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Methadone facility seeking to locate on Wesley Court in Johnson City

Staff Report • May 10, 2013 at 7:29 AM

JOHNSON CITY — A fact-finding public hearing is scheduled for May 28 on a proposal to locate a methadone clinic in Johnson City.

The Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency will hold the hearing at 5 p.m. in the Jones Meeting Center at the Johnson City Public Library, 100 W. Millard St.

A certificate of need for the clinic was filed with the agency in March by Steve Kester, co-owner of Tri-Cities Holding LLC, a company started to locate a methadone clinic at 4 Wesley Court.

Kester said previously that he did research and found about 1,000 people in the Tri-Cities region are seeking opiate-addiction treatment and prescription medication abuse exists in the area.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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