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Update: Alexander announces retirement date

October 20th, 2014 7:34 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the latest meeting of the Elizabethton city school board lasted less than 20 minutes, its system superintendent made sure it proved to be memorable.

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Police: Bar fight leads to arrests on assault, weapons, child neglect charges

Police: Bar fight leads to arrests on assault, weapons, child neglect charges

October 20th, 2014 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

A man and woman were arrested on assault, weapons and child endangerment charges after a bar fight at a local restaurant.

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Independent Congressional candidate's family tree has roots in founding of U.S.

Independent Congressional candidate's family tree has roots in founding of U.S.

October 20th, 2014 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Robert Franklin said his great-great-grandfather was Samuel Franklin, brother of founding father and American statesman Benjamin Franklin.

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Veteran hoping to find one who provided him cover

Veteran hoping to find one who provided him cover

October 20th, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

A Greene County man is hoping to stitch together the pieces of a mystery to help him connect with an anonymous seamstress who warmed his heart in a time of need.

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Police: Man, boy arrested on charges of assaulting, robbing couple

Police: Man, boy arrested on charges of assaulting, robbing couple

October 20th, 2014 9:46 pm by Staff Report

A 20-year-old and a juvenile were arrested Monday after police say they entered a residence, assaulted a male and female victim and then stole $2,000 and numerous gold rings.

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Police say woman cashed checks found in stolen car

Police say woman cashed checks found in stolen car

October 20th, 2014 5:49 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city woman was arrested on charges she cashed four checks that were found inside a car she had stolen.

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Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

October 20th, 2014 9:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Lewis Carsten admits business was initially a little sporadic at the eatery he and his wife, Pat, opened in Erwin a little more than four months ago

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Third rape reported on ETSU campus

Third rape reported on ETSU campus

October 20th, 2014 5:18 pm by Staff Report

A rape reported by a female East Tennessee State University student marks the third such incident reported this semester, prompting officials to establish a new notification system to help curb the rash of crimes.

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Police: NE Tennessee man fired 7 times while fighting dad for gun

Police: NE Tennessee man fired 7 times while fighting dad for gun

October 20th, 2014 4:53 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Church Hill man allegedly fired seven gunshots through his bedroom ceiling, TV, and the wall Saturday night while struggling with his father who was attempting to disarm him.

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

October 20th, 2014 4:27 pm by Associated Press

Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was charged with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005

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Vandals steal $2,500 in fishing tackle at Hampton trailhead

Vandals steal $2,500 in fishing tackle at Hampton trailhead

October 20th, 2014 4:14 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department reported vandalism and theft from two cars parked at a popular trailhead on Saturday.

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