July 31, 2002

Resident says junked cars are cluttering neighborhood

State water quality points to pollution control needs

Local meetings to address water quality

Polling places open to voters on Thursday

July 30, 2002

City woman files $2 million suit against hospital, doctor alleging misdiagnosis

Two charged after found asleep at traffic light

Summers-Taylor begins TDOT paving project

TCRA experiences decline in airline passengers

Crowe and Cole announce art grants awarded to Cloudland

July 29, 2002

County man arrested after two-hour standoff

Relay for Life: A personal crusade for some; for others a chance to fight the terror of cancer

July 28, 2002

PAC Men: State incumbents get healthy dollars from political lobbies

Cameco, Westinghouse join LES consortium to build uranium enrichment facility

Independent' label suits Mattioli just fine

Public service keeps Ralph Cole moving forward

A return of leadership a must says Kevin Cole

Crowe says sales tax paves way for new leadership

Cochran believes change imminent in Carter County, Nashville

Gabriel believes right decisions can make state 'Wal-Mart of the South'

July 26, 2002

Potter, Gray spend big in county election races

EPA 'Smart Growth' grant helps communities revitalize

2002 TCAP scores show improved math, reading scores

Who likes who in Carter County

TSSAA to hold rules meeting

July 25, 2002

Early voters pleased to avoid long lines at polls

Blown fuse knocks out power to 15,000 county residents

Revenue plan adds sales and use tax to single article items

County Democrats field candidates in county, state elections

Inmates apprehended after crawling through jail vents

Court reverses order to suppress evidence in DTF case

Judge condemns SWAT team actions

July 24, 2002

Zoning laws questioned by area resident

Three hospitalized after Highway 321 crash

EES board approves 2002-2003 budget, term ends for Matherly

Governor sets forth new driver license requirements

EPA to announce 'Smart Growth' grants

July 23, 2002

NRC: NFS project would increase pollutants but pose no impact

NAF trial tentatively set for December, location uncertain

LES announcement of proposed sites delayed

Roadblocks, 'Booze It & Lose It' promote driver awareness

July 22, 2002

Eco-tourism business brings 'big medicine' to Watauga Lake

July 21, 2002

Clark will end 20 years as county executive

Shoppers disgusted by sales tax increase

Finance director will save county dollars, say other executives

Trial dates set for defendants charged in Oxycodone death=

Bryant says race to senate seat is now a 'dead heat'

Cox: Incentives needed for industrial development

Colbaugh announces candidacy for county executive

Armstrong vows to continue work for county

Treadway: Education plays a big part in county's future

Former commissioner Roberts seeks election in 7th District

Tolley says county's latest improvements are long over due

Davis seeks to be public servant, not politician

Roberts concerned with education, spending of tax dollars

Tester seeks re-election as state committee woman

Sheryl Watson to seek 1st District commission seat

Tester announces candidacy for 7th District commission seat

Younce seeks re-election as constable in 7th District

Tester sees education, economic growth as major issues

July 19, 2002

Get out the calculator; time to add up the costs of a DUI

Prosecutors to get help with DUI, domestic caseload

Former car dealer jailed in Washington County

Texas-based company solicitation tactics questioned

July 18, 2002

Jackson County farmer determined to win governor's seat

Frist condemns Daschle over politics

If you think jail's no picnic, wait 'til you meet 'the wicked witch'

Big Springs standoff ends peacefully

Kingsport group to host forum on ozone alerts

July 17, 2002

11th-offense DUI?

Education leaders concerned about tuition increase

Candidates speak out at forum

SSH gero-psych unit celebrates first anniversary

EES makes final budget cuts

July 16, 2002

Gap Creek residents evacuated after accident causes propane leak

Elizabethton woman airlifted after 4-wheeler accident

Commission approves extended solid waste fee contract with BFI

Outgoing executive, commissioners bid farewell to public service

Timing, retirements making summer stressful for Financial Committee

July 15, 2002

Murphy wins national award for service to veterans

Two arrested after theft of flowers

July 14, 2002

Big turnout highlights first day of early voting

Paying to work hard at ETCH 'no sweat' for 'Know Sweat' volunteers

Stoney Creek firefighters bring home first-place trophies

State imposes 'premarital training tax' on Tennessee couples

Conservative approach to spending is important says Snyder

Smith to draw on experience to help lead county

Franklin would bring fresh ideas to commission

Renfro believes recruiting jobs should be group effort

Commission's work to improve county far from done says McKinney

Clark will chair final commission meeting Monday

Clawson would promote jobs, education as commissioner

Blankenship: County needs to focus on water, industry

Bayless would focus on water supply to lure industry

Lewis would use business experience to help county

Jackson believes new choices can take county in new, successful directions

July 12, 2002

Crowe says he has no regrets about not voting for income tax

City to consult school board regarding future annexation requests

Court dismisses case against judge; appeal filed

Commission, county will have new look after Monday meeting

Two workers contaminated after spill at NFS

July 11, 2002

Sales tax increase creates confusion for small businesses

Zoning ties county's hands in flooding complaint

City council will continue to smooth out budget issues

Davis family to receive 'Letters of Gratitude' from Atlanta

July 10, 2002

County election commission prepares for early voting

County writing scores reveal females score higher than males

Citizens unite against enrichment plant, threats

Race now competitive says Mrs. Alexander

July 9, 2002

City schools move ahead after state funding restored

July 8, 2002

Local Red Cross chapter could close soon

July 7, 2002

Cole thinks sales tax increase will be detrimental to county

Burrow charged with reckless homicide in highway worker's death

NFS issued violations by NRC

Miller seeks re-election in 2nd District

Sisk announces candidacy for re-election for commissioner

Nave to seek re-election to commission

Hicks seeks re-election for constable in 6th District

Funding county services to be a challenge says Sisk

Goldsberry wants end to county's status quo

Croy wants accountability for taxpayers' money

Woods wants fairness in county zoning policies

Pearman endorses water authority and a new look for economic development

Solutions not quick fixes will improve county says Whaley

County must adapt to changing times, Nave says

Hyder would explore ways to put county back on track

Culler has experience to make 'the hard decisions'

Tester would focus on making county financially stable

Bowers wants to stop migration from county

July 5, 2002

Community gathers for war memorial groundbreaking

EES board labors over proposed budget

Crowe, Davis sponsor state budget reforms

July 3, 2002

Friend or foe? National guardsmen prepare for the worst

Carter man indicted for second-degree murder

Committee votes to extend county's solid waste contract with BFI

WRWA requests city to withdraw water intake permit

Jonesborough Days promises to be festive

July 2, 2002

Two homes lost in Stoney Creek, Jackson Avenue fires

Shutdown leaves some local offices empty

Opposing budget views divide local legislators

Roofing contractor sues City of Elizabethton, others

July 1, 2002

UFOs: Extraordinary discoveries require extraordinary evidence

Slow economic growth attributed to decline in emissions

Fireworks illegal on national forest land

Oil collection program aids farmers, improves environment