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Sycamore Shoals' living history celebrates early Independence Day

Sycamore Shoals' living history celebrates early Independence Day

June 27th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jessica Fuller

While fireworks will rock the nation next weekend, gunshots from historic muskets rang through the walls of Fort Watauga on Saturday as a reminder of why Americans celebrate Independence Day.

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Carter County man sentenced to 106 years

Carter County man sentenced to 106 years

June 26th, 2015 11:28 pm by John Thompson

One of the longest sentences handed down in Carter County went to James A. Perry on Friday afternoon.

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Elizabethton officer rescues stranded cat

Elizabethton officer rescues stranded cat

June 26th, 2015 11:24 pm by John Thompson

A police officer's reflective jacket is designed to protect his life on dark roads while working accidents.

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Pregame field work at Joe O'Brien Field

June 26th, 2015 6:19 pm by Joe Avento

The grounds crew was working to get the field ready for the Ellizabethton Twins' home opener on Friday.

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O. F. White Farm to be subdivided

O. F. White Farm to be subdivided

June 23rd, 2015 9:19 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Planning Commission unanimously approved the subdivision of the old O.F White Farm in the Siam community during its monthly meeting on Tuesday. The decision marks the end of the road for an old country store and mill that survived for ne

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Grad student's report examines growth potential along new highway

Grad student's report examines growth potential along new highway

June 23rd, 2015 9:15 pm by John Thompson

There is a shared belief between city planners and real estate developers that building a new road through undeveloped farmland and wooded acreage is a recipe for quick developmen

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Fitness event will be fundraiser for Red Legacy

Fitness event will be fundraiser for Red Legacy

June 21st, 2015 8:37 pm by John Thompson

The Red Legacy Recovery organization is offering a way to contribute to its worthy cause and enjoy a day of getting fit.

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Carter at Main reopens in historic house

Carter at Main reopens in historic house

June 20th, 2015 11:12 pm by John Thompson

"I am a determined woman and I don't give up," Linda Whitehead said recently about the reopening of her restaurant, Carter at Main, at 829 E. Elk Avenue in downtown Elizabethton.

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Rhododendron festival celebrates 69th year

Rhododendron festival celebrates 69th year

June 20th, 2015 10:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

One of the area's oldest festivals is back for its 69th year this weekend, and Roan Mountain State Park was ready for the return of the Rhododendron Festival.

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