May 31, 2002

State Supreme Court could decide income tax issue

Twins to participate in highway safety promotional efforts

J&W Market appeals revoked beer license

Fireworks return to Covered Bridge Festival

May 30, 2002

Carter murder case sent to grand jury

MEC customers' feelings mixed about 'Operation Pocket Change'

Big Springs water project remains on track

Case dismissed against EPD officer

May 29, 2002

EES contemplates costs of 'tree-trimming'; budget is tight

Big Springs extension to provide cleaner water

May 28, 2002

Can Tennessee cash in on Georgia's lottery model?

May 26, 2002

National Guard combat force deploys for intensive training

Meth Lab

Vietnam veteran thankful fellow Marines saved his life

Sluder announces for 2nd District commissioner

Miller seeks 7th District constable position

Baker announces for 1st District constable

More than $52,000 raised for war memorial

2002 Covered Bridge Celebration gets new logo

May 24, 2002

Elizabethton man charged with rape

Upstate's house is a House divided

Harrell property set for auction

NAF trial may move to Washington County

Two injured in Gap Creek Road accident

American Legion to place flags on county veterans' graves

May 23, 2002

THP prepares for busy holiday weekend

Board deadlocked concerning plight of ex-city workers

Frist says bioterrorism bill will increase readiness

Income tax suffers defeat in house - legislators likely to vote on it again

City school board approves amended budget

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations

MEC introduces 'Operation Pocket Change'

May 22, 2002

U.S. 19E accident claims life of Hampton man

N.C. man charged with assaulting city officers, jailers

City will not disturb private property in building of Walgreens

Terrorism is focus at local emergency planning meeting

Officials give city water bill 'new look'

Mom says growth hormone is big asset to her little boy

May 21, 2002

City negotiates with developer to build Walgreens

Sheriff's department, school budgets picked to the bone

City schools to amend tight budget, waiting on state

Souder cleared of charges, but will retire

May 19-20, 2002

Elizabethton businessman faces multiple charges

T.A. Dugger principal retires after 27 years in education

New T.A. Dugger principal to focus on needed change

Range Elementary School receives $250,000 reading grant

JC park under surveillance following arrests

NFS, union sign new four-year labor contract

Former TVA chairman joins UAI board

May 17, 2002

Liquor-by-the-drink brings revenue to area cities

Local citizens express opinions about liquor-by-the-drink

Area agencies hit hard by reductions in funding

And the county candidates are ...

Appy Trail hikers will assist Eastman Hiking Club with shelter reconstruction project

May 16, 2002

Arlene Campbell visits Holy Land during height of Israeli attacks

Firefighters: A lifeline between fire and victim

Fire marshal called in

Carter County couple volunteer as weekend managers at Ronald McDonald House

Petition deadline today for county election

Hampton restaurant owner pleads guilty to sex charges

May 15, 2002

Three city businesses destroyed by massive fire

Personnel board debates plight of 3 city employees

Non-profit organizations request county funds

Local Red Cross director says chapter in danger of losing charter

May 14, 2002

SunTrust Bank hit again by robbers

JC warehouse fire sparks debate about former hospital site

Foundation brings technology to Carter County schools

Baseball commission clarifies role

May 13, 2002

NLRB judge sets aside union vote at Snap-On

May 12, 2002

MSHA officials give reasons for emergency department overload

Carter County saying 'No' to drugs, 'Yes' to drug court

Croy announces for 3rd District commissioner

Davis announces for 8th District commissioner

Woods seeks re-election as 3rd District commissioner

Walker announces for 5th District constable

Hyder vying for commissioner in 4th District

Bowers announces for 4th District commissioner

Roan Mountain VFD awarded Junior Godsey Memorial Grant

May 10, 2002

Suspected pipe bomb, suspicious package keep police hopping

City approves 'uneventful' 2002-2003 budget

CCSD on a roll with video poker machine raids

May 9, 2002

Citizen tips pay off in seizure of poker machines

Letter Carriers National Food Drive is Saturday

Sen. Frist discusses HIV/AIDS bill debated in House

Local teachers' salaries same as state: Bottom third in nation

May 8, 2002

Eighty-year-old stages one-man protest against ACLU's stance on Ten Commandments

Planning commission designated as 'regional'

Four reindicted in drug-related deaths

Former Carter County auto dealer indicted by grand jury

Chopped vehicle leads to Elizabethton man's arrest

May 7, 2002

Parks and Rec to charge fee for use of Joe O'Brien field

May 5-6, 2002

County not holding primary election for first time in 30 years

Recent grant means new truck, equipment for WVFD

Unicoi, Elizabethton store robberies could be linked

New covered bridge logo promotes regional identity

Shriners: World-class medical care at no cost to victims

Local student visits grandparents in Romania  for first time since coming to America

Lottery dates back to 1530; New Hampshire establishes first state lottery in 1964

Outreach event for sick nuclear workers set in Erwin

Dalton excels in News Relays

Eastman receives environmental stewardship award

May 3, 2002

Water Authority project flooded by red tape

Highway committee gets to the root of road problems

Lees-McRae honors Donnie Davis with scholarship fund

Stoney Creek apparently Carter County's 'tornado alley'

Alcoa employees sue over severance pay package

Governor launches 'Click it or Ticket' seat belt campaign

Used book sale begins today at American Legion Building

Crowe bill calling for Constitutional Convention moves to Senate floor

May 2, 2002

Highway committee gets to the root of road problems

$1,000 reward offered for information on city 'pipe bomber'

May 1, 2002

Bomb technicians called to detonate 4th pipe bomb

Truck accident creates oil, diesel spill on Watauga Lake

MSHA hospitals to observe National Day of Prayer

NRC identifies strengths, shortcomings at NFS

County receives federal funding for improvements

CES to host Red Cross  Bloodmobile May 2