Johnson City Press Friday, November 28, 2014
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Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by John Thompson

Construction on the new football stadium at Elizabethton High School moved a step closer to breaking ground Thursday morning with the signing of a contract with Joe LaPorte, president and chief executive officer of Citizens Bank, to donate $500,000 to the

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Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

November 21st, 2014 10:08 am by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen will soon have the consideration of sidewalk dining regulations on its plate.

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Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

November 21st, 2014 10:00 am by Becky Campbell

A city couple accused of treating their child's severe burn with expired antibiotic cream and the wound with dirty toilet paper was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on a neglect charge this week.

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Willow Tree offering a double dose of South Carolina

Willow Tree offering a double dose of South Carolina

November 21st, 2014 9:09 am by Contributed

Two bands from South Carolina will take the Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room stage Saturday - Dangermuffin and Sol Driven Train.

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String Theory to take the stage at the WRCPA

String Theory to take the stage at the WRCPA

November 21st, 2014 9:02 am by Contributed

Old instruments and blistering new tunes - that best describes the music of String Theory, the dynamic duo of violinist Daniel Blair and cellist James Ross Jr. These two virtuoso musicians present an entertaining, humorous and inspirational tour through t

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Sycamore Shoals hosting Thanksgiving storytelling and song tonight

Sycamore Shoals hosting Thanksgiving storytelling and song tonight

November 21st, 2014 8:55 am by Contributed

Are you ready for turkey and all the trimmings, the joy of family gathered around the table, football, grandma's pies and a visit from your favorite crazy uncle? If not, then what better way to get in the spirit of Thanksgiving than a time of storytelling

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Traffic camera decision deferred at Johnson City commissioners meeting

Traffic camera decision deferred at Johnson City commissioners meeting

November 20th, 2014 10:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday deferred a decision on two offers by Redflex Traffic Systems to continue the company's digital red-light enforcement offerings at slightly reduced rates.

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Talkin' turkey and penguins at Cherokee Elementary School - VIDEO

Talkin' turkey and penguins at Cherokee Elementary School - VIDEO

November 20th, 2014 9:59 pm by Tony Casey

Faculty, staff and students took part in Cherokee Elementary's Thanksgiving Program Thursday afternoon in the gym.

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More seats requested to complete ETSU's fine arts center deal

More seats requested to complete ETSU's fine arts center deal

November 20th, 2014 9:17 pm by Nathan Baker

With a simple voice vote, the Washington County Economic Development Council provided what could be another $500,000 for the construction of East Tennessee State University's proposed fine and performing arts center, but with a caveat or two.

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