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Carter County and Elizabethton schools will have new principals  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — With the coming of August, a *fresh* new school year will be starting. Along with a new freshman class, schools in the Carter County and ...

Elizabethton students excel at East Tennessee School Band Solo and Ensemble Festval  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Band students from Elizabethton High School and from T.A. Dugger Junior High School are used to performing at the very highest levels in ...

Elizabethton High students win NPR podcast challenge Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Four students from Elizabethton High School have won a nationwide Student Podcast Challenge sponsored by National Public Radio.

UPDATE: Elizabethton schools investigation reveals cash problems, 'slush fund'  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Tennessee's comptroller's office said it found “questionable practices” in an investigation of the Elizabethton City School.

Elizabethton's Bartleby gets community partners coordinator Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The Bartleby Program at Elizabethton High School places an emphasis on establishing partnerships with community leaders. For that ...

Elizabethton high schoolers win national podcast competition retelling 'Murderous Mary' story

The podcast will be heard across the country on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered on May 15.

Elizabethton podcasters met with NPR reporters this week.  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — After their podcast about “Murderous Mary” beat out nearly 3000 other entries to win a national contest, Elizabethton High School juniors ...

Students build locker room for Elizabethton High School soccer teams  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The boys and girls soccer teams at Elizabethton High School had something extra to cheer about today.

Elizabethton High offering water aerobics classes to the community  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Tired of not having the energy to function during the day? Need a way to relieve stress? Want to be more fit? Reduce your blood pressure?

Report: Elizabethton High athletic directors mishandled school funds  WCYB

A report from the Tennessee Comptroller's Office issued Tuesday says two Elizabethton High School athletic directors mishandled funds generated during ...

Tusculum University guarantees admission to Elizabethton High School seniors in experiential program  Knoxville News Sentinel

Tusculum University guarantees admission to one East Tennessee high school's students partaking in innovative, experiential program, in Carter County.

Josh Wandell offers words of wisdom to his former students on the eve of their high school graduation  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Graduation is a time to look toward the future, but for many Elizabethton High School seniors, Thursday afternoon was also a chance to look ...

Key Club and Future Farmers of America join forces at Elizabethton High School to prepare a summer of flowers for Ivy Hall residents  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Thursday afternoon was the coldest day yet this January, but a group of Elizabethton High School students were out in that cold, getting ...

Elizabethton School Board approves construction of new soccer practice field  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The soccer teams for Elizabethton High School will soon have a new field for practices and workouts. The Elizabethton City School Board ...

Carter County Commissioner Rick Richardson dies Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The death of Carter County Commissioner Rick Richardson was announced Monday morning by county Mayor Rusty Barnett. “I am very ...

Local high school graduation dates and times Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

With the month of May officially underway, graduation is closer than ever for local high school seniors. The first commencement ceremonies in the area begin on ...

How do you translate "Bless Your Heart" for a Spanish speaking Elizabethton Twin?  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Imagine going to work in a foreign country and not being able to speak the language. That's a problem some Elizabethton Twins rookies ...

Elizabethton high students present ‘Redhead Murders’ profile to FBI agents in Knoxville  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Students at Elizabethton High School received an incredible opportunity Tuesday, their hard work to solve a string of murders dating back to the 1980's caught ...

Tusculum University reaches agreement with Elizabethton on Bartleby students  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Elizabethton High School students who receive the Bartleby seal on their diplomas can expect guaranteed enrollment at Tusculum ...

Pless, O’Quinn unseat Elizabethton School Board incumbents  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

New, but familiar, blood will be on the Elizabethton School Board.

Newcomers take seats on Elizabethton City Council, School Board  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Two newcomers won seats on the Elizabethton City Council while two newcomers joined the Board of Education in Tuesday's municipal ...

Announcing The NPR Student Podcast Challenge Winners  NPR

What happened to a circus elephant in the small East Tennessee town of Erwin a century ago, and what are the people there today doing about it? And what do ...

Grow Carter County unveils ‘Storybook Trail’ through downtown Elizabethton  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Children in Carter County can now take a real-life journey when exploring the world of reading.

Elizabethton students team up to build garden for Ivy Hall Nursing Home  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Elizabethton High School Key Club and the Future Farmers of America teamed up with the Ivy Hall Nursing Home to bring a new kind of garden to life.

Builders Club installed at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Earlier this month, the Elizabethton Kiwanis Club held an installation ceremony for a new Builders Club at T.A. Dugger Junior High School.

