Four hundred years ago, Africans were first brought to the New World as slaves. Some were enslaved in Appalachia, and their descendants can trace their roots back to the mountainous region.
Old time craft demonstrations in the Appalachian Fair Museum made for a very cool way to while away a hot afternoon Tuesday at the fairgrounds.
The town has proposed building a new school on a site within or near its corporate limits. Jonesborough will buy the land, extend utilities to the site and construct a new K-8 school that is the same size as the new $28 million Pre-K-8 school, which opened earlier this month in Boones Creek.
ELIZABETHTON — Job seekers usually go to the employer for an interview. However, the reverse is happening for pipefitting and welding students at Tennessee College of Applied Technology locations in Elizabethton, Greeneville and Surgoinsville.
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Update: The man police said held them at bay for hours Tuesday in Erwin was in custody as of 8:45 p.m., according to Unicoi County Sheriff’s Office.
ELIZABETHTON — In a stormy session Monday night the Carter County Commission voted by a majority of one vote to take back a bonus of $14,466.67 that had been awarded to Carter County Planning Director Chris Schuettler for the work he did as a
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More than half of the 13 hepatitis A deaths reported by state health officials occurred in the grand East Tennessee division, but none resulted from the recent potential exposure to hundreds at a Johnson City restaurant.
More than 200 new jobs paying an average hourly wage of $27.17.
Over the past year, East Tennessee State University student activists like Connor McCelland have been integral in intensifying a campus-wide campaign to raise adjunct professors’ salaries.
East Tennessee State University conferred nearly 2,000 degrees in two spring commencement ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, on May 4.
Aug. 20, 1885: The Comet newspaper asked, “Why is a good speller in a class of school children like a glass of champagne? Because they both go to the head.”
ELIZABETHTON — Hungry and vulnerable children, along with neglected dogs and cats, were the emotional topics that dominated the time for citizens to address the Carter County Commission on Monday evening.
Construction of the first leg of a walking and biking trail to connect Unicoi’s Pinnacle Fire Tower Trail and the Erwin Linear Trail will not begin until sometime next year.
ELIZABETHTON – Brandy Treadway, R.N., was recently named director of nursing at Life Care Center of Elizabethton, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.
Washington County/Johnson City EMS Chief Dan Wheeley has a lot of weight on his shoulders, considering he’s responsible for all emergency responses in the county.