Food & Dining


Best Bakery
City Market
Simply Elegant Bakery & Catering
Food City


Best Barbecue
Ridgewood Barbecue
Big Dan’s BBQ
J’s Corner


Best Breakfast
Kimbo’s Country Kitchen
Wayne & Nancy Family Restaurant


Best Buffet
Pizza Inn
Red Ginger Buffet
Golden Corral Buffet & Grill


Best Casual Dining
City Market
Dino’s Restaurant


Best Catering
J’s Corner
City Market
Simply Elegant Bakery & Catering


Best Chinese Restaurant
Hunans Chinese Restaurant
Red Ginger Buffet
Miso Teriyaki House


Best Coffee
The Coffee Company
Kim’s Coffee & Espresso


Best Coffee Shop
The Coffee Company
7 Brew Coffee
Kim’s Coffee & Espresso


Best Deli
Blue Circle Market – Poor Trav’s Deli
Ingles Markets
Food City


Best Dessert
City Market
Simply Elegant Bakery & Catering


Best Fast Food
J’s Corner
Blue Circle Market – Poor Trav’s Deli


Best Fine Dining
The Black Olive- Elizabethton
Americano Steak House & Wine Bar
Mayflower Seafood Restaurant


Best Food Truck
Fire Pizza
I Don’t Care Kitchen
John Paul USA


Best Fresh Produce Stand
Farmer John’s Produce
Lambert’s Produce
Stanley’s Produce and Bakery


Best Fried Chicken
Nanny’s Country Kitchen
Food City


Best Happy Hour
Appalachian Sun Brewery LLC
Jiggy Rays
Riverside Taphouse


Best Homestyle Restaurant
Wayne & Nancy Family Restaurant
Nanny’s Country Kitchen


Best Hot Dog
Sammons Hot Dogs
J’s Corner


Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt
Sweetsie Treatz
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill
Sonic Drive-In


Best Italian Restaurant
The Black Olive- Elizabethton
Dino’s Restaurant
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant


Best Korean Restaurant
Miso Teriyaki House
Red Chili
Korean Taco House


Best Local Burger
J’s Corner
City Market
Burger Hut


Best Lunch
City Market
Blue Circle Market – Poor Trav’s Deli


Best Meat Market
H&H Market
Ingles Markets
Food City


Best Mexican Restaurant
El Charolais De Elizabethton
Amigo Mexican Restaurant | Elizabethton
Tijuana’s Mexican Restaurant


Best Milkshake
J’s Corner
Cook Out
Burger Hut


Best Pizza
Greg’s Pizza
The Black Olive- Elizabethton
Butcho’s Pizza


Best Salad
Jiggy Ray’s Downtown Pizzeria
Blue Circle Market – Poor Trav’s Deli
Dino’s Restaurant


Best Seafood
Mayflower Seafood Restaurant
Red Lobster
Wayne & Nancy Family Restaurant


Best Smoothie
W. Elk Nutrition
Java Juice House
The Coffee Company


Best Steak
Americano Steak House & Wine Bar
Applebee’s Grill + Bar
Dino’s Restaurant


Best Sweet Tea
Burger Hut


Best Wings
J’s Corner
Burger Hut
Rico’s Pizza & Sub’s


Health and Fitness


Best CBD Store
Catch 22
Smokey Mountain Hempire


Best Chiropractor
Robbie Gorby, Downtown Chiropractic
Elizabethton Chiropractic / Dr. Howard Dennis, D.C.
Wheeler Chiropractic


Best Dentist
Robert Lewis
Dr. Jack Holly DDS
Carly Tipton


Best Dermatology Clinic
TriCities Skin and Cancer
Dermatology Associates
Ageless Skin & Laser Center


Best Doctor
Dr. Abigail Gass
Dr. Kenneth Hopland, Medical Care
Dr Jeffery Hinton Elizabethton


Best Fitness Center/Gym
Star Fitness
Workout Anytime Elizabethton
Planet Fitness


Best Hearing Aid Services
Dr. Daniel Schumair & Associates
Watauga Hearing
Beltone Hearing Care Center


Best Herbal/Vitamin Store
Glow Herbals Herb & Tea Shop
Tytan Nutrition
The Vitamin Shoppe


Best Home Health Care
Silver Angels
Pro Care


Best Hospital
Franklin Woods Community Hospital
Sycamore Shoals Hospital
Johnson City Medical Center


