Fewer COVID-19 cases and eased public restrictions could provide a more normal summer, but the region is vulnerable because a majority of local residents have not been vaccinated, a health official said Wednesday.
The Golden State produces a third of the nation's fruit and vegetables which are vital countrywide. However, this year, drought has brought Ca…
The region’s rate of new COVID-19 cases continued a recent slowdown this week, including in Northeast Tennessee counties where the virus has been more prevalent.
The Washington County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to work on a compromise to hold rodeos on Reedy Creek Road. Even so, the board still tabled making a decision on granting a special exception permit to hold the first “Rodeo in the Valley” on May 28-29.
ABINGDON, Va. — Washington County officials are slated to premiere a series of promotional videos at 4 p.m. today at the William King Museum in Abingdon.
Many of this region’s primary COVID-19 indicators declined this week, even in Sullivan County, which remains the area’s hottest spot. The region’s seven-day average testing positivity rate dropped to 6% Wednesday, the lowest point since last fall, according to health departments in Tennessee and Virginia.
Virginians need a governor who is not afraid to meet the major challenges of today with bold action. Jennifer Carroll Foy is fearless and speaks boldly on behalf of struggling Virginians. Jennifer Carrol Foy shows up in the coal counties and brings bold ideas with her.
Sullivan County’s mask mandate expired Friday — and despite the fact that COVID-19 cases are rising again and the county’s positivity rate is more than twice the state average, county officials said they won’t renew it.
Seven mayors from Northeast Tennessee counties, including Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable, recently met with Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and other state leaders to discuss the region’s needs and opportunities, according to a statement from Washington County, Tennessee.
West Virginia is now paying people to move there. Yes, it’s true. This spring, West Virginia announced a program under which it will pay people who can work remotely $12,000 if they move there and stay for two years. What West Virginia is doing isn’t unique.
Cheers go to the Washington County Park Authority for the recent improvements to the recreation areas at the county park on South Holston Lake.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Alarming increases in COVID-19 inpatients and regional testing positivity have Ballad Health officials concerned.
The Sullivan County Regional Health Department announced Monday appointments are open for the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine at select loca…
The Animal Shelter of Sullivan County has transformed the back of its facility into an in-house spay and neuter clinic, which its director, Cindy Holmes, said she hopes to have up and running by this fall.