When the Rev. Brian Burchfield got invited to the White House as part of an initiative of the Tennessee Pastors Network, he was honored to be among about 50 in the group. And now, a Facebook video of him singing at the event has more than 3 million hits.
Roosevelt Elementary School students got a dose of music from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe this week via Nobuntu, an acclaimed five-part a cappella vocal ensemble from that African country.
Zombies and teenagers holding signs bring anti-smoking message to downtown Kingsport on eve of Great American Smokeout Thursday.
American Electric Power (AEP) has donated $9,000 to Kingsport City Schools to support robotics and LEGO robotics teams through STREAMWORKS Powered by Eastman.
Kingsport school system leaders have unanimously approved spending just short of $1 million to replace the more than 10-year-old year-old artificial turf at J. Fred Johnson Stadium at Dobyns-Benentt High School. The turf covers both the football and baseball field used by the Indians, as well as turf for an indoor baseball practice facility on the site.
Aside from musical performances and recitations from the third and fourth grade students, the Sullivan North High School Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Color Guard also appeared.
The Tennessee Board of Regents appointed Bethany H. Flora, Ph.D., as the next president of Northeast State on Tuesday. The board also appointed Kelli A. Chaney as the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville. Both will assume their new duties effective Jan. 2.
Dobyns-Bennett High School was first in Class AAA and 10th among the top 12 bands in the national at the Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Statium in Indianapolis, an event put on by Bands of America, part of Music for All.
The Cambridge House, a 130-bed nursing home in Bristol, Tenn., was ordered not to admit any new residents based on continued failure to make payment and/or to establish a payment plan with TennCare for outstanding bed taxes.
Keynote speaker Chris Chafin, a retired Air Force staff sergeant, spoke about the U.S. flag and why students should respect it and the veterans who have protected the things for which it stands.