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Medal of Honor recipient visits EHS to inspire, not recruit

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Medal of Honor recipient visits EHS to inspire, not recruit

September 12th, 2014 9:30 pm by John Thompson

Medal of Honor recipient Bruce Crandall visited the school and spoke to the student body about the true meaning of heroism and sacrifice.

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Elizabethton police want help identifying alleged cigarette thief

Elizabethton police want help identifying alleged cigarette thief

September 11th, 2014 2:26 pm by John Thompson

Capt. Joy Markland, chief of the Elizabethton Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division, said the man has been going into convenience stores and requesting several cartons of cigarettes.

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Carter County Trustee's Office warns of possible mail scam

Carter County Trustee's Office warns of possible mail scam

September 10th, 2014 8:54 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Trustee's Office is warning citizens of a potential mail scam that may be occurring this week.

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Elizabethton council to consider flea market regulations, purchase of warehouse

Elizabethton council to consider flea market regulations, purchase of warehouse

September 10th, 2014 9:16 am by John Thompson

City staff began working on the new ordinance when concern was raised over a "flea market" that was temorarily located at the American Legion building on East G Street.

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First down: Site plan for new EHS football stadium approved

First down: Site plan for new EHS football stadium approved

September 9th, 2014 10:51 pm by John Thompson

After two hours of debate, a divided Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission agreed to give site plan approval for the new football stadium to be built on the campus of Elizabethton High School.

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2 Carter Co. women report sexual assault

2 Carter Co. women report sexual assault

September 8th, 2014 4:08 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating a complaint from two Garrison Hollow women that they were sexually assaulted by two men in their residence over the weekend.

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Police: Elizabethton woman scammed out of $26K

Police: Elizabethton woman scammed out of $26K

September 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by John Thompson

A man told her she had won $4 million and a new car and talked her into sending three blank checks to an unknown address.

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Lunceford: Lack of transition made for 'hectic' first week

Lunceford: Lack of transition made for 'hectic' first week

September 6th, 2014 10:47 pm by John Thompson

It was a busy first week for newly elected Sheriff Dexter Lunceford. He said it was made more difficult because there was no transition between his administration and that of former sheriff Chris Mathes.

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Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

Obamacare impact: Carter school employees get new health care option

September 5th, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

Previously, the employees had two options: a standard plan and a partnership plan. The plans were not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.

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Planners delay Elizabethton football stadium plan over school leader's objection

Planners delay Elizabethton football stadium plan over school leader's objection

September 5th, 2014 8:48 am by John Thompson

School Superintendent Edwin Alexander urged the commissioners not to take another month to approve the plans because an October decision would mean the loss of another season.

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Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

September 4th, 2014 4:22 pm by John Thompson

One of the last arrests made under the Chris Mathes administration was the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and arrest on Friday.

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