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, October 22, 2014

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  • Kingsport Schools to Equip Students with Laptops
  • Bristol Public Library Sculpture Party
  • Topping Out Ceremony Held for Eastman's $100 Million Corporate Business Center
  • Man Reported Missing in Kingsport Found Safe
  • Hearing Delayed for former Bristol Library Executive Charged with Embezzlement.
  • Kingsport Investigators Searching for Missing Man
  • Funeral Home Fire in Castlewood Under Investigation
  • Johnson City Leaders Hire Lobbyists To Push Their Agenda in Nashville
  • Bristol, TN Named One of the Most Conservative Cities in America
  • Tri-Cities Airport Wants to Re-impose Passenger Fee
  • Kingsport Woman Seriously Injured After Being Ejected from SUV
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect in Church Hill
  • State Transportation Board Seeking Input in Bristol Wednesday
  • Virginia State Police Budget Cuts Will Reduce Staff, Overtime Pay
  • Sullivan County Detectives Looking for Help to Identify Bluff City, Piney Flats Vandals
  • Committees in Carter County to Stay As-Is After Lengthy Debate
  • State Police Association in Virginia Says Budget Cuts Will Deter Service and Morale
  • Virginia Creeper Trail Inducted into National Rails to Trail Hall of Fame
  • Problem with Accuracy of Eyewitnesses to Crime Identified Across Virginia
  • Police say Woman Lied About Child's Fund Raiser to Collect for Herself
  • Jeff Howard Promoted to ETSU Dean of Students



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