ROGERSVILLE — Christian music at its best will fill the air on Saturday, May 18, as Persia Baptist Church hosts its annual Family Night in the Park. The free concert, which begins at 7 p.m., will feature nationally-known and award-winning groups 7eventh Time Down and JJ Weeks Band, and Tori …

KINGSPORT — We see the sun and the stars every day, but how much do you actually know about them? On May 11, visit Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium at its celebration of Astronomy Day to learn about the celestial objects our planet calls neighbors.

KINGSPORT — On March 29, 2019 a white male suspect went through the self-checkout lanes at the Walmart, located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive, in Kingsport, and made the appearance of checking out, but then left the store with the merchandise without actually paying for any of the more than $1,00…

JOHNSON CITY — Elder self-neglect is a global public health issue that threatens older people’s health and safety. It commonly refers to refusal or failure to provide oneself with care and protection in areas of food, water, clothing, hygiene, medication, living environments, and safety prec…

ROGERSVILLE — Its the “BIG FIVE-0” for Hawkins Elementary School and the faculty wants to invite former students, teachers, staff members and the community to celebrate with them as they mark the school’s 50th anniversary.

BEAN STATION — “An Evening of Bluegrass” on Friday, April 12, will not only offer a lot of good, all-family entertainment to those who love the authentic American music, but will also help raise money for Kingswood Home for Children.

JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State University conferred more than 1,000 degrees in two fall commencement ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, on Dec. 15, 2018.

MORRISTOWN — Eighty-two Walters State Community College students have been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for community colleges.

ROGERSVILLE — First responders perform a specialized job, and having reliable communications is critical to completing their missions. So, when Hawkins County officials went to survey the scene of the recent mudslide on Hwy. 70 with the Tennessee Department of Transportation and other public…

ROGERSVILLE — The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Hawkins County is getting underway, and survivors of all ages and all types of cancer are encouraged to come out for the 2019 Survivor Dinner scheduled for March 26, at Occasions on the Square in Rogersville.

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds Tennesseans to check their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when setting their clocks forward on March 10, 2019 for the start of daylight saving time.

ROGERSVILLE — Tennessee Hwy. 70 North has been blocked on the south side of Clinch Mountain due to a landslide that happened early Thursday, Feb. 21, claiming the life of one driver and injuring a second after their vehicles were swept off the road and down a steep, 200-foot embankment when …

KNOXVILLE — Volunteer East Tennessee continues the call for nominations for the East Tennessee Volunteer Recognition Awards (ETVRA), honoring outstanding adult and youth volunteers. Nominations are due March 1, 2019, and can be submitted online at www.volunteeretn.org/ETVRA.

ROGERSVILLE — State Route 66 at the Hancock/Hawkins County line reopened to traffic on Monday, several days ahead of schedule, as TDOT crews worked to clear loose material from the site and reconstruct one lane of the road with a rock buttress. Mark Nagi, TDOT’s Community Relations Officer f…

JOHNSON CITY — The First Tenn. Area Agency on Aging has partnered with the Tenn. Commission on Aging and Disability and the Tenn. Dept. of Human Services to expand outreach, screening and application-assistance efforts for adults 60 and older for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…