A glimpse at the numbers shows how significant mentoring is in the lives of young people. At-risk youth who are mentored are almost half as likely as their peers to start using drugs. They’re 55 percent more likely to enroll in college and a whopping 81 percent more likely to be involved in athletics or other extracurricular activities, which provide another set of benefits.
Johnson City has once again won a spot near the top of a national ranking of small and mid-sized cities across the country. On Tuesday, the city was included in Livability.com’s annual list of Top 100 Best Places to Live.
For months, hundreds of thousands of immigrants haven’t had a clear answer for their future in the country.
It was business as usual for the Science Hill boys’ and girls’ basketball teams Tuesday night as both squads took care of business in home Big Seven Conference games.
ELIZABETHTON — Points were a rare treasure Tuesday night at Treadway Gym.
The crusader who helped thwart the 2006 Washington County wheel tax is taking another stab at being elected county mayor.
ELIZABETHTON —Things are changing at Sycamore Shoals. First it was John and Landon Carter building their fine home upstream on the Watauga and now the Taylors have built Sabine Hill above Buffalo Creek. The rough edges are certainly coming off
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ELIZABETHTON — A recently awarded grant from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and the Secretary of State will allow the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library to continue a computer literacy program it started for
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ELIZABETHTON — Finding a way to win when not playing at peak performance is a sign of team growth.
ELIZABETHTON — Benny Lyons has been a volunteer firefighter for decades, but he never experienced the anguish of two major fires he fought this past Friday evening and early Saturday morning.
ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton City School System will be joining the school systems from Johnson City, Greeneville, Greene County and others across the state in providing a mobile library for children and teens with access to books during the
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A Johnson City man charged in two November 2015 shootings — one that injured a woman and the other that killed a passenger inside a vehicle he’s accused of shooting at — was finally able to have a preliminary hearing Tuesday.
Dallas Sarden, 25, was scheduled for trial beginning last week, but a witness who had a sudden medical emergency could not attend, and the case was postponed.