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Tweetsie Trail expansion project beginning to take shape with planning phase

BY NIC MILLER STAR STAFF nic.miller@elizabethton.com Local leaders are working to finalize a budget proposal on expanding the ...

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Housing market in Carter County greatly affected by new residents

BY NIC MILLER STAR STAFF nic.miller@elizabethton.com An influx of new residents is boosting the housing market in Carter ...

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Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout

By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by ...

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US wholesale prices rose record 8.6% over 12 months

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September ...

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Mississippi journalist, professor Curtis Wilkie to speak on ‘When Evil Lived in Laurel’

JOHNSON CITY — “When Evil Lived in Laurel: The ‘White Knights’ and the Murder of Vernon Dahmer” is ...

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ETSU Health collecting hats, scarves for chemo patients during October

‘Paint a Pumpkin Pink’ contest also being held for Breast Cancer Awareness JOHNSON CITY — ETSU Health has ...

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US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell ...

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Sending out a distress call… Stoney Creek VFD #2 crumbling away daily

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com Members of the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department Station are hoping a ...

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Elizabethton veterans finding new paths in work with Honor Guard

BY NIC MILLER STAR STAFF nic.miller@elizabethton.com Several months after losing sponsorship in Elizabethton, local honor guard members are ...

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Carter County Mayor Patty Woodby recognized as Woman of the Year

BY NIC MILLER STAR STAFF nic.miller@elizabethton.com Carter County Mayor Patty Woodby was surprised when the time came to ...

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Sports & Outdoors

Jr. Lady Cyclones cross country win meet, qualifies for state

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR SPORTS EDITOR ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com    The T.A. Dugger Jr. Lady Cyclone cross country team has ...

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3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

By ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press MEMPHIS (AP) — Three U.S. Postal Service workers who died in a shooting ...

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Social Secuirty COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. ...

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FDA grapples with timing of booster for J&J COVID-19 vaccine

By MATTHEW PERRONE and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday ...

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A few weeks away

As we get closer to Halloween I thought it might be a good idea to write about people, ...

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Resurfacing, ancillary construction underway in East Side, E. F St.

The City of Elizabethton is in the process of resurfacing and doing ancillary construction work in the East ...

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Waterline work scheduled Thursday night on W. Elk Ave.

The City of Elizabethton is doing waterline work on W. Elk Avenue in the vicinity of Bemberg Road ...

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Carter County needs 47 additional TN Promise mentors

With the December 3 deadline less than two months away, tnAchieves needs an additional 5,900 volunteer mentors across ...

Elizabethton

Lady Cyclones upset Tennessee High

BY ALLEN LAMOUNTAIN STAR CORRESPONDENT BRISTOL – A pair of sophomores fired the shots that took down Goliath ...

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When it comes to God’s truth, there is no such thing as staying neutral

From the writings of the Rev. Billy Graham Dear Rev. Graham: Why do Christians contend that Jesus is ...