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Dobyns-Bennett expansion to be fully utilized on first day of school, officials say  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School's new Regional Science and Technology Center, also the new “front door” for the school, should be fully.



Construction of Dobyns-Bennett addition has 'zero' cushion  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School's new Regional Science and Technology Center will open for student use when school starts Aug. 5, school ...



Day one at Dobyns-Bennett with new 'front door' works out  Kingsport Times News

WHO: Students, parents and employees of Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett High School. WHAT: Arriving, parking and leaving on the first day of the 2019-20 school ...



Dobyns Bennett High School welcomes students and new Regional Science and Technology Center  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The students of Dobyns-Bennett High School celebrated the start of both a new school year and a new building on campus.



DeBusk named athletics director at Dobyns-Bennett  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has named Frankie DeBusk as athletics director for Dobyns-Bennett High School. DeBusk will be responsible for the ...



Prom 2019: Dobyns-Bennett HS (Part 1)  Kingsport Times News

Here's a collection of photos from the Dobyns-Bennett High School prom held Saturday, April 27 at MeadowView Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport.



Prom 2019: Dobyns-Bennett HS (Part 2)  Kingsport Times News

Here's a second collection of photos from the Dobyns-Bennett High School prom held Saturday, April 27 at MeadowView Resort & Convention Center in ...



Lead found in water at Dobyns-Bennett, other Kingsport schools  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – School officials say lead-contaminated water has been discovered at several Kingsport schools. Testing found contaminated ...



New Dobyns-Bennett 'front door' still set to open in August  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The more than $20 million Science and Technology Center at Dobyns-Bennett High School remains on track to open at the start of the 2019-20 ...



Regional Science and Technology Center nearing completion at Dobyns-Bennett H.S.  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

A multi-million dollar expansion to Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport is nearing completion.



D-B competitive marching band headed to Grand Nationals, again  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — As Dobyns-Bennett High School's competitive marching band prepares for its annual appearance on the national stage in Indianapolis, band ...



Dobyns-Bennett club sparks interest in firefighting careers  Kingsport Times News

Dobyns-Bennett High School seniors are all fired up about the new Wildland Firefighter Training program being offered this year. The unique opportunity began ...



Dobyns-Bennett student performs in Carnegie Hall  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Few pianists can say they've performed in a famous New York City concert hall. Even fewer can say they've done it twice. But Emily Cai, a ...



Dobyns-Bennett Cyber Tribe finishes first in regional robotics competition  Kingsport Times News

MYRTLE BEACH — Dobyns-Bennett High School's robotics team, Cyber Tribe 4020, won first place in a regional competition in South Carolina and thus a slot ...



2019 TNReady results released; Johnson City Schools among top 10 for math and English across state  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

NORTHEAST Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Department of Education has released the TNReady results for Spring 2019 testing. Among the highlights for ...



Three more inducted into Kingsport City Schools Hall of Fame  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — What do a former Latin teacher, former band director and former high school principal have in common? The three each spent 40 years in ...



D-B students settling in to school's new entrance  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Tuesday, day two of the 2019-20 school year at Dobyns-Bennett High School, went off without a major hitch and smoother than day one, school ...



D-B Alumni Hall of Fame adds six members  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Folks told stories of athletic prowess, business acumen, childhood fights, pool and poker playing, a famous friend, near-death experiences and ...



Marching Indians 'Rise Above' at BOA competition  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School competitive marching band left Wednesday afternoon about 1:30 on six chartered buses headed for Grand ...



A perfect 36: D-B's Glynn aces ACT, going into biomolecular engineering  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Allison Glynn, like her older sister in college, is pursuing a career in biomolecular engineering. Both are seniors graduating this spring — Allison ...



D-B student hopes coding camp inspires more girls to enter field  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School rising junior Makaila Freeman created Camp Awesome! Coding Camp for Girls, which served 32 area female ...



Region's outstanding young students to be recognized tonight at inaugural event  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Our region has some truly exceptional young students. From an Elizabethton girl who runs a successful hand-lettering business, to a DB Excel ...



Getting the lead out: Kingsport schools removing 10 water fountains, shut off three more  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Thirteen water fountains in Kingsport City Schools buildings, including a high school and four elementary schools, are being removed or have ...



Science Olympiad Kingsport participants win 19 first place awards  Kingsport Times News

I believe that Science Olympiad is the best cross-gender team-based STEM outreach program in the nation.” — Enrica Quartini, geophysicist and Science ...



Dobyns-Bennett names LaGuardia boys' soccer coach Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Dobyns-Bennett High School hopes to keep its boys soccer program flying high with Monday's announcement that Tom LaGuardia has been named the new ...



