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10 hrs ago | The Elizabethton Star

Closing 'retail gap' could support more businesses in Elizabethton

Missing: 14 clothing and accessory stores. Eight home and garden stores. And 15 restaurants.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Forensics up close: It's pretty cool

A handful of youngsters got their hands dirty this week, learning about following clues to figure out the what, where and who.

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The Elizabethton Star

Danny Ray Vance

Danny Ray Vance, 56, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014, at his residence. Danny was a native of the Roan Mountain community of Carter County and a son of the late Billy Audy and Vera Lee Julian Vance.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Raymond Blevins

Raymond Blevins, 87, of Elizabethton, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his home following an extended illness.

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The Elizabethton Star

William H. "Bill" Bowling

William H. "Bill" Bowling, 72, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Roy Charles "R.C." Bradshaw

Roy Charles "R.C." Bradshaw, 81, of Elizabethton, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton, following an extended illness.

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The Elizabethton Star

Grace Crawford Morrison

Grace Crawford Morrison, 90, of Watauga, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Bristol Select Hospital, following an extended illness.

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The Elizabethton Star

Dr. Who talk turns to time travel

The gathering at the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library was less "whodunnit" and more "Why - Who' Does It."

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Glenda Shankle Eggers

Glenda Shankle Eggers, 68, of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness.

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The Elizabethton Star

Daniel M. Smith

Daniel M. Smith, 86, of Elizabethton, passed away on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Ratliff takes ETA title by 10 strokes

Former Sullivan South standout and ETSU freshman Cayman Ratliff shattered the old tournament record at the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur Sunday, going 16 under for the entire tournament following a final-round 66 on Sunday.

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New facts in Roan Mountain murder

Two Roan Mountain men sit in the Carter County Jail for the alleged murder of 56-year-old Danny Vance.

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The Elizabethton Star

Mathes: Teens charged with murder give confessions

Two teens charged with murder in connection with the death of a Roan Mountain man have given confessions to the crime according to Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Matheson first female Match Play winner at ETA

History was made by Michaela Matheson on Friday at Elizabethton Golf Course. The former Hampton High School standout and incoming Milligan College freshman became the first woman to win a match in the Match Play competition in the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur Friday morning by defeating Phil Stephenson in opening-round play in the ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

CCA captures District 5 title in 10-11 all-stars

JOHNSON CITY - When putting together an all-star team at any level, you have to hope the pieces fit together.

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The Elizabethton Star

CCSD investigating homicide in Roan Mountain

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a 57-year-old Roan Mountain man at a home on Heaton Creek Road.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Municipal candidates face Aug. 21 deadline

While most of the election attention is focused on the upcoming August general election, potential candidates for the November Elizabethton municipal election are also preparing for their race.

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Fireworks laws by county and city

Sullivan County - Fireworks can be used between the hours of 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. throughout the year, but the hours are extended to midnight on July 4 and other holidays.

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The Elizabethton Star

Preschoolers turn pencils, paper and glue into early Fourth of July fun

Happy Birthday America! Watermelons, fireworks - especially the pink, purple and yellow ones - and unicorns.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Summer readers learn about rocks and minerals

"X" marks the spot. And that spot was to be found at the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library Tuesday, as young readers searched for treasure during the Summer Reading Program.

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