Johnson City Press Wednesday, May 27, 2015
County school board narrowly approves site for Boones Creek school

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County school board narrowly approves site for Boones Creek school

May 27th, 2015 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

A divided Washington County Board of Education narrowly approved a site for a new school in the Boones Creek area Wednesday at a called meeting set to consider the topic.

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Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

Former Hilltopper Craig enjoys breakout season, named ACC player of year

May 27th, 2015 9:45 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Will Craig's dream of one day playing major league baseball received a giant boost this spring when Craig laid waste to Atlantic Coast Conference pitching.

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Pro Stock drivers set for Bristol

Pro Stock drivers set for Bristol

May 27th, 2015 9:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Drag racers Erica Enders-Stevens and Allen Johnson are hopeful as they head into next month's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway for entirely different reasons.

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All About Abby: Supporting your local economy by staycationing

All About Abby: Supporting your local economy by staycationing

May 27th, 2015 3:48 pm by Abby Hathorn

Summer, to me, isn't about going to the beach, getting a tan, or partying.

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Business & Technology
Kingsport glass maker suspends operations

Kingsport glass maker suspends operations

May 27th, 2015 3:40 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Heritage Glass announced it temporarily suspended operations at the end of the business on Wednesday pending a "potential reinvestment and reorganization situation."

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BINGO! Salvation Army offers fellowship and fun for community seniors

BINGO! Salvation Army offers fellowship and fun for community seniors

May 27th, 2015 2:24 pm by David Floyd

Amanda Lewis sat with her bingo board poised in her hand, waiting for the announcer to say the final letter she needed to complete her row.

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Regulatory Commission issues operating license for Watts Bar nuclear plant

Regulatory Commission issues operating license for Watts Bar nuclear plant

May 27th, 2015 1:31 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has voted to issue a full power operating license for Watts Bar Unit 2, pending applicable regulatory requirements being met.

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Bluff City bridge should be finished by fall races at BMS - PHOTOS

Bluff City bridge should be finished by fall races at BMS - PHOTOS

May 27th, 2015 12:39 pm by David Floyd

TDOT also hopes to finish entire connector project on U.S. 11E and U.S. 19E by Oct. 31.

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Unlicensed drug treatment clinic shut down in Carter County

Unlicensed drug treatment clinic shut down in Carter County

May 27th, 2015 12:12 pm by John Thompson

A walk-in clinic that many Carter Countians feared was going to be a methadone clinic did not open for business as advertised Wednesday.

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Crime Elizabethton
Johnson Co. man faces meth charges in Carter Co.

Johnson Co. man faces meth charges in Carter Co.

May 27th, 2015 11:32 am by Staff Report

Victor Special Forces Mallare was arrested over the weekend.

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Crime
One-pot lab in Jonesborough man's backpack leads to 3rd meth arrest this year, Johnson City police say

One-pot lab in Jonesborough man's backpack leads to 3rd meth arrest this year, Johnson City police say

May 27th, 2015 10:53 am by Staff Report

Carlo W. Gerarde was charged with promotion or manufacture of methamphetamine.

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