Best Local Pharmacy
Burgie Drug Store
Lingerfelt Drug Center
Reeds Pharmacy


Best Massage Therapist
TLC massage Elizabethton- Taylor
Lusters Massage Therapy
Melissa Adams


Best Medical Clinic
Medical Care
State Of Franklin Healthcare Associates
First Assist Urgent Care


Best Optometrist
Tammy Holsclaw Jones
Dr. David Mills
Dr Zach Pumphrey


Best Oral Surgeon
Appalachian Family Dentistry
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Robertson Dental


Best Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr James Goss
Dr. John Testerman
Dr Gregory Stewart


Best Pediatrician
Rachel Hecht
Dr. Tammy Kitchens Riverside Pediatrics
Dr. Leah Higginbotham


Best Physical Therapist
Dr. Justin Smith
Charles Hollowell
Charles Peters


Best Physical Therapy Office
Physical Therapy Services
Sycamore Shoals Hospital
CORA Physical Therapy Elizabethton


Best Spa/Pool/Hot Tub Dealer
Rustic River
Isaacs Pools & Spas
Southern Pools and Spas


Best Urgent Care
State of Franklin Healthcare Walk-In Clinic
Medical Care
First Assist Urgent Care Center


Best Weight Loss Center
Doe River Aesthetics and Weight Loss, PLLC
Absolute Weight Loss Clinic
Reflections Aesthetics & IV Bar


Best Women’s Health Care
State of Franklin OB/GYN Specialists
ETSU Health OB/GYN Elizabethton
Dr. Crowder – Medical Care


Best Yoga Studio
Yoga Farm
Red Hot Yoga
Breathe Yoga Center


Home and Garden


Best Appliance Store
Ritchie’s Furniture & Appliance
Cannon’s Fine Home Furnishings
Lowe’s Home Improvement


Best Building Supply Store
Big John’s Closeouts
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Builders First Choice


Best Carpets/Flooring
Winchester’s Quality Flooring
Eden’s Carpet One
Volunteer Floor Covering


Best Farm Equipment
Farm Supply
Tractor Supply Co.


Best Farm Supply Store
Farm Supply
Tractor Supply Co.
Washington Farmers CO-OP


Best Furniture Store
Cannon’s Fine Home Furnishings
Ritchie’s Furniture & Appliance
Farmer’s Fine Home Furnishings


Best Garage Door Installation
Rocky Top Garage Door Service
Williams Garage Door
Ace Garage Doors


Best Heating and Air Services
Climate Controllers, Inc.
Mountain Air
Air Rite


Best Home Décor Store
Cannon’s Fine Home Furnishings
Cottage Boutique


Best Landscaping Company
Mills Greenhouse and Landscape
Evergreen of jc
Quality Lawn Service Elizabethton, TN


Best Lighting Store
Cline-Holder Electric Supply
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Williams Electric


Best Local Hardware Store
Big John’s Closeouts
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Curt’s Ace Hardware


Best Mattress/Bedding Store
Cannon’s Fine Home Furnishings
Sleep Solutions


Best Nursery/Garden Store
Evergreen of Johnson City
Yard & Nursery Depot
Vests Greenhouse


Best Pest Control
McClain’s Pest Control Inc
Barnes Exterminating and Pest Control Company
Chappell’s Pest Control


Best Propane Company
Blossman Gas
Larry & Terry’s Propane
Strickland Propane


Best Roofing Company
Lyon Metal Roofing
Waters Roofing
B & B Roofing


Best Siding and Window Company
Big Johns
Lyon Metal Roofing
Window World


Best Storage Facility
Stor At The Forge
Cherokee Self Storage
Secure Stor LLC


Best Trash Service
Blue Ridge Trash
Affordable Trash Services
Waste Management


Best Tree Trimmer
The Tree Trimmer
Lumberjacks Tree Care
The Tree Climber LLC


Out & About


Best Campground
Roan Mountain State Park Campground (RV & Tents)
Watauga Dam Campground
Cardens Bluff Campground


Best Family Entertainment
Doe River Gorge Ministries, Inc.
Elizabethton Covered Bridge
Bonnie Kate Theatre


Best Golf Course
Elizabethton Golf Course
Pine Oaks Golf Course
Blackthorn Club at The Ridges


Best Hotel
Carnegie Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Johnson City


Best Local Event Venue
Elizabethton Covered Bridge
The Barn at Bee Cliff
The Barn at Beck Mountain


Best Marina
Fish Springs Marina
Watauga Lakeshore Resort and Marina
Mallard Cove Marina


