Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s assistance locating a suspect believed to be responsible for a shooting that took place near Johnson City Friday night. 37-year-old Elijah Adam Taylor is charged with two counts of attempted murder after witnesses said he…

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It's that time of year again, and we are raising money for our holiday Shop With a Cop event! Last year, we did a No Shave November fundraiser that was so successful, we've allowed deputies to grow their beards out year-round in exchange for a donation. The result is we'll be able to have twice…

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Deputies of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatality that occurred during a structure fire Sunday night on Dayton Hayes Circle near Elizabethton. The West Carter County Volunteer Fire Department, Hampton Volunteer Fire Department and deputies were called to a report of a fire around 9:30 p.m. 83-year-old Mary Lou Livingston was found unresponsive…

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Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office took a man into custody Monday afternoon in the Fish Springs area, and investigators discovered a human body in his car. The High Point, North Carolina Police Department contacted CCSO earlier that afternoon with information that a 24-year-old Michael Louis…

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Officers with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office and Elizabethton Police Department Joint Drug Task Force carried out a search warrant Tuesday which led to the arrest of a suspected drug dealer. Following a months-long investigation, narcotics officers obtained the search warrant for the residence of 31-year-old James…

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