For millions of seasonal allergy sufferers, the annual onset of watery eyes and scratchy throats is bumping up against the global spread of a new virus that produces its own constellation of respiratory symptoms.
The latest on schedule changes, local decisions and other updates related to COVID-19 coronavirus in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia
“We believe this Order is necessary to help protect the public health of all citizens in Sullivan County,” Sullivan County Regional Health Department Director Gary Mayes wrote.
Johnson City and Washington County have both issued safer at home orders as part of an effort to mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
KOSBE can help document the economic injury faced by the business and explore all financing options, including whether the business is eligible for the Small Business Administration disaster loan.
While we the church will not be reckless or carelessly expose our families to danger, we have the answer of faith, hope and peace to offer a world of anxious and panic-hearted, fear-filled people and that hope is in Jesus Christ.
Patrons of Kingsport Sonic had pickup bed picnics Saturday.
By the time I figured out it might be time to start hoarding supplies for the COVID-19 apocalypse, every bag of freeze dried pinto beans and every roll of toilet paper had already been snatched from every store everywhere.
With March being Red Cross Month, the Northeast Tennessee chapter is spreading the word about its services and its need for volunteers.
On the last Sunday in March 1960, the now-fabled Kingsport Inn served its last Sunday dinner in its said-to-have-been-gracious dining room. But the Inn wasn’t sacrificed to make way for a parking lot.
Last year the historic Hale Springs inn began a new phase of its 196-year-old history with the addition of a new general manager, who has a bit of her own past history at the inn.
Eastman spokeswoman Betty Payne said with an employee population of its size, it was just a matter of time that some team members would test positive for the coronavirus.
“To live simply, to love generously, to live truthfully, to serve faithfully, and leave everything else to God.” — Dr. Fred Craddock.
With the cumulative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic yet unknown, the United Way of Greater Kingsport is launching a relief fund to increase efforts in the UWGK’s fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in the community.
They say folks visiting parks should also bring hand sanitizer, wash hands where restrooms are available, bring their own water and not get out if feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms.