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Records show new Carter County constable a felon

September 17th, 2010 4:21 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON A Carter County constable who was just sworn into office at the beginning of the month is facing an extremely early end of his career.Constable Barney Brown, from the 2nd District of Roan Mountain and Tiger Creek, has been accused of being a

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Elizabethton man, woman face child abuse, drug charges

September 17th, 2010 4:18 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON An Elizabethton man and woman have waived their right to a preliminary hearing in Sessions Court this week and have been bound over to a Carter County grand jury on child abuse and drug charges.Jessica Anne Thompson, 27, 324 Race St., Apt. 4

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U.S. poverty rate rises to 14.3%; ranks of working poor reach highest level since 1965

September 16th, 2010 10:55 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP)The number of people living in poverty has climbed to 14.3% of Americans, with the ranks of working-age poor reaching the highest level since at least 1965.The Census Bureau on Thursday said about 43.6 million people, or one in seven, were

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Plea bargain could let child sex offender out of prison in 2 years

September 16th, 2010 5:02 am by Don Jacobs

A Claiborne County man facing more than 100 years in prison on allegations he had sex with a girl beginning when she was 11 and ultimately resulting in a child has accepted a plea bargain that could set him free in two years.The plea deal for 46-year-old

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