About 15% of far Southwest Virginia residents have received their first vaccination against the novel coronavirus, which ranks above state and national averages.
Recent calls for expanded COVID-19 testing, in light of skyrocketing positivity rates, indicate the virus is likely even more widespread, health officials said this week.
Ballad Health is increasing its capacity to treat COVID-19 patients while permanently shifting all labor and delivery services to one Kingsport hospital.
As if you didn’t have enough to worry about, here’s one more thing: We’re living in the middle of a volcano range.
The USDA Forest Service’s Mount Rogers National Recreation Area will celebrate its 50-year anniversary on May 31.
By WAYNE QUESENBERRY/Staff
By Felicia Mitchell