Johnson City Press Thursday, March 26, 2015
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UPDATE: Bristol speedway spokesman gears up to drive state tourism department

UPDATE: Bristol speedway spokesman gears up to drive state tourism department

March 17th, 2015 1:01 pm by Staff Report

A Tri-Cities resident and East Tennessee State University alum will soon take the wheel of the state's tourism department, hoping to steer out-of-town visitors to points between Mountain City and Memphis.

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Hospital Guest House closed by termination of VA lease

Hospital Guest House closed by termination of VA lease

March 17th, 2015 12:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Search on for new temporary location as capital campaign continues

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UPDATE: Name released of woman killed in Carter Co. motorcycle crash

UPDATE: Name released of woman killed in Carter Co. motorcycle crash

March 17th, 2015 11:56 am by Staff Report

The skidding motorcycle crashed into a green Oldsmobile 88 headed toward Elizabethton.

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UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

March 17th, 2015 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officials were concerned about safety as the fire spread to a propane tank adjacent to the house.

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Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

March 17th, 2015 9:43 am by Contributed to the Press

The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28.

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Elizabethton School Board approves math textbooks, football scoreboard

Elizabethton School Board approves math textbooks, football scoreboard

March 17th, 2015 9:27 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board did not have any problem adopting math textbooks for next year. The board simply approved every book listed on a 13-page, densely printed document.

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More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

March 17th, 2015 9:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Kingsport City Schools would convert Sullivan North into one of two 900- to 1,100-student middle schools for the city under the latest city school system facilities study draft presented Monday night.

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Carter County Commission approves wireless voting system after losing 2 members

Carter County Commission approves wireless voting system after losing 2 members

March 16th, 2015 10:16 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission got smaller this month with the loss of two of its members, Jerry Proffitt in the 1st District and Beth Depew in the 3rd District. Those vacancies brought the membership in the Commission down to 22 until the vacancies can be

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Unicoi Water Utility District officials seek answers to denied variance request

Unicoi Water Utility District officials seek answers to denied variance request

March 16th, 2015 9:25 pm by Brad Hicks

Officials with the Unicoi Water Utility District were seeking the answers to a couple of questions, and these inquiries became the primary topics of discussion at Monday's meeting of the town of Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen

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