Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Free speech on the ETSU campus: Where's the line?

Free speech on the ETSU campus: Where's the line?

September 4th, 2014 11:19 am by Nathan Baker

A fire-and-brimstone evangelist visiting the campus of East Tennessee State University Tuesday drew complaints from some members of the student body, who said his public sermon was more harassment than preaching.

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County school board OKs $63.2M budget

County school board OKs $63.2M budget

September 3rd, 2014 10:04 pm by Nathan Baker

By accepting $1.3 million in one-time funding from Washington County, the county Board of Education approved a balanced $63.2 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Still no ink on ETSU's move to Freedom Hall, Kermit Tipton

Still no ink on ETSU's move to Freedom Hall, Kermit Tipton

September 3rd, 2014 11:33 am by Nathan Baker

"It will affect us using arena, but there's planning going on to reduce impact on students as much as we can" - Johnson City Board of Education Chairwoman Kathy Hall.

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Wandell brings message of faith to Milligan

Wandell brings message of faith to Milligan

September 2nd, 2014 9:23 pm by John Thompson

There won't be a lot of lectures that Milligan College students will remember 20 years from now, but the words they heard in the college's first convocation of the new academic year are words that many will long remember.

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Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

September 2nd, 2014 5:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Rafael Diaz Saldana was arrested Monday evening and charged with false reporting, making death threats to a school employee and harassment.

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Danger zone: 134 school zone speeding tickets issued since start of school

Danger zone: 134 school zone speeding tickets issued since start of school

September 1st, 2014 10:21 pm by Becky Campbell

In the month since school started back in Johnson City, police have written 134 tickets for speeding during the critical morning and afternoon hours when school is about to begin or has just ended.

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Buc Path hopes to keep students on track to graduation

Buc Path hopes to keep students on track to graduation

August 31st, 2014 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

A new visual program at East Tennessee State University will help students schedule their academic careers and stay on track to complete their degrees in four years.

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Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

August 30th, 2014 10:37 pm by Tony Casey

Because of the prominence of sexual assault and sexually transmitted disease among college-age people, Sex Week discussions couldn't come at a better time, organizers say.

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Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 29th, 2014 11:39 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

No signs of lions and tigers yet, just one bear and four or five snakes.

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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 9:39 am by John Thompson

The public is encouraged to attend. An entire section of the gym will be open to the public, with 800 seats available.

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