A day after several volunteers from the shelter addressed multiple concerns at the Sullivan County Commission, the shelter announced it is overrun with dogs and issued a “Red Alert” to spread the word among the public, volunteers and rescue groups. Kennels are currently full and the shelter can take in no more dogs.
There’s no firm solution, yet, for if, when, or how a new road will be built to provide easier access to Sullivan County’s new high school.
Commissioner Sherry Grubb is primary sponsor of the resolution. And until a few days ago, her co-sponsor was Commissioner Mark Vance. But at the commission’s work session last week, Vance asked that his name be removed.
The single-day festival featured fun for all ages, a barbecue competition and craft beer and wine tasting opportunities as well as live music throughout the day.
Over the years, 10 officers have died in the line of duty. A memorial and eternal flame outside the sheriff’s office honors them.
In all, 20 law enforcement officers from four local agencies were remembered and honored.
You’ve insulted our honor and we demand satisfaction. That pretty much sums up the response from barkeeps and bartenders along Long Island’s (New York) famed Nautical Mile to Kingsport’s recent “reclaiming” of the title “birthplace of the Long Island Iced Tea.”
The disco-era version of the drink, famed for including all clear liquors and a splash of cola, dates to the 1970s and New York. But a version created locally in the 1920s including whiskey — and maple syrup — is being celebrated as “the original” by Visit Kingsport.
Keep Kingsport Beautiful is sponsoring a series of free gardening seminars, beginning with “Gardening 101.”
Dozens of people gathered to pray together for unity — at the local, state and national levels — in front of the historic Sullivan County Courthouse in Blountville on Thursday, marking the annual National Day of Prayer.