The bill, sponsored in the state House by state Rep. John Crawford, has passed in the Senate and now moves on to the full House Finance, Ways and Means Committee.
Brodie Frew, senior at Sullivan South High School, won a National Merit Scholarship to the University of Alabama and plans to study pre-medicine.
For the second year in a row, Church Hill has been determined to be the safest city in Tennessee, an honor that Police Chief Chad Mosley attributes more to high-quality residents than to policing.
Gov.Ralph Northam’s regular Tuesday briefing on the COVID-19 emergency added another emergency – racism and violence in the wake of the George Floyd killing.
Virginians will be able to eat indoors at restaurants and exercise at gyms for the first time in more than two months starting Friday.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen for months has considered moving Kingsport’s election date to coincide with the national elections.
Meals will be given out 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through July 16.
During a 2020-21 budget hearing Friday, Hawkins County commissioners drastically reduced the sheriff’s request for additional funding to cover raises and vehicles and denied Hawkins County EMS’ request for a $90,000 increase.
The original plan called for a multi-use path to be built down Rock Springs Road, but due to right of way impacts, the path has been removed from the latest phase of the project.
The Kingsport Area Transit Service stopped its fixed route service back in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, KATS is working to resume that service next month.
On June 1, Walters State Community College will begin the next phase of its re-opening plan with student services offices opening at all campuses by appointment only.
A sewer project serving the Daniel Boone community and an overhaul of water lines in Big Stone Gap were among $10.45 million in federally-funded rural Virginia projects announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
On Friday, it’s the law under state executive order – everyone 10 and older in businesses and public buildings in Virginia has to wear a face covering.
If a $90,000 county funding increase is recommended Friday for Hawkins County EMS, Surgoinsville Mayor Merrell Graham is asking that a stipulation be added requiring an ambulance to be stationed 24/7 at Surgoinsville’s fire station.
Known as ‘Evelyn’s Law’ in honor of deceased Sullivan County toddler Evelyn Boswell, House Bill 1309 requires a report of a missing child to law enforcement or the appropriate authority within 48 hours of their disappearance.