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State audit unveils deficiencies, missing funds within Elizabethton City Schools  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

State auditors revealed in a report "operational deficiencies and missing funds" within Elizabethton City Schools.



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 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 ...



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

KNOXVILLE, TN (WJHL) - Students at Elizabethton High School received an incredible opportunity Tuesday, their hard work to solve a string of murders dating ...



Elizabethton City Schools: 'district acted proactively to address violations, deficiencies'  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) - Officials with Elizabethton City Schools say the district "acted proactively to address violations and deficiencies." This after state ...



Elizabethton sets school record on ACT average composite score  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — There has been good news in high schools, both at Elizabethton High School and schools across the state, on the results of last year's ACT ...



State investigates Elizabethton High School over allegations of misuse of funds  WJHL

School officials revealed on Monday afternoon that Elizabethton High is being investigated by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury on allegations related ...



Elizabethton High School welcomes new SRO  WJHL

Elizabethton High School proudly introduces Officer James Stevens as its new School Resource Officer. Stevens has served at the Elizabethton Police ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Police find no threat after reported security concern at Elizabethton High School  WJHL

Elizabethton, TN - Elizabethton Police investigated a reported security concern at a city high school but determined there was no danger to students and ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



Elizabethton students present profile of 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 ...



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

It was a successful weekend for Elizabethton High School.



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.



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 ...



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

The students 'Facetimed' Gemma Hoskins of the Netflix series The Keepers. Hoskins has reportedly been working with Shane Waters in his podcast.



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 ...



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

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



TBI Redhead Murders development encourages Elizabethton student sleuths  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Elizabethton High School sociology teacher whose class project last spring put the so-called "Redhead Murders" back on law enforcement's radar plans to ...



Salvation Army Angel Tree holds kickoff Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The Walmart in Elizabethton was filled with Christmas spirit Thursday morning for the kickoff of the Salvation Army's 2018 Angel Tree ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 community welcomes back Betsy Band from state championship  WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL)- The Elizabethton High School Betsy Band were welcomed back by the community Sunday afternoon from the state championship ...



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 ...



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.



Barry Johnson resigns as Elizabethton head coach  WJHL

Barry Johnson resigned from his position of Elizabethton High School Girls Basketball Head Coach Monday.



Elizabethton community reacts to report of Jason Witten's retirement  WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL)- - The word is not official, but ESPN reported Friday that Dallas Cowboys Tight End Jason Witten plans to retire after the 2018 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



'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."



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 ...



Storybook Trail has successful debut despite snow Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Despite the snow flurries and chilly winds, a group of students from Harold McCormick Elementary School enjoyed being a among the very ...



TA Dugger building is 75 years old  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — This year marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the school that is now T.A. Dugger Jr. High School. The following is a history that has ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Science Hill vs Elizabethton High School Football Game Preview  WJHL

Toppers have won 9 out of the last 10 times they have faced Elizabethton.



Student sleuths investigating "bible-belt strangler"  WBIR.com

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



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

A class of Tennessee high school students — who created a suspect profile for a serial killer, dubbing him the "Bible Belt Strangler" — may help make a break in ...



Auction to benefit Cyclone Baseball  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Interested in going to the Masters golf tournament, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game or the Home Run Derby? The Elizabethton High ...



Elizabehton High School Chorus shines at All East competition  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — This is an extremely busy time for the Elizabethton High School Chorus, with many public appearances to sing Christmas favorites. Tuesday ...



High School Class Renewed Interest In Murders  Greeneville Sun

Interest was rekindled in the 1985 murder of 17-year-old Elizabeth Lamotte, then still unidentified, and cold cases involving the murders of other women when a ...



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 ...



Sister: Vines still on top of her game  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Not missing a beat, Danielle Vines has made a smooth transition to college tennis. The three-time state singles champion at Elizabethton High School recently ...



Elizabethton HS community welcomes home "Betsy Band" state champions  WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, TN (WJHL) - The Elizabethton High School Betsy Band has officially been named Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Champions.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Carter County kids program needs help with transportation costs  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Charitable organizations often resort to emotional appeals to encourage donations during this season of giving. That's not the strategy the ...



