Johnson City Press Saturday, August 1, 2015
SNEAK PEEK: Take a first look at our new site and tell us what you think. ยป
News Local News
Carter County Tomorrow looks to find renter

Carter County Tomorrow looks to find renter

January 27th, 2015 8:59 am by John Thompson

One of the main jobs of the Carter County Tomorrow economic development organization is to find suitable businesses and industries to locate in the county, but during Monday's quarterly meeting, the board of directors discussed the need to find a suitable

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

January 26th, 2015 10:29 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County resident Tia Hensley became emotional when describing what she called the "exceptional" service MedicOne Medical Response has provided to her and her family over the past few years. Unicoi County Sheriff Administrative Assistant Craig Master

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology Washington County
County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

January 26th, 2015 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday made a $1 million commitment to retain an unnamed Johnson City manufacturer in a deal that, when finalized, will keep its 150 employees and estimated $8 million payroll here to support the local economy.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National
Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City - VIDEO

January 26th, 2015 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although he neither confirmed nor denied rumors that he was considering a run at the presidency, author and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he received a lot of encouragement to do so from area residents ... and that their encouragement might not

Comments
News Local News Education
Being active instead of passive: ETSU speaker says men not big enough part of conversation about gender issues

Being active instead of passive: ETSU speaker says men not big enough part of conversation about gender issues

January 26th, 2015 9:54 pm by Jessica Fuller

Seats were hard to come by Monday night in East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center Auditorium as students and faculty welcomed the first speaker of the semester.

Comments
News Crime Local News Washington County
Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

January 26th, 2015 9:47 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court case charging a former special education teacher with assault is on hold while two other similar cases make their way through a lower court, according to statements made in court Monday.

Comments
News Local News Education
Darwin's work to be honored, explained at ETSU fossil site

Darwin's work to be honored, explained at ETSU fossil site

January 26th, 2015 4:41 pm by Tony Casey

For someone who died in 1882, naturalist Charles Darwin is still a hotly debated historical person

Comments
News Crime Regional & National Education
Tennessee college officials meet in Nashville to fight sex assaults

Tennessee college officials meet in Nashville to fight sex assaults

January 26th, 2015 4:25 pm by Associated Press

It is being held in the midst of a high-profile rape trial against two former Vanderbilt football players.

Comments
News Regional & National
Tennessee, Nevada join Texas immigration lawsuit against Obama executive action

Tennessee, Nevada join Texas immigration lawsuit against Obama executive action

January 26th, 2015 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Texas says two more states have joined its coalition suing over the Obama administration's executive action on immigration, meaning 26 states are now part of the case.

Comments
News Regional & National
Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell will be free during appeal

Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell will be free during appeal

January 26th, 2015 4:15 pm by Michael Felberbaum, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions, a federal court ruled Monday.

Comments