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Drones eyed for economic, medical impact in SW Va.

Drones eyed for economic, medical impact in SW Va.

June 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

In Wise County, the dawning era of drones is beginning to be embraced as a potential economic opportunity that should seized way ahead of the curve.

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Couples, officials, foes readying for gay marriage ruling

Couples, officials, foes readying for gay marriage ruling

June 21st, 2015 5:09 pm by Associated Press

Gay couples, such as Ethan Fletcher and Andrew Hickam of Cincinnati, are gearing up for a quick run to the courthouse in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee .

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Kiwanis reading program serves Kingsport children

Kiwanis reading program serves Kingsport children

June 21st, 2015 3:00 pm by Holly Nelms

For 15 years, Kingsport Kiwanis Club members have volunteered their time in a reading program for elementary school children, and their acts of kindness have made a big impact.

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Dryden alumni organize fundraising events for elementary students

Dryden alumni organize fundraising events for elementary students

June 21st, 2015 12:05 pm by Marci Gore

It's been less than a year since a group of Dryden High School alumni decided to give back to their community's elementary students. But in that short time, thousands of dollars have already been raised.

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Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

June 20th, 2015 11:42 pm by Associated Press

The hate-filled 2,500-word essay talks about white supremacy, and the author says "the event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case."

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Mission group leaves elderly Hawkins woman with a 'new' 100-year-old home

Mission group leaves elderly Hawkins woman with a 'new' 100-year-old home

June 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As of Thursday evening, when the a church group from Columbia, Miss., pulled away from Emily Manis's 100-year-old Surgoinsville home, there wasn't much about the house that looked the same way it had when they arrived on Monday.

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Railroad wants crossing closed before approving Church Hill request

Railroad wants crossing closed before approving Church Hill request

June 20th, 2015 3:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

If Church Hill wants a railroad crossing for it's future park on Holliston Mills Road it's going to have to close another crossing in town and come up with a lot of money.

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Devil's Bathtub no longer Scott County's best-kept secret

Devil's Bathtub no longer Scott County's best-kept secret

June 20th, 2015 2:30 pm by Marci Gore

Thanks to the power of the Internet and social media, dozens of folks are flocking to the hidden rock feature and its breathtaking swimming hole. But, one local resident says she wishes it were still a "hidden treasure."

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Turnout better then expected for Surgoinsville 'free stuff giveaway'

Turnout better then expected for Surgoinsville 'free stuff giveaway' - VIDEO

June 20th, 2015 1:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Customers were already crowding outside a Surgoinsville barn Saturday morning an hour before the doors were supposed to open for a free giveaway of clothes and other household items.

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Local police provide home safety tips for vacationing families

Local police provide home safety tips for vacationing families

June 20th, 2015 12:30 pm by Holly Nelms

Home burglaries occur most frequently during summer months, as many families pack their bags and leave their homes for summer vacations. However, there are several ways families can protect their homes during summertime travels.

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