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From radio operator to prisoner of war, Erwin resident shares epic WWII experience

From radio operator to prisoner of war, Erwin resident shares epic WWII experience

Ninety-four year old George Hatcher, Jr. of Erwin stood before the Elizabethton Rotary Club on Wednesday and told of a war long ago and far ... Read more

Warrant: Lacy tried to coerce co-defendant into story change

Warrant: Lacy tried to coerce co-defendant into story change

A Roan Mountain teen charged with murder now faces another charge after police say he attempted to coerce his co-defendant into changing his story. Carter ... Read more

N.C. man faces charges after teenager’s death during police pursuit

N.C. man faces charges after teenager’s death during police pursuit

A North Carolina man faces charges after the vehicle he was driving crashed on Crabtree Road in Roan Mountain during a police pursuit, killing his ... Read more

Boys and Girls Club Summer Program starts next week

Boys and Girls Club Summer Program starts next week

This summer will be one of learning, fun and exploration for some local youngsters. And museums. And art. Maybe some history. And swimming. Definitely swimming. ... Read more

Request for temporary injunction against Covered Bridge Stage denied

Request for temporary injunction against Covered Bridge Stage denied

The show will go on at the Covered Bridge Stage. On Thursday morning, First Judicial Chancellor John Rambo denied a request for a temporary injunction ... Read more

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  1. School board unanimously approves Gardenhour’s contract
  2. County budget committee continues to ‘hash out’ budget details
  3. Paper points out cost of lawmakers’ insurance
  4. One dead, one injured in Roan Mountain crash during police pursuit
  5. 4 homes evacuated after gas line rupture in Lynn Valley
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