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December 12th, 2013 10:07 am by Staff Report

Buzzworthy: 10 local stories worth your time on JohnsonCityPress.com

Just in case you missed these posts, here are 10 local and regional articles that will get you talking today:


ETSU president posts 1st video on campus website since injury in Johnson City crash. East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland thanked members of the community for their support in a video posted on the college’s website Tuesday, giving the public its first look at his recovery after a November car crash.


Mohon takes pediatric expertise to University of Colorado. Dr. Ricky Mohon, the only pediatric pulmonologist and sleep medicine physician Johnson City has ever known, has accepted a job in Denver where he will continue his practice, albeit in a more administrative role.


Local golfer wins 'dream trip' to Vegas. Ben Treadway is living proof that people do win those contests on  the Internet.


County strips Mouse’s Ear owner of right to rebuild. Washington County Zoning Administrator Mike Rutherford has determined that Mouse’s Ear Exotic Sports Bar owner Ralph Browning will not be allowed to rebuild the Gray strip club consumed by fire early this year. 


ATF agent: Johnson City man orchestrated Rhode Island arson. Special agents from the ATF pieced together the details of an attempted apartment building fire in Providence, R.I., and linked it back to a Johnson City man.


Would-be robbers remain at large after Unicoi home invasion. UNICOI — Officials with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department are continuing their search for two men who forced their way into a Unicoi home on Monday evening with the intent of robbing the residence.


Inside job: Police say employee helped burglar get into Johnson City mall store. Police say a Johnson City mall burglary was an inside job. Two local men were arrested Wednesday on charges that they burglarized a mall store where one of the two worked.


Verdict: Jury finds Roan Mountain woman not guilty of attempted second-degree murder. ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County jury found Danita Whitehead not guilty of attempted second-degree murder and the lesser included charge of voluntary manslaughter on Wednesday. Judge Robert Cupp presided.


U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander places chief of staff on leave amid child porn investigation. NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said Wednesday he has placed his chief of staff on leave after learning the staffer's home was being searched as part of a child pornography investigation.


Judge sentences stalker to two years in prison. A convicted sex offender who pleaded guilty to stalking three teenage girls will serve two years in prison, a judge ordered last week.

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