ELIZABETHTON — A man who had been facing charges of attempted second-degree murder, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery and aggravated robbery in a 2018 shooting at the Walmart in Elizabethton was sentenced to three years in prison this week.
Jan 23, 2020 at 10:17 PM
One Acre Cafe, the popular community cafe for everyone - regardless of their ability to pay, is opening its doors for a couple of special events.
ELIZABETHTON — A new capital project for T.A. Dugger Junior High School appears to be much more certain after a workshop meeting between the Elizabethton City Council and the Elizabethton Board of Education on Tuesday afternoon.
ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Board of Education will follow the example of the Carter County Commission and hire an insurance broker to negotiate lower health insurance rates for its employees.
Recent arrests made by Johnson City police include:
UNICOI — Town authorities announced Thursday the arrest of a Johnson City man this week on trespassing, weapon and other charges at a motel shutdown as a public nuisance earlier this month.
The Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home is inviting the public to participate in its “National Salute to Veterans” open house activities during the week of Feb. 9-15.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he wants to enact some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which would include banning women from undergoing the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Commissioners will vote on a resolution calling on the water task force to “determine what is possible and capable of occurring, to identify how best to move forward and to establish how best to fund any water project(s) that might be brought forward.”
Jan. 23, 1902: The Comet editorialized that “We are opposed to the metric system if it is true, as we understand it, that under that system when a bill is presented you are compelled to metre.”
ELIZABETHTON — A section of Elk Avenue in downtown Elizabethton will be closed from Armed Forces Drive to Sycamore Street, beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23.
A HUD mandated count of people who are homeless is being conducted by the Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness in partnership Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home and volunteers from service organizations across the eight county region.
A bill that would make it a Class A misdemeanor in Tennessee to wear a mask or hood on public or private property without permission from the property owner has been temporarily withdrawn to clarify how it applies.
The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on planes as emotional-support animals could be ending.
NASHVILLE — A civil rights group is raising questions about the legality of a Tennessee proposal that would assure continued taxpayer funding of faith-based foster care and adoption agencies even if they exclude LGBT families and others based on
Jan 22, 2020 at 2:03 PM