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August 19th, 2014 10:35 am by Johnson City Press

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News Local News Elizabethton Election 2014
Write-in quagmire: Carter Co. election results certified

Write-in quagmire: Carter Co. election results certified

August 19th, 2014 9:24 am by John Thompson

It was one of the most difficult elections in several years because of the length of the ballot and the active campaigns of four write-in candidates.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: 101-year-old man still drives himself to work

Off the Wall News: 101-year-old man still drives himself to work

August 19th, 2014 9:04 am by Associated Press

Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job.

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Blood supply in summer slump, urgent call for donations

Blood supply in summer slump, urgent call for donations

August 19th, 2014 8:43 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The American Red Cross has put out a call for blood donations of all blood types to maintain the local, state and national blood supply through the Labor Day holiday.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Questions arise as exiting Carter Co. sheriff hands out pay raises

Questions arise as exiting Carter Co. sheriff hands out pay raises

August 19th, 2014 8:34 am by John Thompson

Some officials in county government called the pay raises into question because they were never approved by the county Budget Committee.

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Crime
NE Tennessee grandmother accused of beating girl for coming home an hour late

NE Tennessee grandmother accused of beating girl for coming home an hour late

August 19th, 2014 7:35 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County grandmother was charged with aggravated assault Friday for allegedly beating her 15-year-old granddaughter with a belt for coming home an hour late.

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Whether solo or with Mountain States, panel urges Wellmont to stay local

Whether solo or with Mountain States, panel urges Wellmont to stay local

August 18th, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

Four panelists appeared before a packed auditorium Monday evening at Kingsport's Center for Higher Education to implore a local health system to retain its local control, either by maintaining a physical presence in the region or by merging with its compe

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Officials nix health concerns in light of spike in raccoon slayings

Officials nix health concerns in light of spike in raccoon slayings

August 18th, 2014 9:46 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the yearly total of raccoons that have been killed by law enforcement has doubled in the last three weeks - and despite a reported case of rabies in Washington County earlier this month - officials say the animals did not present risks to public

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As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

As fair begins, 15-year veteran vendor hoping things stay frosty

August 18th, 2014 9:35 pm by Max Hrenda

For some people, the start of the Appalachian Fair may herald the return of a favorite ride or carnival game. For others, however, the fair's return may also mean the return of a favorite frozen treat.

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Man convicted of murder claims trial unfair, attorney incompetent

Man convicted of murder claims trial unfair, attorney incompetent

August 18th, 2014 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man serving a 23-year prison sentence for murder, and who already lost one appeal of his case, now says his trial attorney failed him.

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