Latest Editorials

Shop locally, save big during sales tax holiday

The back-to-school signs are out, a sure sign that local schools will be back in session soon. Another sign is this weekend’s sales tax holiday, ... Read more

Local government needs more ways to interact with citizens

Carter County is famously argumentative, especially when it comes budget time. Several persons showed up last Monday evening for the public hearing on the county ... Read more

Danger: Kids left in hot cars can die

Earlier this week, a Johnson City mother was arrested on child abuse and neglect charges after police said her young children were left unattended for ... Read more

Remember when you wanted warmer weather?

Summer officially arrived June 21. Now we are awaiting the dog days of summer, which will begin July 3. Beginning in early July and ending ... Read more

Covered Bridge Celebration a mix of fun and nostalgia

For the next few days, Elizabethton’s historic Covered Bridge will be the centerpiece of a summertime celebration that will include music, arts and crafts, festival ... Read more

More Articles

  1. DirectLine – $20 surcharge on City of Elizabethton water bills expected to remain
  2. High school graduation is the beginning of the future
  3. Take time to tell Mom she is special
  4. Retention of judges should not become ‘political’
  5. Give more, not less, to economic development
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