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Carter County Tennessee officials are investigating the death of a man in an overnight fire Tuesday to Wednesday. Early Wednesday morning,  Deputies of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office responded to 109 Townsend Circle, Johnson City TN to a call of a structure fire.  

A man was seriously injured in a fight Tuesday night that occurred at a workplace, a fight over use of a trash bin. 

A Vilas man was injured, pinned in the wreckage of his vehicle for some time Friday afternoon after a nearly head-on crash with a large dump truck.

A Watauga County man will spend at least seven years in prison after pleading guilty to robbery with a dangerous weapon and second-degree kidnapping in connection with the attempted carjacking of an elderly Caldwell County woman from back in May.

A driver Wilkesboro Police identified as an Appalachian State student was arrested on drug charges there after reportedly being clocked at 75 in a 55 mile per hour zone. 

Three Western North Carolina counties are gaining some economic advantages from being economically disadvantaged. Help could come in recruiting new employers thanks to N.C. Department of Commerce’s placement of the counties in higher tiers of economic distress for 2016.

On Thursday, December 10, 2015, just after 12:15 PM, Boone Police responded with Watauga Medics to 1552 West King Street to a report of a male suffering a medical emergency.  First arriving units determined the male was deceased.  

The 93rd NC House seat race just got a bit more crowded with the filing of former Boone Fire Marshal Ronnie Marsh as a Democrat seeking the seat currently held by Republican Jonathan Jordan.

An Ashe County man died after the crash of an Ashe County Transportation Authority vehicle in the Fleetwood area late yesterday afternoon, causing the closing down of Idlewild Road for some time. 

The pilot of an ultralight aircraft is in serious condition after being airlifted to a Charlotte hospital after a crash at dark last night in the Lenoir area.  

Lenoir Police have has a busy week of arrests on drug and other charges, starting Monday, when  officers with the Lenoir Police Department and North Carolina Probation and Parole traveled to a residence at 2531 Old Morganton Road in an attempt to locate Devin Isaiah Boyce.