Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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No findings found in annual audit of Elizabethton schools

No findings found in annual audit of Elizabethton schools

December 17th, 2014 8:45 am by John Thompson

Once again, the Elizabethton City School System received an audit with no findings.

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Gray 9-year-old becomes state's first pediatric patient for proton therapy

Gray 9-year-old becomes state's first pediatric patient for proton therapy

December 16th, 2014 10:01 pm by Max Hrenda

On Nov. 26, Holden Doebler-Cortes graduated from his six-week treatment program at the Provision Center for Proton Therapy to become the state's first pediatric patient to receive proton radiation treatment.

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No tiff over TIFs: Business leaders say surrounding tax incentives won't lure away developers

No tiff over TIFs: Business leaders say surrounding tax incentives won't lure away developers

December 16th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City and Washington County officials aren't worried by the competition in the residential housing market from nearby municipalities, some of which are offering incentives to developers for building.

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Tri-Cities retail sales see spike, says ETSU prof

Tri-Cities retail sales see spike, says ETSU prof

December 16th, 2014 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

All seven counties in the Tri-Cities metro area made recent retail sales gains, according to an economic report released Tuesday, giving the region the best sales performance in years.

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Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

December 16th, 2014 9:38 pm by John Thompson

A man who had been indicted twice by a Carter County grand jury on sexual exploitation charges of minors had his initial appearance in Carter County Criminal Court last week on 63 of the charges.

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Jonesborough Genealogical Society offers new look at history with anthology

Jonesborough Genealogical Society offers new look at history with anthology

December 16th, 2014 9:16 pm by Jessica Fuller

After 15 years, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society has captured local history - in 298 glossy pages.

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EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

December 16th, 2014 9:10 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said an investigation that resulted in an escape from a parking lot and four felony arrests began with an allegation of shoplifting last week.

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Holiday living made easy

Holiday living made easy

December 16th, 2014 1:58 pm by Metro Services

With so much on our plates between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, the holiday season can be hectic. Fortunately, there are many ways to save time and make the holiday season more manageable.

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Create an energy-efficient home this holiday

Create an energy-efficient home this holiday

December 16th, 2014 1:56 pm by Contributed

Tis the season to be festive, and that usually means stringing up hundreds of twinkling lights to create a welcoming glow on dark winter nights. Some people view the holiday season as their chance to go all out with regard to decorating their homes with a

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Computer outage at MSHA leaves staff off network

Computer outage at MSHA leaves staff off network

December 16th, 2014 1:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Medical personnel at all Mountain States Health Alliance facilities are relying on alternative methods, including pen and paper in some cases, to conduct business after an unplanned outage took computer systems offline.

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