Carter County Newswire

Carter County Newswire

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

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  1. Longer emergency response times possible in Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | WCYB

    People living in Carter County could see emergency response times nearly double starting in August. Without more funding, the Carter County Rescue Squad will have to close two of its stations.


  2. A Reuters photographer provides a disturbingly intimate look into the Klu Klux KlanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... that claims affiliation with the Ku Klux Klan, holding a ceremony for new members at a private farm house in Carter County, Tennessee, on July 4. Members of the Rebel Brigade Knights and the Nordic Order Knights, groups that both claim affiliation ...


  3. PICS: Ku Klux Klan is alive and wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 |

    ... a member of the Virgil Griffin White Knights shows off a noose that hangs in the barn of a private farm in Carter County, Tennessee. Photo: Johnny Milano/Reuters Members of the Virgil Griffin White Knights wrap a cross with canvas ahead of a cross ...


  4. Inside the Ku Klux Klan: Rare photos offer an intimate glimpse of the racist hate groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 |

    ... Griffin White Knights prepare a cross with canvas ahead of a cross lighting ceremony at a private farm in Carter County, Tennessee, this past July 4. A member of the Ku Klux Klan salutes a lit cross during a cross lighting ceremony at a private ...


  5. The best images from around the world for July 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Globe and Mail

    ... Knights pose for a photograph in their robes ahead of a cross lighting ceremony at a private farmhouse in Carter County, Tennessee. (JOHNNY MILANO/Reuters) Hindu priests perform evening prayers on the banks of the river Godavari during a Hindu ...


  6. Roan Mountain bridge dedicated to murder victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | WCYB

    A Carter County bridge now honors a member of the Roan Mountain community who was brutally murdered one year ago. Vance was beaten to death on the Fourth of July in 2014 when his house was robbed.


  7. Hit and run puts one man in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | WCYB

    ... airborne and landed in the ditch on the side of the road. He was unresponsive when the police arrived. The Carter County Rescue Squad took both victims to a local hospital. Wilder was in critical condition, while Lovell was in stable condition. The ...


  8. The State of Franklin, Tennessee and Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Tomahawk Online

    ... it was a part of the failed State of Franklin that lasted from 1784 to 1788. Johnson County was carved from Carter County and Carter County was once a part of Washington County. As has been recounted many times, the folks who lived in what was then ...


  9. Woman charged with rape of a child & incestRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | WCYB

    ... and provided details of sexual contact between Amber N. Ray and a child under the age of 13. Last month, a Carter County grand jury got the case and indicted Ray, now 25, on charges of rape of a child and incest. Monday evening, Ray turned herself ...


  10. TWRA Says Removing White-Tailed Fawns From The Wild Does More Harm Than GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 |

    ... said, "The old myth that a doe will not be receptive to her fawn once it has been handled is not true." Carter County Wildlife Officer John Ripley is also seeing a dramatic spike in calls regarding abandoned fawns. "The Wynn Wood Wildlife ...


  11. Deadly Roan Mountain fire under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WCYB

    ... Arson investigators. That's what the Tennessee Fire Marshal 's office told News 5 WCYB late Monday afternoon. Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford said the fire started just before 4:30am at the Lawn and Garden building at 830 Highway 19-E.


  12. Part of 19E closed due to on-going fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WCYB

    Carter County dispatch tells News Five the call came to them just after four o'clock this morning. It is the lawn and garden building at 830 Hwy 19-E towards Roan Mountain.


  13. Watauga Lake Cleanup a huge successRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Tomahawk Online

    The annual Watauga Lake Cleanup was held on Saturday, May 30 and volunteers of all ages from Johnson and Carter counties as well as Watauga County in North Carolina came out to lend a hand.


  14. Tennessee changes standardized testing in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WCYB

    ... measuring basic knowledge, but problem solving skills and critical thinking skills," said Jerri Beth Nave, Carter County Schools Testing Director. According to the state's website, those options include multiple choice questions, writing assessments ...


  15. Birchfield celebrated with music on Roan MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | WCYB

    ... Janice said he wanted everyone to come together to eat good food and play good music. Birchfield grew up in Carter County playing with his family in the Roan Mountain Hilltoppers. He's known by many as the one of the best traditional "ole time" ...


  16. Waterline break has Elizabethton street closedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WCYB

    Carter County told us the break is on Bluefield Avenue, at the intersection with Cody Street. Right now, Cody Street is closed.


  17. Elizabethton man makes donation, tours new stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WCYB

    ... in 1984. But in February 2014, Marilynn became very sick and died a month later. Just beyond the mountains in Carter County - a construction crew working hard to complete the new Elizabethton football stadium. The turf is in, the numbers are painted ... 1 comment

  18. The Tomahawk's All-Johnson/Carter TeamRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Tomahawk Online

    The Tomahawk's first ever All Tri-County Softball Team made up of players from Johnson and Carter County was a huge hit among our readers.


  19. First ever farmers market opens in Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | WCYB

    Farmers and crafters from across the region set-up in Roan Mountain to sell their goods Saturday morning. Because after months of planning, the first ever Farmers Market in Carter County opened.


  20. New grants shape Carter County next year's educational programsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WCYB

    Unaka High School in Carter County is now able to give their students a head start on college. A grant from the Niswonger foundation of about $56,000 will allow the school to offer Advanced Placement courses that will earn students college credit.