• UPDATE: House Passes Bill to Fund Homeland Security for One Week

    UPDATE: House Passes Bill to Fund Homeland Security for One Week

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The House has approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week, with just two hours before a midnight deadline. The measure now goes to President Barack Ob...

  • Emergency Meals in Sullivan County

    Emergency Meals in Sullivan County

    KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WKPT) – “Schools are warm, safe, and dry. And a lot of times we provide meals for folks that may be the most important meal they get, a hot meal they get,” says Dr....

  • Bristol Woman Celebrates 106th Birthday

    Bristol Woman Celebrates 106th Birthday

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (WKPT) – They only happen once a year, but for Zella Roberts of Bristol, she’ll be celebrating her birthday tomorrow, for the 106th time. “She’s the oldest perso...

  • Boone Dam Update

    Boone Dam Update

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WKPT) – Summer on Boone Lake may not be a possibility for some this year. Just as last year’s boating season was ending, Boone Dam workers discovered a sinkhole, and j...

  • Tennessee Exported Record $33 Billion In 2014

    Tennessee Exported Record $33 Billion In 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee exported $33 billion worth of goods and services last year — a record amount for the fifth year in a row. The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/17BSZ06 ) reports that the U....