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Dobyns-Bennett’s Buck Van Huss Dome closed until further notice

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Buck Van Huss Dome at Dobyns-Bennett High School is closed until further notice. Kingsport City Schools Assistant Superintendent Andy True said the dome was closed out of an abundance of caution after a structural analysis test was performed on the structure as part of a re-roofing project. The results came […]
KINGSPORT, TN
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East Tennessee State hires Brenda Mock Brown as women's basketball coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- East Tennessee State hired Brenda Mock Brown as the Buccaneers' women's basketball coach Monday, one week after announcing Simon Harris was being fired over Title IX issues in his lone season. Interim athletic director Richard Sander announced Brown's new position at a news conference Monday. Brown...
JOHNSON CITY, TN
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Crews respond to fire at Carter Co. Southern Craft location

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Several local fire crews were dispatched to the Watauga Lake location of Southern Craft BBQ on Monday after witnesses at the scene reported smoke rising from the building. Chris Isaacs, chief of the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, told News Channel 11 that when crews arrived, they found smoke inside in […]
CARTER COUNTY, TN
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Eastman names new director

KINGSPORT — There's a new director at the helm of Eastman Chemical Co. The Kingsport-based company named Eric L. Butler as its new director in a Monday afternoon press release. Butler is the former executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the American railroad operating company, Union Pacific Corporation.
KINGSPORT, TN
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Carter County Sheriff's Department cruiser involved in Johnson City accident

A Carter County Sheriff’s Department cruiser collided with a civilian vehicle at the intersection of West State of Franklin Road and University Parkway in Johnson City at 5:13 a.m. Monday. No injuries were reported in the accident. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that the sheriff’s department vehicle was a...
JOHNSON CITY, TN
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A Visit to Petcare Cremations

(WJHL) Amy takes us to Petcare Cremations in Kingsport to talk with Wes Leonard about why he started this business and what they offer here in our region. For more information check out Petcare Cremations online.
KINGSPORT, TN
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ETSU hires Brenda Mock Brown as new women's hoops coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State hired Brenda Mock Brown as the Buccaneers’ new women’s basketball coach Monday, one week after announcing Simon Harris was being fired over Title IX issues in his lone season. Interim athletic director Richard Sander announced Brown’s new position at a news conference Monday. Brown is the 10th coach in the program’s history. She was head coach of the women’s basketball program at UNC Asheville between 2012 and 2020, leading the Bulldogs to four straight postseason berths between 2015 and 2019 and consecutive Big South Tournament titles. She also was named the Big South Coach of the Year in the 2015-16 season overseeing the biggest turnaround season in Division I, going from 9-22 to 26-7.
JOHNSON CITY, TN
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Rollin Smoke BBQ a plus for Johnson City's West Walnut Street

Well, it appears that Johnson City’s West Walnut Street and its immediate environs are in the closing stages of its subterranean remodel. The folks in the Tree Streets can look forward to Walnut Street playing host to a new and exciting selection of shops, businesses and restaurants.
JOHNSON CITY, TN

North JC, Gray precincts propelled Grandy in squeaker of a mayoral race

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) — Incumbent Republican Washington County Mayor Joe Grandy rode strong showings in north Johnson City, Gray and Jonesborough’s town limits in his narrow re-election win over Independent James Reeves on Aug. 4. Grandy captured 50.5% of the 10,786 votes cast in an extremely low-turnout election, besting Reeves just as he did in […]
GRAY, TN
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Axmen chop Burlington 5-2 for Appy League title

BURLINGTON, N.C. — The last time a Kingsport-based team won the Appalachian League title, none of the active players on the Axmen roster were born. That all changed on Monday night at Burlington Athletic Stadium.
BURLINGTON, NC
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News 5 to Watch: Greeneville's Adjatay Dabbs

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WCYB) — Adjatay Dabbs has defined the meaning of patience. The Greeneville wide receiver is entering his senior season and has had limited opportunities to produce his first three seasons. His lack of opportunities hasn't been because of a lack of talent. It's because when you play...
GREENEVILLE, TN
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Indigo De Souza showcases her gifts in her latest album, ‘Any Shape You Take’

Indigo De Souza‘s music is all about sharing the joy of connection — even if that joy is screaming into your phone, like in her new song, “Real Pain,” where she crowdsourced dozens of voice memos from fans to layer into the song. But the connections can also be more immediate. Her mother’s support helped her navigate her childhood in Spruce Pine North Carolina, where she often felt like an outsider. After finding her footing in Ashville, Indigo recorded I Love You Mom in her bedroom and released it in 2018.
SPRUCE PINE, NC
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