Sevierville driver Blake Jones will make his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway behind the wheel of BK Racing’s No. 23 Tennessee XXX Moonshine Toyota.
Kingsport’s Cayman Ratliff shot a 5-under-par 67 on Tuesday at Council Fire Golf Club to easily advance in the TGA’s Match Play Championship.
Award-winning illusionist Joseph Young performed Tuesday in a free show for Fun Fest event Kids Central. His magic has a message.
“Another priority is to institute planning, short and long term, in every aspect of county business. Another priority is the preservation and enhancement of our scenic and naturally beautiful landscape to attract tourists.” — Danny Breeding
One lucky duck sponsor will win $2,500 ~ and nine others will take home prizes ~ during the July 28 event at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. Proceeds benefit Mountain Region Speech and Hearing Center.
A Big Stone Gap man who netted multiple arrests for snapping inappropriate photos of women at Kingsport stores — and solicited a smack to the mouth from one victim he also groped — will spend at least three years in jail.
The case against the Tennessee man has grown from a handful of initial charges following implementation of a search warrant at his former Wise County residence on Feb. 22.
Outside of Holston Valley Medical Center, a nurse asked a "suspicious" man if he needed any help. He responded that he was waiting on cops to arrive "so he could die" — then showed her a handgun on the passenger seat of his car.
Some local folks in Blountville are opposed to a roundabout replacing a traffic signal at a four-way intersection.
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BLOUNTVILLE — The 24-member Sullivan County Commission voted Monday, by a narrow margin, to reduce the governing body’s size to 18 members with the 2022 elections. The resolution also reduces the number of commissioner districts in the county from the current 11 to 9 in 2022.
Pump prices rose last week after reports that seven Gulf Coast refineries were dealing with various operational issues. Some of the issues have already been resolved, while others could take weeks, AAA reported.
Local athletes from Daniel Boone, Happy Valley, Science Hill and University High were also selected to the team released Monday.
The Kingsport Mets ended the Elizabethton Twins’ winning streak rather abruptly Monday night with a 14-4 rout in the Appy League series finale at Hunter Wright Stadium.
“The games go by really fast and both teams are always in the game during one-pitch. I think one-pitch is more fun, too. You have to swing at anything when it’s close.”