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Alpha reports 2nd coal fields death in 2 days

Alpha reports 2nd coal fields death in 2 days

March 17th, 2015 12:33 pm by Staff Report

In the second fatal accident involving coal mining in the region in two days, a truck driver died as his truck overturned while hauling fuel in West Virginia, according to an Alpha Natural Resources news release.

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Hospital Guest House closed by termination of VA lease

Hospital Guest House closed by termination of VA lease

March 17th, 2015 12:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Search on for new temporary location as capital campaign continues

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
Fortune cookie maker considers future in La Vergne

Fortune cookie maker considers future in La Vergne

March 17th, 2015 12:17 pm by Getahn Ward, Tennessean

The largest fortune cookie maker is considering adding new manufacturing operations in La Vergne, which would employ up to 70 people in the first phase and eventually produce 1 million to 2 million cookies daily.

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News Photos Local News Elizabethton
UPDATE: Name released of woman killed in Carter Co. motorcycle crash

UPDATE: Name released of woman killed in Carter Co. motorcycle crash

March 17th, 2015 11:56 am by Staff Report

The skidding motorcycle crashed into a green Oldsmobile 88 headed toward Elizabethton.

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Today's Buzz: What's trending on JohnsonCityPress.com

Today's Buzz: What's trending on JohnsonCityPress.com

March 17th, 2015 10:44 am by Johnson City Press

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to catch you up on local news and sports. Check out these 12 trending stories.

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UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

March 17th, 2015 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officials were concerned about safety as the fire spread to a propane tank adjacent to the house.

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Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

March 17th, 2015 9:43 am by Contributed to the Press

The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28.

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Local News Elizabethton
Elizabethton School Board approves math textbooks, football scoreboard

Elizabethton School Board approves math textbooks, football scoreboard

March 17th, 2015 9:27 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board did not have any problem adopting math textbooks for next year. The board simply approved every book listed on a 13-page, densely printed document.

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News Local News Education
More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

March 17th, 2015 9:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Kingsport City Schools would convert Sullivan North into one of two 900- to 1,100-student middle schools for the city under the latest city school system facilities study draft presented Monday night.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU women to play host to N.C. State in WNIT

ETSU women to play host to N.C. State in WNIT

March 16th, 2015 11:37 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The East Tennessee State women's basketball team will face North Carolina State in the first round of the Women's NIT Thursday 7 p.m. at Brooks Gym in what will be the first-ever matchup between the two programs.

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