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Past articles by Doug:

KCS installing glass coating at schools for safety, security

A new coating on the glass at the entrances to schools in Kingsport will make them much safer, according to school officials. → Read More

Community group hosts early MLK celebration in Elizabethton

Music could be heard coming from the Elizabethton Parks and Recreation building Tuesday afternoon, and for good reason. → Read More

Kingsport Receives Highest Opinion for Financial Management

The City of Kingsport received good news from their annual audit. → Read More

Midnight on Main in Greeneville offers New Year's Eve option

If you are looking for something fun to do locally for New Year's Eve, you might want to head to Greeneville. → Read More

Testing process for removing excess vegetation around Boone Lake

Workers are getting a first hand look at how the process of clearing around Boone Lake this winter might go. → Read More

TVA donates boat to Boone Lake Association

Boone Lake has received a donation of a boat to aid with upkeep. → Read More

Ground broken on new complex at NCSS

The largest project in the history of a local community college officially started today. → Read More

Hug-A-Thon helps raise money for Miracle Field

A very unique style of fundraiser happened in Kingsport, and turned out to be very popular. → Read More

"Operation Ice Harvest" leads to dozens of arrests in Washington Co., VA

A long term drug investigation has lead to the arrest of numerous people in Washington Co., Virginia. → Read More

Tri-Cities only co-working community moves to bigger location

A downtown Johnson City business with a totally different concept has outgrown its space and is opening a new, larger one. → Read More

Northeast State and Tusculum Univ. sign new agreement

Students attending Northeast State Community College now have a seamless pathway to Tusculum University after they receive an associate’s degree thanks to a new agreement signed by the two higher education institutions. → Read More

BMS employees spend the day paying it forward

Many people use the term pay it forward, but one area business spent the day putting actions to those words. → Read More

Local non-profit takes steps to save money and energy

One local non-profit organization put some recently received grant money to good use with some much needed updates. → Read More

2 pedestrians hit along Euclid Ave. on Monday night

Two pedestrians were struck Monday night along a busy Bristol, Virgina street. → Read More

Traffic control boxes now feature children's artwork

You will be seeing a lot more color when you are driving in downtown Johnson City near the Transit Bus Station. → Read More

Northeast State and Milligan sign agreement for nursing programs

Northeast State nursing students now have a much faster and easier path toward earning a bachelor's degree in nursing at Milligan College. → Read More

Newly renovated MARC opens for veteran students at ETSU

Students who are veterans or the family of veterans have a new place to go on the ETSU campus. → Read More

91 people become new United States citizens in special ceremony

Dozens of people became U.S. citizens in a special ceremony at East Tennessee State University this morning. → Read More

Hayworth Strong: Local businessman fights for a cure for ALS after diagnosis

A well known Kingsport businessman got some startling news a few weeks ago, but is trying to make something good come out of it. → Read More

Section of 11-W in Hawkins Co. named after judge

A section of U.S. Highway 11 W. in Hawkins County has a new name today. → Read More