There were no surprises in the countywide races in Thursday’s Carter County General Election, but there were several changes in the contests for the Carter County Commission.
ELIZABETHTON — Carter County will have a new mayor in September after Rusty Barnett took 77 percent of the vote to defeat a write-in challenge by incumbent mayor Leon Humphrey during Thursday’s General Election.
First jail inspection was used by sheriff’s opponent in upcoming election
ELIZABETHTON — Early voting for the Aug. 2 Carter County general election and state primary elections will begin Friday, July 13, and continue through Saturday, July 28.
ELIZABETHTON — The recent annual inspection of the Carter County Detention Center by the Tennessee Corrections Institute has become a topic of discussion in political debates over the upcoming election for sheriff.