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Local news

Charges dismissed against former Carter County sheriff

BY KEVIN GREEN STAR CORRESPONDENT kevin.green@thewritefacts.com The charges against former Carter County Sheriff George Papantoniou were dismissed Monday afternoon by Judge David Shults.  Papantoniou was ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:55 pm

Local news

Former sheriff back in court, Judge Bowers recuses himself

BY KEVIN GREEN STAR CORRESPONDENT kevin.green@thewritefacts.com Carter County native and former sheriff George Papantoniou appeared before Judge Keith Bowers Friday for the charges of simple ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:25 pm

Local news

Prosecutors withdraw previous sought after death penalty in Benfield case

BY KEVIN GREEN STAR CORRESPONDENT kevin.green@thewritefacts.com Chad Anthony Benfield’s appearance in Judge Lisa Rice’s court Wednesday marks one of many he made on his way ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Friday, June 4, 2021 2:49 pm

Local news

Planned new fire station nearly 30 years in the making

BY KEVIN GREEN STAR CORRESPONDENT kevin.green@thewritefacts.com HAMPTON—The residents of the Simerly Creek area of Carter County will have added comfort of knowing that in the ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Monday, May 24, 2021 3:29 pm

Local news

County reappraisal, increased property values raise tax concerns for homeowners

BY KEVIN GREEN STAR CORRESPONDENT kevin.green@thewritefacts.com Some Carter County residents are upset about a recent hike in property appraisals and claim that the uptick in ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:11 pm

Community

The Fortner Brothers Tragedy

In this installment of unsolved crimes, we are again whisked back to the 1980s to examine the case of the tragic murder of Gary Fortner ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Monday, October 14, 2019 9:08 am

Community

Council passes measures to include bridge replacements and open burning ban

The Elizabethton City Council convened Thursday night and worked through a packed agenda that included giving recognition to employees of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Monday, October 14, 2019 9:03 am

Local news

Local woman continues 31-year-old business of making fudge

The making of fudge could be said to not be as enjoyable as eating it, yet despite this, one local woman has carried on a ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Friday, October 4, 2019 9:10 am

Local news

Local art group receives grant to fund displays in city storefronts

In a city where music is the biggest art form many will ever get to experience, there is one group of art enthusiasts that hope ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:24 am

Local news

Several reports of counterfeit bill usage, according to police reports

BY KEVIN GREEN STAR CORRESPONDENT kevin.green@starcorrespondents.com According to recent reports from both the Carter County Sheriff’s Department and the Elizabethton City Police there has been ... Read more

by Kevin Green, Wednesday, October 2, 2019 8:53 am

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