The City of Rogersville may soon be forced to enforce its new Slum Ordinance against itself, thanks to a proposed gifting of the city's oldest building by an owner who doesn't want to pay for repairs to get it up to code.
Aside from musical performances and recitations from the third and fourth grade students, the Sullivan North High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Color Guard also appeared.
Visit Santa’s Depot at Centennial Park in downtown Kingsport to see live reindeer and join in all sorts of activities for children while waiting for the Santa Train to arrive.
As opposed to the event’s 250 displays comprised of 2 million light bulbs, Elf Vision is comprised of short, festive films and animation projected onto white screens shaped like a Christmas tree and a Christmas present.
The speaker acts as leader of the House and combines several institutional and administrative roles and is by law second in line to succeed the President, after the Vice President.
Last month Hawkins County Veterans Services Officer Danny Breeding received the lost Purple Heart belonging to a WWII veteran Charles D. Dalton that was apparently ordered in the 1990s by Dalton's wife, Fannie B. Dalton.
If you didn’t know Dave, you really missed something special. He will be remembered for many things. I will remember him most for his fun-loving outlook.
"Actually the most emotional thing was when we arrived at the airports, and all the people were lined up in the terminal cheering us and shaking hands. I've never seen so many old men crying in one place. A lot of tears were being shed.”
Rogersville American Legion Post 21 vice commander Dennis Elkins asked all WWII and Korean War veterans to be the first to take balloons, and then the rest of the 23 were released by Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
The Victorian style house destroyed by fire Friday morning was built in 1925 by Dr. Albert Miller in the Eidson community on the north side of Clinch Mountain, and has the distinction of being the first catalog prefab house built in Hawkins County.
Four red sunset maples, four red oaks and 4 Princeton elms are being planted at the Lynn View Community Center. The public is invited to the event at noon Friday.
Most people know Jake Jacobs as the proprietor of the Amis Mill Eatery near Rogersville. What may be less known is that 50 years ago Capt. Jacobs was an Air Force fighter pilot who served a year in Vietnam and earned not one, but two Distinguished Flying Crosses.
Originally called “Armistice Day” it became a national holiday in 1938 as a day to honor veterans of World War I. That changed in the 1950s after World War II and the Korean War.
The second annual event was organized by social studies teachers and had students from grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 at the Hawkins County school.
Like other holidays, Halloween seems to have turned into more than just one day. Some folks have started a petition to “move” it to the last Saturday in October.