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Carter's new senior representative looks for unity among locals

December 31st, 2014 8:54 am by John Thompson

Timothy Hill began his first term as 3rd District representative in the General Assembly in 2013 with a reputation for youthfulness. He was 31 at the time and was known as the younger brother of state Rep. Matthew Hill of the 7th District. While he still

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Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

January 21st, 2015 11:06 am by John Thompson

For the first time in its 200-year history, the Carter County Commission tried a new way of voting at Tuesday's monthly meeting. As part of a trial basis, the commission voted electronically instead of using the old-fashioned roll-call voting.

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N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

January 16th, 2015 9:35 pm by John Thompson

A North Carolina motorist was injured Wednesday afternoon after her truck hit rocks lying in the road from an earlier rock slide.

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Pair faces aggravated assault charges after fight, stabbing in Hampton

Pair faces aggravated assault charges after fight, stabbing in Hampton

January 16th, 2015 11:34 am by John Thompson

The couple reportedly had been arguing all day.

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In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

January 14th, 2015 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

A week ago, a split vote among members of the Unicoi County Board of Education resulted in the non-renewal of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract.

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Model Americans: Elizabethton Elks Lodge donates small-scale kits to make large impact for veterans

Model Americans: Elizabethton Elks Lodge donates small-scale kits to make large impact for veterans

January 14th, 2015 9:57 am by John Thompson

On Tuesday morning, Elizabethton Elks Lodge 1847 members brought more than 118 scale model kits, paints and glue to the VA's crafts room to help keep veterans occupied during their stays.

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Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

Re-order in the court: Carter County General Sessions reopens after renovation

January 14th, 2015 9:39 am by John Thompson

After being closed for several weeks for extensive cleaning and renovation, the Carter County General Sessions Courtroom has reopened.

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Job weld done: Numbers show high graduation, job placement rates for Elizabethton TCAT

Job weld done: Numbers show high graduation, job placement rates for Elizabethton TCAT

January 13th, 2015 9:45 pm by John Thompson

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton has been racking up some impressive statistics in student program completion, job placement and licensure pass rate.

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Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

January 12th, 2015 10:35 pm by John Thompson

By a 6-2 vote on Monday night, the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission rejected a plan by Director of Schools Kevin Ward that he said would have eliminated the county's debts on school capital projects in about four years. He said it would sa

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Elizabethton firefighters put out Hughes Street fire

Elizabethton firefighters put out Hughes Street fire

January 8th, 2015 10:01 am by Staff Report

Firefighters contained an Elizabethton home fire to a utility room Thursday morning, sparing the rest of the structure from catastrophic damage.

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Elizabethton water line project stretches by 60 days, $168,000

Elizabethton water line project stretches by 60 days, $168,000

January 6th, 2015 10:04 pm by John Thompson

Because the city of Elizabethton has had such a good experience with Tipton Construction Company to replace and renovate water lines in the East Side community, the project has been extended and an additonal $168,000 has been designated for the work.

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