Southern Health Partners is a leading provider of medical, dental, and mental health services to inmates in county and city jail facilities.  Our employees have been a key element of our success since our inception. Our associates are clearly part of the Southern Health Partners competitive advantage.    As we continue to grow, we are routinely seeking talented…

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The Civil Service Commission will be conducting an examination for positions of correction officers for the Carter County Sheriff’s Office at 6:00 pm on September 10, 2019 at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton (426 Highway 91 North, Elizabethton). Apply online or at the Carter County Sheriff’s Office: 900 E. Elk Avenue, Elizabethon,…

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UPDATE: The corpse found at Carver’s Gap has been identified as 53-year-old David Ladley Swanson, a resident of North Carolina. The victim’s family has been notified. We are working to determine a cause of death, and the investigation is ongoing at this time.
Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a body that…

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A man was shot during a road rage incident just before 1 p.m. on Highway 91, according to investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to the scene at the intersection of Rufus Taylor Road and Highway 91. Investigators determined that 26-year-old Maison Jeremiah Little exited his vehicle at the traffic light and punched…

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  Media Statement: At approximately 3:38 PM Thursday, first responders were alerted that Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s jet ran off the end of the runway near the Elizabethton Municipal Airport. The Carter County Sheriff's Office, Elizabethton Police Department, Elizabethton Fire Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and Carter County Rescue Squad…

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Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are searching for two men who they believe broke into a home, robbed the occupants, beat a woman, and fired a gun shot at a witness. 20-year-old Shyne McCoy Harmon and 25-year-old Christopher Shawn Harmon are both charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping. Investigators believe they…

Read more Two Armed Suspects Wanted for Kidnapping, Assault and Robbery