Regional business and government leaders from Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia kicked off their push Thursday to convince the federal government to bring 620 jobs to the former Alpha Natural Resources headquarters.
A recent DNA analysis matching remains located near the town of Hürtgen, Germany with Pfc. Lewis E. Price's surviving niece and nephews in Hawkins and Grainger counties has confirmed those remains to be Price.
A Mount Carmel residential fire Wednesday afternoon which was initially dispatched as an entrapment. Later it was determined the Nikki Barnett had attempted to enter her home to save her father’s dog before the heat and smoke forced her to retreat.
Ballad Health announced a major realignment of its resources on Wednesday with much of the impact to be felt in Kingsport. A regional trauma and emergency care system was rolled out with new pediatric emergency services scheduled to happen in Kingsport.
Kingsport school system leaders have unanimously approved spending just short of $1 million to replace the more than 10-year-old year-old artificial turf at J. Fred Johnson Stadium at Dobyns-Benentt High School. The turf covers both the football and baseball field used by the Indians, as well as turf for an indoor baseball practice facility on the site.
By the fifth week of the year (Jan.29 through Feb. 4) sentinel physicians in Sullivan County reported 5.72 percent of patients with influenza-like illness — compared to 8.6 percent in Knoxville, 9.9 percent in Shelby County (Memphis), and 24 percent in Madison County (Jackson).