August 30, 2002

Delinquent tax properties auctioned by city officials

Grieving families should guard against burglars

Fatal car crash stuns Hampton students, faculty

Accident strains police resources

Local attorney's law license temporarily suspended

August 29, 2002

Head-on crash kills one, injures three

Life as a road officer isn't always easy

Public park development soon to be a reality for mountain hamlet

August 28, 2002

'Water buffalo' a good day's catch for Fish Springs residents

Bystander's family files suit involving fatal police pursuit

Elizabethton Fire Dept. awarded $22,500 in federal grant money

Advisory service finds EES on par with other utilities

Planning commission grants final approval to two subdivision requests

August 27, 2002

Business tax hikes to take effect Sept. 1

Elizabethton man charged with animal cruelty

New city traffic devices aren't 'Big Brother'

T.A. Dugger, Hampton students charged with arson attempt

August 26, 2002

Race weekend ends with RV fire; smoke visible for miles

Cherokee Hot Shots, thousands more battle wildland fires

Local girl appears in upcoming Adam Sandler film

August 25, 2002

Buck Mountain beavers vs. trout: It's no laughing matter

Annexation poses transportation problem for new city schools' students

TVA customers rank environmental protection No. 1 concern

City schools introduce 12 new teachers for school year

New vaccine regulations mark beginning of school year

Calf rescue a 'birth-day' bonus in wild ride down Watauga

August 23, 2002

Drug raid nets 7 pounds of marijuana, nearly $5,000 cash

Resolution's passage ends 7-year lawsuit over county road

County unemployment jumps to 8 percent

Plane makes emergency landing on 19-E

NRC orders enhanced security at NFS, Virginia facility

August 22, 2002

Busy beavers a headache for county, state officials

Cody becomes county's first finance director

Local woman is one of six worldwide to receive surgery

First West Nile virus-positive bird found in Northeast Tennessee

Ralph is one lucky dog

August 21, 2002

County VFDs await word on federal grant applications

Hazmat team under consideration by county LEPC

County's only ESL instructor helps students learn

AYM to begin facility expansion next month

Rep. Hawk voices concern about proposed enrichment plant

August 20, 2002

EPA administrator stresses water conservation

Ways to save water

Two arrested after campground disturbance

August 19, 2002

Jail can be a 'learning experience'

Jonesborough man charged in Trading Post burglary

Tip leads sheriff's department, DTF to marijuana patch

August 18, 2002

LES won't make public 'short list' for enrichment facility

Roan Mountain man nabbed after N.C., Tenn. pursuits

Van Hilleary says education will be top priority

EHS 'Meet the Cyclones' and pool renovation reveal community spirit

Japanese child visits city through exchange program

August 16, 2002

Reductions, cuts and a deficit face county Budget Committee

City school board hires seven full-time teachers

Papers filed for city council race

Grant for county reserve officers helps compensate volunteers

August 15, 2002

Drought empties springs, leaving 38 families without water

Fish Springs residents drained by dry weather

County election certified, city candidates filing deadline ends today

August 14, 2002

City businesses concerned about flooding problems

Roan Mountain man hits dead end at prison gates after pursuit

School board cuts 9 positions

Five finalists selected for county finance director's position

Carter, Unicoi citizens voice opposition to nuclear facility

August 13, 2002

City swears in 37th U.S. Postmaster

Prime time for viewing of Perseids meteor shower

August 12, 2002

EPD Chief: Communicating with children best weapon in parents' anti-kidnapping arsenal

Chief Deal: If kidnappings occur, EPD would act quickly

Watauga Lake claims life of former Unaka student

August 11, 2002

Local election, primary results set to be certified Monday

DTF informant charged after turning himself in

Bristol man pleads guilty to scamming business

NRC: Plane carrying radioactive materials crashed in July

Local ham radio club receives national award

August 9, 2002

City, county students make headway on Gateway exams

Exams reveal interesting results

Council approves 2001-2002 budget amendments

DTF informant sought after absconding with cash, equipment

Company pleads guilty to illegally storing hazardous waste

Apartment complexes cited for fire, safety violations

August 8, 2002

Cities take offensive on mosquito eradication

Reflective signs could be lifesavers in an emergency

Site list for LES plant to be announced next week

TVA meets second-highest power demand

August 7, 2002

Clement says nation's security goes beyond defense

Fire leaves Hunter home heavily damaged

City council to discuss withdrawing water permit

August 6, 2002

Regional water system could be 'model' for other communities

Ex-deputy sues county, Henson over dismissal

Elizabethton woman charged with child neglect

August 5, 2002

Campaign volunteers vital to election success

August 4, 2002

Davis first African-American elected to serve on commission

Ousted commissioners still bear decision of hiring finance director

Commission newcomers lead way in five county districts

August 2, 2002

Cochran -- Ready for Nashville

Election adds nine new members to county commission

Henson first sheriff re-elected to third term in 206 years

Crowe soars to Republican nomination, will face Gabriel in November

Fair rolls to win county executive race

Hilleary, Bredesen headed for November showdown after wins

Mathes cruises to victory in circuit court clerk race

Holder victorious despite close race by Buck

Winters wins, three unopposed candidates take school board seats

Unopposed candidates still rack up the votes

Pritchard top vote-getter in constable race

Election proves frustrating for some voters

Hampton trailer park owner injured in shooting

Three injured in accident on U.S. Highway 19E

August 1, 2002

Election Commission predicts big turnout at polls

Committee begins review of finance director candidates

TDOT proposes to fill wetlands in Hwy. 91 area

Accident sends one to hospital via Wings

Zoning violations end up in court