FOOD & DRINK
Chipotle plans to open location in Kingsport
Chipotle is looking to open a restaurant at 1401 East Stone Drive, between Hardee's and the former Rush Street Grill, which is now Take 5 Oil Change. Chipotle is looking to open a restaurant at 1401 East Stone Drive, between Hardee's and the former Rush Street Grill, which is now Take 5 Oil Change.
Kingsport Fire Department saves kitten from tire
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Kingsport Fire Department (KFD) helped save a kitten on Thursday, but not from the stereotypical tree. The KFD’s Engine 2 crew responded to Sycamore Street and found a kitten with its head stuck in the rim of a spare tire, a social media post stated. The fire crew was able […]
Check out these cuties in need of a forever home, Tails and Paws for Friday
(WJHL) – Tails and Paws is a weekly edition on News Channel 11 that highlights animals up for adoption as various animal shelters. These cuties are up for adoption at the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter in Johnson City. If you see an animal you are interested in adopting,...
Kingsport’s Long Island Tea Trail
In case you haven’t heart, Kingsport is the home of the Original Long Island Iced Tea (LIIT).The drink came into existence in the 1920s during prohibition in the United States when Charlie “Old Man” Bishop invented the concoction while living on Long Island in Kingsport, TN. Some 20 years later, his son, Ransom, who was said to have operated a still on Long Island, tweaked his father’s original recipe by adding lemon, lime and cola.
Weekend Events: Fiddling, fitness & free fishing
TRI-CITIES, Tenn./Va. (WJHL) — From Fridays after 5, fishing for free in Tennessee and a Fiddlers’ Convention, there’s plenty planned for the Tri-Cities this weekend. Below are events happening on Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11. Fridays after 5 Florencia & The Feeling will perform at the first Fridays after 5 in King Commons […]
Mount Carmel discusses options for eliminating Animal Control Department
Mount Carmel Alderman Jim Bare asked during last week's BMA workshop if the city could do away with the Animal Control Department. Bare stated that in the seven months that he had been an alderman, Animal Control had not reported enough animal pickups to justify the cost of keeping the department. Bare and Alderman Jim Gilliam said they believe that the town should team with a local shelter on an...
Nickelback coming to Knoxville in September
Johnson City Doughboys jersey auction benefits Make-A-Wish. Johnson City Doughboys jersey auction benefits Make-A-Wish. Live music and fitness events coming to Tri-Cities …. Live music and fitness events coming to Tri-Cities this weekend. Lots in Marion available after blighted homes removed. Lots in Marion available after blighted homes removed. Sullivan...
Limited slots still available for Bays Mountain day camps
KINGSPORT — Adventure and learning come together every day at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium. This summer, children can spend a week getting their hands dirty and feet wet while learning and exploring nature at the park’s day camp. Registration is still open for 2023 day camp sessions for rising first through sixth graders. Each week-long session is filled with outdoor, nature-oriented activities that give children hands-on learning experiences. “Bays...
Join the Fun: Kingsport's Free Family Health & Fitness Day on June 10!
Kingsport’s Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Family Health & Fitness Day on June 10 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in coordination with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).
5th annual Reggae & Wine Festival happening this Saturday
Craig Charles with Crown Cutz Academy, shares with us all the details of the 5th annual Reggae & Wines Festival that will feature great music, wines, moonshine, and food!
Maximizing Energy Efficiency at Home: Tips and Strategies for Savings
Investing in energy-efficient appliances and practices can save up to 30% of annual energy costs. Professional energy efficiency assessments provide detailed reports about the home’s energy profile and suggest strategies for improvement. Replacing inefficient appliances with Energy Star-rated models, adding insulation, installing smart thermostats, changing to vinyl windows, and integrating technology can all help improve energy efficiency. These steps can reduce monthly bills while contributing to a healthier environment by reducing emissions from inefficient fixtures. Homeowners may even receive tax credits for investing in energy efficiency initiatives.
New Johnson City 7 Brew location set to open next week
Signage at the 1210 Harris Dr. business shows six days remain until high-speed coffee service begins. Before the official June 12 opening, however, a public “Family and Friends” period will open sales during specific times. New Johnson City 7 Brew location set to open next …. Signage at...
New Johnson City 7 Brew location set to open next week
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A new 7 Brew location right across from East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is set to open next week, and early visitors can get free gifts beforehand. Signage at the 1210 Harris Dr. business shows six days remain until high-speed coffee service begins. Before the official June 12 opening, however, […]
Creating a Memorable Hotel Dining Experience: Upgrading Decor, Menu Diversity, and Exceptional Service
To improve a hotel's dining experience, several factors need to be considered. Upgrading the decor with furniture and artwork can create a more inviting atmosphere that can attract more guests. Investing in rustic solid wood dining furniture can be an excellent option. Such pieces can add a touch of elegance and warmth to the room with their natural textures and earthy tones.
Food City Friday: Fresh and local produce at Food City
Skylar Leonard, Produce Manager at the Food City location in Piney Flats, showcases just a few of the many fresh/local produce items available at all Food City locations!
Revamp Your Outdoor Space on a Budget: Affordable Makeovers for Your Home's Curb Appeal
Renovating the exterior of your home can increase its curb appeal and property value, but it doesn't have to be expensive. You can enhance your outdoor space by adding functional elements such as pathways, seating areas, and fire pits, and prioritize renovation goals while setting a budget limit. Transforming your garage space by decluttering and implementing DIY storage solutions can also optimize space. Incorporating discounted plants and shrubs can add color to your landscaping on a budget.
Menopause The Musical coming to Johnson City
(WJHL) Jennifer Clements, executive director for the ETSU Martin Center for the Arts tells us about the upcoming performances of the hit show “Menopause The Musical” coming up June 16th and 17th. For more information visit www.ETSUMartinCenter.org.
Warriors’ Summer in the Park program enters second week
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Week two of Summer in the Park at Warriors’ Path State Park kicks off Monday. A full slate of free, outdoor activities – from guided hikes to arts and crafts – is planned for each day. All activities meet in and near the park’s main campground unless otherwise specified. Here is […]
Scotty McCreery among performers scheduled for Appalachian Fair in Gray
GRAY, Tenn. (WCYB) — Country music superstar Scotty McCreery is among the performers scheduled to perform at this year's Appalachian Fair in Gray. Other performers scheduled include Christian artist Zach Williams, country artists Joe Nichols, Travis Denning, Chayce Beckham, and Josh Turner. Elle King is also scheduled to perform.
PHOTO GALLERY: Battle-tested players prevail in Nerf War
MOUNT CARMEL — The young and young-at-heart donned their battle gear and converged on Mount Carmel’s City Park for an all-out Nerf War on Saturday afternoon. The action-packed day of fun for kids and adults pitted skilled marksmen and able-bodied beginners in team battles and capture-the-flag contests. The goal, of course, is to avoid getting hit by an opponent’s dart, while helping your team achieve victory. Strategies varied, with savvy veterans deploying skilled tactics to make their way across the playing field dotted with inflatable...
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