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Kingsport native Brinley Addington coming home for benefit event

Kingsport native Brinley Addington coming home for benefit event

June 8th, 2013 7:11 pm by Marci Gore

Brinley Addington may live in Nashville full time now, but this Kingsport native says he will never forget where his roots are.

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth at the Blue Plum Festival - Saturday

June 8th, 2013 1:36 pm by Staff Report

See all the fun photos from our photo booth at the 2013 Blue Plum Festival in downtown Johnson City, Tennessee.

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth at the Blue Plum Festival - Friday

June 7th, 2013 2:27 pm by Staff Report

See all the fun photos from our photo booth at the 2013 Blue Plum Festival in downtown Johnson City, Tennessee.

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Family gospel groups featured at 93rd convention

Family gospel groups featured at 93rd convention

June 7th, 2013 9:13 am by Staff Report

The gospel music that has dominated central Appalachia since the Great Revival of the 19th century will be celebrated on Saturday at the 93rd Big Stone Gap Tri State Singing Convention.

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Eliminator concert being moved to Farmer's Market because of weather

Eliminator concert being moved to Farmer's Market because of weather

June 6th, 2013 12:27 pm by staff report

Tonight’s concert will be moved to the Farmer’s Market based on the threat of rain and nasty weather during concert time.

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‘Streetcar Named Desire’ heats up Barter Stage II

‘Streetcar Named Desire’ heats up Barter Stage II

June 5th, 2013 10:52 am by Staff reports

Members of Barter Theatre’s resident acting company will bring some sizzle to Stage II with their production of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play “A Streetcar Named Desire,” opening Thursday and playing in repertory through July 27.

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Birthday Bash: Abingdon’s Barter Theatre celebrating 80 years with free party on June 10

Birthday Bash: Abingdon’s Barter Theatre celebrating 80 years with free party on June 10

June 5th, 2013 10:42 am by staff report

During the Depression, enterprising young actor Robert Porterfield and his colleagues were starving in New York, while back home in Porterfield’s native Southwest Virginia, farmers had such an abundance of food that much of it was spoiling.

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Johnson City band this mountain ready for Blue Plum

Johnson City band this mountain ready for Blue Plum

June 4th, 2013 10:37 am by Rex Barber, NET News service

If you haven’t heard this Johnson City-grown band, you’ll have a chance Saturday at Johnson City’s Blue Plum Festival. this mountain takes the Main Stage mid-afternoon.

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Jeff Brown, Still Lonesome show off ‘Blue Side’

Jeff Brown, Still Lonesome show off ‘Blue Side’

June 4th, 2013 10:25 am by staff report

Former Larry Sparks sideman Jeff Brown and his new bluegrass outfit, Still Lonesome, will showcase material from their upcoming June Mountain Fever release, “Blue Side of Me,” when they perform Friday, June 7 at Bluegrass on Broad.

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Wise County’s history enriched by a century’s  worth of good times at the fairgrounds

Wise County’s history enriched by a century’s worth of good times at the fairgrounds premium content

June 3rd, 2013 11:39 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — When the gates opened Monday afternoon to the Wise County Fairgrounds, 100 years of history was there to greet the crowds along with all the other things for which county fairs are known and celebrated.

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