Springtime at Carter Mansion, Elizabethton

Summer at the Rhododendron Festival, Roan Mountain

Fall at Ripshin Lake, Carter County

Snow covered Roan Mountain, Carter County

“Naturally Nice”

As a gateway to the Southern Highlands, Carter County is known for its beautiful natural sites. From the Watauga River, a trophy trout stream, to the peaceful waters of Watauga Lake, along the winding Appalachian Trail to the mile high Rhododendron Gardens on Roan Mountain, there’s something for everyone.

With the 2000 mile Appalachian Trail as the centerpiece, hikers, campers, walkers and nature enthusiasts have a wide selection of destinations. Waterfalls, lakes, mountain views and trails through peaceful forests allow visitors to choose any level of activity (or inactivity) that suits their fancy.

Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery, a summer get-away, or maybe even a new place to call home, Carter County is the place for you. Come on down, we’re Naturally Nice!

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Team Tennessee Times – June 18, 2018

Nidec Motor Company Announces Major Lexington Expansion Gov. Bill Haslam and TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe last week announced one of the largest economic development projects in Henderson County since 2011. Nidec Motor Company plans to invest $18 million and create approximately 300 jobs at its operations in Lexington. The electric motor manufacturer

Appalachian Regional Commission – June 14, 2018

ARC NEWS ROUNDUP  |  June 14, 2018  |  VOLUME 3, ISSUE 24 ARC SPOTLIGHT On Monday, June 11, State Director for USDA Ohio Rural Development David Hall (pictured, center) visited the Chesterhill Produce Auction to meet with growers, buyers, CPA staff, and partner organizations. Also pictured: Tom Redfern, Program Director of Rural Action Sustainable

Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership – June 11, 2018

BUSINESS NEWS Tri-Cities Airport: Marketing Aerospace Park The effort to bring the first tenants to the aerospace industry-targeted park on the south side of the main runway at Tri-Cities airport is a multi-faceted affair. Read More.... TML recognizes Unicoi for entrepreneurial leadership TML has recognized the town of Unicoi for establishing Mountain Harvest Kitchen as a