Johnson City Press Sunday, April 19, 2015
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Statewide coalition forms to support governor's Medicaid expansion plan

Statewide coalition forms to support governor's Medicaid expansion plan

December 17th, 2014 7:12 am by Associated Press

More than 80 business, health care and civic groups have formed the Coalition for a Healthy Tennessee to support Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to offer health coverage to more than 200,000 low-income Tennesseans.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National Business & Technology
Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

December 17th, 2014 7:03 am by LINDSEY BAHR, Associated Press

Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.

Comments
News Local News
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.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
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.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
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.

Comments
News Crime Local News
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.

Comments
News Local News Jonesborough
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.

Comments
News Crime Local News Elizabethton
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.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

December 16th, 2014 6:22 pm by Staff Report

A Northeast Correctional Complex prisoner has been charged of killing another inmate and tampering with evidence, according to state agents.

Comments
News Regional & National
Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings is found dead

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings is found dead

December 16th, 2014 4:01 pm by SEAN CARLIN and MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

Comments