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A Special day: Hawkins athletes compete to qualify for state Special Olympics

A Special day: Hawkins athletes compete to qualify for state Special Olympics - VIDEO

April 24th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

Sometimes running the race is a victory in itself, and there were no losers among the more than 100 athletes who competed in Thursday's track and field Special Olympics hosted by Volunteer High School.

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Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

April 24th, 2015 7:24 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A four-month-long missing person investigation into the disappearance of Arthur Gibson, 36, and Amber Terrell, 22, ended Wednesday with Eric James Azotea facing two charges of first-degree murder.

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'Healthy Week' events part of Healthy Kingsport initiative

'Healthy Week' events part of Healthy Kingsport initiative

April 23rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

"We have a culture of unhealthy behaviors that can be changed through better everyday choices," said City Manager Jeff Fleming, who has been promoting "Healthy Week" all week on social media.

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FCA Tennessee-Virginia All-Star basketball games tip off at Volunteer tonight

FCA Tennessee-Virginia All-Star basketball games tip off at Volunteer tonight

April 23rd, 2015 9:04 pm by staff reports

High school basketball stars from both sides of the state line will display their skills for the final time in 2015. The girls game tips off at 6 p.m. and the boys game is slated to follow at 8 p.m.

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New law would mean end to speed cameras in Mount Carmel, Bluff City

New law would mean end to speed cameras in Mount Carmel, Bluff City

April 23rd, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel police Chief Jeff Jackson is hoping traffic lights will have the same effect of slowing down traffic on Highway 11-W that the speed enforcement cameras have had, especially if the cameras are removed in two years.

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Greenbelt clean-up in need of volunteers

Greenbelt clean-up in need of volunteers

April 23rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

If you enjoy walking along a Kingsport Greenbelt free of trash and debris, then consider coming down Saturday morning and lending a hand with other volunteers to clean up a portion of the nine-mile walking and biking trail.

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Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

April 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

There's not one large solution to energy conservation, but Hawkins County Schools energy specialists Brandon Williams has found that a lot of small behavior changes are adding up to substantial savings.

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Spring activities abound at Natural Tunnel State Park

Spring activities abound at Natural Tunnel State Park

April 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

For almost 20 years, Natural Tunnel State Park has hosted its annual Kid's Fishing Day. Megan Krager, the park's education specialist, says each year the event is attended by several hundred folks.

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Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

April 23rd, 2015 3:21 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - After a four-month investigation, authorities have found the bodies of a missing Sullivan County couple in a house in the Pinecrest Community off the Milligan Highway, resulting in first-degree murder charges.

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Update: 2 days, 3 bomb threats at Kingsport school

Update: 2 days, 3 bomb threats at Kingsport school

April 23rd, 2015 2:39 pm by Rain Smith

Approximately one hour after Kingsport police sent a press release announcing felony charges against two juveniles for bomb threats, emergency responders were called back to John Sevier Middle School for the third time in 25 hours.

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