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Supreme Court ruling means all Melanie Gregory's weddings will be official

Supreme Court ruling means all Melanie Gregory's weddings will be official

June 27th, 2015 10:24 pm by Tony Casey

Roan Mountain's Melanie Gregory estimates the number of weddings she's officiated exceeds 300.

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Off the leash: New animal shelter debuted to public

Off the leash: New animal shelter debuted to public - VIDEO

June 27th, 2015 10:22 pm by Jessica Fuller

After years of working in what felt like a cracker box, the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter staff and animal control board officially unsnapped the collar of the new facility Saturday evening.

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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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Mountain Home VA plans parking garage to satisfy growing need

Mountain Home VA plans parking garage to satisfy growing need

June 27th, 2015 10:14 pm by Dylan Chesser

Parking problems on the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs campus could be a thing of the past after a new parking garage's expected spring 2017 opening.

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Black bear crashes college party, gets collared

Black bear crashes college party, gets collared

June 27th, 2015 9:55 pm by Associated Press

A college party got a little wild when a black bear showed up.

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Judge in theater shooting possesses cool head, strong will

Judge in theater shooting possesses cool head, strong will

June 27th, 2015 2:42 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Should prosecutors be allowed to show a paralyzed mother a photo of her slain 6-year-old daughter while she testified in the Colorado theater shooting trial? Or would the image make her break down in tears and unfairly bias jurors against the gunman, Jame

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Funerals in Charleston for slain members of black church

Funerals in Charleston for slain members of black church

June 27th, 2015 2:36 pm by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

Funerals for three more victims of a deadly shooting during a Bible study in South Carolina were being held Saturday at the church where they were slain.

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Woman removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse

Woman removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse

June 27th, 2015 2:28 pm by EMILY MASTERS, Associated Press and BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

The Confederate flag was temporarily removed from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday when a woman climbed the flagpole and - despite calls by police to get down - removed the banner.

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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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