Carter County Mayor ‘doing much better’ following heart attack


CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Days after Carter County Mayor Rusty Barnett was hospitalized following a heart attack, Barnett’s wife confirmed he continues to recover in the hospital.

Barnett should be out of the hospital within the next few days and is currently sitting up and eating again, his wife said.

He and his wife send thanks to community members for the calls, texts, and prayers for his recovery.

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