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Summer makes a comeback after COVID

Last year was our year without a summer. As the COVID-19 pandemic gained a stranglehold on communities not only in Northeast Tennessee, but across the ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:33 am


A tribute to dads on Father’s Day

Sometimes, Father’s Day can feel like an afterthought. It comes a month after Mother’s Day. But, fathers are just as important as mothers. It takes ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:56 am


Library open again, make use of this public entity

The Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library is open again after being closed for in-person services for over a year, leaving many local residents without vital resources. ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, June 15, 2021 4:20 pm


Almost every business is hiring, where are the workers?

Drive across town, and “Help Wanted” signs are out almost everywhere. There seem to be plenty of jobs, but few people willing to take them. ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, June 11, 2021 12:24 pm


The fully eradication of COVID-19  takes a united global effort

COVID-19 numbers have plummeted and plateaued in North America and Europe. India has seen a steady decline in cases after a surge. Africa has yet ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 1:56 pm


Ready for summer of baseball in Elizabethton

In announcing last fall that a new baseball team would soon call Elizabethton home, officials promised “family entertainment” along with a competitive brand of baseball ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, June 4, 2021 10:23 am


What’s with escalating property prices?

Home prices are up, mortgage rates are rising, the supply of homes for sale is anemic and consumer confidence in the housing market is fall. ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, June 1, 2021 3:58 pm


Memorial Day: A time to remember and show gratitude

Memorial Day is a holiday that has evolved dramatically over the years. Memorial Day observances began after the Civil War to honor the Union soldiers ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, May 28, 2021 12:38 pm


Summer boating season officially begins this weekend; safety on water encouraged

This past weekend there were reports of two boating accidents on Tennessee waterways, with one death. A woman was killed and a man was injured ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:01 pm


Child tax credit: Parents will soon get a monthly check

Good news for parents: Hundreds of dollars per month will go to millions of American families starting in July. The Biden administration will begin paying hundreds ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, May 21, 2021 11:38 am

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