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Gardenhour voted in to succeed Alexander as head of Elizabethton City Schools

Gardenhour voted in to succeed Alexander as head of Elizabethton City Schools

December 15th, 2014 10:13 pm by John Thompson

The process of transitioning from Superintendent Ed Alexander to a new director of schools began Monday night when the Elizabethton City School Board voted unanimously to place Corey Gardenhour as interim director.

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Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

December 15th, 2014 10:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Two stories and an editorial published in the Johnson City Press within the past week apparently prompted County Mayor Dan Eldridge to make a couple of announcements at Monday's County Commission meeting.

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Program with more in store for probationers in sobriety

Program with more in store for probationers in sobriety

December 15th, 2014 9:59 pm by Becky Campbell

There was a little hustle and bustle Monday morning as Christmas shoppers made their way through toys, clothes and all sorts of present ideas.But these spenders didn't have to worry too much about big crowds or no parking.

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24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

December 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it took more than a day and the combined efforts of three law enforcement agencies, officials said two Elizabethton residents were arrested on multiple felony charges that stemmed from an investigation into suspected methamphetamine-related activ

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Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

December 15th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Tri-Cities health care administrators and elected officials applauded a proposal Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday to offer health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of state residents through vouchers and health reimbursement accounts, giving a

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Sous chef makes cut at nonprofit cafe

Sous chef makes cut at nonprofit cafe

December 15th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

Johnson City has gained a new chef, and she's cooking for the hungry.

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Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

December 15th, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street organized the unveiling, and said it was far past time for it to happen. Hill was first elected as a Carter County General Sessions judge in 1966 and elected as a Criminal Court judge in 1974. He was the first, and only,

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Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

December 15th, 2014 4:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Russel D. Holtsclaw was arrested by Johnson City police Aug. 10 after an alleged assault on his wife at their home during an argument on his birthday.

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Robert Houk

Sunshine Law requires officials to be seen and heard

December 15th, 2014 3:58 pm by Robert Houk

Discussing important matters publicly and audibly allows concerned citizens to judge for themselves the merits of the proposals before governing boards, as well as the motivations of those proposing them.

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