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God gets our attention with the ‘gourds’ in our lives

I recently shared this message with the church and have always enjoyed hearing the story of “Jonah.” Just to familiarize you with this story, God ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributed Content.

Human remains discovered near Southside Road, Sheriff’s Office investigating

CONTRIBUTED — The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is investigating human remains that were discovered near Southside Road outside of Elizabethton Wednesday afternoon. Deputies were called ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributed Content.

Milligan students earn eight ADDY® Awards

MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY — A group of Milligan University students and recent alumni were recognized for their creativity at the American Advertising Federation Northeast Tennessee (AAF ... Read more

2 days ago by Contributed Content.

GM looking to build 2nd US battery factory, Tennessee likely

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it’s looking for a site to build a second U.S. battery factory with ... Read more

2 days ago by AP News Wire Reports.

Local program seeks tutors to continue work with adult learners and literacy

FROM STAFF REPORTS A local project that pairs high school students who desire to be teachers with adult learners who want help with literacy skills ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Animal sculpture scavenger hunt installed in downtown Johnson City

Fifteen bronze animal sculptures have been installed in various locations throughout downtown Johnson City. Art students in the East Tennessee State University Department of Art ... Read more

3 days ago by Contributed Content.

‘Vaccine, vaccine’: Dolly sings ‘Jolene’ rewrite before shot

By KRISTIN M. HALL AP Entertainment Writer NASHVILLE (AP) — Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out ... Read more

3 days ago by AP News Wire Reports.

Tennessee to expand vaccine eligibility next week

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI  Associated Press NASHVILLE (AP) — More than 1 million Tennesseans will soon become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine after the Department of ... Read more

3 days ago by AP News Wire Reports.

Hampton man arrested in connection with shooting

Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested one man after a shooting that occurred in Hampton early Thursday morning. At approximately 1:30 a.m., deputies ... Read more

4 days ago by Contributed Content.

Compassion consolidated… It’s time to put action behind words for Carter Compassion Center

BY IVAN SANDERS STAR STAFF ivan.sanders@elizabethton.com  “By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples if ye have love one to another,” ... Read more

4 days ago by Ivan Sanders.

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