Betsy Band headed to Neyland Stadium Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — Ticket sales to the University of Tennessee's football game on Sept. 23 have just gotten a lot hotter in Elizabethton in the past two days, and ...



Eight seniors selected for Roan Scholars' Class of 2022  Kingsport Times News

JOHNSON CITY – The Roan Scholars Leadership Program at East Tennessee State University has selected eight high school seniors for the incoming Class of ...



Elizabethton, Carter Co. students among 5 new Niswonger Scholars  Johnson City Press (subscription)

The Niswonger Foundation, founded by Greeneville, Tennessee businessman and philanthropist Scott M. Niswonger, has selected five high school seniors to ...



6 high-school friends earn Eagle Scout rank together  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Of the thousands of young men who join the Boys Scouts of America, only 5 percent ever earn the rank of Eagle Scout, according to the National Eagle Scout ...



How a tip, an internet blog and curiosity shed light on a 34-year-old disappearance  Indianapolis Star

Loved ones in Indianapolis last saw Tina Marie McKenney Farmer on Thanksgiving Day in 1984.



Science Hill students race solar go-karts at annual Bristol Speedway competition  Johnson City Press (subscription)

BRISTOL — After finishing in 12th place at last year's Bristol Motor Speedway Solar Go-Kart Challenge endurance race, Science Hill High School students ...



How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...



Carter County mom has warning to parents following Chilhowie meningitis case  WJHL

TRI-CITIES, TN/VA (WJHL) – Chilhowie Elementary School is closed for the rest of the week after a child was diagnosed with meningitis; a Carter County family ...



Students race solar powered go-karts at Bristol Motor Speedway  WJHL

Racing returned to Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday, but it wasn't NASCAR drivers hitting the high banks. Instead, dozens of students showed off their skills.



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 ...



Elizabethton City Council votes to cut animal shelter funding  Johnson City Press (subscription)

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton City Council may reject a request from Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey for increased funding for the ...



Johnson County wins Cyclones Classic  The Tomahawk

By Tim Chambers Tomahawk Sports Editor TomahawkSportsEditor@gmail.com. ELIZABETHTON—You don't need a crystal ball to see that the future looks ...



Elizabethton takes top award in Hilltopper band competition; Sullivan Central, East and Unicoi win awards  Kingsport Times News

JOHNSON CITY — Elizabethton High School's marching band took the Classes AAA and AAAA Grand Champion award at the 2015 Hilltopper Invitational ...



Eastside's Lawson commits to UNC-Asheville  Kingsport Times News

COEBURN – Eastside's Luke Lawson is headed down the road from his Wise County home to Asheville in the upcoming school year. Eastside basketball coach ...



Elizabethton Set to Kick Off New Era  TricitiesSports.com

ELIZABETHTON — There has been an air of excitement throughout the Elizabethton City School community since the last play of the 2014 football season for ...



Unicoi County track and field athletes win conference events  Erwin Record

Several Unicoi County High School track and field athletes won or placed in their respective events during the 2018 Three Rivers Conference meet held at ...



Suspect arrested in Gibbs school threat ID'd as 15-year-old sophomore  Knoxville News Sentinel

Authorities have identified the suspect arrested in connection with a threat that prompted brief lockdowns at three Gibbs schools Wednesday as a 15-year-old ...



Lady Devils fall in title game, advance to region  Erwin Record

From Staff Reports. There are a lot of factors that can turn a basketball game in favor of one team or another. In the District 1-AA championship game played on ...



NFL season ready to begin for trio of local players  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Already established as one of the Dallas Cowboys' all-time greats, Jason Witten will embark on his 15th NFL season Sunday night. Earlier in the day, Pittsburgh ...



Woman found dead 33 years ago finally identifed  WBIR.com

A woman murdered more than three decades ago has finally been identified, but investigators are still looking for the person that likely killed her and several ...



