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The Buzz: Here's what hot today

The Buzz: Here's what hot today

February 16th, 2015 10:57 am by Johnson City Press

Just when you thought you were behind the curve, The Buzz arrives to catch you up on local news. Here's what's trending today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Columns As I See It
Yelton was a tireless champion for his constituents

Yelton was a tireless champion for his constituents

February 16th, 2015 10:26 am by Robert Houk

A couple of sad news items last week made me want to take a trip in my Way-Back Machine to the early 1990s.

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Opinion
Downtown Johnson City broadband would be a game changer

Downtown Johnson City broadband would be a game changer

February 16th, 2015 10:18 am by Johnson City Press

Broadband connectivity is essential to lure both businesses and new residents to a community. Without it, many of the new tech generation will go elsewhere.

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Opinion
Should commissioners serve in dual county roles?

Should commissioners serve in dual county roles?

February 16th, 2015 9:20 am by Johnson City Press

Mitch Meredith, whose starting salary has been placed between $61,000 and $81,000, began his job last week.

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Community Local News Outdoors
Arborist: Tree topping a recipe for disaster - PHOTOS

Arborist: Tree topping a recipe for disaster - PHOTOS

February 16th, 2015 8:55 am by Tony Casey

Though a spin through nearly every neighborhood in the area shows that tree topping is a common practice, local arborist David Sprinkle simply can't find a good reason for a person to have their trees topped.

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News Local News TriCityMom
Update: Cancellations because of today's forecast

Update: Cancellations because of today's forecast

February 16th, 2015 8:49 am by Contributed

Below-freezing temps and expected snowfall are included in the forecast.

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Columns All About Abby
All About Abby: The pitfalls of 'Photoshopping' yourself

All About Abby: The pitfalls of 'Photoshopping' yourself

February 16th, 2015 8:44 am by Abby Hathorn

That seems counterproductive, and not the original intent of technology.

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News Local News Erwin Town of Unicoi
Meet Your Neighbor: For 2 decades, Erwin woman welcomes customers to home-cooked meal

Meet Your Neighbor: For 2 decades, Erwin woman welcomes customers to home-cooked meal

February 15th, 2015 9:44 pm by Staff Report

Sarah McCurry is likely a familiar face to many a hungry patron who has grabbed a hot home-cooked meal from the Clinchfield Pharmacy in downtown Erwin.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Elizabethton elementary student takes home first national pageant crown

Elizabethton elementary student takes home first national pageant crown

February 15th, 2015 9:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Eleven-year-old Kaylee Hollifield of Elizabethton, a three-time state pageant winner, has brought home her first national crown.

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News Local News Erwin Town of Unicoi
Director says Unicoi Co. Animal Shelter making difference

Director says Unicoi Co. Animal Shelter making difference

February 15th, 2015 9:33 pm by Brad Hicks

The tails of the dogs now at the Unicoi County Animal Shelter may not be wagging any more vigorously and the cats may not be purring any louder these days, but according to Shelter Director Jessica Rogers, the outlook for animals housed at the shelter hav

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