Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Friday's Approval Promps Search For ETSU Football Coach
East Tennessee State Universityís president claims he is doing his best in paving the way for the new football program. Brian Noland addressed the Faculty Senate about the process of establishing the program. Football has been considered for many years including discussions during the search for a new president back in 2011. The decision to pursue a football program was up to the students as they will pay the fees to finance the program and itís understood that the move would not affect money used for academic programs. Noland says that current athletic programs will not cease to accommodate football and three new womenís sports will also be added. A stadium location will be researched by a consultant upon fee approval on Friday which could include a partnership with the city. Fridayís Tennessee board of regents meeting will offer a full board vote. The new fee could generate two and a half million dollars for football the first year then 2.8 million per year after that. Upon approval a head coach would be sought and probably hired by May with a team on the field by fall 2015. (bg)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  • SWVA Student in Trouble for Facebook Threats
  • Overcrowding in Bristol, VA Leads to Rezoning
  • Free Tuition Bill Headed to Governor Haslam's Desk
  • SWVA Man to Appear In Court For Beating Infant
  • Governor McAuliffe Will be in Bristol This Morning
  • Pharmacist from Coeburn Killed in Virginia Beach Robbery
  • Elder Abuse Case Delayed in Court
  • Virginia Intermont Merger Off
  • Former Grundy Firefighter Charged with Setting Wildfires
  • Several Local Sites Named to National Register of Historic Places



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