Johnson City Press Saturday, May 30, 2015
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Differences in rate structures hurt Power Board's bottom line, CFO says

Differences in rate structures hurt Power Board's bottom line, CFO says

May 27th, 2015 10:08 am by Nathan Baker

Four-year-old changes to the rates charged by the Tennessee Valley Authority for peak power use are cutting into the Johnson City Power Board's bottom line.

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Local lawyer appointed to federal magistrate job

Local lawyer appointed to federal magistrate job

May 27th, 2015 9:46 am by Becky Campbell

If anyone was unfriended on Facebook by local attorney Cliff Corker, they should not be offended.

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School board members tour new Science Hill High School field house

School board members tour new Science Hill High School field house

May 27th, 2015 9:28 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City School board members and Science Hill High School Athletic Director Keith Turner toured the $2 million Kermit Tipton Stadium field house Tuesday, which is expected to be complete in July.

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Carter Board of Education gives Ward two-year contract extension

Carter Board of Education gives Ward two-year contract extension

May 27th, 2015 9:13 am by John Thompson

The Carter County School Board voted 7-1 on Tuesday afternoon to award Director of Schools Kevin Ward with a two-year contract extension. Ronnie McAmis was the only member of the board to vote against the extension. Ward's current contract is set to expir

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County officials seek better vetting process for TIF deals

County officials seek better vetting process for TIF deals

May 26th, 2015 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

Mitch Cox Companies pulled its request last week for Washington County to approve nearly $1 million in tax increment financing to build a $3.5 million nationally known restaurant to complement a planned $8.5 million, 90-room Fairfield Inn & Suites in John

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Most local high schools ahead of 90-percent graduation rate goal

Most local high schools ahead of 90-percent graduation rate goal

May 26th, 2015 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

A high school's overall graduation rate is a single number, but area high school principals and school system administrators say many factors go into that rate.

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East Tennessee Amateur to have women's division

East Tennessee Amateur to have women's division

May 26th, 2015 9:42 pm by Joe Avento

For the first time in the tournament's 21-year history, a women's division has been added. The first 16 women to register will compete in a women's championship division and compete in 54 holes of medal play from the white tees.

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Buffs have best ever showing at NAIA outdoor meet

Buffs have best ever showing at NAIA outdoor meet

May 26th, 2015 9:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Chris Layne has coached one national champion and 54 All-Americans at Milligan College. After last weekend's performance at the NAIA outdoor track and field meet in Alabama, he has reason to believe more titles could soon come to the Carter County campus.

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Parkway Place: Affordable housing complex opens for renters with special needs

Parkway Place: Affordable housing complex opens for renters with special needs

May 26th, 2015 9:41 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Local, state and federal leaders joined the local Eastern Eight Community Development Corporation Tuesday in a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Parkway Place, a new affordable housing apartment complex for tenants with special needs.

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Senators take aim at another national title

Senators take aim at another national title

May 26th, 2015 9:39 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Walters State has slugged its way to a pair of victories and the winners bracket final in the Alpine Bank JUCO World Series and has plenty of available pitching and designs on winning the program's first national title since 2006.

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