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The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

October 22nd, 2013 10:30 am by Staff Reports

The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today


Miss something? The Buzz has your back. Here are eight local news stories worth your time.

ROTC group aims to save ETSU program. East Tennessee State University’s ROTC program may be endangered, but like its hundreds of past and present cadets, it won’t go down without a fight.



Judgement House performance raises questions about Biblical imagery. Over 250 comments have been left in reaction to Sunday's published story, as readers continue to share their thoughts and opinions.



Optimistic Bucs look forward to new season. The East Tennessee State basketball teams are coming off seasons they would like to forget. Instead, they’re using last year’s failures as motivation.



Jonesborough's Mayor, Aldermen approve $1.86M bid for wastewater treatment improvements. The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a $1.86 million bid for phase two of improvements to the town’s newly expanded wastewater treatment that will remove the plant’s discharge from Little Limestone Creek.



Washington County Sheriff offers information on home invasions.  A home invasion robbery in Washington County on Sunday was just one of several similar incidents in the region this year, local law enforcement reports said.



Roan Mountain man jailed on 11th DUI charge. ELIZABETHTON — A Roan Mountain man was arrested on Saturday night on several driving charges, including an 11th offense of driving under the influence.



Update: 2 charged after Boones Creek home invasion, police chase. Two men arrested late Sunday night on armed robbery charges told investigators they were cheated out of money during a poker game at the home they’re accused of invading at gunpoint, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said. 



NPR's Mountain Stage records historic Johnson City Sessions episode at ETSU. When the “ON THE AIR” sign lit up in bright red Sunday night at the D.P. Culp Center on East Tennessee State University’s campus, it was showtime.


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