Elizabethton City Schools seek more partners for Back-2-School Bash  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — A lot of goodwill has been generated by the annual Back-2-School Bashes put on by the Elizabethton City School System, and the educators ...

Elizabethton schools’ document reveals dismissal of two long-time athletic directors  WJHL

The document lists their dismissal as effective April 2nd. That is the same day an investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury was released.

Region's outstanding young students to be recognized tonight at inaugural event  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Our region has some truly exceptional young students. From an Elizabethton girl who runs a successful hand-lettering business, to a DB Excel ...

The Patriot Way: Former New England linebacker enjoying life back in Elizabethton  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Vince Redd played just one season for the New England Patriots in the National Football League, yet he is still enthusiastic about doing things “The Patriot Way.

Elizabethton students profile 1980s ‘Redhead Murders’ suspect  WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) – On Tuesday, students from Elizabethton High School and law enforcement agencies in our region presented a profile of the serial ...

Charges pending after hit-and-run involving Elizabethton PD cruiser  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

UPDATE: A spokesperson for Tennessee Highway Patrol says charges are pending following a hit-and-run that happened today in Elizabethton, involving a ...

New Elizabethton senior dual enrollment course to focus on college, life skills  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Beginning with the Class of 2020, seniors at Elizabethton High School will be enrolled in a new course designed to teach postsecondary success skills.

Betsy Band finishes second in state championship Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton High School Betsy Band completed another very successful year of band competition on Saturday with a second-place ...

Elizabethton High School Fishing Team is in third place in Bass Pro Shops series.  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — A generation or two ago, a boy who fished on a school day risked truancy. Today, students may earn trips to national tournaments and earn ...

EHS sociology class gets help from University of Tennessee Body Farm  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — When a high school sociology class completed a class project last May, most of the students could only hope that their work could have an ...

Storybook Trail is latest addition to Tweetsie Trail Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The latest addition to the ever evolving Tweetsie Trail is the Storybook Trail an the point where the Tweetsie Trail borders the property of ...

Elizabethton High School gets grant to promote new certifications for industry  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Next year, Elizabethton High School students be able to earn a newly recognized industry certification at the school, thanks to a grant from ...

Cyclones' Jennings, Blue Devils' Strother join Division I ranks  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Elizabethton's Garrett Jennings and Unicoi County's Brett Strother signed with NCAA Division I football programs Wednesday. Jennings, a 6-foot-7, 317-pound ...

Elizabethton third-grader runs into national spotlight Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Vella Nave hasn't been running for very long, but she's already turning heads. The Elizabethton third-grader recently finished sixth in the AAU cross country ...

Knights of Columbus provide "seed" money for Elizabethton Special Education  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Students in the special education program at Elizabethton High School will begin cultivating plants for their new market garden, thanks to a ...

Wilson, Pless removed as Cyclones' co-athletic directors  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Elizabethton High School's recently announced personnel decisions will have a major effect on the school's athletic programs. According to source close to the ...

Betsy Band captures accolades at John Battle  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

It was a successful weekend for Elizabethton High School.

Former co-athletic director addresses Elizabethton School Board about dismissal  WJHL

A former co-athletic director of Elizabethton High School addressed school board members Tuesday night about his recent dismissal.

Perkins provides all-season support for Cyclones Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Every successful team needs a foundation, and Evan Perkins has provided a building block for all seasons. The Elizabethton High School senior has enjoyed a ...

Bartleby students take $1,000 from sharks Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

BLOUNTVILLE — Elizabethton High School's Bartleby program jumped in the Shark Tank on Friday and fished out $1000. The new Bartleby program is part of ...

Gavel by day, microphone for Friday night football  Johnson City Press (subscription)

When Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street hangs up his judge's robe this afternoon, he'll put on a radio announcer's headset. It's not quite a career change, but.

Scholarship being established to honor Hampton High standout  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

One Carter County native's legacy of giving back to others will continue to grow next month.

Harry Stout has unlocked a lot of doors in his long life  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — It was over 50 years ago that Harry T. Stout started a part-time locksmith business in Elizabethton. That business grew and Harry T. Stout ...

"In God We Trust" motto now displayed in Carter County schools  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The motto "In God We Trust" is now being displayed in schools through Carter County.

Elizabethton students' research on 'Redhead Murders' to air on national podcast  WJHL

Research conducted by high school students, here in the Tri-Cities, will be used in the national podcast “Out of the Shadows” to help solve murder mysteries in ...

10 Out and About things to do Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Reception for Lydia Wilson Memorial Exhibition at Reece Museum: A reception for the “Lydia Wilson Memorial Exhibition” at the Reece Museum at East ...

