Topic: Johnson City TN
Johnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team closed the match with a furious rally and claimed a five-set victory (25-22, 22-25, 20-25, 25-19, 15-10) against USC Upstate, Saturday afternoon, in its final match at the DoubleTree Hotel Buccaneer Challenge in Brooks Gym.
Austin Peay (2-1) trailed USC Upstate 12-4 in the third set, with the match tied at one set each.
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Johnson City, TN – A trio double-digit kill performances helped Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team post a three-set victory (25-23, 25-16, 27-25) against Troy, Saturday morning, at the DoubleTree Hotel Buccaneer Challenge in Brooks Gym.
Austin Peay (1-1) got on a roll to end the first set and used that momentum to post a 2-0 lead in the match.
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Johnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team could not get on track in its 2016 season opener, dropping a three-set decision (19-25, 10-25, 16-25) to host East Tennessee, Friday night at the DoubleTree Hotel Buccaneer Challenge in Brooks Gym.
Big East Tennessee (1-0) runs were the dominant story in all three sets.
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Clarksville, TN – A 16-man recruiting class will join Austin Peay State University’s baseball team for the 2017 season, the team announced in conjunction with the opening day of classes, Monday.
The Governors incoming class will be its largest in program history – topping the 14 added to the roster for the 2014 season.
Clarksville, TN – So often we admire paintings and artworks of artists who are not accessible for questions or comments. Not so was the case Thursday night, August 11th. Customs House Museum hosted a gala affair which introduced an exhibit entitled “Women Painting Women 2016”.
Featured artists’ works included those of Denise Stewart Sanabria who created life size cutouts of people whose only identity were numbers, but whose personalities were evident in the charcoal and pastel pencil on plywood models. They reminded one of oversized paper dolls, just ready to come to life.
Tampa, FL – Gas prices have fallen three cents since last weeks’ Gas Price Brief, reaching today’s average price of $2.14 per gallon, which is the lowest mark since April and the lowest price for this date since 2004.
Today’s price is 15 cents less than one month ago, 53 cents less than last year, and $1.38 cheaper than this same date two years ago.
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse announces Dr. Stephen Loyd named Medical Director
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and its Commissioner E. Douglas Varney join in welcoming Dr. Stephen Loyd, Internal Medicine physician and Johnson City native, as the agency’s newly, appointed Medical Director for the Division of Substance Abuse Services.
In announcing to department staff the assignment of Dr. Loyd, Commissioner Varney expressed his appreciation in having a physician with Loyd’s credentials and clinical experience. In his role, Dr. Loyd will address addiction in Tennessee as a disease while reducing stigma associated with treatment and recovery.
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Knoxville, TN – Notre Dame, Baylor, Texas and Stanford headline a stout non-conference Tennessee women’s basketball schedule that was released on Monday by fifth-year Lady Vol Head Coach Holly Warlick (108-34, .761).
Tip times and television network assignments will be available at a later date when that information is approved for release.
UT, which returns four starters from a team that finished 22-14 and rallied for the program’s fourth NCAA Elite Eight appearance in five seasons, is ranked No. 11 in Charlie Creme’s ESPN.com “Way-Too-Early Preseason top 25”. The Lady Vols welcome back their top scorer in redshirt junior guard Diamond DeShields (14.3 ppg.) and top rebounder in redshirt junior center Mercedes Russell (8.3 rpg.).
Tennessee Historical Commission gives City of Clarksville grant to restore historic Smith-Trahern Mansion
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Historical Commission has awarded 31 grants from the federal Historic Preservation Fund to community and civic organizations for projects that support the preservation of historic and archaeological resources.
“Tennessee’s treasured historic places make our state unique and contribute to our quality of life,” said Patrick McIntyre, state historic preservation officer and executive director of the Tennessee Historical Commission. “These grants will help protect the sites for future generations to study and enjoy.”
Johnson City, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Bristol man accused of a deadly shooting spree last week.
At the request of 2nd District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI Agents began investigating the July 7th incident shortly after it occurred on Volunteer Parkway in Bristol.
Preliminarily, the investigation revealed the subject, identified as Lakeem Keon Scott (DOB 12-15-78), was armed with at least two weapons (a semi-automatic-style rifle and a pistol) and a large amount of ammunition at approximately 2:20 Thursday morning when he fired shots through the window of the Days Inn on Volunteer Parkway, striking the clerk.
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