So how does one get from Gate City, Virginia, to occasionally wearing a professionally-made Sasquatch uniform in Las Vegas, Nevada? We’re glad you asked.
Dr. Kris Westover, the new president of Mountain Empire Community College, didn’t consider herself college material — until someone convinced her to give it a chance. Now, she’s doing her part to pay it forward.
The 89-year-old who refers to herself as a 'recycled teenager' loves nothing more than giving back to the community where she was raised.
On Aug. 5, Kingsport native Kyle Jones will perform at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Johnson City as part of the church’s “Friends of Music Series.”
The first executive director of the Kingsport Girls Club (now Girls Inc.), Betty Iverson has traveled the world, impacted countless lives and shared her love of community, church and history for over five decades.
Church Hill’s Don Brooks is always on the lookout for sticks he can fashion into one of his unique cane creations.
Our Folks You Should Know series highlights people with unique and meaningful stories ~ people like Bobby Flowers whose compassion for the homeless was the motivation behind his pursuit of a degree in social work.
Glenda Bobalik devoted more than 45 years of service - 15 as a volunteer and 30 years as staff - to the Red Cross.
Kingsport Ballet’s Graham Barnes, 12, brought home the second-place prize in the 12-to-14 age group from the Youth America Grand Prix Semifinals in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
A self-proclaimed ‘home-grown country girl,’ Jennifer would eventually go across the world singing for the Billy Graham Crusades.
After a series of deaths in his family, the loss of his father and two maternal grandparents, Jon knew that he needed to connect with a higher power that could provide him comfort and solace during this challenging time in his life.
Until this year, Tusculum College had never retired the jersey number of any student-athlete in any sport. Now, there are two hanging from the rafters at Pioneer Arena.
When Bonnie Collins Harris was born on Dec. 17, 1917, the average price of a car was $400, people made about 22 cents an hour at their jobs and only a few homes had a telephone.
Kingsport Ballet’s Valeria Sinyavskaya, who spent years perfecting her art, has taught and inspired hundreds of young people over the years.
With her sparkling blue eyes, friendly smile and vivid memory, one might find it hard to believe that Louise (Lou) Dickson Hawk will soon celebrate her 100th birthday.