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Buzzworthy: 10 local & regional news stories that will get you talking today

Staff Report • Jul 16, 2013 at 6:48 AM

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 items worth knowing today on JohnsonCityPress.com:

Castle Clinic to give patients access to medical records. Patients of Johnson City’s now closed Castle Clinic are now able to obtain their medical records, according to the office’s supervising nurse.

One ACRE Cafe tax-exempt, on course for opening. One ACRE Cafe, “A Community Restaurant for Everyone” regardless of their ability to pay, has received its nonprofit status and is moving full steam through the reconstruction of its West Walnut street location.

Mouse’s Ear owners likely to announce plans Monday. Owners of an adult entertainment business destroyed by fire in January are expected to announce Monday their decision about the future of the establishment.

Junior champ proved ready at ET Amateur. Cayman Ratliff’s victory in the Tennessee State Junior Championship might have been foreshadowed at the recent East Tennessee Amateur.

Allison, McReynolds were quite a team. EDITOR’S NOTE: It has been two decades since Davey Allison was killed in a helicopter crash in Talladega, Ala. This is the second of a three-part series about the driver.

$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission. Much attention was placed this past week on members of the State Building Commission approving a plan to construct a new football stadium at East Tennessee State University, but that body also approved other university projects totaling around $21 million.

Church camp counselor from Tennessee held on sex charges in Georgia. A Tennessee man is jailed on charges of exposing himself to minors at a west Georgia church camp.

Car Club’s annual show set to stay in downtown Elizabethton. Nicolle Burrell and her husband, Mark, drove their 1979 Pontiac Trans-Am from Rock Hill, S.C., to be a part of the 31st annual Carter County Car Club Car Show on Saturday, which was moved back to downtown Elizabethton.

"Snuffy Smith" cartoonist discusses career, comics and new book at Bristol Public Library. With an easel of white paper, a black pen and a series of swirls and lines, cartoonist John R. Rose brought to life a group of lovable comic strip characters from “Barney Google and Snuffy Smith” for audience members of all ages Saturday morning at the Bristol Public Library.

Campbell captures Tri-Cities Amateur crown. It came down to a shootout in Sunday’s final round of the 4th annual Tri-Cities Amateur championship held at the Country Club of Bristol.

Colorful 5K to benefit McDonald House. The Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald House is signing up runners for Color Me Rad, a new, colorful and extremely popular kind of 5K in which runners are doused in colored cornstarch along their way and cross the finish line looking like “a kindergarten art project gone horribly wrong.”

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