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'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

August 22nd, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

The raises will make the budget more difficult for Lunceford, who has already announced he will fill the chief deputy position with James Parrish, who bowed out of the sheriff's race before the primary in May and threw his support to Lunceford.

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2 fires bring suspicions in Carter Co.

2 fires bring suspicions in Carter Co.

August 21st, 2014 11:31 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating two early Monday morning house fires that happened a short distance and a few hours apart.

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Buckets of love: Elizabethton food program sets new record, new goals

Buckets of love: Elizabethton food program sets new record, new goals

August 19th, 2014 10:03 pm by John Thompson

This summer was more than a record-breaking year for the TLC Community Center's summer food program for children. They didn't just break the record, they demolished it by providing 72,924 meals to school children during the period of June 2 to Aug. 8, whe

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Cool heads prevail? Ice Bucket Challenge makes rounds in Tri-Cities

Cool heads prevail? Ice Bucket Challenge makes rounds in Tri-Cities

August 19th, 2014 9:43 pm by Becky Campbell

If you haven't heard about the latest video challenge that's taken the country - and social media - by storm, well, you might have had your head in a bucket.

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Write-in quagmire: Carter Co. election results certified

Write-in quagmire: Carter Co. election results certified

August 19th, 2014 9:24 am by John Thompson

It was one of the most difficult elections in several years because of the length of the ballot and the active campaigns of four write-in candidates.

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Questions arise as exiting Carter Co. sheriff hands out pay raises

Questions arise as exiting Carter Co. sheriff hands out pay raises

August 19th, 2014 8:34 am by John Thompson

Some officials in county government called the pay raises into question because they were never approved by the county Budget Committee.

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4 charged in Elizabethton convenience store burglary

4 charged in Elizabethton convenience store burglary

August 15th, 2014 4:26 pm by John Thompson

The business had ben closed for repairs and renovations.

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Carter Co. jailer fired, inmate assault case to go to grand jury

Carter Co. jailer fired, inmate assault case to go to grand jury

August 15th, 2014 4:11 pm by John Thompson

Sheriff Chris Mathes said Chancelor Presnell was dismissed from employment on Friday, following an investigation into the alleged assault.

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Carter County Sheriff slows down work programs

Carter County Sheriff slows down work programs

August 14th, 2014 9:22 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes has suspended most of the work projects done by prisoners of the Carter County Detention Center.

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Carter Co. plans drainage improvements in Braemer area

Carter Co. plans drainage improvements in Braemer area

August 12th, 2014 12:39 pm by John Thompson

The county plans to build a V-shaped ditch down the middle of the alley to carry the sometimes heavy flow of water from the mountainous area above Braemer.

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