Kingsport Times-News

  • Scott County woman honored at Virginia Community Healthcare Association awards
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    DUNGANNON — An employee of Clinch River Health Services has been recognized for her work at the state level.
    Nancy Carter, Pharmacy Connect director for the organization, was recently named Staff Member of the Year by the Virginia Community Healthcare Association.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Kylie Marye Statzer
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    COEBURN, VA – Kylie Marye Statzer, 26, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Mountain View Medical Center in Norton, VA.
    She was a 2011 graduate of Powell Valley High School and had lived her entire life in Wise County, VA.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Sullivan County budget in limbo five days out from new fiscal year
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County government’s budget process is in freefall after a called meeting Tuesday of the Sullivan County Commission, ostensibly to approve the budget and a property tax rate to support it, disintegrated after nearly six hours of votes, revotes, recesses, breaks and a lengthy diversion into whether the county can take $7.5 million from the school system’s general fund to pay debt service on school bonds.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Rob Con comic book convention set for return to MeadowView
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT — The largest toy and gaming convention in the Tri-Cities is taking place this weekend at the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center.
    The 34th annual Rob Con comic book convention will be held June 29-30 at MeadowView.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Recovery on schedule for Bucs' Good
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    JOHNSON CITY — Patrick Good is on the road to recovery, and he’s hoping it’s a road that leads him back to some more good times on the basketball court.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • K-Mets fend off Royals, knot Appy League series
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Anderson Bohorquez launched a tiebreaking, two-run home run and the Kingsport Mets survived a ninth-inning push by the Burlington Royals to pick up a 4-3 Appalachian League win on Tuesday night at Burlington Athletic Stadium.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Edward Lon Lovelace, Jr.
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    GRAY - Edward Lon Lovelace, Jr., age 64, of Gray, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the Heart Hospital at Johnson City Medical Center after complications from an extended illness.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Dale Williams
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    APPALACHIA, VA - Dale Williams 66, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Lonesome Pine Hospital.
    Dale worked many years for Daniels heating and plumbing in Norton VA; he worked as a caretaker for American Legion cemetery and was currently employed by the Appalachia convenience center.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Billie Marie Bullard Chesney
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Billie Marie Bullard Chesney, 91, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Asbury Place at Baysmont, in Kingsport, following a brief illness.
    Visitation will be Wednesday, June 26, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Virginia State Police takes over new investigation of Norton football coach
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    NORTON — The Virginia State Police (VSP) has been called in to investigate a third sexual harassment allegation against John I. Burton High School football coach Jim Adams.
    Norton Police Chief James Lane on Tuesday said his department received an allegation by a “current or former student” of alleged sexual harassment involving Adams.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Kimberly Dawn Laster
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT - Kimberly Dawn Laster, 48, of Kingsport, TN, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 22, 2019.
    She was a United States Army Veteran an served her country well. Dawn accomplished several honors during her service including, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Medal, Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Expert Marksmanship Badge, Grenade Marksman, Marksmanship Badge Rifle M16.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Ronald Keith Edwards
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    HILTONS, VA - Ronald Keith Edwards, 60, of Hiltons, VA passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019, in his home.
    He was born on March 2, 1959, to the late Gerald C.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Diverted American Airlines flight lands safely at the TRI
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    BLOUNTVILLE - Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) confirmed Wednesday an American Airlines flight diverted to TRI and landed safely.
    Flight Number 4890 had departed Charlotte, N.C., and was headed to Lexington, Ky.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 2019 VHSL all-state teams for Class 1 and Class 2
    Monday - 06/24/2019 - 12:00 AM

