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Little Milligan, Central and Unaka advance to final in small school brackets

BY AUSTIN ALEXANDER STAR CORRESPONDENT JOHNSON CITY -The small school’s tournament kicked off on Thursday night with four ...

Brains and Brawn

Brains and Brawn… Bob Peoples and His Night in Music City IV

BY ALEX CAMPBELL It was December of 1947 in bustling “Music City”, Nashville, TN. The YMCA Variety Show ...

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Two female suspects involved in forged check

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Elizabethton Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying two females that passed a ...

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Tennessee State Legislature approves Senate Redistricting Thursday

BY NIC MILLER STAR STAFF nic.miller@elizabethton.com Sen. Rusty Crowe (R-3) will represent all of Carter County and Johnson ...

Editorials

Donate blood to ease shortage due to COVID

Blood donors are increasingly hard to come by as Omicron spreads, resulting in the worst blood shortage in ...

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Local student graduates from NGU

Spencer Steven Hower was among students graduating in December at North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C. Pastor of ...

ETSU

Bucs fall to Spartans despite Burdick career-high points

CONTRIBUTED BY ETSU ATHLETICS JOHNSON CITY – After playing its third of four games in seven days, The ETSU’s ...

Sports & Outdoors

Recent incident by state representative brings issue to light

It was a night that Tennessee House Republican Jeremy Faison wished he could have a ‘mulligan’ for. Faison’s ...

Elizabethton

Cyclones recognized for Region 1- 4A post-season awards

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR SPORTS EDITOR ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com Football awards continue to roll in for the 2021 BlueCross Bowl ...

Elizabethton

Elizabethton native named to Low Country Golf HOF

FROM STAFF REPORTS Billy Sampson, Director of Instruction at Old Tabby Links on Spring Island, has been named ...

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Carter County Schools join other districts seeking base pay increase for teachers

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com    Carter County School Board members are being encouraged to use any ...

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Budget committee tasked with sheriff’s department pay raise issue

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com It wasn’t the answer the Carter County Sheriff’s officers and their families ...

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State Senator Rusty Crowe receives ‘American Conservative Union Award’

FROM STAFF REPORTS NASHVILLE — State Sen. Rusty Crowe (R-Johnson City), who serves Unicoi, Washington, and Carter counties, ...

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Keep Carter County Beautiful to host first cleanup event of 2022

FROM STAFF REPORTS Keep Carter County Beautiful is recruiting volunteers to help with a Milligan Highway cleanup on ...

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Elizabethton, Johnson County students make fall 2021 Dean’s List at U-T

Several students from Carter and Johnson counties have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of ...

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Three area students make Belmont U. Dean’s List

Three area students were among those making the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the fall 2021 semester. ...

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Final auditions for ‘Liberty!’ Sunday

The final auditions for this summer’s performances of “Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals” are scheduled Sunday at ...

ETSU

Second-half surge carries Bucs past Mercer

CONTRIBUTED BY ETSU ATHLETICS JOHNSON CITY – The ETSU men’s basketball team got hot at just the right time. ...

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Elizabethton Police Department, Fire Department granted permission to use new cellular service provider

BY NIC MILLER STAR STAFF nic.miller@elizabethton.com The Elizabethton City Council last week voted to allow both the Elizabethton ...

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Street and Sanitation Department begins improving downtown sidewalks

BY NIC MILLER STAR STAFF nic.miller@elizabethton.com The City of Elizabethton’s Street and Sanitation Department recently began renovations to ...