Carter County receives grant for water lines
  
From Staff Reports

   Carter County will receive a $500,000 grant to repair water lines from the Community Development Block Grant. State Representative Ralph Cole (R-Elizabethton) made the announcement Thursday after speaking with Gov. Don Sundquist.
   "I am very grateful that Governor Sundquist has approved the grant, and I appreciate all the hard work that he has done in helping me make so many needed improvements in our area," Rep. Cole said.
   Rep. Cole stated the grant will assist in helping Carter County bring clean water to its residents.
   "Infrastructure is very important to the well-being of our citizens and the economic development of our county," Cole said. "This is a sizable grant coming into one county. I am just pleased to have been a part of this effort."