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County employee celebrates 40-year milestone

                                          Four decades is a long time. For 40 years now, Willie Campbell has been punching the clock at the Carter County Highway Department to help serve the needs of his community. Monday marked the special milestone in Campbell’s career. During his tenure with the department Campbell has worked in a variety of
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Carter County, EMS service join forces for life-saving partnership

                                      A Carter County official and a local emergency service have partnered up on a project aimed at helping to save lives. Carter County Mayor Rusty Barnett and the Carter County Emergency and Rescue Squad joined forces recently to place two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in county buildings. One of those AED
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The Carter County Commission is seeking to fill a vacancy for the Carter County Industrial Development Board. To be eligible to serve on Carter County’s Industrial Development Board, applicants must be qualified voters and taxpayers of Carter County who do not currently serve as an officer or employee of Carter County. Individuals
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City, county hold high graduation rates

ELIZABETHTON STAR - The future leaders of Tennessee continue to make high marks according to the state’s Department of Education. Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Monday morning that the 2017-18 high school graduation rate held steady at 89.1 percent, which continues to be the highest rate on record for the state. Across
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