The name given to a region — place branding — is what drives initial interest in attracting visitors, residents and businesses. Think The Big Easy for New Orleans or the Outer Banks of North Carolina. But what if you’re from Scott or Wise County in Virginia, or Sullivan and Hawkins County in Tennessee? Where do you say you’re from?
Easter, along with the many church holidays related to it — such as Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday and Good Friday — are called "moveable feasts" because they do not fall on a fixed date on the Gregorian calendar.
Around 4 p.m. Saturday, multiple agencies including the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation responded to a field on Spruce Pine Road in a rural area of western Hawkins County on an anonymous tip that Robert Price of Price Septic Service was dumping sewage illegally.
Why blur the line between the God of Christians and Allah of Islam? And why not mention that Christianity is based on the resurrection of Jesus Christ? Those were among concerns expressed by some folks who came to a public textbook adoption display Monday afternoon.
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It occurred on the same section of Highway 11-W that was the subject of a recently completed TDOT safety study, conducted at the request of the Rogersville Board of Mayor Aldermen.
KINGSPORT — New officer recruitment and increasing gang activity were among the top concerns expressed to U.S. Rep. Phil Roe during a law enforcement roundtable discussion on Monday.
Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, Notre Dame is the most famous of the Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages. Some 13 million people visit it every year.
On Jerry Jenkins Night at Daniel Boone, the Trailblazers rallied late for an 8-6 victory over Tennessee High in a Big 7 Conference baseball matchup.
Jackson Hill hit a three-run double to lift Science Hill to an 11-6 win over Dobyns-Bennett in Monday night’s Big 7 showdown at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.
There was nothing unlucky about the number 13 for the Daniel Boone softball team Monday evening.
“We came out in the first inning putting the bat on the ball much better than we have been doing. And you know in high school baseball if you can put pressure on people, good things will happen.”
Motorists across the state are paying an average of $2.60 per gallon for regular unleaded, according to AAA. Monday's state average is 27 cents more than this time last month but only 1 cent higher than this time last year.
Ideas and concerns about fishing regulations will be considered by TWRA fisheries managers and may be presented as proposals for regulation changes.
During their 12-game winning streak, the Lady Trailblazers allowed only 12 runs. They posted seven shutouts, outscoring their opponents 101-12 during the stretch.