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  1. Tennessee health profile - Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Carter County, Tennessee is a proud little county, and it has a right to be proud. The county includes the Watauga River and Lake, Roan Mountain State Park, and a section of the Appalachian Trail.

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  2. Missing boater reported after empty sailboat washes ashoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WCYB

    Investigators are looking into a report of a missing man after a sailboat washed ashore on Watauga Lake in Carter County. Carter County dispatchers contacted the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency around 9:30 Wednesday morning after finding the boat.

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  3. Man accused of stealing truck to commit another crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | WCYB

    Johnson City Police say Brandon Miller stole a red ford pick-up truck from a home in Johnson City September 4. Officers say he then used that truck to steal a motorcycle from a home in Carter County.

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  4. Hunting Seasons Starting Soon: Hunters Urged To Stock Up On Non-Lead Bullets/ShotRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Friday, half of these fish will be carefully boxed up and transported to Hampton Creek near Roan Mountain in Carter County, Tennessee. On Saturday, the other half will be released ... (click for more) The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission voted ...

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  5. Tennessee Aquarium Ready To Release 1,100 Brook TroutRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... year. On half of these fish will be carefully boxed up and transported to Hampton Creek near Roan Mountain in Carter County, Tennessee. On Southern Appalachian Brook Trout (SABT), once abundant in the high elevation mountain streams from Virginia to ...

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  6. Tennessee Promise program poses challenges to students, collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | WCYB

    ... for students who want to go to a two-year community college or technical school. College hopefuls gathered in Carter County on Monday night to hear their counselors explain what they need to do to get the scholarship money. "With the glitches in ...

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  7. Local law enforcement agencies keeping roads safe over holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | WCYB

    ... the only ones on the road. The Tennessee Highway Patrol held six checkpoints in Washington County and one in Carter County. Horton told us they hope that between those checkpoints and their own patrols, they can reduce the number of accidents over ...

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  8. Woman with ALS says she's thankful for local supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WCYB

    ... difficulty chewing and swallowing. A little more than one year later Nickie sits in the conference room at the Carter County Bank in Roan Mountain - the bank she worked at for over 40 years. She can no longer speak and uses a walker to help her get ...

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  9. Sheriff fires jailer after assault investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | WCYB

    ... and his actions will be examined by a grand jury after an investigation into an alleged assault on a prisoner. Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes says an investigation showed that Chancelor Presnell violated general orders for unbecoming conduct, ...

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  10. 5 Tennessee sites added to national registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | WCYB

    ... C.C. Card Auto Company Building in Cleveland, Picardy Place Historic District in Memphis, Miller Farmstead in Carter County and Norris Dam State Park Rustic Cabins Historic District in Anderson County.

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  11. Old Butler Days celebrate "The Town that wouldn't drown"Read the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Tomahawk Online

    ... large gristmill on Roan Creek. In the years that followed, the town of Smith's Mill decided to separate from Carter County. As a result, in 1836 they formed Johnson County, named after the late Thomas Johnson, a local leader and property owner. ...

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  12. Election preview: Local racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | WCYB

    ... year that he won't seek a fifth term so he could run for mayor. There's an interesting race for sheriff in Carter County -- the current sheriff, Chris Mathes, lost the may primary to Dexter Lunceford. After hearing from supporters, the two-term ...

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  13. Annual ginseng collecting permit drawing announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... For 2014 the following zones will be open: - North Cherokee NF - Zone: 4 (Cherokee National Forest land within Carter County) - South Cherokee NF - Zone: 1 (Cherokee NF land from the Georgia border north to the Ocoee River - includes Parksville ...

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  14. Today in History for July 31, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... in the American Continental Army. In 1875, the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Carter County, Tennessee, at age 66. In 1919, Germany's Weimar Constitution was adopted by the republic's National Assembly. In 1930, the ...

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  15. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | KWTX

    ... in the American Continental Army. In 1875, the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Carter County, Tennessee, at age 66. In 1919, Germany's Weimar Constitution was adopted by the republic's National Assembly. In 1930, the ...

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  16. Today In History, July 31Read the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | WBNS

    ... in the American Continental Army. In 1875, the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Carter County, Tennessee, at age 66. In 1919, Germany's Weimar (VY'-mahr) Constitution was adopted by the republic's National Assembly. In ...

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  17. There has been a lot of variation among Tennessee's governorsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Tomahawk Online

    ... good to say about Harris and his accomplishments. The Taylor brothers were born in the Happy Valley section of Carter County. Bob became a three-term Tennessee governor and one-term U. S. senator. Alf served one term as governor, being elected in ...

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  18. Document: Mom admits sexually abusing daughters to craft child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... be seen in some photographs. According to the factual basis, Evans was able to identify Poore, who lives in Carter County, and arranged an interview with her. Poore initially insisted that although she had "taken explicit pictures of her children at ...

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  19. New rules could be in the cards at libraryRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Elizabethton Star

    ... could be getting a bit easier in the near future. Part-time residents, college students and people who work in Carter County would have the same access to the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library as full-time residents if the ECCPL Board ...

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  20. New rules could be in the cards at libraryRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Elizabethton Star

    ... could be getting a bit easier in the near future. Part-time residents, college students and people who work in Carter County would have the same access to the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library as full-time residents if the ECCPL Board ...

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