DB construction to be finished by May 31  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools officials have double good news about the Regional Science and Technology Center construction project at ...



Dobyns-Bennett flute player headed to march, play in Macy's parade  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Although the whole Dobyns-Bennett High School marching band isn't going to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, as it ...



Back to School Expo set for next week at Farmers Market  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools will host the 10th annual Back to School Expo from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Kingsport Farmers Market. There will be more ...



Kingsport police: Former Dobyns-Bennett student charged after threat to ‘shoot up’ class  WJHL

Extra police patrols are being conducted at Kingsport schools after a man was charged Tuesday afternoon in a case where a threat to "shoot up" a class at ...



Kingsport schools mark CTE Month, honor students  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Career technical education is alive, well and growing in Kingsport City Schools, according to Bo Shadden, KCS Director of CTE and ...



Kingsport BOE honors artist, golfer, runner and custodians  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A winning Christmas card painting, a Tennessee golf champion, a standout cross country runner and certified custodians were honored during ...



Bryce Barrett hitting his stride with Huskers  Kingsport Times News

From August to June, it's a constant grind.” Nebraska redshirt freshman and former Dobyns-Bennett sprint standout Bryce Barrett knows the value of hard work.



Prom 2017: Dobyns-Bennett High School (Part 1)  Kingsport Times News

It's prom season in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Here's a collection of photos from the Dobyns-Bennett High School prom held Saturday, April 8 ...



Dobyns-Bennett HS band student chosen to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) - A Dobyns-Bennett High School junior has arrived in New York City for a very special musical opportunity.



Student community involvement: Kingsport youth council holding April 25 school board forum  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Who better to organize and choose questions for a local school board candidates forum than 12 students in the local school system? Students ...



BOE votes to spend nearly $1M to replace J. Fred turf  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Everybody with carpet has to replace it eventually, but if your square footage is bigger than a football field, the price is obviously going to be ...



Dobyns-Bennett promotes Christian to head football coach  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School officially named Joey Christian its new head football coach on Monday. An assistant with the Indians since 2003, ...



Kingsport native gearing up for six-month trip abroad  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — For the last 10 years, Jason Salley has dreamed of traveling across the world, taking only the necessities and immersing himself fully in other ...



Behind the Blackboard: What is the place of a Catholic school in 2019?  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — In case you missed it, Saint Dominic Catholic School Principal Tucker Davis is retiring after five years, but he prefers to call it stepping aside.



Dobyns-Bennett cheerleaders excel at UCA Camp  Kingsport Times News

Dobyns-Bennett High School cheerleaders attended UCA camp at Tennessee Tech last week. Both the varsity and junior varsity squads had a successful week.



Kingsport school board to oppose Educational Savings Accounts  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Board of Education soon plans a formal protest vote against a school voucher bill of sorts making its way through the Tennessee ...



Where can you park during Fun Fest?  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport is about one week away from the start of its annual community celebration Fun Fest — a week full of fun activities, special events and ...



Prom 2018: Dobyns-Bennett HS (Part 1)  Kingsport Times News

Here's a collection of photos from the Dobyns-Bennett High School prom held Saturday, April 28 at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center in ...



D-B band wins Class AAA national title, takes 10th in finals  Kingsport Times News

Dobyns-Bennett High School's competitive band captured 10th place in the Bands of America Grand Nationals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Saturday.



Kingsport City Schools music education recognized nationally  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A local school system has been honored as one of the best nationwide for music education. Kingsport City Schools again has received the Best ...



Dobyns-Bennett has 10 Commended Students in National Merit program  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Ten Dobyns-Bennett High School students have been named as Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, ...



Kingsport, Sullivan schools no longer offer driver's ed  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — If you see vehicles marked “Driver's Education” in the Kingsport area, they are from a private company, not high schools in the city and Sullivan ...



Renderings revealed for expansion at Dobyns-Bennett H.S.  WJHL

Dobyns-Bennett High School will soon be expanding with a center that will not only be available to high school students, but also to professionals.



Education commissioner visits Kingsport for student roundtable  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — New Tennessee Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn visited two local schools Thursday, including Dobyns-Bennett, to get feedback ...



Officials tour Regional Science and Technology Center construction site  Kingsport Times News

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” — Albert Einstein KINGSPORT — If architect Stephen Trimble.



PHOTO GALLERY: Foggy Saturday morning start for balloons  Kingsport Times News

Balloons in the 2019 Hot Air Balloon Rally, which began in Kingsport at 7 a.m. Saturday, took off at Fort Henry Drive in front of Dobyns-Bennett High School.



