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News in Carter County, Tennessee

Man found in Watauga Lake was co-owner of popular Johnson City restaurant
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:17:09 -0700

Investigators released the name of a man whose body was found in Watauga Lake after a sailboat washed ashore in Carter County.

Tennessee Promise program poses challenges to students, colleges
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:33:00 -0700

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed the Tennessee Promise program into law months ago but now the hard work starts, as students try to register before the November deadline.

Knox County student left on bus raises questions
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:40:42 -0700

A 12-year-old special needs student  left alone on a school bus  for more than five hours has 6 News asking questions of Knox County Schools and the bus company. 

Carter High School football player recovers following liver tear during game
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:25:42 -0700

An East Tennessee high school football player, badly injured on the field Friday night, was released from the hospital Monday.

Crews find body of missing boater in Watauga Lake in Tennessee
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:59:00 -0700

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Rescue crews have pulled the body of a missing boater from Watauga Lake.

Campaign Notebook: Dr. Headrick speaks in Roane
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:03:37 -0700

Dr. Mary Headrick will be the keynote speaker today at the Roane County Democratic Party's Labor Day picnic, according to a news release.

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:13:57 -0700

Researchers at the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute (TNACI) are preparing to release more than 1,100 baby trout they have been rearing in Chattanooga for nearly one year.

Crews find body of missing boater
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:07:28 -0700

Rescue crews have pulled the body of a missing boater from Watauga Lake.

Multi-vehicle crash snarls traffic on Asheville Hwy. near I-40
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 04:25:51 -0700

A multi-vehicle crash is snarling traffic on Asheville Highway near Interstate 40 Friday morning.

Veterans go fly fishing with Project Healing Waters
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:02:02 -0700

Project Healing Waters and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency have put disabled veterans together with local fishing guides for a day of fishing on the Watauga River near Elizabethton.