Ballad Health's Holston Valley Achieves Joint Commission Gold SealJohn M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
Jonesborough’s National Storytelling Festival: A Tapestry of Tales AwaitsJohn M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
Bristol's B'nai Sholom Embraces Ancient Jewish Tradition, Welcoming Sukkot with Open ArmsJohn M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
Country Thunder Rocks BMS Next Weekend!John M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
Bristol's Oktoberfest: A Blend of Tradition and Modern Flavors in Historic DowntownJohn M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
Meet the candidates for Washington County, Va. sheriff
ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) — Two candidates with law enforcement experience face off in the race for Washington County, Virginia sheriff. Incumbent Blake Andis began his term in 2020 and said he has served the community for 35 years. Hi opponent, Rex Carter, currently works as a security operations specialist at Universal Fibers. He has 27 […]
People Incorporated sees $217K grant to help support SWVA community members
ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) — People Incorporated of Virginia received nearly a quarter million dollars in federal grant funding that will help the organization continue to provide affordable housing and supporting services to people in Southwest Virginia. The Abingdon-based organization, located at 1173 West Main Street, received a grant of $217,482 from the U.S. Department of […]
Bristol businesses hosting Downtown Game Night on Friday
BRISTOL, Tenn./Va. (WJHL) — Bristol’s “First Friday” event for October features a Downtown Game Night, where the public is invited to play tailgate-style games like cornhole and more. According to the organization Believe in Bristol, festivities will take place on Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participants are invited to check out downtown businesses, […]
How to participate in Bristol's inaugural Halloween parade
BRISTOL, Tenn./Va. (WCYB) — Believe in Bristol is currently recruiting entrants for the Inaugural Downtown Bristol TN/VA Halloween Parade. The parade, that will take place on October 28, will feature two distinct categories for the participants. They can self-categorize as either "Fun & Festive" or "Scary & Macabre". "Fun...
Powerball jackpot over a billion for Monday's drawing
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WCYB) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $1.04 billion after no one hit it big on Saturday. This continues a two month stretch without a winner. Typically, the winner takes home the cash option which is worth nearly $500 million. "After the government gets...
The Beach Boys surfin’ to the Orpheum
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Beach Boys will be playing in the Bluff City on Tuesday!. The show begins at 7:30 Tuesday night at the Orpheum Theatre. Buy your tickets here. After more than 50 years of making music, The Beach Boys continue to ride the crest of a wave synonymous with the California lifestyle in their worldwide “America’s Band” tour.
Army Corps of Engineers' Efforts to Maintain River Traffic
Witness the Army Corps of Engineers in action as they tackle the challenge of maintaining river traffic in Bluff City. The Big Muddy is transforming into the Big Sandy due to consecutive dry seasons upriver. Discover their innovative solutions in this intriguing video.
Fish and Chicken Meal Oct. 7 at Boozy Creek
Boozy Creek Community Center, 1989 Shelleys Road, Bristol, Va., (276-466-0026) will hold a Fish and Chicken Meal on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. Music will be provided by Bill Copas and Steel Creek from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The food is fantastic food and the music is great. The Center has been having great […] The post Fish and Chicken Meal Oct. 7 at Boozy Creek appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
Lady Devils Take First At Bristol Cross
BRISTOL — The Bristol Cross is annually one of the premier high school cross country meets in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. With 39 high schools sending athletes, the 2023 version did not disappoint. The Greeneville Girls finished as Small School Division team champions. Syndney Doane and Riley Castro were named medalists after finishing in the top 25 of 103 girls. The Greeneville boys finished in fifth place behind four...
Resource Bristol: United Way program bridges gap for struggling families in need
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WCYB) — One call could make a difference for you and your family if you're struggling to make ends meet. There's a program called Resource Bristol -- and it's offered through the United Way of Bristol. It can help connect people to a variety of resources like...
Bluff City Heritage Day Festival held on Saturday
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. (WCYB) — A celebration was held Saturday in Bluff City as thousands gathered to celebrate its Heritage Day Festival. The festival takes place the last Saturday of September each year. There were vendors, food, and music. There was also the biggest car show ever held during...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in bristol, TN
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around bristol..
HMG General Surgery welcomes Daniel Chester, M.D., FLS, FES
KINGSPORT – Holston Medical Group (HMG) welcomes Daniel Chester, M.D., FLS, FES, to HMG General Surgery at Medical Plaza at 105 W. Stone Drive, Ste. 4A., Kingsport, and HMG General Surgery at Sapling Grove, located at 240 Medical Park Blvd., Ste. 2600, Bristol. Dr. Chester was born in New Orleans and became a refugee from […] The post HMG General Surgery welcomes Daniel Chester, M.D., FLS, FES appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
Sullivan East High School's SWAG Shop: Free store boosts student spirit while teaching valuable life skills
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WCYB) — Students at Sullivan East High School often spend their lunches picking out new or slightly used items from a "store" catered just for them. It's called the SWAG Shop, providing needed resources for students. "They can pick out their own clothes, everything is free...
Study identifies potential improvements for John B. Dennis Highway-East Stone Drive corridor
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Kingsport officials are considering ways to improve safety and volume along John B. Dennis Highway and Stone Drive armed with a Tennessee Department of Transportation grant-funded corridor study. Kingsport Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization Coordinator Lesley Phillips told News Channel 11 though the study won’t yield immediate results, it will be useful. […]
Traffic Alert: Crash on I-81 near exit 10, updated
BRISTOL, Va. (WCYB) — VDOT said all lanes are back open. According to VDOT's X, there is a crash on I-81 southbound near exit 10 in Bristol. VDOT advises to use alternate routes if possible, congestion is around five miles.
Tri-Cities health care providers urging people to get flu shots as flu season arrives
TRI-CITIES, Va./Tenn. (WCYB) — Medical experts say time is key, when it comes to getting your flu shot. Pharmacist Whitney Aultman says, "when you get the shot, it does take a couple of weeks for it to be fully effective. So that’s why it’s important to get it early on in the season, so that you make sure that it’s effective by the time the season is really ramped up."
Bristol's B'nai Sholom Embraces Ancient Jewish Tradition, Welcoming Sukkot with Open Arms
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Amidst the cascading beauty of the Smoky Mountains during autumn, there’s a lesser-known celebration that beautifully contrasts ancient Jewish tradition with the rustic charm of the Appalachians. In the Tri-Cities region of Northeast Tennessee, Sukkot, the Jewish Festival of Booths, takes root and flourishes.
Experience a Night of Twisted Tales at the DAM Haunted Woods
🎃👻 Get ready for a hauntingly unforgettable experience, as the DAM Haunted Woods presents "Twisted Tales: Murderous Make-believe | A Touchable Terror Attraction". This spine-chilling event is scheduled to take place from Sun, Oct 01 · 7pm - Mon, Oct 02 · 12am, at the eerie location of The DAM Haunted Woods, 3520 Tennessee 75, Kingsport, United States.
Five Things to do this week
When: Starting at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 8. Jonesborough — the storytelling capital of the world — will once again host the annual National Storytelling Festival Oct. 5-8 throughout downtown. Large, white tents will host some of the world’s top storytellers as they weave tales of folklore, ghost stories, family legends and more. For tickets or more information go to www.storytellingcenter.net.