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Happy 4th! Here's today's edition of The Buzz — stories worth knowing from Johnson City Press

Happy 4th! Here's today's edition of The Buzz — stories worth knowing from Johnson City Press

July 4th, 2013 8:51 am by Staff Report

Check out these 10 items you may have missed.

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Police: Johnson City man tied up, choked girlfriend at apartment

Police: Johnson City man tied up, choked girlfriend at apartment

July 4th, 2013 8:24 am by Staff Report

Police reported that the victim had marks on her face and neck.

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Washington County budget committee tweaks original spending plan

Washington County budget committee tweaks original spending plan

July 4th, 2013 5:00 am by Gary B. Gray

On June 24, a $9.2 million spending plan based on Washington County’s immediate needs was shot down in a 13-12 vote, sending the matter back to the Budget Committee, which after nearly four hours Wednesday revised the plan by making a few relatively minor

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Rain and flooding in the Washington County area

July 3rd, 2013 10:26 pm by Lee Talbert

Rain and flooding in the Washington County area

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Blood drive to honor avid donor Hankal, killed by alleged drunken driver

Blood drive to honor avid donor Hankal, killed by alleged drunken driver

July 3rd, 2013 10:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Brittany Jo Hankal began donating blood to the American Red Cross at age 16 and was among the students who helped David Crockett High School become one of the region’s strongest supporters of Red Cross Blood Services.

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Heavy rain causes standing water on local roads, flooding in Unicoi, Washington Counties

Heavy rain causes standing water on local roads, flooding in Unicoi, Washington Counties

July 3rd, 2013 9:45 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

A flood watch has been issued until Friday at 8 p.m. as heavy rain is scheduled to continually hit the region, according to the National Weather Service website.

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Local Fourth of July events still on schedule

Local Fourth of July events still on schedule

July 3rd, 2013 6:19 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

As cities across the state are canceling their annual fireworks celebrations on account of the heavy rain throughout the region and more expected today, officials with local Fourth of July events have said they will continue with their scheduled plans rai

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Carter Co. Sheriff's Office says dead child suffered severe head trauma

Carter Co. Sheriff's Office says dead child suffered severe head trauma

July 3rd, 2013 3:23 pm by John Thompson

The Sheriff's Department is awaiting the results of an autopsy that was conducted on Wednesday at Quillen College of Medicine to determine the cause of the death of 4-year-old Coty Cox.

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Update: Carter Co. Sheriff's Office: Crash that killed 2 boys, mother followed argument; father, 2 others face meth charges

Update: Carter Co. Sheriff's Office: Crash that killed 2 boys, mother followed argument; father, 2 others face meth charges

July 3rd, 2013 2:32 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 19E that took the lives of two children and their mother in October was preceded by an argument in a CVS Pharmacy parking lot between the mother and the children's fa

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Search for new Storytelling Center director narrowed to three

Search for new Storytelling Center director narrowed to three

July 3rd, 2013 2:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The International Storytelling Center has narrowed its search for a new executive director to three candidates who are scheduled to be in Jonesborough for interviews July 18-20.

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