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Partnership helps increase awareness about mountain range’s ecology

Partnership helps increase awareness about mountain range’s ecology

Carter County residents and tourists mostly enjoy hiking the Roan Highlands for its breathtaking vistas, but several organizations are trying to make sure hikers don’t ... Read more

Downtown visitors will soon be greeted by a new sight

Downtown visitors will soon be greeted by a new sight

Visitors to downtown Elizabethton will soon notice a new feature at the western entrance to the historic shopping district. Work has started to clear the ... Read more

Library’s summer program honors everyday heroes

Library’s summer program honors everyday heroes

The Summer Reading Program of the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library will not just teach reading skills this summer; it will also honor a wide variety ... Read more

Tennessee frontier was ‘where freedom began,’ historian says

While Memorial Day is now often thought of as the kick-off to summer and a day for cookouts and family gatherings, the holiday’s roots run ... Read more

From radio operator to prisoner of war, Erwin resident shares epic WWII experience

From radio operator to prisoner of war, Erwin resident shares epic WWII experience

Ninety-four year old George Hatcher, Jr. of Erwin stood before the Elizabethton Rotary Club on Wednesday and told of a war long ago and far ... Read more

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  4. Request for temporary injunction against Covered Bridge Stage denied
  5. School board unanimously approves Gardenhour’s contract
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