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ETSU confirms Bartow's departure from Buc basketball

ETSU confirms Bartow's departure from Buc basketball

March 13th, 2015 12:01 pm by Staff Reports

Sources close to the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics had said Thursday that ETSU had dismissed Bartow, buying out the remaining two years of his contract.

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Missing: One $10,000 thermal imaging camera from Johnson City Fire Dept.

Missing: One $10,000 thermal imaging camera from Johnson City Fire Dept.

March 13th, 2015 11:03 am by Becky Campbell

The camera was used at a vehicle fire at 800 E. Lakeview Drive around 3:27 p.m. Thursday.

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Elizabethton council defers retail recruitment spending, hears from angry football mother

Elizabethton council defers retail recruitment spending, hears from angry football mother

March 13th, 2015 9:41 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to defer a decision on reaching an agreement with a private firm to help recruit retailers to the city.

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Downtown Johnson City businesses preparing for weekend pub crawl for St. Patrick's Day

Downtown Johnson City businesses preparing for weekend pub crawl for St. Patrick's Day

March 13th, 2015 9:26 am by Tony Casey

Drinking-related events are often connected to bad behavior and trouble, but organizers of this weekend's 7th Annual St. Patty's Day Pub Crawl say they've never had any issues and expect nothing shy of a safe and smoothly carried out event.

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Unicoi school board approves Brown buyout; Search begins for new director

Unicoi school board approves Brown buyout; Search begins for new director

March 12th, 2015 10:36 pm by Brad Hicks

Last month, outgoing Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown made a pointed request to members of the Unicoi County Board of Education - that they proceed with the buyout of the remainder of her contract.

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Johnson City police, DA tight-lipped on case against Mass. man accused in local murder

Johnson City police, DA tight-lipped on case against Mass. man accused in local murder

March 12th, 2015 10:27 pm by Becky Campbell

District Attorney General Tony Clark said his office is preparing a governor's warrant to serve on a Massachusetts man who might fight extradition back to Tennessee to face a murder charge.

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Hotel-motel tax increase bills checking into Legislature

Hotel-motel tax increase bills checking into Legislature

March 12th, 2015 10:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

Companion bills introduced in Nashville to allow Johnson City to increase its hotel-motel tax rate from 5 percent to 7 percent are easily clearing Senate and House committee hurdles and appear to be on the way to becoming law.

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State, city begin pothole-patching process

State, city begin pothole-patching process

March 12th, 2015 10:15 pm by Max Hrenda

With a healthy rash of wet and wintry weather in the rear view mirror, state and local agencies have started looking ahead to repairing some of the problems left in its wake.

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State OKs construction on ETSU football stadium

State OKs construction on ETSU football stadium

March 12th, 2015 9:56 pm by News Sentinel Staff

The State Building Commission gave its approval Thursday for East Tennessee State University to proceed with the first phase of construction of a 10,000-seat football stadium, primarily funded with student fees.

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Update: THP identifies driver in single-car crash that closed I-26

Update: THP identifies driver in single-car crash that closed I-26

March 12th, 2015 6:53 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has released the identity of a woman who was injured in a single-car crash that caused the shutdown of eastbound traffic along Interstate 26.

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