In our Healthy Living segment we talked about Colorectal cancer. Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it doesn't have to be. Screenings save lives. Visit the CDC for more information.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Johnson City Symphony has a concert coming up on March 21st at 7pm. Click here for tickets. A fundraiser to benefit the Johnson City Symphony is Saturday, April 18th at 7pm. Fiddlin' on the Greens includes appetizers and drinks as well as music. It will be held at the Johnson City Country Club. Tickets are $100 each. Call the Johnson City Symphony for tickets at 423-926-8742.

The Bristol Bluegrass Spring Fest is Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th. This event is at the Holiday Inn & Convention Center at Exit 7 in Bristol. Get your two-day early bird ticket for $50. Early bird one-day ticket is $25 for either day. Tickets at the gate on Friday are $30 and $35 on Saturday. Children 12 and younger are free. For discounted hotel rates call 276-466-4100. The event is sponsored by Appalachian Acoustic Promotions. Click here for tickets and the concert schedule.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Appalachian Sustainable Development will host its first fundraiser to celebrate its 20th year. Sunday, March 29th at Steele Creek Park in Bristol, TN, rain or shine, you can participate in the "Love Local... a Food Truck Event."
 It is recommended that you buy your tickets in advance by call 276-623-1121 or visit  ASD.

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.