ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Landfill Manager Benny Lyons is often given credit for operating efficiently on limited resources, but the humble landfill has grown into a million dollar operation.
ELIZABETHTON — The urge to merge services appears to have taken a couple of steps backward in Johnson City and Carter County over the past few days.
ELIZABETHTON — The city of Johnson City and Carter County could be going into the recycling business together.
ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Landfill has made a lot of progress over the past few years, with the latest being a new garage for the landfill’s vehicles.
ELIZABETHTON — Friday was a day of transition in Carter County government, with the local officials elected in the Aug. 2 general election taking their oaths of office in the courtroom of the Carter County Courthouse.
ELIZABETHTON — Carter County’s finances won’t be taking as big a hit as was once feared from the Jan. 20 fire at the Carter County Landfill.
Editor’s Note: The director of the Carter County Landfill was incorrectly identified as Benny Colbaugh. The director is Benny Lyons.
ELIZABETHTON — A new type of incinerator may be the answer to how Carter County will dispose of its piles of cut brush and trees in the future. Currently, the landfill has not been taking brush.
ELIZABETHTON — The advantages and disadvantages of holding a free day at the Carter County Landfill were discussed during a Monday evening meeting of the Landfill Committee of the Carter County Commission.
ELIZABETHTON — What should the Carter County government do when its construction and demolition landfill is full?