2022-11-09 E-Edition

JC Developer to Build Townhouses in Weber City

A Johnson City, Tenn.-based developer is partnering with the Scott County Economic Development to build townhouses on an industrial property located on the North Fork of the Holston River. Land Star Partners LLC announced Nov. 2 their intention to develop and build 45 to 60 townhouses on the Riverside Development site in Weber City with an estimated initial investment of […]

Residents Urge Help With Unpaved Roads at BOS Meeting

Some county residents urged the county’s board of supervisors for assistance in getting their unpaved roads on the Six Year Plan at last week’s monthly meeting. Several people spoke about their terrible condition of their gravel roads and asked the board and Virginia Department of Transportation officials present at the meeting to do everything they could to speed up the […]

Beautiful Election Day

Gate City Town Manager Greg Jones talks to town council members, Roger Cassell and Robin Richards along with Gate City Mayor Bob Richards outside the District 4 election precinct at Gate City Middle School where the two council members are campaigning for re-election.

Scott County School Board Approves Overdose Policy

The Scott County School Board met last Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting where they approved a new Suspected Opioid Overdose Police, allowing for the use of Narcan on school premises, filled gaps in their employment and approved quarterly allocations. The board met at 6:30 p.m. at the Scott County Career and Technical Center and included Assistant Superintendent Jason Smith, […]

Scott County Super Bowl

Rye Cove and Twin Springs football players shake hands at the start of the 2022 Scott County Super Bowl played last Friday in the Cove. A big third quarter by Titans boosted them to the 28-12 victory.

New Ornament Design Available from SC Chamber

The 2022 Scott County Chamber of Commerce Christmas ornament is now available, and it features a brand-new design that showcases a historic church in the county. The chamber’s ornament committee decided to go in a totally different direction for their annual ornament that highlights a local attraction or site. Instead of the traditional glass ball, this year’s ornament is a […]

‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ Presented at LampLight Theatre

It is time for churches to begin planning their annual Christmas pageants. They just need to gather up their bathrobes for their shepherds, tinsel halos for their angels and ham for their Wise Men. Ham for their Wise Men?! Sure enough, ham is just part of the hilarious chaotic Christmas capers that occur on stage in downtown Kingsport at LampLight […]

State Forensics Champs

Gate City High School presents Katie Stallard, GCHS forensics coach Jamie Perry and Bella Cozart with special plaques at Friday’s football game to recognize Stallard and Cozart, who won the 2022 Class 2 State Forensics Title in humorous duo and interpretation.


Vendors are needed for the 2022 Dungannon Holiday Festival. There is no charge to set up at the Saturday, Nov. 19 event, which will be held at Dungannon Elementary School. Applications are open for vendors that sell handmade crafts and gifts, along with a few direct sales representatives and food trucks. For information on how to apply, visit Dungannon Development […]