For Kayla Carter, it took getting away from the Tri-Cities for her to realize how special this region is.
A UK-based kayak-maker plans to move its North American distribution facility from Asheville to Erwin, bringing with it eight to 10 new jobs and a $1 million investment.
ELIZABETHTON — Kayla Carter, who has led tourism efforts for Carter County during the past year and a half, will be leaving the post this week to take a new regional position emphasizing outdoor activities..
ELIZABETHTON — After gaining unanimous approval from the Carter County Commission last week, an application for a $20,000 grant for tourism enhancement has been completed and is on its way to the state Department of Economic and Community Development.
ELIZABETHTON — Now that the Carter County Commission has restored funding to Carter County Tourism, a new tourism coordinator has been named for the county.