Blevins announces for 2nd District commissioner

From Staff Reports


   Mike Blevins, owner and operator of Blevins Auto Enterprise in Roan Mountain, is announcing his candidacy for 2nd District commissioner.
   Blevins is a lifetime resident of Carter County and a 1965 graduate of Cloudland High School. He attended East Tennessee State University and has operated his own business for more than 30 years.
   Blevins said he looks forward to working hard with a new county executive and fellow commissioners to better serve the community.
   As a commissioner, his priority would be to increase industry in Carter County in order to provide jobs.
   "I plan to continue to support and upgrade our schools," he said. As an executive board member of the Roan Mountain Recreation Foundation, Blevins pledges to continue to work diligently to provide a safe recreational facility for the families of Roan Mountain.
   "I would truly appreciate your support and vote on Aug. 1. My door will always be open for questions and suggestions," he said.