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Questions asked about candidates' intentions in attending campaign events

Questions asked about candidates' intentions in attending campaign events

January 18th, 2014 8:57 pm by Becky Campbell

Attending the political campaign kickoff for a candidate could be perceived as showing support for that person, but on the other hand, it might not mean that at all.

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Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

January 18th, 2014 6:40 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praised Gov. Bill Haslam’s methamphetamine bill that was filed in the General Assembly this week.

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Ambulance service looks to move offices to Unicoi County Sheriff Department's old space

Ambulance service looks to move offices to Unicoi County Sheriff Department's old space

January 18th, 2014 6:37 pm by Brad Hicks

In March, the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department relocated its administrative offices from downtown Erwin to the Unicoi County Jail Annex on Jackson Love Highway.

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Longtime police employee running for Carter Circuit clerk

Longtime police employee running for Carter Circuit clerk

January 18th, 2014 6:32 pm by John Thompson

Longtime police investigator Frank Peters has announced he will be a candidate for Carter County Circuit Court clerk in the May 6 Republican Primary.

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Redi-Mart store in Elizabethton burglarized

Redi-Mart store in Elizabethton burglarized

January 18th, 2014 6:29 pm by Staff Reports

A burglary to the Redi Mart convenience store at 725 W. G St., Elizabethton, occurred a few minutes after midnight Friday, police said.

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Obama fuels reform on some but not all NSA spying

Obama fuels reform on some but not all NSA spying

January 18th, 2014 5:30 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama's orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national security controversy that has alarmed Americans and outraged foreign allies.

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Bird solution still up in the air

Bird solution still up in the air

January 17th, 2014 10:05 pm by Tony Casey

In the Gump neighborhood, a solution to the problem of how to handle pesky starlings and blackbirds has been as evasive as the birds themselves.

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United Way campaign gets week to hit goal

United Way campaign gets week to hit goal

January 17th, 2014 9:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With final reports still pending from several of its campaign divisions and less than $83,000 needed to meet its $1.7 million goal, the United Way of Washington County on Friday opted against closing out its 2013 fundraising drive at midnight in order to

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Several pills found after traffic stop

Several pills found after traffic stop

January 17th, 2014 9:42 pm by Staff Reports

A response to a complaint about a man in the left lane of traffic on Broad Street led to an arrest on drug charges Tuesday.

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Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

January 17th, 2014 5:24 pm by Becky Campbell

A methamphetamine-production ring investigation started more than four years ago by local authorities, then later taken over by federal officials, closed out last week with the final sentencing in U.S. District Court.

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