Pal Barger honored for excellence in philanthropy  Kingsport Times News

Fredrick “Pal” Barger Jr. — founder of the Pal's Sudden *Service* restaurant chain — received the 2019 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Philanthropy from ...



Sixteen candidates running in Kingsport election  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The deadline to file a petition to run in the city election has passed. Sixteen men and women have filed their paperwork to run in the races for ...



Hughes doesn't believe Sullivan school board would heed call to delay West Ridge  Kingsport Times News

BLOUNTVILLE — The head of the seven-member Sullivan County school board says he doesn't believe that body would agree to delay construction of the new ...



First class to graduate in modern D-B building holding 50th reunion  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — How time does fly, especially when it comes to high school reunions and school building ages. The first class to graduate from the “new”



Kingsport native's TV show to air on Showtime  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Nearly five years after first putting pen to paper, Model City native Robert Funke will soon see his television show come to life on screen. Funke ...



Christ School picks up key transfer  Asheville Citizen-Times

With the 2019 football season just four months away, Christ School has added a new offensive weapon to its arsenal.



D-B Alumni Hall of Fame nominations due May 31  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association board of directors is accepting nominations for the Hall of Fame Class of 2018 until May ...



Lights, Camera, Action: D-B grad, Carson-Newman senior headed to California film program  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Rashad Hunter, a Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate and 21-year-old senior at Carson-Newman University, plans a career behind the silver ...



Longtime Kingsport Police Officer, Dobyns-Bennett High School SRO dies  WJHL

The Kingsport Police Department is in mourning after the death of a longtime student resources officer.



Dobyns-Bennett’s Allison Glynn signs to play soccer at CalTech  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

KINGSPORT Tenn. (WJHL)- Dobyns-Bennett High School student Allison Glynn has signed a national letter of intent to continue her soccer career at CalTech.



Contract awarded for D-B science & technology center  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT – City leaders Tuesday night awarded the contract for Dobyns-Bennett High School's new Regional Science and Technology Center. The low bid ...



HAPPENING TODAY: Kingsport leaders to vote on Dobyns-Bennett High expansion  WJHL

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – Today, the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Alderman is set to make a decision on a future expansion of Dobyns-Bennett High School.



Regional Science and Technology Center also new D-B 'front door'  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — An iconic local high school, built when the Beatles were on the radio and the Vietnam War and protests against it raged, is about to get a 21st ...



Veteran Sullivan South sports announcer, county school board member Harris dies  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The booming baritone Voice of the Rebels has gone silent. Longtime Sullivan County Board of Education member and Sullivan South High ...



Prom time at Allandale for special needs students and their BUDS  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Twenty special needs students from Dobyns-Bennett High School and 34 D-B seniors in the BUDS program danced the midday away on ...



Sullivan, Kingsport officials pleased with ACT results  Kingsport Times News

Tennessee ACT scores and participation rates are up, with many area school systems comparing favorably to the Class of 2018 statewide ACT average of 20.2 ...



Meet the BMA & BOE candidates  Kingsport Times News

Municipal elections in Kingsport, Bristol and Bluff City will take place on May 21. In Kingsport, four seats are up for grabs on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, ...



D-B's Neglia and Williams, Union's Barnett, South's Cowan star in Ballad/TCS Relays  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Two meet records were established during Friday's Ballad Health/TriCitiesSports.com Relays at Dobyns-Bennett — and some performances ...



Wintry weather leads to postponement of Kingsport City Schools events  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — This week's wintry weather has led to the postponement of a Kingsport City Schools school board meeting and high school musical ...



Kingsport native devotes his time to digging up history  Kingsport Times News

Some people have a knack for finding things, but S.D. Dean has a gift! He has been finding amazing archaeological artifacts and paleontological fossils here for ...



Kingsport schools now teaching Chinese from pre-K through high school  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools has expanded its Mandarin Chinese language program, which this school year is serving students in eight schools from ...



Dobyns-Bennett's Sam Garcia one of eight 2023 Roan Scholars  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A Dobyns-Bennett student is among the eight local high school seniors to be selected this year for the Roan Scholars Leadership Program at ...



DB math teacher Fuller becomes nationally certified  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School math teacher Theresa Fuller is a National Board Certified Teacher, a designation she found out about in ...



Kingsport native reflects on time as Roan Scholar at ETSU  Kingsport Times News

JOHNSON CITY – Mandy Nutter says attending East Tennessee State University has become a family tradition. She and her seven siblings, as well as her ...



Science Hill has seven advance in District 1 tennis  Johnson City Press (subscription)

KINGSPORT — Griffen Nickels led a strong contingent of Science Hill tennis players who advanced to the next round from the District 1 large schools tennis ...



