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 11, 2018

TNECD is #servingTN Last Monday, state departments across Tennessee shared stories of how government employees serve constituents and the Tennesseans benefitting from the services state government has to offer. You can check out the stories of how TNECD is #servingTN on our Facebook and Twitter pages. TNECD Officials Speak at Tennessee Telecommunications Association Annual Meeting TNECD Commissioner Bob

Appalachian Regional Commission – June 7, 2018

ARC NEWS ROUNDUP  |  June 7, 2018  |  VOLUME 3, ISSUE 23 ARC SPOTLIGHT The Appalachian Development Highway System was designed to generate economic development in previously isolated areas, supplement the interstate system, connect Appalachia to the interstate system, and provide access to areas within the Region as well as to markets in

Team Tennessee Times – June 4, 2018

Tyson Foods Holds Official Groundbreaking in Humboldt Tyson Foods broke ground at its new facility in Humboldt last week. The Gibson County operations will operate as a tray pack facility, which will include a hatchery, processing facility and feed mill. Tyson plans to create approximately 1,500 jobs and invest over $300 million in