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Install, check smoke detectors, be cautious

Install, check smoke detectors, be cautious

October 13th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Because October is National Fire Prevention Month, we want to remind our readers that the best investment they will ever make in home safety is to have a properly functioning smoke detector installed in every bedroom of their residence.

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Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

October 12th, 2013 7:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A local neonatologist said prescription medication use is the likely cause of a jump in the number of babies born addicted to drugs, and the state is on track for the highest number ever.

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Kids cast lines into Legion Street Pool as part of annual event

Kids cast lines into Legion Street Pool as part of annual event

October 12th, 2013 7:50 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

“I got a fish,” 4-year-old Bentley Smith said after his fishing line was able to successfully catch a large rainbow trout Saturday morning.

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No Great Pumpkins: Rain hurts local crop

No Great Pumpkins: Rain hurts local crop

October 12th, 2013 7:42 pm by Brad Hicks

Fall has arrived, and with the cooler temperatures and shorter days, a symbol of the season has made its return to adorn porch steps and yards across the country.

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Starr, Judy among inductees to Science Hill Hall of Fame

Starr, Judy among inductees to Science Hill Hall of Fame

October 12th, 2013 6:36 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill’s latest Hall of Fame class was inducted Saturday, a dozen Hilltoppers bridging the gap between the Greatest Generation and Generations X and Y.

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Veterans Monument celebrates 100, veterans of all wars

Veterans Monument celebrates 100, veterans of all wars

October 12th, 2013 5:58 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While the Fourth of July and Memorial Day may have already passed this year, Elizabethton and Carter County residents continued the patriotism Saturday as they made their way to downtown Elizabethton Saturday afternoon to honor veterans and to hold a cent

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Food stamp debit cards not working in many states

Food stamp debit cards not working in many states

October 12th, 2013 4:29 pm by Associated Press

People in Ohio, Michigan and several other states found themselves unable to buy groceries with their food stamp debit-style cards on Saturday, after a routine check by vendor Xerox Corp. resulted in a system failure.

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Vocational college director questions another investigation

Vocational college director questions another investigation

October 12th, 2013 2:50 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Director Dean Blevins questioned the need for a criminal investigation into work performed by students on his houseboat after the release of a state audit that he said cleared him of wrongdoing.

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Elizabethton school board likely limited to two projects

Elizabethton school board likely limited to two projects

October 12th, 2013 2:41 pm by Tony Casey

Given the $5 million available, it looks like two out of three big capital projects will carried out by the Elizabethton City School Board.

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Gabrielle Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

Gabrielle Giffords to attend gun show under NY sales model

October 12th, 2013 1:59 pm by Associated Press

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, is set to tour a New York gun show, the first such visit since she was shot.

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