Kingsport Times-News

  • Adams coaching case moves to federal court
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    NORTON — The legal fight between former John I. Burton High School football coach James Adams and the Norton School Board moved to federal court on Monday.
    Staffers at the U.S.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • K-Mets defeat Danville 8-2
    Tuesday - 08/20/2019 - 12:00 AM

    DANVILLE, Va. — The final week and a half of the Appalachian League season is going to be exciting for the Kingsport Mets.
    They added to the drama Monday night.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Papa Joe's legacy lives on through those he's inspired
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    When Tyler Hughes first met Papa Joe Smiddy, it was 13 years ago at a mountain music camp in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Smiddy, a well-known local musician and former UVA-Wise chancellor, always performed a Monday concert at the camp – one of several programs in the area aimed at introducing youth to mountain music.

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  • Gladys Hurt
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    GATE CITY, VA - Gladys Hurt 80, of Gate City went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 19, 2019 at Indian Path Community Hospital.
    She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

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  • Verlin Droke
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT - Verlin Droke, 97, of Kingsport, passed away, Sunday, August 18, 2019.
    Arrangements will be announced by Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport.

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  • Louise Llewellyn Mitchell Rodgers
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT - Louise Llewellyn Mitchell Rodgers, 93, of Kingsport, TN, passed away on Monday, August 19th, 2019 with her family by her side.
    A Memorial Celebration will be held at Trinity's Downtown Life Celebration Center (Model City Event Center, 201 E Center Street, Kingsport) on Wednesday August 21st from 6pm to 8pm.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Dr. Zachary Sumpter: Continuity, prevention go hand-in-hand
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    When he was a young man growing up in Whitesburg, Kentucky, Zach Sumpter enjoyed the benefits of living in a rural area replete with fishing, hunting and outdoor activities that kept him physically and mentally fit.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Ricky Joe Ayers
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    August 27, 1958 - August 17, 2019
    EWING, VA - Ricky Joe Ayers, born August 27, 1958 passed away August 17, 2019. Our precious son, brother, uncle, and cousin has departed this life to go be with his Saviour, daddy, brother and other family members.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • John Ketron
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT - John Ketron, 65, of Kingsport, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019. John’s wishes were to be cremated.
    Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport is serving the family.

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  • Reba M. Beckner
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT - Reba M. Beckner, 90, of Kingsport, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, August 17, 2019.
    Reba was born in Coeburn, Virginia on August 11, 1929, to the late Ras and Cynthia Harvey.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Christian prayer rally, march, this Saturday in downtown Kingsport
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT — More than 60 area churches have donated money to advertise “Unashamed,” a Christian prayer rally and half-mile march set for this Saturday in downtown Kingsport.
    Evangelist preacher Tyler McMullins is event coordinator.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Damron happy with Cavs' camp but sees room for improvement
    Tuesday - 08/20/2019 - 12:00 AM

    WISE — Virginia-Wise football ended its preseason camp on Sunday and has moved into its regular-season practice schedule in anticipation of its first game as a member of the South Atlantic Conference on Sept.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Marcetta Lane McCurry
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    MARYVILLE - Marcetta Lane McCurry, 92, of Maryville, formerly of Kingsport, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Shannondale of Maryville.
    Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport.

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  • Gas prices still falling as demand hits all-time high
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    NASHVILLE – Gas prices continue to fall across the country, but at a slower rate than in previous weeks due to climbing demand.
    Tennessee’s average gas price is $2.33 per gallon for regular unleaded, which is 5 cents below last week’s average, 20 cents less than a month ago and 28 cents less than one year ago, AAA reported.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Weaver pleads not guilty in Kingsport dental office murder case
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    BLOUNTVILLE — The man accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife in a Kingsport dental office has pleaded not guilty.
    Harry Weaver, 63, was arraigned Monday morning. Last month, a Sullivan County grand jury confirmed charges, indicting Weaver on counts of first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, attempt to commit second-degree murder, reckless endangerment and aggravated assault.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Virginia "Jenny" Denton Dickenson
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Virginia D. Dickenson, age 80, departed this life at her residence in Lebanon, Va., on Sunday, August 18, 2019.
    After being hospitalized in Dallas, Texas and Charlottesville, Virginia during recent weeks, “Jenny” returned home and passed peacefully while surrounded by her husband and family members.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Free Labor Day concert scheduled for Rogersville's Crockett Creek Park
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    ROGERSVILLE — The public is invited to bring a blanket, a lawn chair and a picnic lunch to Crockett Creek Park on Labor Day and enjoy a benefit concert to restore one of the city’s oldest occupants.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Irene Dean
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    GATE CITY, VA - Irene Dean, 94 of Gate City, passed away into the presence of her Lord on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Indian Path Medical Center following a heart attack.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Volunteer band earns prestigious Tennessee Bandmaster Sweepstakes Award
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    CHURCH HILL — Volunteer High School’s marching band found itself in elite company earlier this year when it became one of only 34 bands in the state to receive the prestigious Tennessee Bandmaster Sweepstakes Award.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Tritan tough
    Monday - 08/19/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about what Eastman makes.
    KINGSPORT ‑ Eastman is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of one of its premier products ‑ Tritan.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share