The Appalachian Cultural Music Association and ETSU are teaming up to present a new music education scholarship in memory of country recording artist Reece Shipley. To help raise money for the scholarship, the ACMA and ETSU will host the 2019 Reece Shipley Memorial Scholarship Show at Northeast State Community College this Friday.
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.
Established by Jay and Carol Dixon and the Southwest Virginia Community Foundation, the event aims to preserve and perpetuate the heritage of the Appalachian region through its music. Five performers will take the stage throughout the fast-paced, fun-filled evening.
PARIS (AP) — The soaring spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has collapsed in flames, and a church spokesman says the entire wooden interior of the 12th century landmark is burning and likely to be destroyed.
Justin Hopkins is about to accomplish something no one else has ever done before. On April 27, he will be the first to complete the Kevin Adams 500 North Carolina Waterfalls Challenge, which requires hikers to visit 500 waterfalls across the state.
The clean-up event at Bays Mountain Park is in connection to Keep Kingsport Beautiful’s annual “Clean Sweep Kingsport” initiative, which has volunteers in seven locations throughout the city, cleaning up, picking up debris and trash and working to make the city a nicer place.
Event raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
"This trip was important for the group because it gave many of the students and even some chaperones their first opportunity to visit our nations capitol. One of my personal favorite moments occurred as we crossed the Potomac River and the students were seeing monuments and memorials for the first time." — Brandon Linkous
The Kingsport Farmers Market is located near Food City in downtown Kingsport at the corner of Clinchfield and Center. Each spring, between 40 to 50 vendors are typically on hand for the season opening.
The USDA Forest Service will increase fees at several recreation sites in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests beginning this year, including two in Scott and Wise counties. The fee increases for 2019 range between $2 and $4, though additional fee increases will go into effect in 2020 or 2021.
“Wunnerful, wunnerful” or “Gloom, despair, and agony on me,” did your household watch either show, which competed on local television stations in the 1970s?
For 13 years, Kingsport Idol has sought to showcase the best of the region’s talent and put them on a path toward their dreams. From now through April 30, anyone interested in competing in this year’s competition can sign up to audition.
Hawkins County officials are hoping to have those huge piles of rock at Laurel Run Park relocated to the shoreline by June, as the park's Holston River erosion project goes up for bid later this month.
Any reason to visit Kingsport is a welcomed treat. Plans for an extended summer visit are already in the making.
The book is a humorous, yet emotional tale of a dog’s life, told completely in the dog’s voice. It delves into complex issues such as addiction, while also conveying the simplicity and enthusiasm of seeing the world through a dog’s eyes.