Model City voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor and three aldermen for the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Board of Education seats also are on the ballot.
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) celebrated its mission of helping Tennesseans become first-time homebuyers during a ceremony May 15 that included dignitaries such as former Gov. Winfield Dunn.
According to a news release from Thomas M. Patton, KPD public information officer, at around 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, the KPD was alerted by a fisherman to the discovery of a body in a stretch of the Holston River adjacent to the Ridgefields subdivision of Kingsport.
Decoration Day, around our region, has for generations referred to the day we place flowers on the graves of family and friends — usually at a specific cemetery and perhaps in conjunction with a church’s annual service to honor members who’ve passed. Memorial Day is a national holiday meant to honor veteran’s who died in service to our country.
“We need to be explaining to the voters what we are doing, why we are doing it this way, and the benefits they will reap as a result of our actions on the BMA.” — Chris Bulle.
If you’re looking for something to do on Memorial Day weekend, Nickelsville Days has you covered. Here is the complete schedule of activities.
Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy said the number of inmates in the county’s jails will hit 1,000 this summer, those inmates don’t include simple marijuana offenders, it’s not his job to set bonds or release inmates, but it is his job to house inmates safely while also protecting the safety of his officers.
The proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020 requires two rounds of approval before it becomes official. Those votes are scheduled to take place on June 4 and June 18. If approved, the budget will go into effect July 1.
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.
Back for a second year, KKB’s Homegrown Gardening Series launched last weekend at the Kingsport Farmers Market. Robin Cleary, executive director of KKB, said the series will offer something for beginners and those who already have an interest in gardening.
After 10 years of expressing no opinions and making no waves on Facebook, I made the mistake of questioning President Trump's decision give Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Within 10 minutes my Facebook feed was exploding with a deluge of rage and hatred.
The Clinch River Days festival enters its third decade Thursday with music, art, crafts, environmental awareness, history, games, food, wrestling and more.
A wide range of student accomplishments were the focus of the Board of Education at its regular meeting Tuesday.
This year’s ceremony included the unveiling of the most recent name added to the memorial: Sgt. Steve Hinkle, who gave his live in the line of service earlier this year.
“Kingsport-opoly” is one of the newest Monopoly-style games to exclusively hit the shelves of Wal-mart. I spent some time looking over the game, checking out the properties and seeing if it’s worth a play. I’m thinking the answer is “yes.”