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Unaka High School held mock election on Tuesday 

A mock election was held for students at Unaka High School on Tuesday. The event allowed students to cast their votes using real voting machines (provided by ... Read more

11 hours ago by Brittnee Nave.

Meet your candidates for Municipal Judge… Five questions with Jason Holly

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com  On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020, Elizabethton citizens will be making a selection for the Elizabethton Municipal Judge that ... Read more

12 hours ago by Ivan Sanders.

A Life Lived: Earl Ellis, Jr., an old soldier who never gave up, but just faded away

Gen. Douglas MacArthur is credited with the saying: “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” Perhaps, that was true with Earl Ellis, Jr., who ... Read more

12 hours ago by Rozella Hardin.

Meet your candidates for Municipal Judge… Five questions with Teresa Murray-Smith

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com  On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Elizabethton citizens will be making a selection for the Elizabethton Municipal Judge that ... Read more

12 hours ago by Ivan Sanders.

Boots Off Hostel & Campground  to hold first Halloween costume party

Safeness and spookiness go hand-in-hand this Halloween. This year, the first annual Boots Off Halloween Costume Party will be kicking off. The event was created ... Read more

12 hours ago by Brittnee Nave.

Tennessee’s Unified Command Planning COVID-19 testing event in Johnson County

NASHVILLE — Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group will open a drive through COVID-19 testing site in Johnson County Saturday, Oct. 31, in an ongoing effort to ... Read more

14 hours ago by Contributed Content.

Second round of COVID-19 relief funds available to farmers and ranchers

CONTRIBUTED — Tennessee farmers and ranchers can apply for financial assistance to help make up for losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic according to a statement ... Read more

14 hours ago by Contributed Content.

East Tennessee History: The Headless Mule of Roan Mountain

Halloween, a time to eat candy and tell stories around a campfire. Almost every community has their stories of the spiritual or the supernatural, so ... Read more

15 hours ago by Danny Blevins.

Hurricane warning for New Orleans as Zeta swirls over Mexico

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Storm-weary Louisiana is once again under a hurricane warning, with Zeta leaving Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on ... Read more

15 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

Tennessee man charged with Ponzi scheme in cancer study

NASHVILLE (AP) — A Tennessee man was charged with running a Ponzi scheme in which he claimed he was conducting a study after curing himself ... Read more

15 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

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