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The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

December 14th, 2013 12:04 pm by Staff Reports

The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today


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

Four ETSU ROTC seniors commissioned in ceremony. A dark cloud that was once hanging over East Tennessee State University’s ROTC program saw a bit of light peek through Friday morning as four cadets became the newest members of the Army during a Commissioning Ceremony at the Carnegie Hotel. 



ETSU masters student to reunite with daughter in Ghana after two-year separation. The scores of graduates crossing the stage today to receive their diplomas will face a world of possibility once their degrees are conferred. 



Blountville 7-year-old receives heart, double lung transplant in Philadelphia. Seven-year-old Weston Keeton of Blountville successfully underwent his long awaited heart and double lung transplant Thursday at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.



Songster powers 'Toppers past CAK. Calvin Songster made his first six shots, including three 3-pointers, en route to a career-high 34 points Friday night, helping host Science Hill defeat CAK 75-51 on the opening night of the Doubletree Roundball in the Palace. 



Milligan graduates bound by college's sense of community. MILLIGAN COLLEGE — Even though two Milligan College graduates spent different amounts of time at the school, both would agree their higher education experience can be summed up in one word –– community. 



Lady Toppers recover to beat Hammaker, Warriors. Science Hill trumped another slow start with a fast finish, though it’s a troubling trend for first-year coach Keith Turner. 



Repayment leads to dismissal of charges against Johnson City man. Theft and forgery charges against a Johnson City man were dismissed in Washington County Criminal Court on Friday after his attorney confirmed the money had been repaid. 


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