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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

June 19th, 2013 8:15 am by Staff Report

A 4th Washington County inmate's death, a fatal bus crash for a local baseball team, an inspiring golf story, recent crime reports and more recent headlines.

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Blue Plum bike patrols start downtown festival police trend

Blue Plum bike patrols start downtown festival police trend

June 19th, 2013 4:11 am by Kayla Carter

Johnson City police link their use of bike patrols during the 2013 Blue Plum Festival to a decrease in that festival’s crime rate and their use of bike patrols will be increased for all downtown festivals.

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Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps

June 19th, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps

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Elizabethton school board denies principal’s request to cancel transfer

Elizabethton school board denies principal’s request to cancel transfer

June 18th, 2013 10:43 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board voted 3-2 Tuesday night to deny a request by former West Side Elementary Principal Doug Mitchell to appeal his recent non rehire as principal and transfer a teaching position at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School.

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Atlanta Drum Corps take Science Hill stadium audience a few ‘steps’ back to Roaring Twenties

Atlanta Drum Corps take Science Hill stadium audience a few ‘steps’ back to Roaring Twenties

June 18th, 2013 10:20 pm by Kayla Carter

The 150 members of Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps took a Tuesday night audience back in time to the 1920s during their preview performance at Science Hill’s Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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JCMC gets new germ-exterminating robot

JCMC gets new germ-exterminating robot

June 18th, 2013 7:44 pm by Madison Mathews

Germs no longer stand a chance at Johnson City Medical Center thanks to a new robotic system that is being used by the hospital.

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One-pot meth bottle found in Carter County creek

One-pot meth bottle found in Carter County creek

June 18th, 2013 5:05 pm by STAFF REPORT

ELIZABETHTON — A plastic bottle believed to have been used to manufacture methamphetamine was found in a creek over the weekend.

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Child, 3, found wandering partially clothed in rain in downtown Johnson City

Child, 3, found wandering partially clothed in rain in downtown Johnson City

June 18th, 2013 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A 3-year-old Johnson City boy found walking in the rain alone and wearing only a T-shirt Tuesday was returned to his father and there are no charges at this time.

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Update: TBI investigating death of Washington County jail inmate

Update: TBI investigating death of Washington County jail inmate

June 18th, 2013 11:51 am by Becky Campbell

Aaron Michael Bever is the fourth Washington County Detention Center inmate to die while in custody this year.

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Computers4Kids, DCS give laptops to youth in transition

Computers4Kids, DCS give laptops to youth in transition

June 18th, 2013 10:21 am by Becky Campbell

When 18-year-old Tabitha Gentry entered Tennessee’s foster care system last summer, she never imagined she’d be going to college or that someone would hand her a free laptop.

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