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Elizabethton City Council to decide what to do with extra money

Elizabethton City Council to decide what to do with extra money

April 15th, 2015 8:48 am by Jessica Fuller

With an extra $500,000 in revenue to work with for the upcoming fiscal year, Elizabethton City Council members discussed different projects that could benefit from the money during a three-hour budget workshop Tuesday night.

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Tennessee House OKs bill creating lifetime handgun carry permits

Tennessee House OKs bill creating lifetime handgun carry permits

April 14th, 2015 10:13 am by Associated Press

The measure was sponsored by Republican Rep. John Holsclaw Jr. of Elizabethton.

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Fire destroys shed, threatens propane tank behind Elizabethton home

Fire destroys shed, threatens propane tank behind Elizabethton home

April 13th, 2015 3:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A fire escaped from smoldering embers in a trash barrel Monday afternoon behind an Elizabethton home and spread first to a nearby shed before threatening a large propane tank.

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Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton receive archive grants

Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton receive archive grants

April 10th, 2015 10:37 pm by John Thompson

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett made two stops in Carter County on Friday afternoon to award grants to assist in preserving some of the oldest documents in the state.

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Missing local couple: What happened to Art Gibson and Amber Terrell?

Missing local couple: What happened to Art Gibson and Amber Terrell?

April 10th, 2015 11:38 am by John Thompson

It has now been three months since the Sullivan County couple were reported missing and their 1999 Ford Escort was found abandoned on Big Springs Road in Carter County.

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Elizabethton City Council OKs residential rezone on first reading

Elizabethton City Council OKs residential rezone on first reading

April 10th, 2015 11:07 am by John Thompson

Several nearby residents spoke out against the rezoning, arguing that the hilltop site will increase stormwater runoff in the neighborhood and increase traffic on the narrow streets.

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Elizabethton's fire rating upgraded

Elizabethton's fire rating upgraded

April 9th, 2015 10:42 am by John Thompson

The rating went from 4 to 3 on a scale of 1-10, with a lower score being better.

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Carter County board hears of improvements in health care rankings

Carter County board hears of improvements in health care rankings

April 8th, 2015 8:58 am by John Thompson

The members of the Carter County Health Board heard some good news from director Caroline Hurt on Tuesday.

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Elizabethton City School Board considering six candidates for director of schools

Elizabethton City School Board considering six candidates for director of schools

April 7th, 2015 9:55 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board has begun the process of choosing the next director of schools. The process began Monday when the board held a public forum Monday to discuss the candidates.

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Elizabethton man charged with marijuana violations

Elizabethton man charged with marijuana violations

April 7th, 2015 1:40 pm by Staff Report

An Elizabethton man was charged Monday after police reported finding three pounds of marijuana and equipment used to portion the drug for resale during a search of his apartment.

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