Tune in every weekday at noon for News 5 At Noon, featuring Samantha Kozsey,  Preston Ayres and Donnie Cox. 

Keep checking this page daily for a schedule of upcoming guests on the show, a community events calendar, clips of the show, band performances and websites mentioned on-air.

Celebrate International Walk to School day. The event is Wednesday, October 8th. Learn more about walking to work or school.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Take a step back in time for Bush Mill Days. The event is Saturday from 10am-4pm in Nickelsville, Va. Learn more about Bush Mill Days.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Knoxville Zoo is undergoing a major renovation project that is promising to make the zoo one of the best in the country. For ticket information and fall schedule visit the Knoxville Zoo.

The Hands On! Regional Museum in Johnson City is getting ready for Halloween. You can do some spooky experiments at home. The directions and materials you need can be found here.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Holly Help Spay/Neuter Fund has animals available for adoption. The number is 423-534-5656. The blessing of animals is on Saturday, October 4th at 3pm at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 700 Cumberland Street, Bristol, Va. Contact your local church to find out if they are giving blessings to pets.

And if you love Rod Stewart you will love impersonator Rob Caudill. Rob Caudill will take to the stage this Friday, October 3rd at 7pm to perform all the favorite Rod Stewart hits. The show is at the Paramount Theatre in Bristol, TN. For tickets, call the Paramount Box Office at 423-274-8120.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Talk of the town: Stop the Silence about Domestic Violence. This two-day event will feature presentations to raise awareness and understanding for both domestic violence and mental illness.  The events are Thursday, October 2nd from 4:30pm-6:30pm at Emory & Henry College, Friday October 3rd 8am -5pm at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Va and Friday, October 3rd from 7pm-9pm at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Va. For more information call 276-783-8300.

Enter LampLight Theatre’sMortality Room and prepare to face your fears in the debut production of “Macabre Masquerade”. “Macabre Masquerade” performances will be October 10, 11, 12, October 17, 18, 19, October 24, 25, 26, and October 28, 29, 30, 31.   Performances nightly at 6:30 PM with additional performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 9:00 PM.  The show’s seating is general admission with a suggested donation of $8. Reservations are recommended in order to guarantee times and seating.

For Reservations and information please contact the LampLight box office at (423) 343-1766, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m or go online.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Diane and Mildred's Gospel Music Arts will perform Sunday, September 28th at 6pm at the Shiloh Freewill Baptist Church in Bristol, Va. Learn more here.

If you feel sluggish when you miss your morning meal, you have a good reason. You’re running your “engine” on empty. Eating breakfast restores your body’s supply of blood glucose, the brain’s main fuel source. Here are some easy breakfast ideas: 

Simple Breakfast Ideas

  • Cereal with sliced bananas and milk (or yogurt)
  • Fruit and yogurt smoothie
  • Oatmeal with raisins and nuts
  • Peanut butter on whole-wheat toast with apple slices
  • Leftover pizza, sliced cantaloupe and low-fat milk
  • Scrambled eggs with salsa wrapped in tortillas, sliced peaches

Learn more about eating a healthy breakfast.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

All you need to know about local farms can be found in the 2015 Local Farmers Guide. The guide is published through the Appalachian Sustainable Development. For more information about the AFMA conference and other services click here. Click here for more information ASD. Farmers can register here.

You can help transport veterans to memorials in Washington, DC. The Honor Flight Northeast TN is looking for people to support our local troops. Visit Honor Flight for more information.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Have you ever wondered how a city operates? Well if so, you can join the Bristol Citizens Municipal Academy. The Academy will meet on Thurday evenings beginning at 6pm beginning October 9th-December 2nd. To register click here.