"There's been some concerns voiced by the community in regards to some of the transitions of services we've been making," said Lindy White, vice president and CEO of Kingsport Market Operations for Ballad Health. "I think The Joint Commission felt compelled to come in and do an unannounced survey. I said to the surveyor 'I'm glad you're here. We need an external validation of what's going on inside the doors of this hospital.'"
Sullivan Central rocketed to its first victory of the season Friday night, a 32-6 nonconference road win over Pigeon Forge. Connor Wilson opened Central's scoring with a 5-yard touchdown run. Bryson Crabtree scored on a 55-yard reverse and caught a
South speedster Julian Reed dazzled from the get-go, breaking the first play from scrimmage for a 68-yard touchdown and scoring three more times, to lead the Rebels to a 42-12 interstate victory.
A halftime change at the quarterback position proved to be a winning move for Volunteer on homecoming night in Church Hill.
Ridgeview junior Trenton Adkins rushed for 366 yards and six touchdowns on 31 carries to lead the Wolfpack to a 41-20 Mountain 7 District football win over the Wise Central Warriors Friday night at Warrior Stadium. Only three games into the season,
Chuckey-Doak senior Hayden Rush was a one-man wrecking crew on Friday night, leading the Black Knights to a 34-7 nonconference win over host Sullivan North in Thunder Valley.
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They were the best of friends for six decades, sharing their lives while half a world apart, until two weeks ago when Australian Anne Beazley and Karen Wilcox of Church Hill finally met for the first time.
The projected cost of expanding and renovating current Sullivan County jail facilities is nearly $85 million, according to a presentation to the Sullivan County Commission on Thursday by the consulting firm hired earlier this year.
By the fifth week of the year (Jan.29 through Feb. 4) sentinel physicians in Sullivan County reported 5.72 percent of patients with influenza-like illness — compared to 8.6 percent in Knoxville, 9.9 percent in Shelby County (Memphis), and 24 percent in Madison County (Jackson).