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Acoustic Jam on Stage at Roan Mountain Park

Acoustic Jam on Stage will be held Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Anderson Community ...

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Remembering the Legend: George “Cobb” Riddle

BY C.Y. Peters Star Correspondent George “Cobb” Riddle grew up in Black Bottom and competed in more titles ...

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WJAL kicks off season with jamboree

STAR CORRESPONDENT The Watauga Junior Athletic League kicked off the 2022 season with a jamboree on Saturday at ...

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Prison gang leader sentenced to life for drug, money laundering operation

A prison gang leader who ran a massive drug and money laundering operation was sentenced to life in ...

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BACK TO CLASS

Smiling faces and happy teachers greeted students as they returned to classes at Carter County Schools on Thursday. ...

Editorials

A tribute to Erik Anderson and his volunteerism

To the Editor: I met Erik Anderson a couple of years after the Carter County/Elizabethton Foundation was organized ...

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Be vigilant…help stop the spread of COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic demands that we remain vigilant in our daily lives, especially as school has resumed and ...

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Fraley on taking office as sheriff: ‘Some tough days ahead’

Elizabethton Star Mike Fraley joked on Friday that he doesn’t expect to see much of his wife in ...

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Tn. Supreme Court selects Skrmetti as attorney general

The Tennessee Supreme Court has selected Jonathan Skrmetti to serve as the state’s next Attorney General and Reporter. ...

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Laurel Falls Trailhead parking lot closure rescheduled

The parking lot closure at Laurel Falls Trailhead in Hampton has been rescheduled by TDOT (Tennessee Department of ...

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Carter County Health Dept. hosts open house to meet new breastfeeding counselor

The Carter County Health Department will host an open house Aug. 15 to Aug. 19 from 12:30 to ...

Sports & Outdoors

Remembering the Legends: Charles K. “Cobby” Ensor

By CY Peters Star Correspondent Unaka High Football Charles K. Ensor, “Cobby” as everyone knew him, was a ...

Elizabethton

For Cyclones, it’s about playing to regain the crown

STAR CORRESPONDENT For many teams winning a state championship is the ultimate goal however if you happen to ...

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City council OKs debris pickup plan, $1.35M for relocating water main

BY ROBERT SORRELL STAR CORRESPONDENT The Elizabethton City Council approved a plan Thursday night to allow crews to ...

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Carpenter: ‘We have a security presence at all our schools’

Dr. Brandon Carpenter knows security is the top concern for the Carter County Schools. That’s why the director ...

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First day of school

Eva Solomon’s first day of 4th grade.

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The Billy Crawford Band will perform at Roan Mtn. Concert

The Billy Crawford Blues Band will be performing at the Roan Mountain Summer Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 13, from ...

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Jr. Cyclones open season with heart-throbbing win over Jr. Vikings

STAR CORRESPONDENT BRISTOL – If the opening game of the 2022 Middle School football season was any indication ...

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Jr. Cyclone JV comes up short on road at Bristol

STAR CORRESPONDENT BRISTOL – The T.A. Dugger JV football team was looking to repeat the outcome of the ...

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Johnson City Police Beats

On August 3, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Jonathon Bulla, Johnson City, and charged him ...