A Washington County jury Wednesday acquitted a former East Tennessee State University student of civil rights intimidation charges resulting from his gorilla-masked appearance at a campus Black Lives Matter rally in 2016.
City Manager Fred Ramey told the council at its Tuesday meeting that the 200-foot-long sandstone block wall between Ridge Avenue and Craig Street has been monitored since 2017 after residents in that area reported shifting and bulging in the wall.
If newly sworn-in Kingsport Mayor Pat Shull has his plan come to fruition, some $5 million will be invested in city streets over just the next 12 months, making a significant difference in the city’s appearance and road conditions.
Shane Hall allegedly jumped on the hood of the victim’s 2008 Ford F-150 pickup, causing a dent — and then started hitting the front windshield and screaming obscenities.
Investigators are still seeking a Kingsport man who was reported missing nearly three months ago, saying there is legitimate cause to be concerned for his health and welfare.
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced on the Senate floor Tuesday that a planned Trump administration rule change will help curb the trend of rural hospital closures in Tennessee. Ballad President and CEO Alan Levine says the proposal could bring Ballad Health new income — anywhere from $20 million to $50 million a year.
The Hob-Nob, one of Scott County’s most beloved places, has been serving hamburgers at the same location since 1952.
A public fundraising campaign for the project is now underway and will continue for the next 30 days.
A visit to Kentucky Speedway served as a good reminder of NASCAR racing from a fan’s perspective.
KINGSPORT — The bottom of the order came up big for Kingsport Tuesday.
The Kingsport Mets overpowered the Reds at Hunter Wright Stadium Tuesday, and Dakota Hamilton was on hand to capture all the action.
Through this partnership, ReVIDA and 180 Health Partners will coordinate care for expectant mothers at all seven ReVIDA locations in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Hunter Newton stated in his report, “Lorne said he set the field fire because he knew someone would show up and then possibly give him a ride.”
KINGSPORT — South Carolina racer Ralph Carnes won Saturday’s Southeast Super Truck Series feature at Kingsport Speedway, while former track regular Lee Tissot kept him from doubling up in the Limited Late Model race.
For the first year, Professionals Engaged in Advancing Kingsport (PEAK) is sponsoring a HORSE basketball tournament for all ages and skill levels. Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport’s Great Futures campaign, which funds the club’s general operating expenses.