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.
For someone who was once terrified of heights and of flying, Blountville’s Meagan Harr faced and conquered her greatest fears in a surprising way.
The 38th running of the Eastman Road Race will see a changing of the guard as David Fox steps down to enjoy retirement.
Jonathan Edens believes every person has a skill and, with that, an opportunity to share their knowledge with others. This fall, he'll put his own talents to work teaching guitar lessons at The McKinney Center in Jonesborough.
Sometimes you just never know where making mud pies will take you. For Jess Parks, it launched a passion for creating things.
Tony Henson spends most of his days teaching art at two Hawkins County elementary schools. This summer, he got the opportunity to show off some of his own work in the Big Apple!
After basic training at Fort Bragg, N.C., James Collins qualified as an expert rifleman and became part of the lead division in Europe that landed at Utah Beach on June 6, 1944.