ELIZABETHTON STAR - Because of its success in its first year and growth this year, Bartleby at Elizabethton High School was awarded the largest grant in school history. It is now on track to serve every student in the school. The XQ Institute awarded the school $2.3 million, putting EHS on par
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
PUBLIC NOTICE Carter County Board of Education Vacancy The Carter County Commission is seeking to fill a vacancy for the 1st District representative on the Carter County Board of Education. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following qualifications pursuant to T.C.A 49-2-202: (1) Be a bona fide resident and qualified voter of the 1st
ELIZABETHTON STAR - The fruit of multiple months worth of labor will take form this weekend across Elizabethton. And the area’s smallest — and furriest — residents will be able to reap the rewards. With an all-day agenda on tap, Parrots & Tails IV gets underway on Saturday, Sept. 29, from
JOHNSON CITY PRESS - There will be a full day of fun and activities on Saturday for those who love their dogs and cats and for those who just want to help the Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter. The day includes the Parrots and Tails IV Concert by the Bridge, featuring bands
ELIZABETHTON STAR - A new hotel is on the horizon for the city. Elizabethton Housing and Development Agency Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday morning to approve the city’s first Tax Increment Financing (TIF) project — a 54-room Cobblestone Hotel. The motion passed unanimously with board members Danny Blevins, Dale Shook, Larry
ELIZABETHTON STAR - The Tennessee Department of Education announced this week that 20 percent of schools in the state received “Reward” status. Included in the 318 schools that garnered the highest possible designation was Carter County schools Valley Forge and Cloudland Elementary. To Read More CLICK HERE.
ELIZABETHTON STAR - The Carter County Commission voted through a policy that could help the Carter County Industrial Board bring in both industrial and tourism companies to the county. Voting 24-0 during Monday’s meeting at the Carter County Courthouse, the commission approved a resolution that created an “inventive policy to
ELIZABETHTON STAR - The Carter County Commission saw some big changes during Monday night’s meeting at the courthouse. Electing a new chairman The commission elected County Commissioner Ray Lyons to replace Dr. Robert Acuff as the commission chairman. To read more CLICK HERE.
ELIZABETHTON STAR - Something that has been in talks for roughly 20 years is coming to fruition in Stoney Creek. The Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department is in the process of constructing Fire Station 3 which will be located off of Highway 91E near Taylor Hollow and the Upper Big Sandy. To