    BOYS SOCCER
    2019 VHSL CLASS 1 ALL-STATE TEAMS
    Player of the Year
    Carter Brockman, Auburn, Sr.
    Coach of the Year
    Troy Barkley, Galax
    First Team
    FOR — Rett Hillman, Rappahannock, Sr.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • D-B's van der Biest qualifies for U.S. Girls Junior
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — The summer just got even busier for Kingsport golfer Isabella van der Biest.
    Van der Biest qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior Championship with her third-place finish Tuesday in the sectional qualifier at Cartersville Country Club.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Rider Eads of Sullivan Central to compete in the Lorettas
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Five years after his first motorcycle race, Carson Eads is headed to the biggest amateur motocross event in the country.
    The 15-year-old from Kingsport recently qualified for the Rocky Mountain AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Chuck Hurd
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    GATE CITY, VA - Samuel Charles "Chuck" Hurd, 47, Gate City, VA passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 at his residence.
    Memorial services will be conducted at a later date at www.gatecityfunerals.com.

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  • Route 66 landslide repairs on track for October completion
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Four months after a landslide closed Route 66 North in Hawkins County, the Tennessee Department of Transportation reports repairs should wrap up by their target date this coming fall.
    On Feb.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Jeff W. Thompson
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT - Jeff W. Thompson, Kingsport, TN passed away, Monday, June 24, 2019 at his residence.
    Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Gate City Funeral Home, www.gatecityfunerals.com.

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  • Upcoming Events as of June 24
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    The Upcoming Events list is a public service of the Times-News. To submit an event, email the Sports Department at sports@timesnews.net, fax listing information to (423) 392-1385 or contact the Sports Department after 6 p.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Charles Edward Wagner
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    MOUNT CARMEL – Charles Edward Wagner, 91, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2019 surrounded by his family at Holston Valley Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
    Charles was a lifelong resident of Hawkins County and lived in Mount Carmel for the last 70 years.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Grant Eugene "Gene" Spencer
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT - Grant Eugene “Gene” Spencer, 75, of Kingsport, went home to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on June 25th at his home following a short-term illness.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Scott County Telephone Coop remains true to its mission
    Wednesday - 06/26/2019 - 12:00 AM

    During its 68 years of service, Scott County Telephone Coop (SCTC) has seen a lot of firsts – first telephone coop to purchase a cable television company; first to bring fiber optic to its customers; and one of the few telephone companies in the country to partner with an electric cooperative to provide broadband service to an underserved rural region¬ – just to cite a few firsts.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Farmers Market to host Back to School Expo July 30
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    KINGSPORT — Come one, come all students, and bring your Hawaiian shirts and hula skirts. The 10th annual Back to School Expo of Kingsport City Schools is set for July 30 at the Farmers Market downtown.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Learning our local history on a Kentucky hillside
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    One of the themes of the American Battlefield Trust’s conference I recently attended in Kentucky was Daniel Boone and the American Revolution.
    We rolled out early on a Friday morning and after a brief stop along the Kentucky River we were soon walking in a light sprinkle of rain along the trail to Fort Boonesborough.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Marichal Harrison
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Marichal Harrison, 55, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019.
    Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
    Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home (423-723-8177) is honored to serve the Harrison family.

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  • Charles Edward Wagner
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    MOUNT CARMEL – Charles Edward Wagner, 91, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2019 surrounded by his family at Holston Valley Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
    Charles was a lifelong resident of Hawkins County and lived in Mount Carmel for the last 70 years.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Larry Taylor
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    CHURCH HILL - Larry Taylor, 78, of Church Hill went to be with the Lord early Sunday morning June 23, 2019 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
    He attended Elm Springs UMC and later was a member of Tree of Life Ministries.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Judy Lorraine (Jones) Webb
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Judy Lorraine (Jones) Webb age 76, born July 26, 1942 died early in the morning on June 22, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.
    The funeral service will be Wednesday, June 26 at Gray United Methodist Church in Gray TN, with visitation from 5-7PM and the service at 7PM with Pastor Greg Davis officiating.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Ida Sue Shelton
    Tuesday - 06/25/2019 - 12:00 AM

    Ida Sue Shelton, 86 passed away peacefully at Life Care Center of Gray on Monday, June 24, 2019.
    Funeral Service will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at East Tennessee Funeral Home Chapel.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share