PARIS — Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot Monday as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump’s presidential term.
Though downtown Gatlinburg was essentially untouched by the fire, and Sevier County was open for business quickly afterward, it cost an extra $1 million-plus in Gatlinburg advertising and more state money to convey that to travelers.
ELIZABETHTON — Kayla Carter, who has led tourism efforts for Carter County during the past year and a half, will be leaving the post this week to take a new regional position emphasizing outdoor activities..
The manager position became vacant when previous manager J.R. Tinch was promoted to assistant chief ranger for the state.
ELIZABETHTON — Carter Countians don’t fear the Ghost of Christmas Past. In fact, a step back into the 18th century for a Christmas celebration on the frontier of Colonial American is always a popular tradition in Carter County.
ROAN MOUNTAIN — Roan Mountain is popular with the lovers of the outdoors for a wide variety of reasons, including the fact it offers plenty of clean mountain streams in which native trout and wildlife thrive.
Compelled by the Boone Lake Association’s request for funding to continue its lake clean-up program, Washington County commissioners voted Monday night to allocate $20,220 in one-time funding to keep the three-man crew employed.
It’s the only logperch species native to Tennessee.
Jamie is a 1-year-old male red fox that came to the park in July from a local rehab facility.
ELIZABETHTON — The Christmas season has arrived at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park on with the Annual Winterfest Art Show, featuring the best work of the skilled artists of the Watauga Valley Art league.
Local residents along the Nolichucky River and members of American Whitewater have recently started working to “keep the Nolichucky free-flowing” for generations to come.
Overtaking forests from Texas to Florida, tallows grow three times faster than most native hardwoods, and each one casts off 100,000 seeds a year.
ELIZABETHTON — Sabine Hill, one of the most important early houses in Tennessee, is now open to the public thanks to an
Updated Nov 11, 2017 at 11:28 PM
ELIZABETHTON -—The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation issued a citation to a Stoney Creek community public water system last month for not filtering or monitoring the water it serves directly from a creek to approximately 39 houses in the Dry Hollow Road area, state records showed.
ROAN MOUNTAIN — J.R. Tinch is finding it is hard to put down roots when your career is reaching new heights.