For over 20 years, ASD has been creating and implementing solutions to our region’s challenges by helping farmers stay on their land, teaching people where their food comes from, and providing food to those in need and working to keep forestland viable for future generations.

Enjoy delicious items from Slammin’ Sammy’s Sandwiches, Foodie Fiction&Toni’s Hawaiian Tacos, which will source as many seasonal ingredients as possible from local farmers and food producers.

Physicians with the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and Bristol Regional’s Primary Stroke Center have developed the first-ever "Need for Speed Heart and Stroke Expo". This free event, which will be held Saturday, March 21, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Conference Center, will help the region understand risk factors for these potential conditions. Participants will also learn about the importance of seeking treatment immediately if they are experiencing symptoms.

The event includes a Seconds Count 5K which will begin at 9 a.m. on the Bristol Regional campus. Seconds Count participants can choose whether to run or walk the race, and everyone who preregisters is guaranteed a special-edition T-shirt. To register click here.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Our Pet of the Week segment came to us from the Black Jack Animal Rescue.  If you would like to adopt the pet or any of the other animals at the rescue call 423-340-2138.

It is time to help those in need. The Second Harvest Food Bank Northeast Tennessee will host its annual Food Drive this Saturday, March 21st. Members of Junior League will be at local Food City stores collecting donations. Learn more about the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Wellmont Hospice is hosting its first-ever Heroes Until the End conference, Wednesday, March 25, from 8:15 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Bristol Regional’s Conference Center. It will provide valuable insight and information for anyone who interacts with veterans at the end of their life. Preregistration for the conference is recommended, as space is limited. The event costs $20 ($10 for a half day) for the public and is free for veterans and their families. To register call 423-844-5252.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Black Mountain Shine performed for us on our noon show today. Formed by two brothers and two lifelong friends, Black Mountain Shine have a history of making music together. Click here to learn more.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The Tyler Williams band is performing on Friday, March 13th at The Down Home in Johnson City. Tickets at the door are $12. They are $8 for students. Learn more about the Tyler Williams band.

Hamlet struggles with loss. Hamlet wrestles with doubt. Hamlet fights to survive. We are Hamlet.

The Barter Player Encore Company brings you William Shakespeare’s Hamlet as you’ve never experienced it before. The Barter Player Encore Company is made up of Barter Player alumni with a passion for making Shakespeare accessible to our audiences. Bringing the text from the page to the stage, the Encore Company sets Hamlet in a place very like our own world full of loss, fear and betrayal.

Ticket information and a complete list of Barter productions here.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Harlem Globetrotters will be dribbling down the court of Freedom Hall on Monday, March 23rd at 7pm. Tickets are still available.  Click here for details. Learn more about the Harlem Globetrotters.

Clinch Valley Medical Center is proud to offer a comprehensive Vascular Screening. By participating in this screening, you are taking steps to living a longer, healthier life! For more information call 276-596-6060 or to schedule a screening call 276-596-6185. You can also visit the Clinch Valley Heart & Vascular Institute.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

"For Pete's Sake Animal Rescue" brought us our pets of the week today. They are available for adoption by calling 276-494-6718. Learn more about "For Pete's Sake Animal Rescue."

The Northeast State Community College Police Department is excited to again offer a free Self-Defense Course designed specifically for women. Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is a program where students learn and practice realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. RAD training is a comprehensive three-day course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, and transitions into hands on defense training.

To complete this program you must participate in all three sessions!  The sessions will be conducted on March 17, 24, and 31, 2015 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. in the Student Services Building near Subway. Historically, these classes fill up fast and we can only accept a limited number of students!

To sign up please contact Officer Jessica Sword ( or Officer Beau Joyner (  You may also call 423.323.0255 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. to register.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015