► Kingsport TN City Update: 21 September 2023 : Mayor Pat ShullKINGSPORT.MENewsBreak Contributor
Inmate Files Lawsuit Alleging Violations of Prison Rape Elimination Act at Red Onion State PrisonBreaking Through NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Elizabethton Rethinks Golf Management Amidst Tri-Cities' Rich Golfing TapestryJohn M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
► Kingsport TN City Update: 14 September 2023 : Mayor Pat ShullKINGSPORT.MENewsBreak Contributor
Major retailer opens another location in TennesseeKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Weekly Safety Report: Drugs, Weapons, Kidnapping, and Theft in Sullivan County, Tennessee
This week in Sullivan County, Tennessee, several incidents occurred that require attention. These incidents include a Bristol man being found with drugs and weapons during a traffic stop, a Kingsport man being charged with kidnapping after a pursuit, the ongoing search for a missing woman, and a former Elementary PTO president pleading guilty to theft.
School Bus Accident in Hawkins County: Driver and Juvenile Injured
A severe accident in Hawkins County, Tennessee, involving a Chevrolet Impala and a school bus resulted in serious injuries to a juvenile and the car driver, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP).
Dobyns-Bennett senior escorted by “BUDS Program” friend at Homecoming
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – Sophie Dean, a senior at Dobyns-Bennett High School, was escorted by her long-time friend Michael McClellan in the homecoming court on Friday. Dean has been Michael’s friend and helper since the sixth grade, as part of a program that Kingsport City Schools offers called the BUDS Program. The program allows students […]
Officers say investigations in Harlan Co. lead to drug trafficking arrest, more pending
LYNCH, Ky. (WYMT) - Multiple agencies worked together in Harlan County on a combined drug trafficking investigation. On Tuesday, officers from the Lynch Police Department, deputies from the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from Kentucky State Police served two people with parole violation warrants on Gilbert Drive in Lynch.
Local Hero: Kingsport's Newly Certified Officer Hulse Saves Choking Diner, Earns Life Saving Award
Officer Emmaline Hulse of the Kingsport Police Department (KPD) was recently recognized with a Life Saving Award. A recent graduate of the Regional Law Enforcement Academy at Walters State Community College, Officer Hulse acted swiftly when a diner started choking at a local restaurant on September 13, 2023.
Greene Devils Smack Volunteer
CHURCH HILL — The Greeneville Greene Devils picked up their second win in a little more than 72 hours on Friday night, throttling the Volunteer Falcons 56-0. Greeneville's victory came much easier than its 27-21 win over Morristown West on Tuesday night. The Devils, now 4-0 overall and 2-0 in Region 1-4A, had to play twice this week as the Morristown West game was pushed back to Tuesday when Morristown...
Nature's Paradise: The Three Unmissable Parks in Kingsport
Welcome to this article where we explore three remarkable parks in Kingsport. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences! Please drop your comments below.
Bristol man facing list of charges after drugs found during I-26 traffic stop
A Bristol, Tennessee man is facing several drug charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 26 in Kingsport after officers observed him driving his SUV at a slow pace near the interchange. Daniel Morris, 42, also faces weapon charges after a search of his vehicle that also contained more than...
TITLE: "Human Trafficking in TN: Unearthing a Silent Epidemic"
With its picturesque landscapes and rich cultural heritage, Upper East Tennessee grapples with a grim and less-publicized challenge - human trafficking. While Sullivan, Hawkins, Cocke, and Greene counties find themselves vulnerable, understanding the broader context is essential in addressing this menace.
“Let Your Pride Shine” TriPride organizers prepare for annual festival
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The annual TriPride Festival is back in Johnson City after completing its first trifecta of locations in Kingsport and Bristol which started back in 2018 in Johnson City. This year’s theme is “Let Your Pride Shine.” The Johnson City TriPride will kick off with a parade at 11 a.m. starting […]
Kingsport elementary school dedicates butterfly garden
Kingsport elementary school dedicates butterfly garden.
Cumberland Men’s Basketball Announces 2023-24 Schedule
LEBANON, Tenn.–Cumberland Men’s Basketball team is gearing up for a season that promises to be exciting with lots of travel as first year head coach Eric Evans unveils the 2023-24 schedule. Cumberland is set to open up the campaign on October 26th as the Cumberland Phoenix face off...
Man dies after he was attacked by swarm of bees outside of his house
DIZNEY, Ky. — A man in Dizney, Kentucky, died after he was stung repeatedly by bees at his house Monday, officials say. The Harlan County Coroner’s Office said they were notified that a 59-year-old man was heading to the emergency room. Deputy Coroner John W. Jones responded and pronounced the man dead just before 6 p.m.
$2000 Reward Offered by Mother in Search for Layla Santanello, Missing Since June in Kingsport
Jennifer Santanello is offering a $2,000 reward in an effort to find her missing 21-year-old daughter, Layla Santanello. Layla was last seen on June 27 in Kingsport. Numerous investigations have yet to reveal any significant leads.
Unleash Your Creative Spirit at the 51st Annual Fall Folks Art Festival: A Vibrant Weekend of Art, Music, and Culinary Delights!
🎨🍂 Hey there, art enthusiasts and festival-goers! 🎨🍂. I've got some exciting news for you all! Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of art at the 51st annual Fall Folks Art Festival! 🌟✨
List of 2023 Halloween events in the Tri-Cities region
TRI-CITIES, Tenn./Va. (WCYB) — If you are looking for exciting events to go to this Halloween, check out the list below!. This list is ongoing, if you have an event that you would like to be added, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Click any of the links below to learn more about...
Twenty Appalachian Highlands Veterans Embark on Honor Flight to Visit Memorials in Washington D.C.
Twenty veterans from the Appalachian Highlands' Tri-Cities area have embarked on an all-inclusive Honor Flight to Washington D.C. This program allows these veterans to visit numerous memorials in the nation's capital to honor their service and commemorate their fallen comrades. Their trip begins at Crossroads Global Methodist Church in Kingsport. The Honor Flight takes them to significant Vietnam and Korean War memorials in D.C., as well as a tour of the D-Day museum in Bedford, VA.
Cosby coach Levi Cooper surveys his team prior to Friday night’s matchup against Hancock County. The Eagles lost 36-32, giving up a late touchdown in their second region loss and fifth overall this season.
Bay’s mountain welcomes feline family members
Bays Mountain recently received two new bobcats for their exhibits. The bobcat enclosure had been empty for a while because all the previous cats had died of old age. The two animals are named Carter and Cash. They are brothers, so they have been together since birth. Tina McMurray, a...
Union welcomes Gate City to Big Stone Gap for crucial district clash
BIG STONE GAP, Va. (WCYB) — Another Friday Night Rivals night features a massive Mountain 7 matchup in southwest Virginia with two teams aiming for a district title. The Gate City Blue Devils are coming off of a 20-7 win over Marion a week ago - but still recovering from a tough home loss to Abingdon from the previous week. Meanwhile, the Union Bears await the Devils after a season-defining win on the road at Graham.