says increased patrols lead to safer downtown area

Police chief says increased patrols lead to safer downtown area

May 16th, 2014 8:36 am by Tony Casey

Johnson City Police Department Chief Mark Sirois reported back to the City Commission on Thursday night that an increased police presence in the downtown area was a successful endeavor.

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Crime

Man accused of choking girlfriend in east Johnson City

May 16th, 2014 7:20 am by Staff Report

Rudolf Espinoza was charged with felony domestic assault.

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Potential Young Farm developer pulls out

Potential Young Farm developer pulls out

May 15th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The developer of the Young Farm site, an empty tract of land off Interstate 26's Exit 17 where local officials plan a large retail shopping center, is no longer affiliated with the project.

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Crime Local News
Second man in local pot-flying operation given prison term

Second man in local pot-flying operation given prison term

May 15th, 2014 9:03 pm by Brad Hicks

The second of two men arrested late last year for using a private airplane to transport more than 70 pounds of marijuana to the Johnson City Airport was sentenced to a year and 9 months in prison Wednesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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ETSU foundation flush with cash

ETSU foundation flush with cash

May 15th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's affiliated fundraising organization announced a record fund balance to its members Thursday and boasted nearing the two-thirds mark in its efforts to provide the college's share of funding for the fine and performing arts

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Pepsi promises spectacular Fourth at Freedom Hall

Pepsi promises spectacular Fourth at Freedom Hall

May 15th, 2014 8:54 pm by Nathan Baker

A pack of people plan to proudly put their patriotic propensity for pyrotechnics on parade next month when Pepsi presents its popular appreciation of explosions.

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News Regional & National
Judge strikes down all Arkansas laws banning gay marriage, won't put ruling on hold

Judge strikes down all Arkansas laws banning gay marriage, won't put ruling on hold

May 15th, 2014 2:54 pm by ANDREW DeMILLO and CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

An Arkansas judge says he will strike down a state law barring clerks from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, expanding his ruling against the state's ban on gay marriage.

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Rape investigation follows post-prom party in north Georgia

Rape investigation follows post-prom party in north Georgia

May 15th, 2014 2:50 pm by Kate Harrison, Times Free Press

Multiple reports from the community assert that several young men were involved in the alleged assault.

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