Johnson City Press Thursday, August 28, 2014
News Local News Education ETSU
Freshman class size encouraging for Noland

Freshman class size encouraging for Noland

August 25th, 2014 9:19 pm by Nathan Baker

After two years of enrollment decline, East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland said the figures for the incoming freshman class look encouraging, and could signify the end of the slump for the state school in Johnson City.

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News Local News Election 2014
Election Commission uncorks wine in groceries referendum

Election Commission uncorks wine in groceries referendum

August 25th, 2014 9:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Voters in Johnson City and Jonesborough will get to choose if they want to see wine on grocery store shelves after the county election commission approved including the question on the November ballot in a meeting Monday.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Former EHS coach accused of indecent exposure

Former EHS coach accused of indecent exposure

August 25th, 2014 9:05 pm by Becky Campbell

Elizabethton High School's swim coach resigned from his job last week, just two days before his arrest on indecent exposure charges in Johnson City, although he apparently talked to his athletic director in July about leaving the school system.

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Science Hill, Towne Acres make list of state's Reward Schools

Science Hill, Towne Acres make list of state's Reward Schools

August 25th, 2014 4:13 pm by Staff Report

Towne Acres Elementary School and Science Hill High School were among the schools in the top 5% statewide with the highest performance or the largest academic growth by students during the 2013-2014 school year.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Johnson City cop charged with assault, reassigned pending court action

Johnson City cop charged with assault, reassigned pending court action

August 25th, 2014 2:57 pm by Becky Campbell

"We take this situation very seriously" - Police Chief Mark Sirois.

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News Sports Local News TriCityMom ETSU
Fossil 5K to highlight Red Panda Day at Gray Fossil Site

Fossil 5K to highlight Red Panda Day at Gray Fossil Site

August 25th, 2014 11:39 am by Tony Casey

We Run Events, a Tri-Cities running company that puts on and times races, is in charge of laying out and managing the course.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Carter Co. school smashed in hit-and-run crash

Carter Co. school smashed in hit-and-run crash

August 25th, 2014 11:00 am by John Thompson

The crash caused damage to an electrical line going into the school, as well as a fence. Three women were seen fleeing in a truck.

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News Community Local News Jonesborough
After the fire: Neighbors rally to help Jonesborough woman rebuild home

After the fire: Neighbors rally to help Jonesborough woman rebuild home

August 25th, 2014 9:10 am by Sue Guinn Legg

On April 16, 78-year-old Fannie Mae Gosnell was napping in her home when a chimney fire spread into the walls and eaves of her house on Frank Hilbert Road in Jonesborough.

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Could desensitization treatment help local kids with peanut allergies?

Could desensitization treatment help local kids with peanut allergies?

August 25th, 2014 8:54 am by David Floyd

Incidental exposure still accounts annually for 12 percent of the allergic reactions by people with peanut allergies. This has led allergists to seek out a more progressive approach to the problem.

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Local News Regional & National Rails to Trails
Organizers: Tweetsie Trail came together after years of cooperation and patience

Organizers: Tweetsie Trail came together after years of cooperation and patience

August 24th, 2014 7:46 am by Tony Casey

All it takes is a good idea and cooperation.

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