New front, science and technology center, coming to D-B  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — City education officials and other local leaders opened a new chapter for Kingsport City Schools Thursday, marking the imminent start of the ...



Author's Corner: Kingsport resident pens books on Biblical topics  Kingsport Times News

From local pastor to traveling evangelist, Kingsport native Bob Sanders has been active in Christian ministry for decades. While preaching remains his biggest ...



New restrictions for Dobyns-Bennett football season  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

After 9 long months, high school football is back on here in the Tri-Cities.



Facebook threats spur arrest of Kingsport 'clown'  Kingsport Times News

The blotter is derived from recent incident reports and central dispatch records of local police agencies. Kingsport Police Department May 17 — Police were ...



Kingsport Theatre Guild to stage 'West Side Story'  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The first show of Kingsport Theatre Guild's 2019-2020 season will open Friday night, and tickets are still available. KTG will stage “West Side ...



Many in Sullivan County continue to raise concerns about two new schools  Bristol Herald Courier

Sullivan County's plan to replace and upgrade schools has been criticized by the public since before it was approved — when a facilities study was underway to ...



Fleming retires, cites great changes in Kingsport over 35-year career  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Friday was Jeff Fleming's last day with the city of Kingsport, bringing to an end 35 years of *service* to the Model City — the last five at the helm.



Tennessee Virginia Scholars told detours OK, moving backward is not  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — On the road of higher education, Elaine Washington, Eastman Chemical Co. finance executive, told some of the region's best and brightest high ...



DB Dramahawks present 'Anything Goes' musical this weekend  Kingsport Times News

WHAT: “Anything Goes” by the DB Dramahawks. The longstanding classic American musical first was produced on Broadway in the 1930s and has had several ...



Report: LGBTQ students feel need for inclusivity in Tennessee public schools  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Public schools across Tennessee, including local school districts like Johnson City Schools and most recently, Hawkins County Schools, allow students to form ...



New Sullivan schools director rides bus first day of school  Kingsport Times News

BLOUNTVILLE — Some Sullivan County public school students in the Sullivan Central High School zone got to meet new Director of Schools David Cox on their ...



Eight DB Dramahawks place in statewide competition  Kingsport Times News

MEMPHIS — Eight members of the Dobyns-Bennett High School Dramahawks placed in the Tennessee High School Speech and Drama League statewide ...



Panga and Bett highlight Crazy 8s elite field  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The 30th running of the Crazy 8s 8K is coming on Saturday with a scheduled start at 8:58 p.m. in front of Dobyns-Bennett High School. The race ...



Completion of new Sullivan County schools will be delayed, architect says  Kingsport Times News

BLOUNTVILLE — Scheduled openings of Sullivan County's two new schools have been delayed because wet weather has hampered construction, architect ...



DB shooting threat spurs arrest  Kingsport Times News

Update, 2:00 p.m. — KINGSPORT — A 19-year-old who allegedly claimed to be a “monster” and expressed a desire to kill his family has been arrested after.



What do local educators think about the area's 4th-best teacher pay ranking?  Kingsport Times News

Teacher pay is the subject of this month's Time magazine cover story, and recently educators in West Virginia, Colorado, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Arizona and ...



BOE green-lights D-B track resurfacing, Indian Highland paving  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School track soon will have the best surface of any high school track in the region, according to Superintendent of ...



School board hopefuls talk legislative issues, facilities and KCS tagline  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — What do folks seeking spots on the city school board think about legislative issues, facilities maintenance and the “Inspire, Cultivate and Impact”



J. Fred stadium to host second game with new restrictions  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Remember: No over-sized seats, no backpacks or large bags or coolers, no livestreaming video and no outside food when you head out to J.



Dramahawks invite you to solve interactive murder mystery  Kingsport Times News

And the killer is... you decide! In this unusual twist to a murder-mystery plot, the Dobyns-Bennett High School Forensics Team (better known as the Dramahawks) ...



Kingsport's Mary Alice Kelly brightened our world  Kingsport Times News

Many people believe to live life well is to do what you love and hope to leave a lasting “mark” upon the world. The Bible says, “Whatever you do, work at it with ...



From intern to city manager – Fleming announces his retirement  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT – Every aspect of Jeff Fleming's life is this community. The 57-year-old Kingsport native grew up on Cherry Street, he pumped gas for folks on ...



Kingsport native set to release second feature film  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — It's been a busy year for Model City native Jonathan Hamblin. Last October, Hamblin premiered his first feature film, “Hush Little Baby Welcome ...



YES! Club at D-B pairs high schoolers with younger students  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A new club at Dobyns-Bennett High School pairs high schoolers with younger students and has benefits for both groups, school officials said.



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