Back to square one: Falcons' Rider resigns after 10 years  Therogersvillereview

CHURCH HILL –– Volunteer High School's football program is back to square one. Scott Rider, the head football coach for the last 10 years, has stepped down.



Blue Devils win district title, advance to region  Erwin Record

From Staff Reports. “Survive and advance” is the name of the game in the postseason. And that's what the Unicoi County High School boys basketball team ...



Harrison Named Head Football Coach At South Greene  Greeneville Sun

After a year of sharing the head coaching duties at South Greene High School, Jordy Harrison has been named the sole head football coach entering the 2016 ...



Stewarts Creek High School hosts District II State Band Championship  Murfreesboro Post

Stewarts Creek High School hosted the 37th Annual Tennessee Division II State Marching Band Championship Nov. 4 for the fourth consecutive year.



VHS wrestlers prepare for post-season | Sports  Therogersvillereview

ELIZABETHTON – Volunteer's wrestling team is winding down its regular season and preparing for the upcoming postseason.



Johnson County Middle School softball looking good for season  The Tomahawk

By Tim Chambers. Sometimes rebuilding can result in reloading when you lose the core group from your championship team from a year ago. The Longhorns ...



These are the people who will run Ballad Health  WJHL

Ballad Health will be led by a 17 member management comprised of former Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System executives, the new ...



ETSU names Faculty Academic Performance Scholars Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Academic Performance Scholarships (APS) are divided into four levels, depending on high school grade point average. A Faculty Academic Performance ...



Kreager: Mr. Baseball showcases Tennessee's rich high school talent  The Tennessean

Ethan Tressler sat in MTSU's home dugout Tuesday, texting his friends about the company he was with prior to the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association's ...



Gibbs community sees longtime dream come to life with new middle school  Knoxville News Sentinel

Gibbs has waited a long time for a middle school to be built in their community, and on Tuesday, July 10, the wait officially came to a halt with the ribbon cutting ...



2016 Jason Witten's SCORE Foundation Football Camp  Kingsport Times News

The 14th annual Jason Witten's SCORE Foundation Football Camp welcomed scores of youngsters to the new Citizens Bank Stadium at Elizabethton High ...



East Tennessee State University Athletic Hall of Fame  Johnson City Press (subscription)

1976 Dean Bailey Dean Bailey competed for the Bucs from 1930 to 1934 in baseball, basketball and football. He was a 12-letter athlete in the early thirties and ...



The ultimate house divided: Brother's former teams go head-to-head at Battle at Bristol  WJHL

They are united in their love of football, but what separates two brothers on the sidelines is clear.



GHS, West Greene Marching Bands Among Winners At 2017 Hilltoppers Invitational  Greeneville Sun

The Greeneville and West Greene high school bands were among the winners at the fifth annual Hilltopper Invitational marching band competition on Oct. 28.



Brentwood baseball shows grit getting to state tournament  The Tennessean

The Brentwood baseball team is back in the state tournament for the first time since 2014, but its return to Spring Fling hasn't been the smoothest.



Cookeville soccer ends 15-year state tournament win drought  The Tennessean

After 15 years of hearing about the 2002 Cookeville soccer team reaching the state semifinal, that story can finally be put to bed.



CAK soccer still standing after marathon quarterfinal  Knoxville News Sentinel

The Warriors survived four overtimes and seven rounds of penalty kicks to win a Class A-AA quarterfinal match.



Webb tennis' Carina Dagotto chasing redemption for 2016 runner-up finish  Knoxville News Sentinel

Webb freshman Carina Dagotto looking to claim doubles state championship a year after finishing second in the singles tournament.



Over a dozen bands compete in Hilltopper Invitational at Science Hill High School  WJHL

High school bands from all across the region gathered for a competition at Science Hill High School on Saturday.



Army National Combine participants  247Sports.com

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.



Shopper News blog: $5 haircuts still draw customers to Glenn's Barbershop  Knoxville News Sentinel

What's new in your community? Find out here at the Shopper News blog. We'll have updates on people, places, businesses, schools and sports in your ...



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