Erwin board approves hotel tax and Erwin Utilities transition  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ERWIN — The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday approved a 2.5 percent hotel/motel tax and a resolution authorizing the transfer of all Erwin ...

Director of Schools and Former Athletic Director respond to the state audit release on missing funds  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Dr. Corey Gardenhour, Director of Elizbethton City Schools, and Eddie Pless, Former Athletic Director, responded to the state audit release on missing funds.

HISTORY WITH HAYES: Elizabethton teammates remember Jason Witten  Bristol Herald Courier

Mike Morrell has been on the job as the head men's basketball coach at UNC Asheville for a few weeks and life has been hectic, but last Thursday he took.

Elizabethton High School students release profile of "Bible Belt Strangler"  WZTV

It's a school project like none other.A sociology class at Elizabethton High School spent the semester working with a podcast host to track down the suspected ...

Emmert inducted into Milligan College Hall of Fame  Huron Daily Tribune

MILLIGAN, TN - Craig Emmert, a 2001 graduate and basketball standout at Cass City was inducted into Milligan College's Basketball Hall of Fame on Oct. 26 for ...

UPDATE: Carter County Schools lockdown lifted Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County School System was in a "soft lockdown" on Tuesday in response to threats made on social media. All schools were ...

New Elizabethton High School drone program can lead to FAA remote pilot certificate  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The conversation in education has lately revolved around how to prepare students for jobs that don't yet exist. The new small Unmanned ...

'The Bible Belt Strangler': E. Tenn. students draft serial killer profile in unsolved cases  Knoxville News Sentinel

A group of East Tennessee high school sociology class students have developed a profile of a possible serial killer behind the "Redhead Murders."

Podcast shares Mary the Elephant's story  Erwin Record

A group of four students from Elizabethton High School have been named honorary citizens of the Town of Erwin and even received keys to the town.

Eight local women compete for crown, scholarships Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Eight young women will take the stage Saturday in Science Hill High School's auditorium to compete for college scholarships and prizes in the Miss Johnson ...

UPDATE: Elizabethton, Washington Co. schools to close because of flu  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Instead of snowfall, absences from flu and other seasonal illnesses prompted Elizabethton and Washington County school officials Wednesday to shut down ...

BREAKING: Tennessee Senate passes school voucher bill 20-13  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL)- Thursday morning there was extensive discussion ahead of a vote on the ESA bill in Nashville on the Senate floor.

TN Department of Health: First measles case of 2019 is in East Tennessee  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

(WJHL)- News Channel 11 has just learned the State Public Health Laboratory has confirmed a positive test for measles in an East Tennessee resident.

WEB EXTRA: An Extended Conversation with Pal Barger  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

How did they get the name "Frenchie Fries"? What's Pal Barger's favorite food at Pal's Sudden *Service*? What is Pal's secret for success? News Channel 11's ...

THS band to perform at Neyland Stadium | Local News  Tullahoma News and Guardian

Get ready, Big Orange Country, because the Tullahoma High School Band is coming to Knoxville.

EHS senior begins new position with Elizabethton City School Board  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton City School Board set a precedent Tuesday night when its new student liaison sat with the board for the first time.

Elizabethton H.S. celebrates first night in new Citizens Bank Stadium  WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) – A multi-million dollar project months in the making is complete, and tonight the Elizabethton High School football team will make ...

He's back! Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Jason Witten is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Dallas Cowboys after one season as a television analyst. The 36-year-old Witten, who starred at ...

Washington Co. school bus rear-ended by vehicle; No injuries  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

UPDATE: A spokesperson for the Washington County Schools System tells News Channel 11 that a bus carrying Boones Creek elementary and middle school ...

Locals make up Roan Scholars Class of 2023 at ETSU  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Roan Scholars Leadership Program at East Tennessee State University has selected eight high school seniors to join the Roan Class of 2023.

Local high school teams test solar powered go-karts at BMS  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

High school students from across the region put solar power to use in a competition Tuesday at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The Town That Hanged An Elephant Is Now Working To Save Them  WPLN

In the tiny town of Erwin, Tenn., history is the elephant in the room. At the Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce, Cathy Huskins remembers one particularly.

Tri-Cities mom opens center providing free services for people with disabilities  WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL)- Betty Barnes says the past 21 years with her son Jeremy has been a wild ride. “It's been up-and-down, crazy, insane, you know ...

