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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 ...



Construction at Dobyns-Bennett High School may impact drop off  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Construction crews continue working on the new Regional Science and Technology Center at Dobyns-Bennett High School which may impact traffic for the first ...



Next Dobyns-Bennett High School football coach named  WJHL

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – The next football coach at Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport has been chosen. Joey Christian, who was an assistant coach ...



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.



Dobyns-Bennett marching band brings home several awards from national championship competition  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Dobyns-Bennett High School competitive marching band has a lot to be proud of after showcasing their musical talent on a national stage over the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 Alumni Board announces six 2018 D-B Hall of Fame Inductees  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Board will honor the six 2018 inductees to the Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Hall of Fame at a ...



D-B plant sale kickoff is Saturday, with sneak peak Friday  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School's Annual FFA Spring Plant Sale grand opening is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, with a sneak peek sale set for 10 a.m. ...



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.



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 ...



Dobyns-Bennett band wins class championship in Indy, plus invite to 2020 Rose Parade  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Band won the Class AAA National Championship and placed 10th overall at the Bands of America Grand National ...



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 ...



Tribe track standout Jeamy Williams runs his way into Ivy League  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A lot of storied track athletes have come through Dobyns-Bennett High School in years past, but senior sprinter Jeamy Williams is among the ...



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 ...



Dobyns-Bennett head coach, Graham Clark, resigns  WJHL

Clark, announcing his retirement, has been head coach for the program for 25 years. He's lead the Dobyns-Bennett Indians a total of 233 wins, with a winning ...



No backpacks or livestreaming: New football season brings new restrictions at J. Fred Johnson stadium  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — No livestreaming videos, no backpacks, no oversized stadium seats, no outside food or drink and no re-entry without a new ticket. Starting this ...



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, ...



Online video of Kingsport student waving knife prompts police investigation  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

An online video showing a Kingsport City Schools student waving a knife and appearing to make threats prompted a police investigation and administrative ...



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.



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”



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.



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.



Longtime Kingsport officer and Dobyns-Bennett SRO passes away unexpectedly  WBIR.com

Cornett, 45, was with the KPD for 14 years and served as SRO at Dobyns Bennett on two occasions.



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) ...



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 BOE approves nearly $1M to replace football field turf, install fencing  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL)- School officials in Kingsport are looking to replace the artificial turf at J. Fred Johnson Stadium.



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.



Dobyns-Bennett High School Band, Orchestra in New York St. Patrick's Day Parade. New York Gallery 2  Kingsport Times News

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Band and Orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City Friday, March 16, with Irish tenor Emmet Cahil and marched ...



Three possible candidates in Dobyns-Bennett football coaching search  WJHL

Kingsport, TN - One of the most sought after high school football coaching jobs in the state will enter round two on Friday. News Channel 11 sports has learned ...



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 ...



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.



Two from D-B to be exchange students in Germany  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Come August, for two local teenagers it will be auf wiedersehen (goodbye) to Kingsport and hallo (hello) to Germany for the better part of a year.



Lots of changes coming to DB  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School will start the new year with a new entrance and a new construction project as well as changes in the student ...



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 ...



D-B varsity choir to perform at inaugural Indianapolis festival March 16  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School varsity choir has been chosen to perform at the inaugural Music For All National Choir Festival in Indianapolis ...



Are your kids 'future ready'? City school system uses Naviance for college, career readiness  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools officials hope that the adoption of the Naviance system will help students be ready for college and/or career by starting ...



D-B robotics team ranks fourth in state in offensive power, in top 20 percent overall worldwide  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School's FIRST Robotics Team has finished its 2018 season in the top 20 percent of all teams worldwide. Team members ...



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 ...



Judge addresses Kingsport school threat case  WJHL

For the first time, a Kingsport judge spoke out against claims that he failed to provide a requested mental evaluation for a former student accused of threatening ...



DB goes dark for transformer replacement  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett is going dark, but it's only temporary. The lights and other electrically powered items at most of the high school are scheduled to ...



Disney actor, with Tri-Cities ties, charged with trying to have sex with 13-year-old  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

An actor who is from the Tri-Cities region has been fired by the Disney Channel after being accused of trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old ...



