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Our View, Author at www.elizabethton.com


This month, give back to the American Red Cross by volunteering, giving blood or a donation

March is Red Cross Month, a tradition begun by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1943, and every president since has had the privilege of making ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:45 pm


Dolly Parton remembers her humble beginnings

Even though she’s known around the globe for her stunning songwriting and sparkling personality, Dolly Parton is most well-known in her home state for being ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, February 26, 2021 3:12 pm


City plans summer activities with or without COVID-19

The City of Elizabethton is planning to move ahead with its summer activities in the hopes that COVID-19 cases will be down. On the schedule ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:45 pm


Remembering Carter County’s COVID-19’s victims

We will remember the past year as a year of absence. The friends and family we missed seeing. Churches closed and on-line services substituted. Our ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, February 19, 2021 12:51 pm


Get people vaccinated, then lift the restrictions

The local mandate for wearing face coverings is expected to end at the end of the month. However, we would encourage the mandate be extended ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:50 pm


Homework needed before making a decision on community schools

This week, the Carter County School Board was presented with the results of a study, which recommended the closing of Keenburg and Little Milligan Elementary ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, February 12, 2021 2:41 pm


Now is not the time to ease up on COVID restrictions

The Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine dashboard shows that 8.53 percent of Tennesseans have received at least one one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2:13 pm


Super Bowl parties aren’t worth the risk

Today is Super Bowl Sunday. Super Bowl Sunday brings together things that many of us love: football, food, drinks, friends and camaraderie. The Super Bowl ... Read more

by Our View, Friday, February 5, 2021 2:09 pm


Six more weeks of winter? Groundhog says so

It’s fascinating all of the ways that people use to predict the weather…but, a groundhog? Folklore has been used for generations to judge the weather, ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:03 pm


Give thanks for COVID-19 frontline workers

Yes, we are still in the midst of a pandemic, and we may be for sometime. Already this week in Carter County, alone, we have ... Read more

by Our View, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:21 pm

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