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Today's Buzz: What's trending on JohnsonCityPress.com

Today's Buzz: What's trending on JohnsonCityPress.com

March 17th, 2015 10:44 am by Johnson City Press

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to catch you up on local news and sports. Check out these 12 trending stories.

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News Local News Town of Unicoi
UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

March 17th, 2015 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officials were concerned about safety as the fire spread to a propane tank adjacent to the house.

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News Community Local News
Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

March 17th, 2015 9:43 am by Contributed to the Press

The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28.

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Local News Elizabethton
Elizabethton School Board approves math textbooks, football scoreboard

Elizabethton School Board approves math textbooks, football scoreboard

March 17th, 2015 9:27 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board did not have any problem adopting math textbooks for next year. The board simply approved every book listed on a 13-page, densely printed document.

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News Local News Education
More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

March 17th, 2015 9:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Kingsport City Schools would convert Sullivan North into one of two 900- to 1,100-student middle schools for the city under the latest city school system facilities study draft presented Monday night.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU women to play host to N.C. State in WNIT

ETSU women to play host to N.C. State in WNIT

March 16th, 2015 11:37 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The East Tennessee State women's basketball team will face North Carolina State in the first round of the Women's NIT Thursday 7 p.m. at Brooks Gym in what will be the first-ever matchup between the two programs.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU spring football starts on Tuesday

ETSU spring football starts on Tuesday

March 16th, 2015 10:42 pm by Joe Avento

The Bucs added an 11th game, one against Montana State

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Sports High schools
High school baseball and softball previews

High school baseball and softball previews

March 16th, 2015 10:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

Spring sports were in full-go operation on a sunny Monday, so here's a look at how things stack up for area baseball and softball teams in the Three Rivers and Big Seven conferences for this season.

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Sports High schools
Hilltoppers edge D-B

Hilltoppers edge D-B

March 16th, 2015 10:39 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Down by one in the seventh inning, the Hilltoppers had four straight walks to tie the game. Then Avery Conkin scored the winning run off a throwing error in a 7-6 victory at Cardinal Park.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Carter County Commission approves wireless voting system after losing 2 members

Carter County Commission approves wireless voting system after losing 2 members

March 16th, 2015 10:16 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission got smaller this month with the loss of two of its members, Jerry Proffitt in the 1st District and Beth Depew in the 3rd District. Those vacancies brought the membership in the Commission down to 22 until the vacancies can be

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