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Carter committee ponders ways to utilize buildings

February 4th, 2015 9:09 am by John Thompson

The Building and Grounds Committee of the Carter County Commission continued its efforts to efficiently utilize the county's many buildings during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.

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Weather keeps Elizabethton, Carter County road crews busy

Weather keeps Elizabethton, Carter County road crews busy

February 25th, 2015 9:31 am by John Thompson

Tuesday was another hard winter day for road crews from the Elizabethton Street Department, the Carter County Highway Department and the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

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Revised Carter County schools debt plan saves $835,000

Revised Carter County schools debt plan saves $835,000

February 25th, 2015 9:25 am by John Thompson

Although an earlier plan to pay down the Carter County School System's debt was rejected by the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission last month, Director of Schools Kevin Ward has a new pay-down plan he says will save the taxpayers over $835,0

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Carter County commission's move to set stable meeting time fails

Carter County commission's move to set stable meeting time fails

February 24th, 2015 2:18 pm by Jessica Fuller

Carter County is no closer to having stable commission meeting times a motion to set meetings for 6 p.m. every third Monday of the month fell through Monday night in a close 11-9 vote.

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Crime Elizabethton
Watauga man arrested minutes after armed robbery in Elizabethton

Watauga man arrested minutes after armed robbery in Elizabethton

February 19th, 2015 5:10 pm by John Thompson

Brian Kimbre was charged with aggravated robbery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and possession of schedule VI drug.

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Carter County agencies to take snow day in wake of freezing temperatures

Carter County agencies to take snow day in wake of freezing temperatures

February 18th, 2015 8:51 pm by John Thompson

With the coldest night of the year and fresh snow on the ground, most of Carter County government took a snow day today.

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Carter County combats cold snap

Carter County combats cold snap

February 17th, 2015 9:28 pm by John Thompson

Carter Countians were busy Tuesday clearing away the ice and snow from Monday's storm and bracing for a subzero chill still to come.

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With snow on ground, Carter County braces for ice

With snow on ground, Carter County braces for ice

February 16th, 2015 9:17 pm by John Thompson

A mixture of snow, sleet and rain began falling in Elizabethton around 1:30 p.m. on Monday and quickly turned patches of the ground white.

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Elizabethton elementary student takes home first national pageant crown

Elizabethton elementary student takes home first national pageant crown

February 15th, 2015 9:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Eleven-year-old Kaylee Hollifield of Elizabethton, a three-time state pageant winner, has brought home her first national crown.

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Carter County school board learns budget from A-Z

Carter County school board learns budget from A-Z

February 13th, 2015 9:59 am by John Thompson

The budget-making process is about to get started for the 2015-16 fiscal year, and Carter County Director of Schools Kevin Ward took time during a Thursday afternoon workshop to tell school board members about the sources of revenue for the schools.

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Elizabethton saves $800K with bond refinance

Elizabethton saves $800K with bond refinance

February 13th, 2015 9:53 am by John Thompson

The city of Elizabethton expects to realize a savings of $800,000 in a refinancing of some old bonds for the Elizabethton Electric Department.

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