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Guitar Extraordinaire Tommy Emmanuel returns to Niswonger PAC for performance

GREENEVILLE — The Niswonger Performing Arts Center welcomes back internationally acclaimed acoustic guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, with special guest ...

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Wayward Springs celebrates with ribbon-cutting

The Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Elizabethton celebrated the opening of Wayward Springs Tack and ...

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Traffic Advisory – Happy Valley Homecoming Parade 4:45 PM today

Happy Valley High School’s Homecoming Parade will begin this afternoon at 4:45 PM.  The Parade begins at Happy ...

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Entertaining advertisements are the ‘in’ thing

To the Editor: Television commercials today have marketing “science” behind their messages. Entertainment-style ads assume the consumer won’t ...

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Tooth fairy voters are looking for something for nothing

To the Editor: Who can remember losing your first tooth and putting it under your pillow in hopes ...

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Fall is here, now is a good time to get a flu shot

Fall has officially arrived, and right behind its arrival is the first day of October, which will make ...

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Milligan faculty lecture explores motivation in gifted adolescents

Milligan University’s annual Faculty Lecture Series launches on Thursday, Sept. 29, with a presentation from Dr. Vicki Phelps, ...

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Junior Warriors topple Cloudland Middle School

STAR CORRESPONDENT On Thursday afternoon Happy Valley Middle School brought both the lightning and the thunder in opening ...

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Keenburg Save the Egg Challenge

Fourth Grade Science Class Mrs. Carr’s Fourth Grade Science Class at Keenburg School recently participated in a “Save ...

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Jr. Cyclones dealt first loss of season

STAR CORRESPONDENT JOHNSON CITY – It was a David versus Goliath matchup on Thursday evening at Kermit Tipton ...

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Covered Bridge Days off to strong start following Kick-Off Concerts

Covered Bridge Days appeared to be off to a great start Wednesday and Thursday night, with the first-ever ...

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‘Kindness Club’ spearheads food drive

By Angela Cutrer Elizabethton Star Lacey Turbyfill, the club director of The Boys & Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter ...

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Country Day & Character Day at Keenburg Elementary

Students at Keenburg School showed their support during Unaka High School’s recent homecoming week by participating in daily ...

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Jonesborough’s Chuckey Depot Museum plans ‘Steel and Steam’ RR memorabilia sale

JONESBOROUGH — Chuckey Depot Museum is sponsoring a “Steel and Steam Railroad Memorabilia Sale”  Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8:30 a.m. ...

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ETSU predicts ‘spectacular’ fall color

Expect a “spectacular showing” from fall foliage in the Appalachian Highlands this year. That’s the prediction from East ...

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Review: Crowder brings ‘hillbilly metal’ music to kick off Covered Bridge Days

BY NELSON MORAIS Star Correspondent Popular contemporary Christian band Crowder delighted a large crowd at a concert held ...

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Bob Peoples the Hometown Hero: Part 9

By Alex Campbell  The bustle of humanity crammed into the auditorium was anxiously waiting to witness their hometown ...

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Carter County man charged with trapping girlfriend, burning her with blowtorch

A Carter County man has been charged with burning his girlfriend with a blowtorch and trapping her inside ...

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Remembering the Legends: Carmon Dugger

Elizabethton High School BY C.Y. Peters Star Correspondent Carmon Dugger attended schools at Southside Elementary and Elizabethton High. ...

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Happening Now!

Set up is underway for tonight’s 7:30 concert with Crowder and Big Daddy Weave at Citizen’s Bank Stadium ...