April 30, 2003

County licensing branch to remain open

Parks department springs to action as athletic season nears

Children on-line may be exposed to more than parents, authorities know

Three injured in Hwy. 321 wreck

Buying bill for higher ed reaches Senate floor

April 29, 2003

Election Commission holds organizational meeting

April 28, 2003

Naturalists and botanists have been drawn to Roan Mountain for over 200 years

JC man arrested after $15,000 in drugs found

April 27, 2003

Star-studded future
Hometown product, Witten, drafted by Cowboys in third round

ETSU honors county man by adding his name to building where he worked for 26 years

Tuskegee Airman visits EHS

On-line crimes increase as Internet use does

Budget cuts could defer TWRA land interest

Will the county's litter law work?

TVA campgrounds open for 2003 season

Holsclaw, county officials speak out on travel policies

Mountain City man charged with manufacturing marijuana

April 25, 2003

Carter County Schools receive $52,329 for 2002-2003 Safe Schools program

County audit under investigation

EMA garners grants to improve emergency services

TWRA reverses Watauga quality trout zone boundary

War hinders eighth grade trip to nation's capital

Woman, grandchildren escape accident without serious injury

April 24, 2003

Carter County School System faces $400,000 deficit

TVA spilling water, generating power to keep lake levels down

Lover's Lane fire under investigation for possible arson

April 23, 2003

Earth Day celebrated across nation

Clean-up continues with junkyard resolution

Roe defeats Jones; Mohon, Paduch win in JC Commission election

Local woman sues drug company

Two juveniles charged with possession of weapons

Local man offers reward for dog that bit him

April 22, 2003

Commission votes to clean up Carter County

Holly elected interim assessor

Fuel spill closes Highway 19E for six hours

April 21, 2003

Pollution settlements set tone for Earth Day 2003

April 20, 2003

County faces assessor, litter law and stormwater issues

Turning BLEU? Uranium use taking new path after Cold War

Lottery bill moved to Senate floor

Church celebrates 8th anniversary, finds way to boost attendance levels

Local agencies join forces to host Home Safety Day

NFS cite 7 years of O.K.'d assessments on BLEU project

Environmental assessments don't tell whole story say petitioners

Johnson County passes amendment to ridge law to allow construction of wind mill farm

April 18, 2003

City expects skeleton budget, again

Folks in Peters Hollow prepared for egg fight

Driver's license testing centers closing

Bowers named interim director of EMA

Court re-affirms dismissal of Arnold's petition

April 17, 2003

Supreme Court rejects Harris appeal

TCAP given to Carter County kindergartners, first graders this year for first time

County 'raising the roof' on school repairs

JCPD adds mobile substation

Man, woman charged with narcotics following traffic stop

Elizabethton man killed in boating accident

April 16, 2003

Fire damages home on Powder Branch Road

EMA/RACES test ham radio signals for reception across county

Carderview may be answer to community's water needs

Robinson, Jarrett among 'Leadership in Christian Service' recipients

Community supporting soldiers through shoebox effort

Two males arrested in connection with burglarie

April 15, 2003

County schools negotiate budget

Monday at Milligan was simply 'marvelous'

Today is IRS deadline for filing taxes

Man arrested in forgery, charges pending on juvenile


April 14, 2003

Area facilities help addicts overcome problem

April 13, 2003

Ex-POWs recall captivity of past wars

County's unemployment advances slightly in February

Woman pleads guilty to indecent exposure

Merchants discuss ways to promote the downtown

Organizers gearing up for Senesi Classic

Second Annual 'Pig Pickin' for Early Childhood' set April 26

April 11, 2003

Snow, rain create treacherous conditions in Carter County

City school meal prices to increase 15 cents

Water mysteries continue

City to pursue franchise fees

Man arrested after striking officer at hospital

Lawmakers talk homeland security with county constables

Two charged in convenience store burglary

April 10, 2003

Nuclear Fuels Services receives annual review

DOE beefs up security on uranium transport

Workshop to target images of cancer in Appalachia

City of Elizabethton celebrates National D.A.R.E. Day

Davidson takes county Democratic party's reins as Fetzer retires as chairman

April 9, 2003

ETSU students protest funding cuts

Jail Task Force discusses overcrowding issue

April 8, 2003

Serious skilled labor gap plagues county

Authorities identify body of black male found floating in Watauga River by fisherman

Firm may buy city land

EMA director Jim Burrough announces his retirement

National Public Health Week focus is obesity

April 7, 2003

Local woman spearheads effort to benefit troops

Body found is Butler man

Vo-tech training helped lure Siemens-Westinghouse into Carter County

Fisherman finds body of male floating in Watauga River

'Portrait of our Community' takes hard look at county

Traffic accident on Highway 81 leads to investigation of domestic assault

April 6, 2003

Alexander humbled by local support

Inland says thanks, but no thanks...

Carter County: A proactive or reactive approach to the future?

'Support' signs benefit military families

NFS preps for annual review by NRC

Identity crisis one of many issues facing county

April 4, 2003

Ed Alexander reinstated as EHS principal

TVA: Recreation one aspect of development picture

Body of man found in Watauga River, Boone

EHS students take demonstration to City Hall and school board members

Alexander keeping options open

Blevins: policy forbids Alexander's appeal

County could capitalize on history, natural resources

Holly named assessor

Skull found in Washington County identified as that of murdered Bradley County man

April 2, 2003

EHS students walk out over Alexander's suspension

Four-car pileup closes portions of West Elk Avenue

Planners approve fee increase for zoning requests

Haynes Elliott on industry

Local man charged in connection with J.C. stabbing

Man robs Elizabethton store, gets away with undisclosed amount of money

Mountain States to host open house for sleep center

J.C. man arrested for drug possession

April 1, 2003

Administration suspends Alexander as EHS principal

Fire destroys one local business, damages another

County, city face uphill battle to retain industry

Team formed to address homeland security issues

Two arrested in connection with Roan Mountain robbery

Cochran wins award from home school association

Man charged after attack on fellow inmate