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Kindergartner hit by bus in Carter County
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:32:26 -0800

A little girl was struck by a school bus Wednesday morning in Carter County.

Log truck overturns, closes 641 South for several hours
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:38:29 -0700

A Tennessee man escaped serious injury Thursday afternoon when he was ejected from a semi tractor trailer as it crashed on U.S. 641 South between Murray and Hazel.

Carter case continued in Tenn. until Oct. 30
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:39:18 -0700

The criminal case of a Tennessee man accused of murdering an elderly man who had a house in New Concord has been continued until Oct. 30 in Henry County (Tennessee) General Sessions Court.

Teen accused of Roan Mountain murder may face attempted murder charge for alleged assault on jailer
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 06:48:58 -0800

ELIZABETHTON — Carter County authorities will ask a grand jury to find there is sufficient evidence to indict Anthony Joseph Lacy, 18, on a first-degree murder charge in the July 4 bludgeoning death of Danny Ray Vance, 56, on the front porch of his Roan Mountain home. Now, Carter County authorities will be asking the Nov. 17 grand jury for an indictment on an attempted first-degree murder charge ...

New title could give local wineries tourism boost
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:02:01 -0700

You've probably heard of Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley and soon there could be a special designation for wine areas in our region. 

Sexual Assault Trial Of Former Harrison Pastor Is Delayed
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:11:58 -0700

Prosecutors say the trial of 35-year-old Larry Berkley will be continued until after his trial in Tennessee on similar charges. Berkley is charged with sexual assault, sexual solicitation and other charges.

School bus hits child in Carter County
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:18:39 -0800

ELIZABETHTON — A girl was hit by a school bus on Dry Creek Road around 7 a.m. Wednesday. Carter County Director of Schools Kevin Ward said the accident happened during the normal morning bus run. The Tennessee Highway Patrol was investigating.Ward said he was at the hospital and found the girl was alert, stable and responsive."She will probably be kept in the hospital for a few days to address ...

ETSU men’s basketball to host Tennessee in 2016-17
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:29:35 -0800

The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that the Buccaneers' men's basketball team will host the University of Tennessee during the 2016-17 season. “This is something that our fans have talked about for a long time and it's great that we were able to work something out,” said ETSU head coach Murry Bartow, whose team is scheduled to face Tennessee in Knoxville later ...

Battle of Franklin commemorated at 2014 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:56:58 -0800

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development rounds up the Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Event, which featured internationally and nationally-known speakers, living history demonstrations, and workshops for history buffs, students, and teachers. (PRWeb November 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12326848.htm

High school sports schedule, week of Nov. 3
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:34:27 -0800

The high school sports schedules for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia the week beginning Nov. 3:———FootballFriday, Nov. 7TSSAA PLAYOFFSFirst-round gamesClass 6AWalker Valley (5-5) at Maryville (10-0)Hardin Valley (6-4) at Sevier County (7-3)Morristown East (6-4) at Dobyns-Bennett (8-2)Bradley Central (5-5) at Science Hill (9-1)Cane Ridge (5-5) at Blackman (9-1)Smyrna (6-4) at Riverdale ...