KCS robotics teams make splash at aquatic competition  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Two underwater robotics teams, one from Dobyns-Bennett High School and the other from D-B EXCEL, recently gained valuable experience at ...



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 ...



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 ...



Three Kingsport teens invited to perform at Carnegie, Steinway  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Many pianists only dream of performing in one of New York City's famed concert halls. But for three Kingsport teens, that dream is becoming a ...



Four D-B students attend SCOPE, one elected to office next year  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Four Dobyns-Bennett High School students attended the annual SCOPE Conference at Middle Tennessee State University last month, with one ...



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 ...



Dobyns-Bennett Band and Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York Gallery 1  Kingsport Times News

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Band and Orchestra performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City Friday, March 16, with Irish tenor Emmet Cahil and marched ...



Kingsport native gets as much from music as humanly possible  Kingsport Times News

From performing to collaborating to experimenting to teaching, Kyle Jones get as much from music as humanly possible. Kyle Jones actually started studying ...



ETSU, D-B a cappella ensembles to perform 'Five Alive!' concert in Kingsport  Johnson City Press (subscription)

KINGSPORT — East Tennessee State University's contemporary a cappella ensembles, Greyscale, SwashBucklers and Harmonium, as well as Dobyns-Bennett ...



10 seeking Miss Kingsport/Miss Sullivan County titles  Kingsport Times News

A new Miss Kingsport and a new Miss Sullivan County will soon be crowned. The Miss Kingsport/Miss Sullivan County 2019 Scholarship Pageant will be held at ...



Three D-B students advance in Presidential Scholars program  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School seniors Karli Ailshie, John Lewis Corker and Kate Tolleson have been selected to apply for the annual U.S. ...



Alternative high school experience "DB-Excel" gets new home in Kingsport  WJHL

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL)- A unique learning program in the Tri-Cities has a new home. About 200 students chose an alternative high school experience and ...



DB's Ailshie, Miller win McWherter Scholarships  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Two Dobyns-Bennett High School students have been named recipients of the 2018-19 Ned McWherter Scholarship. More than 1500 ...



Dobyns-Bennett HS marching band places sixth in national competition  WJHL

The band performed at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.



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 ...



Kingsport City Schools to wear blue district-wide Thursday in honor of SRO Sean Cornett  WJHL

Kingsport, TN (WJHL)- So many in the Kingsport community are mourning the loss of a beloved co-worker and friend, Sean Cornett.



Mental health provider says system working for Tri-Cities kids in crisis  WJHL

One day after a teenager was released on bond after police said he made extreme threats of violence against Dobyns-Bennett High School and his family, ...



FULL INTERVIEW: Graham Clark on life, football and retirement  WJHL

The community is celebrating the winningest football coach in the history of Dobyns-Bennett High School.



New task force to look at safety in Kingsport City Schools  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools is forming a School Safety Task Force to communicate to the public safety measures in place as well as to seek out ...



Kingsport City Schools looking into randomly drug testing some students  WJHL

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) - The Kingsport City Schools Board of Education is planning a public hearing to discuss randomly drug testing students.



FIRST things first: D-B robotics team headed to Myrtle Beach competition  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — About two dozen local high school students headed to Myrtle Beach at around 6 a.m. today. No, they are not taking an early spring break, but ...



Should we be drug testing students?  Kingsport Times News

BLOUNTVILLE — The Sullivan County school board's first look at a potential student drug testing policy generated more questions than answers Thursday ...



D-B Alumni Hall of Fame: Folks in dentistry, athletics, concert lighting and law among inductees  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Thursday's Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Hall of Fame 2017 induction included three in the dental field, a man whose company is world ...



KCS plans to commission design for D-B addition  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — What would a 400-student addition to Dobyns-Bennett High School look like? By late winter or early spring, Kingsport City Schools officials plan ...



With changing times, racial unrest and crime take a toll on city's African-American community  Kingsport Times News

The 1950s continued to be very prosperous for African-American businesses, enough so that they began expanding outside the Riverview community.



Photo gallery: All City Band Concert  Kingsport Times News

On Feb. 17 at the Buck Van Huss Dome at Dobyns-Bennett High School, band students from Ross N. Robinson Middle School and John Sevier Middle School ...



