The Hawkins County Board of Education may soon begin considering recommendations regarding an economic study that said more than $3 million could be saved by closing its two smallest schools permanently and by reducing the overall teaching staff by 20.
The latest on schedule changes, local decisions and other updates related to COVID-19 coronavirus in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia
Beginning on April 13, Kingsport will no longer accept in-person water/utility bill payments at the Justice Center. Customers who wish to pay in person will need to visit the old KATS transit center building, located at 109 Clay St.
In Psalm 69, David begins to tell the Lord the problems he is facing are overwhelming him to the point he feels as if he is drowning in them. Some of us may be feeling that way, too.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article ran in the Kingsport Times News Progress Edition on March 1.
Under no circumstances will the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office contact anyone requesting money.
Today's Scrapbook Showcase features photos of heron nesting in Kingsport. The photos were taken and submitted by Kingsport photographer Richard Currie, Jr. The Nesting Great Blue Herons were photographed near Fort Patrick Henry Dam. The Nesting
"Shop as you need the items," Smith said in an online news conference with reporters. "Don't hoard the items. Please shop for your weekly shopping needs and it will leave more for other folks."
The Hawkins County Rescue Squad announced Monday that the 28th annual Ralph Stanton Memorial Bass Tournament is still on for Saturday, although there have been a few changes to keep up with COVID-19 precautions.
Tennessee’s average gas price dropped nearly 8 cents last week to $1.69, which is 49 cents less than one month ago and nearly 83 cents less than one year ago, AAA reported.
“As long as those wavers go through I feel confident that based on the number of days they have completed this year we're able to issue end of the year grades, and graduate those students based on the amount of work they have done up to this point.” — Matt Hixson
The state Department of Health’s latest COVID-19 update shows there are 4,138 confirmed cases of the virus in Tennessee. That’s an increase of 336 confirmed cases since Monday.
The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
Police don't know the motive for a Monday morning drive-by shooting in Church Hill involving a teen who allegedly fired a handgun at two targets who were standing on a balcony at the Church Hill Inn.
No one asks for empty nets, but sometimes our emptiness becomes the catalyst for Jesus to fill our life with his good gifts.