Kingsport mayor proclaims this weekend, 'Sweetheart weekend'Get out and buy some chocolate. And a Valentine’s Day card. And roses. While you’re at it, take your sweetie to dinner. That was the message Friday from Tri-Cities mayors, who by proclamation extended the Valentine Day’s holiday through Sunday and declared this weekend a “Sweetheart Weekend.”
Kingsport siblings making a splash in HollywoodTune in to ABC’s new show “The Goldbergs” tonight and you might recognize a familiar face.Kingsport native Stephanie Katherine Grant, the daughter of Drs. Stephen and Anna Yallourakis, recently landed a role on the sitcom, a semiautobiographical, coming-of-age comedy about a geeky 11-year-old named Adam Goldberg (Sean Giambrone) who documents his family’s life in the 1980s with a camcorder.County attorney says interim highway chief must step asideCounty Attorney Dan Street said Thursday he had no doubt the Sullivan County Highway Department would continue to operate if Bobbie Manning took his advice and stopped performing official duties of the highway commissioner.Winter that just won’t quit socks region with another round of snowSnow accumulations were rapidly increasing throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia on Wednesday night. Law enforcement and forecasters were expecting treacherous roads and greater snow totals for this morning.Group not giving up on new field house at D-BA citizen’s group that has strongly pushed for the renovation of J. Fred Johnson Stadium remains very hopeful it will be able to come up with the funds to build a 1,200-square-foot dressing room on the property — an item that was removed from the city’s portion of the project.Hawkins BOE adopts 10-point criteria for new director of schoolsThe Hawkins County Board of Education approved a “help wanted” brochure to use in the search for a new director of schools.Kingsport officials mull face-lift for 74-year-old Civic Auditorium The Kingsport Civic Auditorium is an iconic landmark in the Model City, easily one of the most utilized buildings in town, hosting more than 200 events a year — everything from wedding receptions and community meetings to dances, sporting events, book sales and gun shows.Sullivan woman relates in new book how she survived two ruptured aneurysmsOn March 11, 2012, Sarah Celio Krenk told her husband Dan that she was going to have an aneurysm rupture. She had been having terrible, unexplained headaches for several weeks. And, she had a gut feeling that something bad was about to happen.