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NCAA funding rule stalls ETSU/Science Hill stadium deal

NCAA funding rule stalls ETSU/Science Hill stadium deal

March 20th, 2015 9:15 am by Gary B. Gray

The university plans to play its 2015 football season on the Science Hill High School campus in exchange for about $26,600. Johnson City would provide concessions on game days and retain all revenues from this source.

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Update: 2 children found in house with meth lab discovered in Unicoi, sheriff says

Update: 2 children found in house with meth lab discovered in Unicoi, sheriff says

March 19th, 2015 9:44 pm by Staff Report

A Unicoi County couple was arrested earlier this week after officials with the county Sheriff's Department found a methamphetamine lab inside their residence, Sheriff Mike Hensley said in a release issued Thursday.

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Historic Barnes School to be demolished -PHOTOS

Historic Barnes School to be demolished -PHOTOS

March 19th, 2015 6:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

In 1939 the school was moved into a new building constructed on Dalewood Drive, and the old building was sold to John McFall, who donated it to a church.

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Police: Stranger lures pregnant woman, cuts out her baby

Police: Stranger lures pregnant woman, cuts out her baby

March 19th, 2015 12:20 pm by Associated Press

A woman advertising baby clothes on Craigslist lured a pregnant stranger to her Colorado home and then stabbed her in the belly and took out her unborn child, police say.

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Tennessee fugitive wanted on child sex charges arrested in Florida

Tennessee fugitive wanted on child sex charges arrested in Florida

March 19th, 2015 11:02 am by Staff Report

Edward William Tarras Jr. had been on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted list since Aug. 19, four days after he cut off his tracking bracelet and fled the state.

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Snow days do little to disrupt local schools' schedules

Snow days do little to disrupt local schools' schedules

March 19th, 2015 10:52 am by Nathan Baker

Now ostensibly past the blustery days of March's lion period, local school districts are counting the snow days expended this winter and considering adjustments to the instruction schedule.

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TCAT Elizabethton offering sign-up days for Tennessee Reconnect grants

TCAT Elizabethton offering sign-up days for Tennessee Reconnect grants

March 19th, 2015 10:26 am by Contributed to the Press

The state has a new initiative to help adults who complete a postsecondary degree or credential.

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Felon had stolen gun, crack, coke and marijuana in downtown Johnson City traffic stop, police say

Felon had stolen gun, crack, coke and marijuana in downtown Johnson City traffic stop, police say

March 19th, 2015 10:08 am by Staff Report

Ernest Weaver was a passenger in a vehicle police stopped in the area of Buffalo and West Main streets.

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EPA official: No backing away from tightening regs on coal

EPA official: No backing away from tightening regs on coal

March 19th, 2015 9:52 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

President Obama's directive has been challenged in federal court by industry and state attorneys general.

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West Johnson City crash results in 'gravel' discovery, 2 arrests

West Johnson City crash results in 'gravel' discovery, 2 arrests

March 19th, 2015 9:40 am by Staff Report

Alerted by a 911 caller that one of the drivers was trying to flee the scene of the crash, police responded to the crash at Leisure Lane and West Market Street about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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