Best Movie/Drive-In Theater
Stateline Drive-In Theatre
AMC Johnson City 14
Twin City Drive-In Theatre


Best Museum/Gallery
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Hands On Discovery Center
Butler Museum


Best Music Venue
Elizabethton Covered Bridge
The Station at 19E
Riverside Taphouse


Best Park
Roan Mountain State Park
Cat Island Park
Kiwanis Park


Best Place to Shop
Valley Forge Wholesale
Cottage Boutique
Simple Blessings General Store


Best Wedding Venue
Beck Mountain Corn Maze & Wedding Barn
The Barn at Bee Cliff
Sugar Hollow Retreat




Best Accountant
Margaret W Moses Cpa Pc
Wesley Alan Taylor
Raquel A. McKinney, CPA, P.C


Best Attorney/Lawyer
Allen, Nelson, Bowers / John Bowers, III
Laporte and Norris
Regina Shepherd


Best Banker
David Oiler – Citizens Bank
Andrew McKeehan, Carter County Bank
Joe LaPorte III


Best Barber
John Whitson
Irene Lewis
Matthew CLark


Best Cleaning Service
On The Ball
Keep It Clean
Clean it up


Best Cook/Chef
Matt Hughes City Market
Kim Richardson – Kimbo’s
Travis Sexton


Best Custom Artwork
Desi Gentry
Seth Miller
Rusty Sorrell


Best Electrician
Perkins Electric
Larry Woods
Kiser Electric


Best Financial Planner
Jim Richardson, Carter County Bank
Dustin Jackson
Jeff Ledford


Best General Contractor
Terry Whitehead
Dwight Treadway
John Smith


Best Hair Stylist
Alisha Derr
Wendy Kelly
Pam Collins


Best Insurance Agent
Daniel Grindstaff Farm Bureau
Jim muse
David Odom


Best Local Musician/Band
Carson Peters
Daniel Grindstaff
Preston Benfield


Best Moving Company
Bennett’s Moving Services
Gentry’s Moving
Mountain Empire Movers


Best Nail Technician
Crystal Williams-Sweet P’s Nail Salon
Jessica Franklin
Mary Smith


Best Photographer
April Pearson
Annie Guy Photography
Randall Bennett


Best Plumber
Townsend Plumbing
Bulldog Plumbing
Collins plumbing


Best Real Estate Agent
David Collins
Judy Veeneman
Jason Blevins


Best Restaurant Server
Brittany Berry – Kimbo’s
Chloe Force
Abby Dugger


Shopping and Services


Best Antique Shop
Duck Crossing Antique Mall
Eagle Center
Picket Fence Antiques & Gifts


Best Auction Company
Collins & Co.
Rainbow Realty & Auction llc
Randall Birchfield Real Estate & Auction


Best Auto Collision Repair
Elizabethton Collision Center LLC
Larry & Terry’s Collision
Ford Collision Center of Elizabethton


Best Auto Dealer (New )
Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Elizabethton
Johnson City Ford
Rick Hill Imports, Inc.


Best Auto Dealer (Used )
Doe River Auto Sales
Green Tree Motors & Storage
Lewis’ Used Cars


Best Auto Parts Store
O’Reilly Auto Parts
AutoZone Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts


Best Auto Repair & Service
Hayworth Tire & Auto Service
Mike’s Topline Auto Repair
R & M Automotive


Best Bank
Carter County Bank
Citizens Bank
Elizabethton federal


Best Barber Shop
Whitson Barber Shop
Wilson’s Barber Shop
Irene’s Barber & Style Center


Best Boutique
Cottage Boutique
Simple Blessings General Store
Merle Norman


Best Bridal/Wedding Shop
Dynasty Formals
David’s Bridal
Blue Willow Bridal


Best Car Wash
Ultimate Shine Car Wash
Stateline Carwash
Railroad Street Carwash


Best Childcare Center
East Side Day Care & Learning
Pleasant Beach Baptist Church
Riverside Learning Center


Best Children’s Boutique
Once Upon A Child
Duck Duck Goose


Best College/University
Milligan University
East Tennessee State University
Northeast State Community College


Best Computer Repair
Computer Clinic
SAS Service
Hytyme Express Computer Center


Best Consignment/Resale Store
Super Thrift Store
She’s Thrifty Shop


Best Cosmetics Retailer
Merle Norman Cosmetic
Sally Beauty
Ulta Beauty


Best Credit Union
Northeast Community Credit Union
Eastman Credit Union
Happy Valley Credit Union


