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 – March 26, 2018

VW Investing $340M in Chattanooga Plant Gov. Bill Haslam joined Volkswagen officials in Chattanooga last week as the automaker announced it would invest $340 million in its manufacturing facility in Hamilton County, where VW will begin producing a third vehicle, a new 5-seat SUV. Last week's announcement brings the German automaker's investment in its

Team Tennessee Times – March 19, 2018

FedEx Investing $1 Billion in Memphis Hub Gov. Bill Haslam joined FedEx Corp. Chairman and CEO Fred Smith last week to announce that the logistics giant will invest $1 billion to modernize its Memphis hub. The investment will improve FedEx's operations at the hub, which currently employs 11,000 people and handles

Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership – March 14 , 2018

In an effort to keep members informed on news pertinent to the Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership, we have created a Weekly Headlines mailing. View this email in your browser Sowing the seeds of regional economic development The chairman of the Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership believes communication between economic officials and government