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Watch: Who are the top-ranked golfers in NET for the 2021 season?

Northeast Tennessee routinely produces boys golf teams that can make noise on the state level, and most years there are competitors who can threaten the top 10 for individuals. This year, Volunteer’s John Wes Lovelace and Science Hill’s John Cheek are back after each finished in the top 20 in...
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Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Kingsport Times News. July 27, 2021. Editorial: Sullivan jail program holds great promise. A new program at the Sullivan County jail holds great promise for inmates who take advantage of it, giving them a new start on life and saving taxpayers money. Tennessee ranks 20th in the nation for the...
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ETSU's new police chief comes home to serve his alma mater

JOHNSON CITY — After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, East Tennessee State University Police Chief Cesar Gracia feels like he’s come home. Gracia was hired in November after a short-termed chief resigned in 2019. Gracia, 55, earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at ETSU, and while the campus has...
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TN – CCSD searching for missing girl | Johnson City Press

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a 14-year-old girl named Ashely Cipriani. Cipriani was last seen on Wednesday morning on Long Hollow Road in Carter County. She is described as 5 feet, 2 inches tall, with hazel eyes and brown hair.
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Meet the Mountains festival set to return next month

JOHNSON CITY — Meet the Mountains, an outdoors recreation festival held in downtown Johnson City since 2018, is preparing to return next month after the coronavirus pandemic forced its cancellation last year. “We’re very excited to represent our region as one of the first major festivals in downtown Johnson City,”...
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Johnson City slow to offer insight into Haven of Mercy shut off attempt

Johnson City provided little new information Monday about why it attempted to shut off power at the Haven of Mercy homeless shelter last Friday. The city did provide a copy of an order issued by Chief Building Official Jeff Canon, which repeats a section of city code that states the chief building official has the authority to disconnect power and other utilities if they pose a danger to inhabitants.

Funeral Home Happenings — Summer 2021

Funeral directors and funeral home owners constantly strive to improve themselves for their community and the families they serve. Unfortunately, they don’t often get the recognition they deserve. That’s why Frazer Consultants regularly features the accomplishments of funeral directors and funeral homes in our Funeral Home Happenings blog. See what your peers and colleagues have been up to lately!
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Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Crossville Chronicle. July 19, 2021. Tennessee’s new permitless firearm carry law took effect July 1. Under this new law, people will be able to carry a handgun without a concealed carry permit — but there are still plenty of laws and rules people must adhere to or risk running afoul of the law.
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Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Crossville Chronicle. July 12, 2021. Editorial: TN shouldn’t be picking tourism winners & losers. Tourism is big business in Tennessee. In 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic brought travel to a screeching halt, tourists spent more than $23 billion in the state. Cumberland County’s share of that was $132.1 million. The county was 19th out of Tennessee’s 95 counties for tourism dollars.