Best Dance Studio
Watts Dance Studio LLC
Appalachian Irish Dance Company
East Tennessee Ballet Academy


Best Department Store
Bealls Outlet
Cato Fashions
Walmart Supercenter


Best Dry Cleaners
Quik Cleaners & Laundry
US Cleaners
Dry Clean City


Best Financial Company
Carter County Bank – Jim Richardson
Edward Jones – Jeff Ledford
BCS Wealth Management


Best Firearms Store
Tri-Cities Gun Depot
Barnett’s Guns and Indoor Range
H & S Hunting


Best Florist
Felty Roland Florist & Plant Shop
Food City
Bowers Florist


Best Funeral Home
Tetrick Funeral Home
Memorial Funeral Chapel Inc
Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home


Best Gaming Store
2 Dudes Gaming
The Blue Post


Best Gifts and Collectibles
Simple Blessings General Store
Cottage Boutique
Duck Crossing Antique Mall


Best Golf Course
Elizabethton Golf Course
Pine Oaks Golf Course
Blackthorn Club at The Ridges


Best Grocery Store
Food City
Ingles Markets
Redi Mart Supermarket


Best Hair Salon
Sophsitikutz salon
Essence Salon and Day Spa
Vivacious Tans, Hair and Nails


Best Industry
Snap-On Tools
AYM Inc – A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co.


Best Insurance Agency
Farm Bureau Insurance
Jim Muse – State Farm Insurance Agent
Price & Ramey Insurance Group


Best Jewelery Store
Jeweler’s Bench, LLC
Dempsey’s Jewelers
KAY Jewelers


Best Nail Salon
Sweet P’s Nail Studio
Polished Nail Salon
V N Nails


Best Nursing Home
Ivy Hall Nursing Home
Signature HealthCARE of Elizabethton Rehab & Wellness Center
Life Care Center of Elizabethton


Best Packing and Shipping
The UPS Store
Packet N Post


Best Pawn Shop
1-A Pawn
Volunteer Pawn
Peake Brothers Gun & Pawn


Best Pet Boarding
Hair of the Dog
Highland Wind Hill – Highland Wind Kennels
Silver Clipper Pet Grooming


Best Pet Groomer
Hair of the Dog
Precious Paws Pet Grooming
Silver Clipper Pet Grooming


Best Pet Supplies
Petsense by Tractor Supply
Tractor Supply Co.


Best Preschool
Sonshine Children’s Academy
First United Methodist Preschool Elizabethton TN
Harvest Baptist Preschool


Best Print Shop
The UPS Store
Appalachian Printing
FedEx Office Print & Ship Center


Best Property Management Company
Rainbow Realty & Auction llc
Northeast Tennessee Rental
Mitch Cox Companies


Best Real Estate Agency
Collins & Company Realtors and Auction
Rainbow Realty & Auction llc
Randall Birchfield Real Estate & Auction


Best Recreational Vehicle Dealer
East Tennessee ATV & Tractor
Crowder RV Center Inc
A & L RV Sales


Best Senior Living Facility
Sycamore Springs Senior Living Community
The Courtyard
Village East


Best Senior Retirement Community
Townview of jc
Sycamore Springs Senior Living Community
Cornerstone Village


Best Shoe Store
Shoe Show
Shoe Carnival
Rack Room Shoes


Best Small Engine Repair
Ron’s Small Engine Repair
R & M Small Engine Repair
Wesley J Murray


Best Sporting Goods
Brumit Sport Shop Inc
Academy Sports + Outdoors
DICK’S Sporting Goods


Best Tanning Salon
Caribbean Sun Tanning
Vivacious Tans, Hair and Nails
Sun Tan City


Best Tattoo Shop
Pioneer Tattoo Company
Ink Therapy
Tattoo Essence


Best Tire Store
Hayworth Tire & Auto Service
Birchfield Tire & Recapping
Walmart Supercenter


Best Veterinary Clinic
Elizabethton Veterinary Clinic
Pinecrest Veterinary Clinic
Roan Mountain Animal Hospital


Best Western Store
Double C Western Supply
Tractor Supply Company
Wiseman’s Western & Work


Best Wine/Liquor Store
Lighthouse Wine & Liquor
Doe River Wine and Liquor
Eastside Liquor and Wine


Best Wrecker Service
C&K Towing Elizabethton, TN 37643
T & E Wrecker Service
Elite Towing & Recovery