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  1. Rural Healthcare celebrates 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WCYB

    ... 30th anniversary. "I have run into people who have no health insurance and I have taken them personally to the Roan Mountain clinic, so that tells you how much I think of it," Cable said. "I'm a veteran, I can go to the VA, but lots of times i go to ...

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  2. Rescued from closure: Carter County EMS substations savedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | WCYB

    ... adequate emergency care, even in rural areas of the county. "The $160,000 is just a short term solution," said Roan Mountain resident, Peggy Holtsclaw. "But at least the centers wont close, and people will have the services that they need." Before ...

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  3. Hope for Roan Mountain, Hampton EMS stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WCYB

    Thursday night the city of Elizabethton approved a motion to give 100,000 dollars to the city's emergency medical services, but it's still unclear if that money will help the Roan Mountain and Hampton squads from closing. Insufficient funds has left the Carter County rescue squad in extreme debt, which means they may have to close their Hampton and Roan Mountain stations.

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  4. Future of Roan Mountain, Hampton rescue squads still up in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WCYB

    After a narrow 5-3 vote, the Carter County budget committee passed a motion to keep the Roan Mountain and Hampton rescue squads open. The motion will still have to be approved by the Carter County Commission.

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  5. Roan Mountain woman found dead in Hampton CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WCYB

    A woman's body is found face down in a Roan Mountain creek. The woman's nurse found her.

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  6. Woman's Body Found In CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | WCYB

    Carter County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the discovery of a body in a Roan Mountain creek. Officers got the call around 9 Friday morning to a site along Hampton Creek Road.

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  7. Don't miss Art After Dark on Aug. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... to our community. Twigs and Leaves Gallery - Photographer Jeff Stoner will be unveiling the newest goat in his Roan Mountain Baatany Project series at Twigs and Leaves Gallery during Art After Dark Friday, August 7, 6-9PM. Enjoy his exhibit of ...

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  8. Despite pleas, Carter EMS doesn't get more funds from commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WCYB

    ... it asked for. Now, the squad's Board of Directors will move forward with its plan to close the Hampton and Roan Mountain substations, despite pleas from concerned citizens to keep them open. It was standing room only at the commission meeting ...

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  9. Longer emergency response times possible in Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | WCYB

    ... stations. The service has watched medical costs increase while revenues decrease. Closing the Hampton and the Roan Mountain stations would help cover a $200,000 shortfall. The service requested an extra $375,000 from the county on top of the normal ...

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  10. Rockhounds Begin Trek to Spruce Pine, NCRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | PR Log

    ... and enjoy the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail and Roan Mountain. Festival go-ers can enjoy shopping, ample parking, and food services at the Festival location of The Bridge Coliseum. Free ...

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  11. Roan Mountain bridge dedicated to murder victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | WCYB

    A Carter County bridge now honors a member of the Roan Mountain community who was brutally murdered one year ago. Vance was beaten to death on the Fourth of July in 2014 when his house was robbed.

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  12. New hiking friends definitely deserving of free breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Daily Journal

    It's great when you travel to a highly anticipated destination, only to find that while it is everything you thought it would be, it exposes you to something even better. So it was with my recent hiking adventure to the rhododendron gardens in Roan Mountain State Park in eastern Tennessee and the adjacent 12 miles of mountaintop treeless meadows, called balds, rare in the Appalachian Mountain chain.

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  13. 4th of July festivities in East Tennessee & SW VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | WCYB

    June 27 , Roan Mountain : The state park actually kicks things off a week early. Events begin at 9:30am and continue all day.

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  14. 4th of July festivities in NE Tennessee & SW VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | WCYB

    June 27 , Roan Mountain : The state park actually kicks things off a week early. Events begin at 9:30am and continue all day.

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  15. It's Rhododendron Festival weekend at Roan Mtn. St. ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WCYB

    There are good reasons to head up to Roan Mountain this weekend. The Rhododendron Festival is taking place on Saturday and Sunday.

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  16. Deadly Roan Mountain fire under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WCYB

    Sunday morning's fire that killed a 79-year-old man in his Roan Mountain apartment is under investigation by state Bomb and Arson investigators. That's what the Tennessee Fire Marshal 's office told News 5 WCYB late Monday afternoon.

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  17. Man found dead, business destroyed in Roan Mountain fireRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | WTVC

    Police say an early-morning fire that destroyed a Roan Mountain business also killed the 79-year-old man who lived in the apartment above it. The Johnson City Press reports Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford says officials found the body of Jerry Hopson inside the building after receiving an emergency call about a building on fire Sunday at Roan Mountain Lawn and Garden.

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  18. 17th Annual Pickin' Party Old-Time Music Festival to be held at LBL's The HomeplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... the indoor theater. "The Homeplace dedicates this year's Pickin Party to the memory of Bill Birchfield of the Roan Mountain Hilltoppers," says Cindy Earls. "He committed his life to the preservation and teaching of traditional Appalachian music. We ...

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  19. Part of 19E closed due to on-going fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WCYB

    Carter County dispatch tells News Five the call came to them just after four o'clock this morning. It is the lawn and garden building at 830 Hwy 19-E towards Roan Mountain.

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  20. Mast General to celebrate Land Trust Day Jun 6Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... SAHC has protected over 68,000 acres. In 2014, SAHC finalized an agreement to protect a 76-acre piece of the Roan Mountain landscape just below Carver's Gap. This tract was a high priority for the conservation group for over 40 years. The ...

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