Johnson City Press Saturday, October 25, 2014
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County school board not keen on keeping Boone bus going out of zone

County school board not keen on keeping Boone bus going out of zone

September 5th, 2014 11:20 am by Nathan Baker

With open enrollment at the county's high schools, parents can choose which of the two their students will attend, but normally, if they choose the school outside their official zone, parents are expected to transport their students to school.

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Johnson City Commission urges MSHA, Wellmont to stay local

Johnson City Commission urges MSHA, Wellmont to stay local

September 5th, 2014 10:26 am by Gary B. Gray

Wellmont's Board of Directors announced in February it had selected a firm to help guide the healthcare system's selection of another hospital, or hospital system, with which to strategically align.

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Planners delay Elizabethton football stadium plan over school leader's objection

Planners delay Elizabethton football stadium plan over school leader's objection

September 5th, 2014 8:48 am by John Thompson

School Superintendent Edwin Alexander urged the commissioners not to take another month to approve the plans because an October decision would mean the loss of another season.

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News Local News Business & Technology Downtown JC
First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

September 4th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The owner of a downtown business facing city sign code violations hopes to spawn colorful conversations about aesthetics and tear down semantic walls between officials and merchants at a Friday event.

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Schools' budget gets initial OK

Schools' budget gets initial OK

September 4th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee on Thursday approved the county schools' $63.2 million proposed 2015 fiscal budget, which now moves to the County Commission for approval.

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Grant to allow Erwin Linear Trail's expansion to downtown

Grant to allow Erwin Linear Trail's expansion to downtown

September 4th, 2014 8:59 pm by Brad Hicks

For years, the Erwin Linear Trail has been a popular destination for area for bicyclists and those wishing to take a casual stroll, and soon, visitors to the trail will have improved access to the heart of Erwin.

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Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

September 4th, 2014 4:22 pm by John Thompson

One of the last arrests made under the Chris Mathes administration was the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and arrest on Friday.

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Federal appeals court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states

Federal appeals court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states

September 4th, 2014 3:43 pm by MICAHEL TARM, Associated Press

The ruling bumps the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.

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Winged Deer Park boat ramp to close for race

Winged Deer Park boat ramp to close for race

September 4th, 2014 3:40 pm by For the Press

In addition, no boats will be allowed to dock along the shoreline during the three-day schedule.

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Ex-Virginia governor McDonnell, wife guilty of public corruption

Ex-Virginia governor McDonnell, wife guilty of public corruption

September 4th, 2014 3:35 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A federal jury in Richmond convicted Bob McDonnell of 11 of the 13 counts he faced.

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