Toddler Top Reader

Evie is the Baby Sprouts top reader for October at the Scott County Public Library. The library offers a Baby Sprouts class for two-yearolds every Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to noon. A second Baby Sprouts class for children under two is held Fridays, from 11:30 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact Karla Harris at 386-3302.

Daily Walk

It Takes the Blood I know that I will never see or have a friend as faithful as God is to me. God gave his only begotten son to die for me. John 3:16, I John 1:9 Christ came down here and was hung up on a tree to save sinners like you and me. Romans 10:8-10, Colossians 3:1. Christ […]


The Gate City High School Class of 1968 sponsors its annual Christmas breakfast Saturday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m. at Golden Corral in Kingsport, Tenn. For information, call (423) 276-2594.

Survivors Group to Hold Last Luncheon of 2022 on Monday

Our Fall season is swiftly passing by. I enjoyed this poem written by 10-year-old Amy Boothby. Autumn Look at the different colored leaves, Swaying gently with the breeze, Lovely reds, browns, and greens, All wanting to fall from the trees. When they leave, they twist and turn Ready to join the masses of fern, Landing softly on the ground, You […]

Alex Bridwell

Alexander ‘Alex’ Charles Bridwell, age 33, passed away at his home in Denver, Colo. on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. He was a native of Abingdon and graduated from Abingdon High School. Alex highly valued relationships with friends and family. Wherever he went he was able to build and foster strong connections with people. His personality, smile and laugh brought happiness […]

Eugene Addington

Archie ‘Eugene’ Addington, 66, of the McMurray Hollow section of Hiltons, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 5, 2022, while in the comfort of his own home. He was the son of the late Joseph Earl Addington and Betty June Mullins Addington. Mr. Addington had been employed with A&G Electric. He enjoyed being with his family, cooking out, camping, fishing, but […]

Peggy Cox

Elsie ‘Peggy’ Cox, 88, of Limestone Valley Road, Duffield, passed away Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, peacefully while in the comfort of her own home. She was born Jan. 17, 1934 and was the daughter of the late James Wilburn Jones and Mayme Scalf Jones. Peggy was a devoted wife and homemaker. She attended Grit Hill Church. In addition to her […]

Dorothy Fansler

Dorothy M. Fansler, 89, Gate City, passed away Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Dorothy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved to cook for her family and her community. She was a charter member of Vicars Chapel Church where she served as clerk for over 30 years. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Garvey and Dona Hensley; […]

Sheila McMurray

Sheila Leann McMurray, 53, Hiltons, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 at Holston Valley Medical Center after a short illness. Sheila was born March 9, 1969 in Sullivan County, Tenn. and was the daughter of the late Garvie and Shirley Juanita (Laughlin) McMurray. She had a very big heart for everyone she met, she loved them and they loved her. […]

Card of Thanks

On behalf of Jarrell W. Bays’ passing, Aug. 10th, 2022. The entire Bays family would like to send special and sincere thanks to the following: First of all our Lord and Jarrell’s salvation. Roadside Baptist Mission Church for a wonderful and special Christian Life service and all that helped that day. Philip Lane and James Sampson for officiating the service. […]