NEW DETAILS: Washington Co. BOE member arrested; Violated order of protection  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - A Washington County, Tennessee School Board member is free on bond following his second arrest in less than one month.

ETSU Cheer 'so much more than a team'  Kingsport Times News

The NCAA doesn't classify it as a sport. A lot of people balk at the mere thought of it becoming one. But most of those people don't really see the whole picture ...

ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy graduate meets with legislators in D.C.  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Walking through the halls of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Kira Weaver was on a mission.

Parents rally in Greene County in hopes of keeping two schools open  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Parents of students at West Pines and Glenwood Elementary Schools in Greene County wanted their voices heard Friday.

Elevated lead levels discovered in drinking water, South Elizabethton Utility customers sent letter  WJHL

CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL)- On Friday, thousands of customers with a local utility district received a letter in the mail, warning about the findings of elevated ...

East Tennessee works case of local serial killer victim  WVLT.TV

It started as a lesson on how to catch a killer, but became much more.

Officially in need: High school referees getting harder to find  Johnson City Press (subscription)

A shortage of referees across Tennessee has prompted the TSSAA to issue a statewide call for help. Needed are not a few here-and-there fill-ins, but a young ...

OPERATION INCOGNITO: Week-long crackdown on distracted driving kicks off in East Tennessee  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Law enforcement agencies across the state and beyond are working to crack down on distracted driving.

Theater near church in Tennessee avoids ‘Hellboy' title with 'Heckboy'  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A Tennessee movie theater that sits across from a church and next to an elementary school is promoting the latest movie in the “Hellboy” franchise as “Heckboy.”

East Tenn. high school class raises awareness of decades-old cold case  WATE 6 On Your Side

That case, frozen in time for more than thirty years, until just last week when the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified the victim as Tina Farmer.

BPD: Man charged after crashing car with police officer inside  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Investigators with the Bristol, TN Police Department say a man faces several charges after attempting to leave the scene of a crime and injuring an officer.

Newport man charged with statutory rape out on bond  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A Newport man accused of raping a teenager is out on bond, according to the Cocke County Sheriff's Office.

Student sleuths investigating "bible-belt strangler"

Elizabethton, TN — A group of high school student detectives are investigating a series of unsolved killings. Tuesday, the students from Elizabethton High ...

Andrew McKeehan named president of Carter County Bank  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON – Andrew McKeehan has been named market president for Carter County Bank. McKeehan is a native of Elizabethton and has 21 years of ...

Authorities identify alleged shooter, victims in 'random' Sevierville mall shooting  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A Pennsylvania woman was killed, a Massachusetts man was injured and an East Tennessee man killed himself in what is believed to be a random shooting at ...

Back When - David Crockett still lives in Elizabethton  Citizentribune

There's not a single doubt in my newspaper-writing mind that the David Crockett who breathed his last at the Alamo in 1836 would have liked the David Crockett ...

Bristol calls in National Guard to help stranded motorists on I-81  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The City of Bristol is requesting help from the Virginia National Guard for people stranded on Interstate 81.

Report: FBI investigating controversial Tennessee school voucher vote  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether lawmakers were offered improper incentives to vote for Gov. Bill Lee's school voucher bill, according ...

Protesters voice concern over Ballad Health NICU consolidation  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

For the third day in a row, a group of concerned citizens gathered to protest outside a Tri-Cities Hospital.

FIRST LOOK: ETSU says Martin Center for the Arts on track to open in 2020  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Friday afternoon News Channel 11's Justin Soto got an inside look at the Martin Center for the Arts as construction is well underway.

Elizabethton Schools asking for T.A. Dugger renovations, expansion  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Officials of the Elizabethton City School System have recently begun campaigning for an eight-classroom expansion project at T.A. Dugger ...

High School Students May Have Uncovered A Serial Killer, The 'Bible Belt Strangler'  Oxygen

Students at Elizabethton High School in Tennessee examined a string of unsolved murders in the area from the 1980s. They believe a truck driver may have ...

East Tennessee students work to find ”bible belt strangler’  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — High school students are working with law enforcement to crack a cold case after a serial killer terrorized states in the early 80's.

Several improvements made to Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A Tri-Cities landmark has received several improvements in the past year.

Arctic blast to bring snow accumulation, bitterly freezing temps  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Indications are around 1 to 3 inches looks reasonable, with the mountains looking at around 2 to 4 inches.

Doughnuts & Dialogue Programs  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Morrison school located in Bristol, Virginia is for students, kindergartien through 12th grade that learn differently. Jami Verderosa from Morrison school joins us ...

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