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Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

December 18th, 2014 10:51 am by Staff Report

Eight grants worth a total $15,000 were awarded to classrooms in Washington County schools through a nonprofit created to help bridge the funding gap between available public dollars and education needs.

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Police: 3 killed as car hits people leaving church

Police: 3 killed as car hits people leaving church

December 18th, 2014 10:31 am by Associated Press

The crash comes three days after another driver now charged with drunken driving injured 11 people who were parked and looking at a holiday light display in the Los Angeles suburb of Alhambra.

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Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

December 18th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

Clinton Lady was taken to Johnson City Medical Center after the crash near the intersection with Brook Hollow Road.

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Justice too late? Boy exonerated, 70 years after his execution

Justice too late? Boy exonerated, 70 years after his execution

December 18th, 2014 9:56 am by Associated Press

The boy was black; the girls found dead were white.

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Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

December 18th, 2014 9:19 am by John Thompson

Christmas will be a merrier holiday for 523 Carter County families and 600 Carter County children after Wednesday's distribution of Johnson City Press Christmas Boxes and Salvation Army Angel Tree toys.

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Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

December 18th, 2014 6:59 am by Associated Press

A group representing 40 mayors in Middle Tennessee is urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to find new sources of revenue to pay for transportation needs.

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Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

December 17th, 2014 10:00 pm by John Thompson

The man selected by the Elizabethton City School Board to serve as interim director of schools when Ed Alexander retires on Jan. 5 has not always had a passion for education and meeting the academic needs of children.

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Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

December 17th, 2014 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Several jurors in an aggravated child abuse case wiped tears from their eyes as a forensic nurse - who also had moments of emotion show through - testified Wednesday about injuries she documented on a 2-year-old Washington County boy last year.

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City to discuss resolution asking state to up hotel tax max

City to discuss resolution asking state to up hotel tax max

December 17th, 2014 9:37 pm by Max Hrenda

In a bid to acquire additional revenue for pending city projects - without a property tax increase - the city will consider a resolution asking for the state's approval in increasing another tax.

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Methadone clinic ordinance goes under examination by planning commission

Methadone clinic ordinance goes under examination by planning commission

December 17th, 2014 9:32 pm by Max Hrenda

Methadone clinics are coming to Johnson City, a local attorney said, but before they arrive, the city needs to be better-prepared to address the potential concerns that may come with them.

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