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Elizabethton cop on leave after suffering broken wrist during arrest; accused pleads guilty

July 17th, 2014 4:10 pm by John Thompson

It happened in a Walmart parking lot.

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Small majority passes Carter County tax increase

Small majority passes Carter County tax increase

July 21st, 2014 12:32 pm by Staff Report

The Carter County Commission squeaked out a 12-cent property tax increase Monday morning, slightly lower than the 14-cent increase recommended by the county's Budget Committee.

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Election forum: Williams says he opposes Carter school consolidation

Election forum: Williams says he opposes Carter school consolidation

July 18th, 2014 12:03 pm by John Thompson

"I am not for consolidation. How ridiculous" - Carter Co. mayoral candidate Kent Williams.

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Storylines swirl around Carter Co. General Election

Storylines swirl around Carter Co. General Election

July 15th, 2014 9:41 pm by John Thompson

Because Carter County is historically one of the most strongly Republican counties in the nation, the biggest political contests are usually in the Republican Primary, but this year, there are several hot races in the Aug. 7 General Election.

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Dog killed as fire claims home in Milligan area

Dog killed as fire claims home in Milligan area

July 14th, 2014 4:03 pm by John Thompson

The whole house suffered severe damage from smoke and water.

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Candidates forum set in Elizabethton

Candidates forum set in Elizabethton

July 13th, 2014 9:48 pm by John Thompson

A forum for the candidates on the Aug. 7 ballot will be held at the gymnasium of Elizabethton High School on Thursday. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program is scheduled to start at 6:30.

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Sign-off: Humphrey refutes Williams' consolidation claims

Sign-off: Humphrey refutes Williams' consolidation claims

July 11th, 2014 10:03 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey has denied a claim that has been posted on campaign signs for Kent Williams that he supports a consolidation plan for the county's school system.

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BlueFoxx returns to rock T.A. Dugger

BlueFoxx returns to rock T.A. Dugger

July 10th, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

BlueFoxx, with sounds of the '60s and '70s, will perform at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School on Saturday night in a benefit concert for Relay for Life of Carter County.

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Exiting Carter County commissioners look for traction on highway projects

Exiting Carter County commissioners look for traction on highway projects

July 9th, 2014 12:13 pm by John Thompson

With several county commissioners set to leave political office in September, the Highway Committee considered several projects that have been promoted through the years by the members of the committee.

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Liberty!' begins 36th season at Sycamore Shoals Thursday

Liberty!' begins 36th season at Sycamore Shoals Thursday

July 9th, 2014 11:32 am by Contributed to the Press

"Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals" begins its 36th season Thursday. The play will be presented each Thursday, Friday and Saturday on July 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26.

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Twins players on deck for Niswonger Children's Hospital patients

Twins players on deck for Niswonger Children's Hospital patients

July 8th, 2014 10:02 pm by John Thompson

Each summer, some of the Twins take time out from baseball to provide inspiration for some children who are struggling just to become healthy.

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