Building and maintaining roads can be expensive, but when the state agrees to pay 98 percent and even 100 percent of the cost, it becomes a much more agreeable task for the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission to approve the projects.
ELIZABETHTON — Three bridges in Carter County may soon be named in honor of three Army veterans who were from the county.
ELIZABETHTON — Road crews from the Carter County Highway Department worked all day clearing ice and snow from the county’s roads on Tuesday. Road Superintendent Roger Colbaugh said as much as five inches of snow covered the roads at higher
Jan 30, 2018 at 6:36 PM
ELIZABETHTON — Four people were arrested Friday on charges of stealing 46 road signs.
ELIZABETHTON — Making repairs to a drainage line on Ingram Branch Road near Whitehead Hill and the naming of a bridge on the new Elizabethton Highway for a soldier killed in the Vietnam War were two of the items discussed during Monday’s meeting
Mar 13, 2017 at 10:33 PM
Committee says action now would be premature
Roads in Elizabethton and most of Carter County were clear on Monday, a day after weekend storms dropped several inches of snow across the county.
ELIZABETHTON — The last time Shannon Burchett was featured in Meet Your Neighbor was back in January 2014. At that time Burchett had just been promoted to assistant supervisor of the Carter County Highway Department, after working as an equipment operator and driver with the department for 22 years.
HAMPTON — It has been on the drawing board since 2008, but work on building a new Rittertown Bridge across the Little Doe River is set to start on Tuesday.
ELIZABETHTON — The Highway Department of the Carter County Commission will introduce a resolution in the full commission in two weeks that a portion of Old State Route 143 in the Roan Mountain area be named for Durwood Julian, who will be turning
Apr 4, 2016 at 10:38 PM
Punxsutawney Phil may say spring is on its way, but the single-digit temperatures and snowfall expected this weekend say otherwise.
ELIZABETHTON — Carter County has some very narrow and curvy roads through its mountains that many drivers are afraid to drive, even in good weather.
ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the woman who was killed Wednesday night when the van she was driving plunged 227 feet down a cliff on Dye Leaf Roan in the Poga community.
ELIZABETHTON — Although cold weather has slowed things down a bit, Carter County Highway Superintendent Roger Colbaugh told the Highway Committee of the Carter County Commission that the work could be completed in as little as two weeks.
ELIZABETHTON — The extremely mild weather so far this winter has been great for the Carter County Highway Department.