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Jonesborough settles liquor suit with county schools, Washington County joins suit against city

Jonesborough settles liquor suit with county schools, Washington County joins suit against city

May 5th, 2015 10:11 am by Nathan Baker

Washington County joined the county school district Tuesday in suing Johnson City for millions of dollars in collected liquor-by-the-drink taxes, a move that gives the legal filing extra authority, the system's attorney said.

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Tim Belisle takes over as chair of Johnson City Board of Education

Tim Belisle takes over as chair of Johnson City Board of Education

May 5th, 2015 9:36 am by Tony Casey

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education switched seats Monday night in the middle of the group's monthly meeting.

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ETSU Army ROTC to commission 15, including 2 from Johnson City

ETSU Army ROTC to commission 15, including 2 from Johnson City

May 4th, 2015 9:41 am by Contributed to the Press

The speaker will be Maj. Gen. Terry M. "Max" Haston, who was appointed Tennessee's 75th Adjutant General in 2010.

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Putrid pork: New policy addresses 4-6 year old meat served in Hawkins Co. schools

Putrid pork: New policy addresses 4-6 year old meat served in Hawkins Co. schools

May 1st, 2015 9:52 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

"It kind of had a bleachy' taste. You could tell it was really old by the texture" - Cherokee High School senior Olivia Ewing.

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Board of Education makes its pitch for $2.128 million in funding for 2015-16

Board of Education makes its pitch for $2.128 million in funding for 2015-16

May 1st, 2015 9:38 am by Tony Casey

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education were so in sync delivering their budget PowerPoint presentation to the City Commission Thursday evening they were finishing each other's sentences.

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Unicoi County school district loses director candidate to another system

Unicoi County school district loses director candidate to another system

May 1st, 2015 9:34 am by Sue Guinn Legg

One of two top candidates selected for the vacant Unicoi County director of schools position has taken a job as director of Greeneville City Schools.

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Taxpayers in Johnson City will bear the cost of school litigation

Taxpayers in Johnson City will bear the cost of school litigation

April 30th, 2015 9:26 am by Johnson City Press

Yes, county schools should be paid what they are owed under state law, but not one penny more from city taxpayers.

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Noland commits to site for ETSU fine and performing arts center

Noland commits to site for ETSU fine and performing arts center

April 29th, 2015 5:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Ending any remaining uncertainty, East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland said Wednesday the college expects to purchase land "in the coming weeks" adjacent to the city's Millennium Centre for the college's fine and performing arts center.

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ETSU Spring Fling

April 29th, 2015 4:29 pm by Nathan Baker

A crowd of students, faculty and staff turned out Wednesday in the Cave in East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center for an end-of-semester celebration know as spring fling.

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UPDATE: K-9 search brought on Science Hill lockdown

UPDATE: K-9 search brought on Science Hill lockdown

April 29th, 2015 9:59 am by Nathan Baker

The soft lockdown of Science Hill High School put in place for an hour Wednesday morning allowed a police K-9 officer to conduct a random search of the Johnson City campus, city schools Supervisor of Instruction and Communication Debra Bentley said.

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