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Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

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Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

June 2nd, 2014 11:15 pm by Max Hrenda

William Edwin "Eddie" Harris doesn't remember meeting his father, but the two spent time together in November 1944 when Pfc. Cecil Harris was granted leave to visit his wife and young son.

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Watauga Lake Winery

October 24th, 2014 8:00 pm by John Thompson

Watauga Lake Winery is working with Western North Carolina wineries to create a nationally designated wine producing region.

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Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

Carter, Johnson Counties could form part of nationally recognized wine region

October 22nd, 2014 9:03 am by John Thompson

One of the distinguishing features of the proposed "Appalachian High Country" American viticultural area would be that all the vineyards would be above 2,000 feet in elevation.

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Former Mountain City man convicted in Sullivan Co. serial child rape case arrested again

Former Mountain City man convicted in Sullivan Co. serial child rape case arrested again

October 15th, 2014 9:23 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A man who a decade ago was a co-defendant in a Sullivan County serial child rape case that made national headlines was arrested Sunday in Hawkins County for violating the terms of his community supervision for life.

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Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

September 17th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating a woman missing since Friday.

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Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

September 8th, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Report

Richard Shane Mabe will be 55 years old after serving the 240-month sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer.

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Little Alexander's struggle: Near drowning leaves 3-year-old with numerous medical issues

Little Alexander's struggle: Near drowning leaves 3-year-old with numerous medical issues

June 16th, 2014 9:44 am by Angie Gambill, Editor, The Tomahawk

Every parent's nightmare became a reality for Mario and Julie Ramsey Espinoza on April 2nd of this year when their 3-year-old son, Alexander, was pulled from a swimming pool, unconscious and not breathing.

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UPDATE: Next trial in Facebook murders put on hold over email evidence

UPDATE: Next trial in Facebook murders put on hold over email evidence

June 5th, 2014 1:05 pm by Becky Campbell

The August double murder trial for a Mountain City man is on hold after a motion hearing Thursday in the case known as the Facebook murders.

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UPDATE: THP identifies body found found in Watauga Lake

UPDATE: THP identifies body found found in Watauga Lake

April 2nd, 2014 5:20 pm by John Thompson

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the woman whose body was found in Watauga Lake on Monday.

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Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

February 26th, 2014 2:28 pm by Jonathan Pleasant, The Tomahawk

With budgets only getting tighter, county finances have increasingly taken the forefront when it comes to making tough decisions.

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