"We've been working pretty hard to address the opioid crisis in Southwest Virginia," Delegate Terry Kilgore said. "We are hopeful and have been working to get some of those dollars to community service boards in Southwest Virginia."
KINGSPORT — The pool at Warriors Path State Park opens for the season on Saturday, May 27. Admission is $5 per person and $2.50 per person for campground guests.
KINGSPORT – Over its 100-year history, the Masonic Lodge of Kingsport has served thousands of people throughout the region, while also instilling the values of morality, civility and friendship into its members.
With the passing of ‘Papa Joe’ Smiddy on May 1, this year’s Pickin’ in the Park Music in the Mountains - which gets underway on Sunday - will be a special event filled with Appalachian music and the heritage that it represented in his life.
The Abandoned Mine Land program was created after more rigorous environmental laws were passed through the Surface Mining and Control Act in 1977, according to the release. The program reclaims sites that were mined before that time and the mines could be a hazard to the public and the environment.
The 2017 class of Tribute to Women recipients includes entrepreneurs, executives, a journalist, volunteers, advocates, educators, and an economic developer.
Holston Valley Medical Center has already treated 40 serious ATV injuries this year. Over the past decade, the facility has treated more than 800 patients injured in such accidents — many requiring hospitalization.
The Kingsport Fire Department and the National Fire Protection Association offer these simple safety tips and guidelines so you, your family and friends can reduce the risk of injuries.
Each year, the “Gathering in the Gap” Music Festival celebrates the rich tradition of the old-time, Americana and bluegrass music found in Southwest Virginia. This year is no different - and will include a one-of-a-kind evening of performances featuring the Steep Canyon Rangers and Dave Eggar & Deoro.
Vacation Bible School has always been an excellent place to learn more about the Bible, to make new friends, and to enjoy snacks that hit the spot after playing games. LifeBridge Christian Church has added excitement and intrigue to its VBS programs to bring children back year after year.
KINGSPORT — Sherrie Crawford has no idea what she’s going to do. A Wednesday afternoon storm toppled a large tree onto her mobile home and SUV on High Point Avenue in Lynn Garden.
Twilight Alive returns with Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, Macado’s karaoke, David The Shepherd King at LampLight, live music at the Sleepy Owl and Model City Tap House, and a downtown car show.
Hundreds of cars will be on display at two different shows this weekend in a pair of events hosted by the Kingsport Antique and Rod Club.
The 2017 Seamless Summer Food Service Program is administered by the Tennessee Department of School Nutrition Services under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Meals will be provided to all children without charge, with no income or residency requirements.
A true element of Southern culture, dinner on the ground is a family tradition complete with heirlooms, laughter, stories ... and food. Try these recipes for green beans and blackberry cake at your next potluck get-together.