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02/25/2009  Johnson City Press   Crockett students seek to keep others safe 
This is about a staged car crash that was used to promote safety and good decisions during prom time. In addition   This resulted from a challenge to Boone and Crockett from the Coaltion to produce a poster for prom.  See Event Reports for more details and pictures.
02/18/2009               Crockett students develop prom campaign to prevent drinking
08/06/2008  Johnson City Press    $1.49 million grant to benefit area organizations 
This grant benefits several of the Coaltion partners and includes a liason to the Coaltion from the Johnson City Schools.
The Coaliton was represented at National Night Out events by Heatherly Sifford from the Washington County Health Department.  She shared prevention bracelets "stay smart don't start" and our 1-pager with information about he Coatlion.  THANKS HEATHERLY!  See the Event Reports for details
4 Youth from the Washington County Anti-Drug Coaliton attended the Junior Police Academy
ALCOHOL AND DRUGS IN THE NEWS - arrests and events related or suspected to be related to substances

Washington County
02/27/2009     Johnson City Press   Fake drugs + fake money = real arrest
01/30/2009     Johnson City Press  Shrines failed to provide protection from officers
01/29/2009     Johnson City Press   WCSO arrest led to break up of ring
08/14/2008    Johnson City Press    Doctor charged in drug fraud case granted leniency
07/31/2008    Johnson City Press    City man killed in motorcycle wreck
06/25/2008    Johnson City Press   Accused in prescription fraud case appears in court
06-20-2008    Johnson City Press   Man falls from bridge
07/08/2008    Johnson City Press    Jonesborough woman killed in two vehicle crash  (update:  the woman driving (not the victim) was taking methadone, a new prescription was already empty)
07/24/2009    Johnson City Press    Crack found when campus police stop man wanted on gun charge
04/06/2009    Miami Herald (FL)       Pain Pills from South Florida Flood Appalachian States
08/07/2008    News Channel 11        Marijuana Arrest
08/07/2008    News Channel 11        Bristol Tennssee Police Make Arrest in June Pharmacy Robbery
07/29/2008    Johnson City Press    Johnson County HS head football coach arrested for DUI
07/28/2009    Johnson City Press    Meth lab destroyed in Mountain City raid
08/26/2008    The Tennesseean        Teen abuse is frequently linked to adults  (written by the Coalition leader in Nashville, TN)
03/19/2009     Business Lexington (KY)    Underage drinking parties open door for liability
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