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The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz

September 15th, 2013 3:25 pm by Staff Reports

The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz





Afraid you might have missed something this week? Fear not, here's a week recap of stories you should see.


Future plans could land ETSU fraternities on campus Fraternity chapters at East Tennessee State University with homes off campus could one day, maybe, be located on campus, which would be the desired outcome for some residents on the Tree Streets, where four ETSU fraternity chapters maintain houses.


Man reports pistol and briefcase with $2,500 stolen from unlocked vehicle in Roan Mountain A man reported a pistol and a briefcase containing $2,500 in cash was stolen from his vehicle while he was visiting a friend on Roan Street over the weekend.


• Dr. Hankal’s name may grace county Health Department Dr. Hezekiah B. Hankal was a man worth remembering.


Doe River Gorge offers prime bonding experiences for fathers and sons One would be hard pressed to find a frown at the Doe River Gorge Father/Son Challenge.


• Wash. Co. officials join campaign against texting, driving Washington County officials have signed on to a campaign against texting and driving in an effort to educate drivers and eliminate the dangerous behavior.


Judge calls down defendants for laughing during attempted rape, aggravated assault arraignment from Johnson City home invasion case The fourth man charged in an attempted rape and home invasion assault was arraigned Monday in Washington County Sessions Court and one of his co-defendants immediately raised the judge’s ire by laughing at the allegations.


One Acre Cafe opening pushed back as renovations continue One Acre Cafe, the nonprofit cafe on West Walnut Street where everyone will eat regardless of their ability to pay, has pushed its soft opening back to October.


Locals remember 9/11 during vigil at ETSU A mixed crowd attended the 9/11 Memorial Vigil held near East Tennessee State University’s amphitheater area Wednesday night — those who recounted footage they watched on national news channels and stories from friends who were in New York at the time, and those who were too young to even remember the tragedy at all.


Jonesborough a finalist as the most patriotic town in America The town of Jonesborough is a top-five finalist in road atlas publisher Rand McNally’s online competition to locate the most patriotic town in America.


• Lady of the logo: Fountain’s matron pick to represent downtown The people have spoken, and a new lady has been chosen to represent downtown Johnson City.


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