CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A new location for recycling in Carter County could be on the horizon.
The previous location, near Cherokee Park Drive, has been closed for a fire in August.
Solid Wastes Director Benny Lyons tells News Channel 11 that his department is mulling between two spots in the county, and a decision is expected within the next two weeks.
The center previously provided recycling for Carter, Johnson and Unicoi counties.
Lyons said the center has lost about $10,000 this month alone because the damage to the building.
An update on the center is expected to be made during Monday’s Carter County Commission meeting.