Quinn Minute – Who’s Calling?

The phone rings sev­eral times a day at my “office,” a place under the stairs where we used to store cleaning supplies. I equipped it with a TV tray to hold my computer, and a car­board box to house my “research materials.” My hope was to at­tract customer calls for writing assignments. But each time the phone rings, the caller […]

Museum to Host a National Take a Walk Day

The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will host a “National Take a Walk in the Park Day.” This self-guided event will be held on Thursday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the museum grounds. Who doesn’t like spending some time in nature? Take a Walk in the Park Day encourages all of us to invest in […]

L.C. ‘Junior’ Gillenwater

L.C. ‘Junior’ Gillen­water, age 53, of King­sport, Tenn., passed away suddenly Fri­day, March 10, 2023 at Holston Valley Medical Center. Mr. Gillenwater was a resident of Sullivan County and the son of the late L.C. Gillenwa­ter Sr. and Sue Bra­ham. He was always on the go, loved fishing and the outdoors. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in […]

Bayard Good

Bayard Good, 87, of Hiltons, passed away Wednesday, March 15 2023 after a lengthy ill­ness. Mr. Good was the son of the late William Walker Good and Edith Grace Carter Good. He is preceded in death by his son, Mi­chael Wayne Good; grandson, Devin Vaughn; and sister, Beth D’Agostino. He retired from Mas­sengill Pharmaceuticals after 38 years of service. Mr. […]

Carroll Elmer Hall

Carroll Elmer Hall, 80, of Duffield, passed away peacefully Sat­urday, March 18, 2023 at Norton Community Hospital after an ex­tended illness. Carroll was preceded in death by his parents, Anna (Qualls) Hall and Kallis R. Hall, Sr.; his twin brother, Har­old; his brother, Kal­lis Hall, Jr.; a sister, Margaret; his grand­parents, Frank and Estella Qualls, Elijah and Rebecca Hall, all […]

Bobby Hensley

Bobby Hensley, 83, of Church Hill, Tenn., passed away Friday, March 17, 2023 with his loving daughter by his side. He was born and raised in the Speers Ferry community of Scott County. Bobby was a veteran of the United States Military having proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was a born-again Chris­tian having faithfully served the Lord, singing […]

David J. Hill

David Junior Hill, 86, Fredericksburg, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg. Mr. Hill was from Scott County and lived in the Hill Station com­munity where he raised two sons with his wife, Jessie Lee Hill. David graduated from Rye Cove High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Ma­rine Corps from 1955- 1961. […]

Paul Kilgore

Paul Gladstone Kilgore, 91, of the Mid­way community of Gate City, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2023. He was a veteran of the United States Military having proud­ly served in the U.S. Army. Following his military career, Paul retired from the King­sport Press after sev­eral years of service to continue his life-long career in farming. During the coming years, […]

Anna Salyer

Anna Pearl (Hart­sock) Salyer, 79, of Kingsport, Tenn., passed away Wednes­day, March 15, 2023. She was preceded in death by her mother, Carrie Davis and her first husband, George Hartsock. Her survivors include her husband, Vance Salyer of Kingsport, Tenn.; son, Wayne Hartsock and wife Julie of Johnson City, Tenn.; her only grandchild, Wayne Hartsock Jr. of Johnson City, Tenn.; […]

DMV Launches Recruitment Campaign

Don’t sell yourself short with a standard job search. At the Vir­ginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), your first job can reveal the path to a rewarding career. A new social media recruitment campaign designed to spotlight the many career paths at DMV features real employees who have forged their own jour­ney at the agency. You can check out the […]