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Work nears completion on ETSU parking garage

Work nears completion on ETSU parking garage

March 13th, 2014 8:29 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's $26.1 million parking garage, which has at times driven both university officials and contractors to the point of exasperation, now seems to be coasting into the final stages of construction.

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ETSU's medical school turns 40

ETSU's medical school turns 40

March 12th, 2014 9:14 pm by Becky Campbell

By this time 40 years ago, the politicking over establishing a medical school at East Tennessee State University was all but over, but it will be long remembered as one of the greatest political fights ever won for the region.

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Unpaid workers, wrong windows among claims at Indian Trail

Unpaid workers, wrong windows among claims at Indian Trail

March 10th, 2014 9:54 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of delays and reports of unpaid workers, Johnson City turned to a contractor's insurance company to finish the $1.4 million expansion of Indian Trail Intermediate School.

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Discord roils Bryan College as creation flap brings host of issues

Discord roils Bryan College as creation flap brings host of issues

March 9th, 2014 6:03 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A controversial clarification to the Christian college's stance on human origins has brought to a head what professors say are years worth of disappointments in the school's leadership.

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Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

March 8th, 2014 10:54 pm by Nathan Baker

A grant intended to protect a Middle Tennessee archaeological find will help an East Tennessee State University educator better understand the people who lived in the area thousands of years ago.

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Public defender to represent woman accused of striking two

Public defender to represent woman accused of striking two

March 7th, 2014 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

The North Carolina woman arrested Thursday after police say she struck two pedestrians - a 6-year-old boy and his grandmother - at a Unicoi bus stop made her first appearance in Sessions Court on Friday.

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County begins school-construction budgeting

County begins school-construction budgeting

March 7th, 2014 9:45 am by Nathan Baker

Replacing Boones Creek middle and elementary schools top priority, according to architect.

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Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

March 6th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

A Franklin legislator hopes a bill he sponsored in the General Assembly will prevent accidents like the one police say happened Thursday morning at a Unicoi County bus stop.

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School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 3:39 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The measure proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam passed the House Budget Subcommittee 7-6 on Wednesday.

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New dean gets down to work at medical school

New dean gets down to work at medical school

March 5th, 2014 3:09 pm by Nathan Baker

After a weather-abbreviated first day on the job, Robert T. Means Jr., settled into his office Tuesday for his first full day as the new dean of the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.

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