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)

Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • Update: Suspect in CVS Pharmacy Armed Robbery in Kingsport Captured, Taken to Hospital
  • A Woman Sitting in a Parked Car Killed in Lebanon VA
  • Former BVU Executive Pleads Guilty to Kickback Scheme in Federal Court
  • Elizabethon Man ID'd as Subject in Kingsport Armed Robbery at CVS
  • Woman in Johnson City Booked on 13 Counts of Burglary and Theft
  • Two Arrests Made in Case of Auto Burglaries in Elizabethton
  • Fatal 2014 Motorcycle and Car Collision Investigation Ends
  • Five Mobile Meth Labs Found in Pound, VA
  • Shooting in Big Stone Gap, Man Charged with Second-Degree Murder
  • Bill to Require K-5 Students to Participate in PE Class
  • Senate Panel Advances Haslam's Insure Tennessee Proposal
  • Press Conference Scheduled in Public Corruption Case
  • JC Traffic Stop Yields Drug Bust
  • Bristol Virginia Utilities Board Calls Special Meet Concerning "Former BVU Employees"
  • Drug Bust at Model City Apartments Produces $6K in Pills, Two Arrests
  • Prosecutor Seeks to Up the Bail Bond of Woman Accused of Shooting and Poisoning Her Husband
  • State Police: Official Criminal Investigation into Criminal Acts in Buchanan Co. VA Schools Launched
  • Ramsey Declares Common Core Dead, Senate Bill to do Away With Standards Set for Vote
  • Bill Requiring 48-Hour Waiting Period for Abortion in TN Passes Subcommittee
  • Wine Now Part of the Menu at Kingsport's Racks By The Tracks Event
  • Tadano Mantis to Expand its Manufacturing in Southwest Virginia
  • Million Dollar Grant Awarded for Buchanan County Water Improvements
  • Eastman to Close Acetate Tow Plant in UK
  • Million Dollar Donation Made to ETSU Stadium Fundraising
  • Gun Bill Advances in Tennessee House



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