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Split votes stymie Carter County Commission proposals

Split votes stymie Carter County Commission proposals

July 21st, 2015 7:46 am by John Thompson

The budget process will be going into overtime for the Carter County Commission this year as a result of the failure of the Budget Committee to to pass the debt-service portion of the budget.

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Crime Elizabethton
2 men wanted on drug sale charges arrested in Elizabethton

2 men wanted on drug sale charges arrested in Elizabethton

July 20th, 2015 1:22 pm by Staff Report

One was caught was bags of crack and marijuana, police said.

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Summer is a busy time at TCAT-Elizabethton

Summer is a busy time at TCAT-Elizabethton

July 19th, 2015 9:38 pm by John Thompson

Most local elementary and high schools enjoy a long vacation during the summer months, but that is not the case at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton. The school stays just as busy during the summer as it does during the rest of th

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Outdoors Elizabethton
Smallmouth bass moving farther up Watauga tailwater

Smallmouth bass moving farther up Watauga tailwater

July 17th, 2015 3:32 pm by GEORGE THWAITES, NET News Service

"Some fly fishermen are complaining about it. Some are just enjoying it."

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Old homes on road to restoration in Elizabethton

Old homes on road to restoration in Elizabethton

July 14th, 2015 9:50 pm by John Thompson

Elizabethton has long been proud of its history and has worked to preserve it.

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Carter Budget Committee fails to hold public hearing

Carter Budget Committee fails to hold public hearing

July 13th, 2015 10:24 pm by John Thompson

Although several citizens came to the Carter County Courthouse on Monday night to hear public discussion on the local government's proposed budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year, that hearing was not held.

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Huzzah! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals kicks off 37th year

Huzzah! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals kicks off 37th year - VIDEO

July 11th, 2015 10:53 pm by Jessica Fuller

Thirty-seven years later, the saga continues, and this weekend kicked off the annual production of "Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals."

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Elizabethton City Council approves water rate increase

Elizabethton City Council approves water rate increase

July 10th, 2015 9:02 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City Council approved a 9.6-percent increase in water rates during a second and final reading on the proposal during Thursday's regularly scheduled meeting.

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Carter Co. buildings' ownership under question

Carter Co. buildings' ownership under question

July 7th, 2015 9:24 pm by John Thompson

Two large buildings in the Watauga Industrial Park that are owned by the Carter County government are the subject of inquiries by the Carter County Commission's Building and Grounds Committee.

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Elizabethton City Council to hold public hearing on water rates

Elizabethton City Council to hold public hearing on water rates

July 7th, 2015 9:21 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City Council will hold a public hearing and second and final reading Thursday on its plans to increase water rates by 9.6 percent this fiscal year. The increase was part of the city's budget, which was approved by council last month.

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