U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., again received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Spirit of Enterprise Award for his 93 percent pro-business voting record in Congress in 2017.
On Saturday from noon until 6 p.m. former zombies Addy Miller and Kylie Szymanski will be signing free autographs at Saucy Hawgs, a Rogersville BBQ restaurant that opened in July at 5131 Highway 11-W on the eastern outskirts of town.
‘Training. Results. Fun. AMPLIFIED.’ That’s the mission statement for Kingsport’s golf AMPLIFIED — a modern indoor golf and event facility that features the latest technology available.
The IDEAcademy events will take place at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City, on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. and at Eastman’s Toy F. Reid Employee Center on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public, but registration is required.
NETAR President Aaron Taylor said August’s closings were the second-best single month in 10 years. May was the best month in a decade and was only six sales better than August.
Acts will perform live in the mall throughout the week, and friends, family and shoppers can vote for their favorite holiday performance. The act with the most votes will win the title of Kingsport’s Festive Favorite
Earlier this week the Rogersville Heritage Association released its 2018 Heritage Days schedule, which as usual kicks off the second Friday in October with the Children's Parade, Chili Cookoff, and classic car Cruise-In.
By the end of the year, folks in Kingsport can expect to see more changes happening at the Fort Henry Mall. The old Sears location will soon be demolished, and two new places to eat will open their doors before the holiday season.
Visit Kingsport Executive Director Jud Teague said Tuesday at the Kingsport Economic Development Board meeting that his organization has reached out to the eight hotels listed at www.visitkingsport.com to prepare for incoming guests from affected areas.
WISE — The University of Virginia's College at Wise on Monday unveiled its small off-campus facility for entrepreneurial-minded students to pursue and bounce startup business venture ideas off one another, as well as faculty and area businessmen and women so inclined.
The office says there were 10,888 new entity filings in the first quarter of 2018, a 14.3 percent increase over the same time period last year.
When a rainstorm hit downtown Kingsport about a month ago, a portion of the back wall and roof at Pappy’s Custom T’s fell in. Today, Pappy said he plans to repair the damage and reopen his business as soon as possible.
Kingsport has been planning to fix Main Street for years and the project is on the cusp of getting under way. But before work could start on the $5.5 million rebuild, city leaders needed to make a decision on what to do with the overhead power lines that run down Main Street.
A conceptual plan shows the houses and buildings at the intersection demolished and in their place a new development, one with a pharmacy at the corner and a restaurant (with a double-lane drive-thru) next door.
According to an airport news release issued on Tuesday, “Staff are coordinating with the (Tri-Cities Airport Authority) board and working through the transition process.”