More than 3,000 people attended the event Saturday. Admission is free and includes access to all demonstrations. Parking is $5 per car — so carpool to get the most bang for your buck.
Today's Scrapbook Showcase features photos from a beautiful day at Exchange Place in Kingsport. The annual Christmas in the Country celebration was held Saturday, Dec. 1. The photos were taken and submitted by Kingsport's Rick Currie.
The date wasn’t set into law until 1941, although the first presidential proclamation for a national day of Thanksgiving was signed by President George Washington in 1789.
If you can’t make it elsewhere on the train’s route and just want a glimpse of history, a quintessential spot to view the train or snap a photo is where it crosses the Copper Creek Viaduct, visible from U.S. Highway 23 about 15 miles north of Kingsport.
There’s still time to enjoy a number of activities on the Sights & Sounds of the Season calendar. To add or change an event, email email@example.com.
As opposed to the event’s 250 displays comprised of 2 million light bulbs, Elf Vision is comprised of short, festive films and animation projected onto white screens shaped like a Christmas tree and a Christmas present.
Glacier Ridge — featuring an arctic color palette and even some polar bears — includes the park’s Timber Canyon, Wilderness Pass and a portion of Craftsman’s Valley. It roughly covers an area similar to that of the popular Pumpkin LumiNights, which ended just a few days ago.
Inspectors hired by FAA and the Greene County Fair found that worn out rivet fasteners on the bottom of the gondola were the cause of the accident. The worn rivets allowed a piece of trim to come loose, get lodged in the frame of the wheel, thus causing the gondola to tip over.
Like other holidays, Halloween seems to have turned into more than just one day. Some folks have started a petition to “move” it to the last Saturday in October.
The award for best of the best decorated "Trunks" went to the local Boy/Cub Scouts with their "Walking Dead" theme complete with zombies breaking through a wall, Negan and "Lucille". The HCSO’s “Old West” was 2nd, followed by the Christian-Sells “Minions” in 3rd.
KINGSPORT — With thousands of local children anxious to fill their bags with treats, officials are stressing some Halloween safety suggestions to get everyone home safe and sound tonight.
Nov. 1 is All Saints’ Day, perhaps not nearly as well known as the day before, All Hallows' (Saints') Eve — better known as Halloween. All Saints' Day is a solemn holy day of the Catholic Church.
Make a wrong turn any given night in Church Hill and you're liable to find yourself on a dead-end street, lost in a nightmare of fog and strobe lights, and surrounded by the most horrifying creatures of all time.
Nationally, Skittles are ranked as the most popular Halloween candy, according to study results released by a candy supplier. But in Tennessee and Virginia to top spot went to brands further down the list.
Last year large-scale, professional stage allowed community dance companies, choral programs, bands and musicians to perform during Santa’s Depot. And that was a hit. Now’s your chance to join this year’s lineup.