The Sullivan County Commission also voted Thursday to adopt, on first reading, a private act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly to move county school system accounting functions into the county’s budget office.
Rocky Mount has enacted safety protocols because of the global coronavirus pandemic. The site will observe social distancing at all times, and visitors will need to wear a mask. Rocky Mount will also have hand sanitizer.
Two recreational and camping areas in the Clinch Ranger District will reopen in a week, according to officials of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests.
The Hawkins County Commission and the Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen are competing this summer for the same $75,000 state tourism grant — one to restore the historic Rogersville Depot facility and the other to make improvements at Laurel Run Park.
Health and safety issues amid the pandemic were cited as reasons for canceling what would have been the parade’s 67th annual run.
Beginning tomorrow — Friday, June 12 — TV listings will take on a new format in the Kingsport Times News.
Fun Fest is offering a special commemorative shirt to highlight the festival’s recent hiatus status for 2020.
Last year’s hugely popular Bristol Sessions Super Raffle will return for a second year, an important fundraising step to help the nonprofit recover from three months of closure time due to COVID-19.
The Board of Directors of the Appalachian Fair announced Tuesday that this year’s fair, scheduled for Aug. 24-29, has been canceled.
Bonnie Pointer, who in 1969 convinced three of her church-singing siblings to form the Pointer Sisters, died Monday.
I always enjoy talking with musicians. We're kindred spirits in my mind – I create using words, and so do they but they also set those words to music.
“The Christmas Connection – Artistic Creations Fair” is sponsored by the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and is celebrating its 41st year. People from across the region and beyond look forward to the event every year.
The novel, called “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” was released May 19. I finally had time to finish reading it last week, and surprisingly enough, it lived up to my expectations.
The award reception for the 18th annual show takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Main and Atrium galleries at the Kingsport Renaissance Center.
Times News columnist Roy Odom died last week. A memorial service will be held at a future date. But you have a chance Saturday to note your condolences in a book that will be donated to the city archives.