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The Buzz: Local stories that made headlines

April 18th, 2014 9:45 am by Staff Reports

The Buzz: Local stories that made headlines

Miss something? The Buzz is here to fill you in on 10 essential news and sports stories that might have slipped past you.

• City clothing store going out of business A bankruptcy filing and an expected quick liquidation will spell the end for Johnson City’s Coldwater Creek women’s clothing store.

• Time is of essence for retail development deal in Boones Creek Thursday afternoon’s Washington County Economic Development Council meeting at the King Centre concluded with more questions than answers in regards to a possible Tax Increment Financing district around Boones Creek.

• WOW': Pieces picked for Corridor In about two months, artistic metal works with names such as, “Cosmos,” “Horse and the Hound,” “Granite Gator” and “The Truth in Barbies DNA” will grace West State of Franklin Road and Buffalo Street, bringing to life the “Corridor Project,” the first rung on the Johnson City Public Art Committee’s artful to-do list.

• Ex-Boone coach subject of TBI, DCS probe about alleged relationship with student A former Daniel Boone High School basketball coach who resigned earlier this year to pursue other endeavors is now the subject of a state criminal investigation about a possible inappropriate relationship with a female student, officials confirmed Thursday.

• Gentry, D-B get edge on Science Hill Logan Gentry shut down Science Hill for the second time this season as Dobyns-Bennett clinched the Big Seven Conference title with a 2-1 victory at Cardinal Park on Wednesday.

• Good Samaritan spares no expense to help injured dog When Mike and Wanda Phillips found an obviously injured dog lying in their front yard late last week, the Bluff City residents were unsure what to do. 

• Get crackin' - It's time for the Peters Hollow Egg Fight Norman Peters is getting his home and yard ready for the annual visit from the world. Every Easter one of the oldest sporting events in the state of Tennessee takes place in his back yard. It will be the 191st Peters Hollow Egg Fight.

• Science Hill crushes UH, 10-0 When Science Hill last met University High in soccer, it was a preseason scrimmage and the Buccaneers held the Hilltoppers to one goal.

• Market Street lot to get new grocery store A new grocery market in Johnson City aims to bring a European flavor to the area’s food store offerings.

• Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight A trial date has been set for the three adults who were allegedly present at a recorded fight between two teenage girls, the video of which police said was previously posted on the Facebook page of one of the minors.

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