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Posada reflects on animal shelter’s Feral/Community Cat Program success

The Elizabethton/Carter County Animal Shelter has spayed/neutered 132 cats with their Feral/Community Cat Program so far. The program was announced back in August, and allows ... Read more

8 hours ago by Brittnee Nave.

Guest speakers warn against COVID-19 during media briefing

Ballad Health Officials included special guest speakers to stress the dangers of COVID-19 during their weekly media briefing on Wednesday.  The first guest speaker was ... Read more

8 hours ago by Brittnee Nave.

Social media CEOs get earful on bias, warning of new limits

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — With next week’s election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from ... Read more

9 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

Tennessee sets new record for early, mail voting turnout

NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee officials say the state has broken its record for early and absentee voting combined three days before early voting ends for ... Read more

11 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

Heightened unrest in Philadelphia after Black man’s killing

By CLAUDIA LAUER Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A tense Philadelphia braced for more demonstrations Wednesday over the police killing of a Black man following ... Read more

13 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

School bus driver, 7-year-old girl killed in Tennessee crash

DECATUR (AP) — A school bus driver was killed along with a 7-year-old girl after a utility vehicle swerved into their lane. The bus, carrying ... Read more

14 hours ago by AP News Wire Reports.

Unaka High School held mock election on Tuesday 

A mock election was held for students at Unaka High School on Tuesday. The event allowed students to cast their votes using real voting machines (provided by ... Read more

1 day ago by Brittnee Nave.

Meet your candidates for Municipal Judge… Five questions with Jason Holly

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com  On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020, Elizabethton citizens will be making a selection for the Elizabethton Municipal Judge that ... Read more

1 day ago by Ivan Sanders.

A Life Lived: Earl Ellis, Jr., an old soldier who never gave up, but just faded away

Gen. Douglas MacArthur is credited with the saying: “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” Perhaps, that was true with Earl Ellis, Jr., who ... Read more

1 day ago by Rozella Hardin.

Meet your candidates for Municipal Judge… Five questions with Teresa Murray-Smith

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com  On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Elizabethton citizens will be making a selection for the Elizabethton Municipal Judge that ... Read more

1 day ago by Ivan Sanders.

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