A few weeks ago my last living aunt, Gracie Tankersley Wallen, celebrated her 90th birthday.
Nicole and Jonathan Hughes experienced an unthinkable tragedy last year, one most parents fear of, but probably don’t think it’ll ever happen to them. Their 3-year-old son Levi drowned.
The Harrises say their lives changed forever during their high-risk pregnancy experience and subsequent premature delivery of their son, Desmond.
Fundraising has already begun for an Isaiah 117 House in Sullivan County, and a home or land site to build a home is presently being sought.
In an at times terse discussion, Sullivan County commissioners debated asking the Sullivan County Board of Education to halt work of West Ridge High School’s construction until the BOE can prove they have the money to finish both that school and the new middle school in the East zone.
Julie Keeton shares the story of Kari’s Heart Foundation and how it helps families like hers through some of the most difficult times of their lives.
The third annual “Kilt Man Contest” will be the highlight of the Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald House’s St. Patrick’s Day Bash from 6 to 11 p.m., March 2, in the Grand Ballroom at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport.
The Accountable Care Community is a joint effort of Ballad Health, Healthy Kingsport and the United Way of Southwest Virginia. More than 150 organizations from the region already have signed on as stakeholders and others are invited to join in.
Hope House held an open house Jan. 20 to unveil its new resource center, which features an open classroom setting for classes and events with an adjoining child resource center for class-time childcare and a separate counseling center.
KINGSPORT — While city officials and a number of nonprofit groups grapple with how to address the homeless problem, there are other groups working to fix it before it starts. They’re trying to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness.
There were two parties with 12 children each. In groups of 12 they rode from HCSO to Walmart in the department's armored troop transport vehicle where they disembarked for their $150 shopping spree paired with a deputy.
Rogersville Middle School's auditorium might be a "Cathedral" to Church Hill Intermediate student Caleb Massengill after he avoided being “Disappointed” and won the 2018 Hawkins County Spelling Bee there Thursday.
The event is open to everyone and expected to include 40 cars participating in the trunk-or-treat. The hot dog dinner includes chips and bottled water.
According to Hawkins County Schools Title 1 director Dr. Michelle Harless the number of Hawkins County's homeless students fluctuates, and has gotten as high as into the 60s, but currently there are 23 known homeless children in the school system.
If anyone has the right to praise those Reward Schools it's interim director Dr. Reba Bailey, who was the Hawkins County Schools' testing coordinator in 2017-18 when the work leading up to the Reward School status was taking place.