Carter County mayor hospitalized due to heart attack


CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The mayor of Carter County has been hospitalized due to a heart attack.

Rusty Barnett is undergoing surgery right now, according to his wife.

Kim Barnett told News Channel 11 that Barnett “seems to be doing well” at this time.

Barnett was elected as mayor of Carter County in 2018.

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