This marks the 18th year for the international competition but the first time it has been held in Kingsport, where it is based at the Aquatic Center.
GATE CITY, Va. — A man who fled to Scott County to avoid investigation of child sex crimes in Ohio will now serve life in prison for abuse of a Southwest Virginia girl.
Kingsport school system officials say the new Regional Science and Technology Center will open with Aug. 5 first day of school but inside may not be 100 percent occupied then.
Today's Scrapbook Showcase features the beautiful Roan Highlands. The photos were taken and submitted by Richard Currie. Rhododendrons, which are the "stars" of the annual Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival being held this weekend at the state park,
A delegation from Ballad Health, the Lee County Hospital Authority and the Virginia Department of Health met with Southwest Virginia’s congressional delegation Thursday to discuss progress on reopening Lee County Hospital.
Raffle tickets (only 5,000 are available) are $100 each and include two chances in the raffle drawing slated for September 22. And If you buy 10 tickets you get one free. The 49 prizes range from new vehicles to jewelry and trip to up to $25,000 cash.
Kingsport native Patricia Ledford will soon release her debut novel, “Strings – The Story of Hope,” set in the mountains of East Tennessee and western North Carolina. She will return to the Model City this Sunday for a book launch and signing.
Students from Kingsport Theatre Guild’s Teen Camp will teach history, grammar and math through clever and tuneful songs in their production of “Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR.” this Friday evening.
According to a press release from the Bristol Tennessee Police Department, it was found in the waters that separate Redstone and Middlebrook subdivisions. Both are located off King College Road.
NORTON — Southwest Virginia advocacy groups are organizing a Washington, D.C. trip in July to demonstrate against changes to the federal black lung benefits funding structure.
ROGERSVILLE — One of three people accused of killing a Big Stone Gap, Va. woman in Hawkins County has now pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
Four additional grants will allow the Wise County Sheriff’s Department to have resource officers at every school in the county.
Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who was reported missing on Wednesday night.
The former leader of a Wise County ministry and camp received a 12-month jail sentence in a case where he admitted to taking indecent liberties with a juvenile camp staffer between 1986 and 1988.
KINGSPORT — Eastman Chemical Co. announced Wednesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a Spanish producer of cellulosic yarn.