Johnson City Press Wednesday, January 28, 2015
News Local News
Bill requiring vote before annexation clears House

Bill requiring vote before annexation clears House

February 25th, 2014 9:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

The state House voted overwhelmingly Monday to support a bill sponsored by state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R- 6th, which mandates local referendums and lets property owners decide whether they want to be annexed into established municipal growth boundaries.

Comments
Sports ETSU Sports
Freeman, Taylor lead Bucs to third straight win

Freeman, Taylor lead Bucs to third straight win

February 25th, 2014 9:17 pm by staff reports

Freeman raised his batting average to .417. He hit his second home run of the season, a two-run shot in the third inning.

Comments
News Local News
Hourly county school workers to be paid half for snow days

Hourly county school workers to be paid half for snow days

February 25th, 2014 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

On the second try, member David Hammond convinced the Washington County Board of Education to pass a measure providing wages for hourly employees when school days are missed because of inclement weather.

Comments
News Local News Education
Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

Health initiative could cost schools ad dollars

February 25th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school district officials say new rules proposed Tuesday by the White House and the Agriculture Department limiting the marketing of sugary soft drinks and unhealthy foods on public school campuses could affect contracts with major advertisers.

Comments
Crime Local News
Police say witnesses saw man vandalizing vehicle

Police say witnesses saw man vandalizing vehicle

February 25th, 2014 7:15 pm by Staff Reports

A man was arrested after Johnson City Police Department officers said witnesses saw him throw a brick at a vehicle that had been vandalized.

Comments
Sports ETSU Sports
Carter back in business at ETSU

Carter back in business at ETSU

February 25th, 2014 6:48 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State's athletic mission is again Scott Carter's mission, and he's taking it to heart.

Comments
News Regional & National Education
Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

Student injured when car hits school bus in S.W. Virginia

February 25th, 2014 5:50 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. on state Route 58, approximately two miles east of its intersection with U.S. Route 23.

Comments
News Crime Local News
UPDATE: Police say man accused of aggravated robbery confessed

UPDATE: Police say man accused of aggravated robbery confessed

February 25th, 2014 5:44 pm by Staff Reports

Two men were arrested after officers said one of admitted to pulling a knife on a clerk.

Comments
News Local News Education
Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

Sheriff's office says Unicoi County High School teacher subject of probe; school leader still mum

February 25th, 2014 5:24 pm by Brad Hicks

"Realistically it will be the end of this week or first of next week before I will have all information to release in reference to the teacher suspension" - Director of Schools Denise Brown.

Comments
Regional & National Titans
Former Titan Eddie George to sell Brentwood home

Former Titan Eddie George to sell Brentwood home

February 25th, 2014 4:01 pm by Maria Giordano, The Tennessean

The five-bedroom, 8,500 square-feet home on Sanctuary Place is being listed at $1,699,000 million.

Comments