Legitimate chances to win a state championship have been few and far between for area high school football teams. But Dobyns-Bennett, David Crockett and Elizabethton are doing their level best to change the narrative.
City Manager Chris McCartt said the summer of 2020 would best case scenario on when the paving would begin. Since it’s state and federal money, Kingsport would have to follow the state requirements for design and construction, which typically takes longer than just city-funded road projects.
Country superstar Dolly Parton is still working "9 to 5" and doing what she loves as she celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member.
Photographer Todd Brase was on hand to capture the action Saturday when bands from throughout the Southeast, including four from the Tri-Cities, competed in the Ballad Health & Eastman Bands of America regional championship at East Tennessee State
Sullivan County rivals Central and East battled Friday night in Bluff City before the Cougars pulled away in the second half to claim a 28-14 Region 1-4A win.
Saturday’s 47th edition of the Trailblazer Invitational provided another piece of history for one of Northeast Tennessee’s all-time cross country greats.
A Hawkins County woman who caused the death of her passenger and critically injured an elderly couple in a 2017 wrong-way crash on Highway 11-W in Mooresburg was sentenced to four years Friday in Criminal Court.
Final scores from high school football action in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia on Friday, Oct. 11
“He liked Trump, and she hated him. She said she was going to go get a gun, and he ran out of the house. She fired a round, and that's why she was charged.” — MCPD Lt. Ken Lunsford Sr.
A resolution requests judicial officials to “work together and develop a plan or plans recommending methods and identifying their expected effectiveness to reduce the inmate population .... in the short term."
Joey Mullins and Jackie Christian of VDOT gave an update on that project and several others during last week’s Scott County Board of Supervisors meeting. The bridge construction began in late fall of 2016 and has experienced several weather-related setbacks since then.
The region serves up plenty of fun and frightening activities during the month of October. From haunted attractions that dial up the fear factor to the frolicking fun of hayrides and seasonal shows, there’s no shortage of options.
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).