In case you missed these items, here are eight posts from JohnsonCityPress.com that will get you talking:
• High-tech surgery wing nearing opening at JCMC. With construction complete on Johnson City Medical Center’s $69 million surgery tower, staff are preparing to move into the expanded and updated operating facility.
• ETSU fall enrollment down by 400-plus students. Enrollment for the fall 2013 semester at East Tennessee State University stands at 14,957 students, according to preliminary figures released today.
• Hand Up to quadruple assistance through end of year. Directors of the nonprofit Heisse Johnson Hand Up emergency assistance program for low-income utility customers at risk of cutoff voted Monday to more than triple the annual limit on the amount of assistance the agency provides to an individual household.
• Lack of action costs Wash. Co. $250K; Commissioners to review, vote on $128 million 2014 fiscal budget tonight. Disagreements, amendments and an unproductive rerouting of Washington County’s plan to pay for capital projects within its nearly $128 million 2014 fiscal budget has cost the county time, and time is money.
• The doctor is in: Home delivery takes Dr. Enuf back to past. Dr. Enuf has long been a soft drink that capitalizes on fierce brand loyalty and nostalgia for bygone years to boost sales.
• Jonesborough approves construction budget, finally gets its senior center. Aldermen for the town of Jonesborough happily approved plans to move forward with construction of a new seniors center Monday night.
• Fourth man charged in Johnson City attempted rape, home invasion and assault case. A fourth man accused in a Johnson City sexual assault case and home invasion was arrested over the weekend.
• Big Seven golf: Science Hill girls prevail; boys second. UNICOI — With an expected result from a senior and a surprise performance from a freshman, the Science Hill girls rolled to a 16-stroke victory Monday in the Big Seven Conference championship at Buffalo Valley Golf Course.