Events in the region.
Greta Higginbotham is a senior at Science Hill High School who scored a perfect 36 on her ACT exam last year.
Washington County Health Department Director Christen Minnick says there’s still work to be done when it comes to improving the county’s overall health.
The Tennessee Department of Health has received 49 reports of “serious lung injury” among people who have used electronic cigarettes or other vaping devices as of Monday. Twenty of those cases have been recorded in East Tennessee.
The Appalachian Resource Conservation and Development Council is now taking applications for its 2019-20 Field School Winter Business Intensive courses designed to train beginner farmers, according to a Thursday announcement.
East Tennessee State University and Johnson City leaders gathered Thursday near Summers-Taylor Soccer Stadium to commemorate the 108th anniversary of ETSU’s dedication on Oct. 10, 1911, as well as the city’s upcoming 150th anniversary on Dec 1.
East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland formally announced a new ETSU community service initiative at a Thursday ceremony commemorating the 108th anniversary of the university’s dedication and Johnson City’s sesquicentennial.
Things to do and see in the region in the coming days.
Lee recently signed a proclamation declaring Thursday a statewide “voluntary Day of Prayer, Humility and Fasting.”
East Tennessee State University College of Nursing professor Dr. Judith Rice has worked with people experiencing homelessness for nearly two decades, giving her insight into how substance abuse and the region’s opioid crisis has affected them.