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Carter County man sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for pill charge

Carter County man sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for pill charge

September 24th, 2014 9:24 am by Becky Campbell

Dennis Keith Gibbons Jr., 37, Elizabethton, pleaded guilty earlier this year to the conspiracy that centered in and around Carter County, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Owner of dog that toppled toddler allegedly told teen, 'I'll blow your brains out'

Owner of dog that toppled toddler allegedly told teen, 'I'll blow your brains out'

September 24th, 2014 9:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A woman whose dog knocked down and growled at a toddler last week is facing charges after she allegedly threatened to shoot one child in the head and nearly ran over another child while she was retrieving the dog.

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Hensley: 'Last resort' to file suit against county

Hensley: 'Last resort' to file suit against county

September 23rd, 2014 10:43 pm by Brad Hicks

While Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said a lawsuit against the county is still a possibility, he said pursuing legal action to secure additional funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year is the last resort.

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Very fine house: SHHS field house construction ahead of schedule

Very fine house: SHHS field house construction ahead of schedule

September 23rd, 2014 10:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

Construction of Science Hill's new $2.1 million field house is ahead of schedule and expected to be complete well before next football season.

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'Hammer' time: Military leader discusses leadership at MSHA forum

'Hammer' time: Military leader discusses leadership at MSHA forum

September 23rd, 2014 10:22 pm by Tony Casey

Maj. Gen. Scott "Hammer" Hartsell spoke with Mountain States Health Alliance's managers and leaders about the role they play in inspiring workers at an annual leadership forum.

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Elizabethton swept by South

Elizabethton swept by South

September 23rd, 2014 10:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The final result of Sullivan South over Elizabethton 3-0 only told part of the story on Tuesday night at Treadway Gym.

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Prayer event leader hopes abortion amendment attracts attention

Prayer event leader hopes abortion amendment attracts attention

September 23rd, 2014 10:13 pm by Max Hrenda

Organizers are hoping the backdrop of an amendment regarding the regulation of abortion in Tennessee will increase local participation in an international day of prayer.

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Middle school students walk mile in ancestors' shoes

Middle school students walk mile in ancestors' shoes

September 23rd, 2014 10:08 pm by John Thompson

For the past 30 years, the eighth-graders from T.A. Dugger Jr. High School have marched along the route some of the Overmountain Men took from Rocky Mount to Sycamore Shoals.

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Jeff Daniels to appear at Knoxville screening for children's charity

Jeff Daniels to appear at Knoxville screening for children's charity

September 23rd, 2014 9:57 pm by Chuck Campbell, Knoxville News Sentinel

Actor Jeff Daniels will walk the red carpet in Knoxville on Nov. 5 at an advance screening of "Dumb and Dumber To," a benefit for Variety The Children's Charity of Eastern Tennessee.

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Tie leaves Big Seven unsettled

Tie leaves Big Seven unsettled

September 23rd, 2014 9:57 pm by Pat Kenney

Undisputed possession of first place in the Big Seven Conference girls soccer standings is still up for grabs.

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