Carter County Newswire

Carter County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Carter County, TN.

Results 1 - 20 of 66 in Carter County, TN

  1. Tennessee Increases Anti-Drug Coalitions To Prevent Substance AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Clarksville Online

    ... can find assistance at the toll-free Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine, 1.800.QUIT.NOW (1.800.784.8669). alcohol , Carter County , Cheatham County , Dekalb County , E. Douglas Varney , Gibson County , Monroe County , Nashville TN , Obion County , Polk ...

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  2. Power outages, roads covered with water in Northeast TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | WCYB

    ... block the road for travel. They have also had several reports of standing water on multiple county roads. In Carter County, dispatchers say Milligan Highway was completely covered with water. Highway 91 was also covered with water, but dispatchers ...

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  3. Case of man accused in sword killing headed to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | WCYB

    The case of a man accused of stabbing another man to death with a sword will go to a grand jury. That was determined following a preliminary hearing in Carter County, Tenn.

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  4. Body found in Watauga River Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | WCYB

    ... West Elk Avenue and West G Street. The location is in the city limits of Elizabethton. Elizabethton Police and Carter County Sheriff's Department officers are all on scene. No information about the body has been released.

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  5. Four charged with burglary and theft of property in Johnson CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | WCYB

    The arrested males were developed as suspects and the majority of the victim's property was recovered at various locations in Carter County, with the assistance of the Carter County Sheriff's Office. Jerry L. Greer Jr., Jonathan Goodwin, Matthew Chandler, and a male juvenile were arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and theft of property over $1,000 dollars.

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  6. Senator Bob Corker talks business in ElizabethtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | WCYB

    U.S. Senator Bob Corker continues his 31 county tour with a stop in Elizabethton where he spoke with members of the Chamber of Commerce. The Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon for Senator Corker that turned into a town hall meeting.

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  7. Today in History: July 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In 1875, the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Carter County, Tennessee, at age 66. On July 31, 1715, a fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver and jewelry sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast, scattering most of their treasure along the ocean floor. Of some 2,500 crew members, more than 1,000 died.

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  8. Corker Announces 31 County Tour Across TennesseeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... they care about most. " A list of the counties Corker will visit is below. Week of August 1-5: Campbell County Carter County Claiborne County Cocke County Hamblen County Hancock County Hawkins County Johnson County Unicoi County Week of August 8-12: ...

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  9. Missing hiker embraces family and friends after nearly 12-hour ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    A couple says they tried everything they could to save their friend and next-door neighbor in an early morning fire on Sunday. CARTER COUNTY, TN - 19-year-old Trey Ferguson was rescued Sunday morning after he was reported missing near Twisting Falls in Carter County nearly 12 hours prior.

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  10. More than 20 charged after drug investigation in Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | WCYB

    More than 20 people are facing drug-related charges after an eight-month investigation by the Carter County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. United Way of Elizabethton/Carter County appeals to business leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WCYB

    The United Way of Elizabethton and Carter County has seen some hard times, but this year, they're hoping to turn things around. "What we're hoping to do today is we're hoping to start a conversation.

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  12. Man charged with armed robbery in Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | WCYB

    A man has been arrested after an armed robbery was reported last week at a home on Swimming Pool Road in the Hampton community of Carter County, Tenn. According to police, the victim reported that two people, one armed with a pistol, were involved and fled the area in a small silver car before officers arrived.

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  13. Three killed in storms across Tennessee Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... National Weather Service in Nashville. The northern half of Middle Tennessee got almost all the damage." In Carter County, a 60-year-old man and 40-year old woman were camping when a tree fell on them and killed them, TEMA said in an update. In Knox ...

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  14. Boats all decked out on Watauga LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | WCYB

    A parade of a different sort was held today in Carter County and the floats in this one actually float. This is the 16th annual Watauga Boat Parade.

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  15. Carter County family displaced after house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | WCYB

    Carter County Communications says Hampton, Stoney Creek and Watauga Fire Departments responded to the house fire at about 7:30 Sunday night. Dispatch says the fire started and was contained in the attic.

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  16. 50th Covered Bridge Festival draws crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WCYB

    "It's kind of our tradition to come down here every year - hang out, look at everything, soak our feet in the water," Dylan Watson said. John Odom was born in Carter County, but now lives in Chicago.

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  17. Bonnie Kate Theatre to be purchased by the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WCYB

    ... City council voted unanimously Wednesday night to purchase the Bonnie Kate Theatre. The Elizabethton/Carter County Community Foundation gave the city $111,000 to make the purchase. Plans are to make it a performing arts center. They already have a ... 1 comment

  18. Low-income home buyers building brand new Tri-Cities housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WCYB

    ... It's National Homeownership Month, and as summer building gets underway, they're looking for volunteers. Carter County native Debbie Perry and her husband are helping build homes in Carter County. Once finished later this year, they'll be moving ...

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  19. A milestone for a local festival is set to be reachedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | WCYB

    ... of town already calling and asking 'Where can we stay? We're excited,'" Elizabeth White with the Elizabethton Carter County Chamber of Commerce said. "They plan their vacations around the Covered Bridge and the 50th being even bigger. It's been even ...

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  20. Local counties forming regional economic and development boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WCYB

    Washington, Unicoi, and Carter County in Tennessee each have something to offer in terms of economic development. Now they're planning to join together to create a Regional Economic and Development board to work to bring in new industry.

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