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Weekly arrest report: 5/12/21

The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Carter County Detention Center over the past week. This list includes local arrests only. It does not include federal inmates being … Read More

Looking for work: Career Center and Chamber hold job fair

When Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce members told her they needed to find help to grow their businesses or, even more alarming, that they might have to scale back their … Read More

Roosters to road flares and everything between: Shrine Club plans for Second Annual Swap & Sell

 One of the beautiful things about flea markets, swap meets, and yard sales is not knowing exactly what you might find, and then being completely tickled when you find just … Read More

Asking for fire funding: Norton Branch speaks to court

 Norton Branch Fire Department wants the county to help them pay for vehicle repairs and maintenance or, according to chief Jason Gillum, they may not have any volunteers left. Gillum … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Is Amazon’s Luna streaming service the console killer?

Don’t bet on it Are streaming games the future? There are those who are betting on it. Google has Stadia, a dedicated streaming service. PlayStation has their PS Now service … Read More

Pet of the Week: 5/12/21

Lydia is a ten-month-old female hound mix. She loves everyone she meets and is very playful. Her $75 adoption fee to an approved home includes rabies vaccination and being spayed. … Read More

AS WE SEE IT: It’s time to change our stance on cannabis plants

The cannabis plant has been enjoying a bit of a renaissance over the last few years, and not just in states that have legalized marijuana consumption for medicinal or recreational … Read More

Carter County students selected for prestigious Governor’s Scholar Program

Congratulations to our future Governor’s Scholars from East Carter and West Carter High School! Tristen Sexton, Ella Kiser, Anna Salyers, and Evan Barney were selected for the competitive Governor’s Scholar … Read More

How long has your family been around these parts?

adher That question came up almost exactly two years ago in Carter County when I learned that a young radio announcer had mispronounced my last name several times, despite the … Read More

Crowdfunding for small businesses will help Grayson Gallery expand programming

GRAYSON — The Grayson Gallery and Art Center and the Mountain Association have partnered to use an online crowdfunding platform that allows community members to donate directly to the gallery … Read More

Old and in the way…

Last Friday was National Paste-Up Day. For most folks working in publishing today, pasting is something you do in Microsoft Word or InDesign. It’s all digital.  Paste-up, as a term, … Read More

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Shopping local, then and now

If there is one thing we have been unapologetically vocal about since this newspaper started, it has been shopping local. We truly feel that supporting local businesses improves the quality … Read More

Extension notes: Upcoming educational opportunities for beekeepers

Bees are an important part of agriculture because they provide the pollination required to produce many crops. Beekeeping not only helps ensure that your crops get pollinated, but it can … Read More

Pet of the week: 5/5/21

Honey is a four-month-old female boxer/shepherd mix. She’s a very sweet and playful girl and would love to have a home to call her own. Her $75 adoption fee includes … Read More

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