Cody Helms tells us how he “got the bug” and started beekeeping — despite some rather ironic news.
National Ethics Day for Realtors was recently celebrated with an ethics webinar – held at the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors headquarters – which was live streamed to nearly 30 states and about 300 Realtor associations.
Trash Barrel Paint-in winners will be invited to attend the Fun Fest Sponsors Breakfast, where the winning barrels will be displayed. Volunteering as a Trashbuster for at least two Fun Fest events gets you a free Fun Fest t-shirt and tickets to one of the Sunset Concert Series shows.
Participants in the day-long Nature Explore workshop will learn interesting techniques for using outdoor classrooms as an integral part of children’s daily learning.
Carol Horner applied to the ministry's "Operation Good Neighbor" program for emergency repairs on her Mooresburg home seven years ago, and had all but forgotten about it. In the meantime an old leak had caused her kitchen floor to deteriorate beneath the sink and cabinets to the point that you can literally push your hand through it.
Former Tennessee Lieutenant Gov. Ron Ramsey noted Tuesday his first year as a lobbyist has seen him move from 24-year lawmaker to point man for the Tri-Cities Crossing development.
Today's Scrapbook Showcase features photos from a Saturday morning visit to the Kingsport Farmers Market. The photos were taken and submitted by Rick Currie. The market opens at 7 a.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays. A free cooking demonstration called
Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tours will take place in Washington County, Tennessee, on June 23 and in Washington, Tazewell and Russell counties in Virginia on June 30.
Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a variety of iris grown in the Lynn Garden area by Kingsport's Ralph Bates. The photos were taken and submitted by his daughter Gay Bush.
With both male and female members, the Creative Thyme Garden Club participates in community activities and strives to make a small part of Kingsport — their “Adopt-A-Spot” — attractive for visitors and residents.
It’s the first time art has been exhibited in Biltmore’s historic gardens and estate staff and the artist, Dale Chihuly, began planning for the 16 installations across the estate more than two years ago. It continues through October 7.
"Closings were up in every city market except Erwin and in every county market except Hawkins," NETAR President Aaron Taylor said. "Consumer confidence and pent-up demand keep driving the local market to new highs when other markets are beginning to show fatigue in the face tight inventories and higher prices.”
Some of the city’s most eye-catching gardens will be on display later this month as part of “Saturday in the Gardens,” and tickets are still available. Proceeds will support the many programs of Keep Kingsport Beautiful.
That’s the estimated total contribution of Tennessee Housing Development Agency-related activities to the state’s economy in 2017, the organization reported at the recent Tennessee Housing Conference held at the MeadowView Marriott.
NETAR President Aaron Taylor said the 11-county region monitored by the association had 3.4 months of inventory at the end of April. Only two city markets had more than a three-month supply of homes for sale.