PHOTO GALLERY: With 25 BBQ competitors vying to top honors, there were a few attempts at unconventional flare. For example, last year's "best Ribs" champions were offering a "BBQ Sundae": beans, slaw and pulled pork in a sundae cup topped with sauce.
Set in the 1940s and drawn from local and regional stories, the play focuses on several real-life heroes and heroines, both overseas and on the home front, facing difficult experiences, life-changing choices, and tough love born of hard times.
The Clinch River Days festival enters its third decade Thursday with music, art, crafts, environmental awareness, history, games, food, wrestling and more.
"We have 14 seniors and we'll be recognizing them before out last song which is "For Good", which is actually from the musical Wicked. It's the song we will also be singing at graduation, so we will close with that song." — choir director Josh Wenger
Artistic expression is alive and well at Mountain Empire Community College, as students from a variety of academic background showed their talents at the college’s Exploration Arts Competition this spring.
Three visual arts students at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise are capping their college careers and looking at new opportunities through the college’s annual spring semester Senior Art Show.
“Talk Derby to Me” is a lively Kentucky Derby themed party that serves as the main fundraiser for H.O.P.E. Tickets are available at the door for $50 apiece.
KINGSPORT – The Mountain Music Museum is working to expand its impact in the Model City and beyond. Among other things, the museum will soon offer free visits for school-aged children and is working to host more scholarship shows to benefit music students.
The Netherland Inn and Boatyard will kick off its 2019 season with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m., Saturday, and a full slate of festivities until 3 p.m.
KINGSPORT — Free Comic Book Day is Saturday. It’s an event I look forward to every year, and it’s something I always enjoy. After all, it’s the one day of the year you can walk into a comic book shop and leave with a handful of free books. If you want to enjoy Free Comic Book Day, here are a few things you have to know.
“First & Farthest” covers the Space Race and the Apollo program that would make that goal a reality on July 20, 1969. The show runs approximately 35 minutes and will play through the end of August.
Bring your images and a flash drive to the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 18, to have them scanned and saved.
In 2015, St. Mark’s was identified as being among the top 10 most endangered historic sites in Tennessee. That year a committee of concerned citizen received a 99-year lease from the Hawkins County Board of Education and launched an attempt to renovate the former African American church.
Area music lovers can enjoy the choirs who will perform songs in Greek, Czech, German, Spanish, Hebrew, Hindi, Haitian Creole and other languages during three separate shows.
Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and musician Marty Stuart will headline the event with his band, the Fabulous Superlatives. Folk Soul Revival and the Virginia Luthiers Band will also perform, and tickets are on sale now.