Kingsport Times News Sunday, December 21, 2014
Community Local News Education
Update: Volunteer Band Trophy giveaway put on hold

Update: Volunteer Band Trophy giveaway put on hold

August 6th, 2013 11:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Volunteer High School marching band trophy giveaway that was supposed to take place on Saturday, August 10 has been put on hold.

Comments
Community

Vince Staten: John Palmer was indeed ‘the pride of Kingsport, Tenn.’ premium content

August 6th, 2013 10:28 pm by VINCE STATEN

In announcing his death, NBC News called him “brilliant, brave, and tireless.” He was all those and one more: gracious. In 40 years of interviews, I’ve never had a more gracious subject than John. And that was before I told him we shared a hometown.

Comments
Community Photos
Doe and fawn

Doe and fawn

August 6th, 2013 3:41 pm by Staff Report

Backyard wildlife

Comments
Community Sports Live Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: Boys of Summer

August 6th, 2013 2:09 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by the Bristol White Sox. A collection of the photos appeared in the special Focus on Bristol print edition of Sunday Stories on Aug. 4.

Comments
News Community Local News Police Blotter
Kingsport man pulls gun on neighbor in mowing dispute

Kingsport man pulls gun on neighbor in mowing dispute

August 6th, 2013 2:06 pm by Rain Smith

A Lenoir Road man advised he was mowing his yard when a neighbor "started yelling." When he turned his mower around to talk, the other individual complained about him "blowing grass on his fence" — and threatened to "fix the problem."

Comments
Community Local News
Kingsport Carousel project seeks bird painters

Kingsport Carousel project seeks bird painters

August 6th, 2013 1:33 pm by David Grace

The 24 bird paintings will be done on 15-inch diameter disks of plywood covered with artist canvas. Finished paintings will be mounted on the carousel’s upper inside panels.

Comments
Entertainment Community Regional & National Local Entertainment
9-year-old Carter County fiddler to perform on ‘Leno’

9-year-old Carter County fiddler to perform on ‘Leno’

August 6th, 2013 12:20 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

He may only be 9 years old, but local talent Fiddlin’ Carson Peters is getting noticed. On Thursday night, he will perform on the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

Comments
Community Sports Live
Golf tournament to benefit SW Va. cancer patients

Golf tournament to benefit SW Va. cancer patients

August 5th, 2013 11:13 pm by Stephen Igo

One needn’t be a Tiger Woods to take the sort of strokes that can make an impact on the leaderboard this Friday at Lonesome Pine Country Club near Big Stone Gap.

Comments
News Community Local News
Despite town’s problems, some Pennington Gap residents aren’t giving up

Despite town’s problems, some Pennington Gap residents aren’t giving up

August 5th, 2013 7:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

Even though Pennington Gap has a host of problems — no jobs, high poverty level, drug abuse — there are still people who refuse to give up on the town they call home. One of those people sits in the highest elected office in town, the mayor’s office.

Comments
Community Local Entertainment
Velvet Blue to headline Aug. 9 Bluegrass on Broad

Velvet Blue to headline Aug. 9 Bluegrass on Broad

August 5th, 2013 2:06 pm by Staff Report

Organizers of Bluegrass on Broad concert series received word late Friday night that the English bluegrass group Mardi Grass, which was scheduled to perform Aug. 9, has disbanded and will not fulfill any more of its scheduled appearances.

Comments