The town of Erwin is preparing to say goodbye to the herd of brightly painted elephant statues that have been attracting attention locally and nationally since spring. Seventeen, two-foot tall concrete elephant statues on display throughout downtown Erwin will go up for bid in a silent auction to be conducted Oct. 28 - Nov.1 at Erwin Town Hall.
From the headquarters of Latter-day Saint Charities in Salt Lake City to the Good Samaritan Ministries warehouse in downtown Johnson City, 40,000 pounds of shelf stable foods for low-income families across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia rolled into town Saturday morning.
UNICOI — The town of Unicoi is inviting guests young and old to take a step back in time this weekend at its annual Harvest Days celebration at the historic Bogart-Bowman Cabin.
The fall fundraising season has hit its stride with a passel of fun activities to help others in the local community lined up over the coming weeks.
The Erwin Board of Mayor and Alderman is exploring the cost of rehabilitating and maintaining a Clinchfield Railroad caboose offered to the town placement near renovated Clinchfield Depot that serves as the county library.
Andy Slagle, a former K-9 handler for the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Deputy, was sworn in as Unicoi’s first police chief Friday at the 25th anniversary celebration.
Local artist Chasidy Hathorn has teamed up with One Acre Café to help the nonprofit diner where everyone eats regardless of their ability to pay fill more bellies and more hearts.
Twenty-five years after residents of what would become the town of Unicoi voted to incorporate and avoid what many feared was pending annexation by Johnson City, the little town is celebrating its silver anniversary.
The high cost of child care is impacting more than young parents. A recently released report shows the lack of access to affordable child care for pre-school aged children is costing Tennessee taxpayers, families and businesses a combined $1.34 billion annually.
The record warm weather may have made Friday's opening day of the 42nd Unicoi County Apple Festival a record setter for attendance.