Neighbors across Kingsport are hanging strings of lights in anticipation of Christmas. A friend recently shared with me the sense of happiness that she and her teenage granddaughter felt as they drove through Kingsport looking at the twinkling lights. They were enjoying all the Christmas decorations together, and it just made them feel happy.
The public is invited to bring spare coats and other warm clothes to the United Grocery parking lot Saturday afternoon for the "Share the Warmth" mission.
The open houses are free and there will be music and light refreshments at each location.
Hawkins County business owner Don Messina surprised Hawkins County school officials this week by donating $13,000 which will be used to wipe out all student cafeteria debt within the county school system.
A Hawkins County woman is facing DUI and other charges after she was stopped Wednesday afternoon on Rt. 66 near Rogersville after a deputy allegedly observed her cross the center line multiple times with her small child unrestrained in the front seat.
This year’s dinner will be held Saturday, and all proceeds will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for children in the Tri-Cities.
Thirty-eight junior and Cadet Girl Scouts in grades 4-8 from the Tri-Cities, Maryville, Knoxville and Southwest Virginia met at Streamworks in Kingsport for the first ever “Think Like an Engineer Day.”
Cherokee High School's Beta Club member spent time after school Tuesday wrapping presents to help kick off the Of One Accord ministry's first two Christmas for the Children parties of the season.
The busyness of life can have the same negative effect on your health as a mythical siren luring you to navigate your ship straight into a treacherous wall of jagged rocks. Coming out unscathed is highly unlikely. So why is sleep the first thing sacrificed when the demands of life stack up?
For those who may not have heard, the Shepherd Center officially closed its doors on Oct. 31, 2019. The celebration — which also marks my retirement — was just that: a celebration of all those who have loved this ministry as much as I have.
When using a live Christmas tree, the Kingsport Fire Department wants to remind you to add water daily to the tree stand, always turn off the lights before going to bed and to make sure the tree is three feet away from any heat source.
A slow cooker can be a great resource that allows you to come back at the end of the day to a nice, home-cooked meal.
All the top officers involved in the Battle of Kingsport and the events leading up to it are buried in Lexington Cemetery.
On Thursday, Dec. 19 the Of One Accord will be distributing those Christmas food boxes to eligible families, along with fresh rolls and their choice of a ham or a turkey which will be purchased with funds contributed to the ministry.
I spent Sunday afternoon throwing out the carbs and cooking a dinner that would make my doctor proud.