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Lady Patriots pull away early to beat Warriors

Lady Patriots pull away early to beat Warriors

January 6th, 2015 10:24 pm by Ivan Sanders

Running out to a 46-28 halftime advantage, Sullivan East never took the foot off the throttle as they took an impressive 72-51 victory over Happy Valley in a Three Rivers Conference basketball game.

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Surprising Vols accustomed to dealing with adversity

Surprising Vols accustomed to dealing with adversity

January 6th, 2015 10:13 pm by AP

Tennessee already has overcome inexperience and distractions to outperform preseason expectations. The Vols believe that makes them ready to deal with the latest obstacles that have arrived just in time for the start of SEC competition.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield
SEC has no reason  to worry

SEC has no reason to worry

January 6th, 2015 10:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

In the wake of Ohio State's win over Alabama in last week's Sugar Bowl, some of the national pundits have debated whether the Big 10 has replaced the SEC as college football's dominant conference, but the facts say otherwise.

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Elizabethton water line project stretches by 60 days, $168,000

Elizabethton water line project stretches by 60 days, $168,000

January 6th, 2015 10:04 pm by John Thompson

Because the city of Elizabethton has had such a good experience with Tipton Construction Company to replace and renovate water lines in the East Side community, the project has been extended and an additonal $168,000 has been designated for the work.

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Prosecution, defense hash out details in marijuana, hash oil trial

Prosecution, defense hash out details in marijuana, hash oil trial

January 6th, 2015 9:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Gray man who picked up a 15-pound package from California addressed to him two years ago testified at his bench trial Tuesday that he had no idea the box contained nearly 2,000 grams of hash oil, a high-THC content resin product of marijuana.

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Deputies: Carter Co. man faces second arrest after numerous burglaries

Deputies: Carter Co. man faces second arrest after numerous burglaries

January 6th, 2015 9:53 pm by John Thompson

A Carter County man has been arrested for the second time in a month on car burglaries and thefts, ranging from cell phones to safes.

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Tweetsie task force pleased with trail route meetings on Big John's fence

Tweetsie task force pleased with trail route meetings on Big John's fence

January 6th, 2015 9:46 pm by Tony Casey

Members of the Tweetsie Trail task force returned from meetings with the owner of Elizabethton Big John's Closeouts filled with positivity about the recreational trail finding its way through the back parking lot of the business.

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Plummeting temperatures to cause surge of demand for electricity at TVA

Plummeting temperatures to cause surge of demand for electricity at TVA

January 6th, 2015 9:39 pm by Jessica Fuller

After last week's 60-degree vacation, winter is again grasping the region with its frigid fingers, bringing plummeting temperatures for the rest of the week.

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Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

January 6th, 2015 9:31 pm by Associated Press

Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing one other person.

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Mayor: New annex rules mean new life for old committee

Mayor: New annex rules mean new life for old committee

January 6th, 2015 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge preempted a likely state mandate Tuesday, calling for the revival of a long-disbanded committee that will review and update county and municipal growth plans as new annexation laws - and amendments to those laws - are

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