"The best way to prevent illnesses associated with swimming is to keep germs out of our swimming areas,” said TDH Medical Epidemiologist Mary-Margaret Fill, MD.
This asteroid, named 1999 KW4, is an Aten-type space rock, meaning that its orbit brings it between the orbits of Venus and Earth and will actually cross Earth’s orbit.
The 23rd Annual Garden Gala, featuring the theme “Bee Happy,” will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 1, in Historic Jonesborough.
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) celebrated its mission of helping Tennesseans become first-time homebuyers during a ceremony May 15 that included dignitaries such as former Gov. Winfield Dunn.
Back for a second year, KKB’s Homegrown Gardening Series launched last weekend at the Kingsport Farmers Market. Robin Cleary, executive director of KKB, said the series will offer something for beginners and those who already have an interest in gardening.
Tuesday evening masters gardeners Joanne Irvin and Elizabeth Price were joined by four Boy Scouts from Troop 199 who were acquiring some of the community service time needed to earn badges by helping clean out flower beds at Price Public school
Combined single-family and condominium closings totaled 661, up 70 from April last year and 41 more than March. The region’s all-sales growth rate continues trending higher, but at the slowest growth rate in four years.
U.S. chocolate sales total more than $21 billion annually. Every wonder which type of chocolate is most popular? Dark, milk or white chocolate? Preferences vary widely across age groups.
BLOUNTVILLE — If you are a Tennessee resident and your garage or cabinets contain cleaning products, pesticides, or certain other hazardous items you no longer need, you have an opportunity to get rid of them safely on Saturday.
The Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District recently purchased a new lime spreader that is now available for renting on a daily or weekly basis. Matthew Wood, conservation specialist for the district, said the equipment has been a highly requested item in the region, and several people have already tried it out.
Still, the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors noted first quarter sales and the average sales price for both single-family homes and townhomes/condos were up from the first three months of last year.
Easter, along with the many church holidays related to it — such as Ash Wednesday, Palm Sunday and Good Friday — are called "moveable feasts" because they do not fall on a fixed date on the Gregorian calendar.
The free program, which will be held in the BrightRidge Power Company auditorium in Johnson City, will include information on how to cultivate shade-loving medicinal herbs.
Event raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Today’s Scrapbook Showcase features photos taken Saturday (March 16) on the Greenbelt near The Exchange Place in Kingsport. The photos were taken and submitted by Kingsport’s Rick Currie. Along the way, he captured images of Hepatica, Cut Leaf