KINGSPORT – Cathy Rieck wasn’t expecting to do so well with growing watermelons this season. After all, she’s never grown them before. “It’s the first time I’ve ever raised them and I’m just tickled with how they’re turning out,” she said. “I just love watching stuff grow.” The 59-year-old K…

Work has begun on Sullivan County EMS Station No. 8, located off Gibson Mill Road near Stone Drive. Armstrong Construction began work about two months ago on Junior Godsey Station. The station is one of three being built in Sullivan County with another slated for Sullivan Street and one on H…

Thousands of voters from across Sullivan County went to the polls on Thursday to do their civic duty, voting in a variety of local, state and federal races. Seats up for grabs included ones for constable, school board, assessor of property, Tennessee House and Senate, as well as U.S. House a…

This year, due to the cancellations of Fun Fest and the Olympics, employees at Encompass Health Kingsport held their own Rehab Fest/Olympics. Patients and employees had a chance to complete in a variety of events. The events included a remote-control car race, an obstacle course with time tr…