Bristol teen charged with murder in Kingsport  Bristol Herald Courier

A Bristol, Virginia, teenager was charged with murder in the death early Friday of a former Virginia High School athlete after a shooting at a popular Kings-port ...



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 ...



Surveys show support for keeping Redskins, Warriors as middle school mascots  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Robinson Middle School's sports teams will still be called the Redskins in 2021 if student and community surveys and a committee ...



Data puts Kingsport City Schools on a higher level  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — On a scale of 1 to 5, Kingsport City Schools systemwide ranked all Levels 4 or 5 on Tennessee Valued-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) ...



Kingsport Lions Club gearing up for annual Turtle Derby  Kingsport Times News

It may not be the fastest race, but the Lions Club Annual Turtle Derby is reportedly the longest-running fundraiser in the history of Kingsport. For 73 years, turtles ...



Four join Kingsport school system's Hall of Fame  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — When Gary Martin was temporarily working in the Kingsport City Schools central office in the 1970s, one winter's day it started snowing shortly ...



D-B senior Karli Ailshie in running for statewide TSBA award  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School senior Karli Ailshie, ranked the No. 1 academic student at D-B so far this year with a weighted grade point average ...



D-B marching band named Grand Champion 4th consecutive time at Winston-Salem event  Kingsport Times News

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Marching Indians started out the 2016 competitive season with a fourth consecutive Grand Champion designation at a North ...



DB alumni band stepping up for "War Hoop" at playoff game  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — When Dobyns-Bennett's football team starts its second postseason game tonight, the school's regular band and competition band won't.



Three Sullivan school board seats in play  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Of the Sullivan County Board of Education's seven seats, three will appear on the Aug. 2 general election ballot, and all three will be contested.



Neglia makes smashing debut in 2-mile run  Kingsport Times News

JOHNSON CITY — Making a debut in anything is never supposed to be easy. Apparently, Dobyns-Bennett's Sasha Neglia did not get that memo. Neglia blew ...



DB's Chandler Woods is a Presidential Scholar candidate  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A local high school senior with a perfect ACT score and near perfect SAT score is in the running to visit the White House this summer as a 2017 ...



D-B principal: No outside food or outside food deliveries to students allowed  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Hold the delivered pickles, hold the lettuce, anything outside the school cafeteria does upset us. A renewed ban on outside commercially ...



Kingsport police see an increase in violent crimes in 2017  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL)- - According to a report by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, more people are committing violent crimes in the state of Tennessee ...



KCS names DB wrestling coach  Kingsport Times News

Just a little more than a week after long-time coach Buzzy Mann resigned, Kingsport City Schools have turned to one of their own to lead the Dobyns-Bennett ...



From grocery bagger to assistant cook: D-B's Transition School to Work lauded by Gov. Haslam  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — In case you were grocery shopping Tuesday afternoon at Food City on Eastman Road and saw a bunch of folks overdressed for canned food ...



Regional Science and Technology Center groundbreaking Thursday  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools is preparing for a Thursday groundbreaking for the new Regional Science and Technology Center, and Dobyns-Bennett ...



Eight local women compete for crown, scholarships Johnson City Press  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Eight young women will take the stage Saturday in Science Hill High School's auditorium to compete for college scholarships and prizes in the Miss Johnson ...



KPD Officer Sean Cornett's girlfriend: 'He was my soulmate'  WJHL

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - This Sunday, hundreds are expected at the funeral of a beloved Tri-Cities police officer.



Sights & Sounds of the Season (updated 11/15)  Kingsport Times News

The Sights & Sounds of the Season are in full swing throughout the region. From concerts and parades to family fun and Christmas tree lighting events, there are ...



Dobyns-Bennett names Chris Poore as new boys basketball coach  WJHL

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - News Channel 11 has learned that Dobyns-Bennett High School has named Chris Poore as the new boys head basketball coach.



Retired Marine battling ALS to serve as Kingsport parade's grand marshal  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — A Sullivan County man with a long history of *service* to our country has been selected as the grand marshal for this week's Fourth of July parade.



Dobyns-Bennett Marching Band wows crowd, ranks 4th in national competition  WJHL

Late Saturday, the DB Band placed fourth in the 2015 Bands of America Atlanta Super-Regional Competition inside the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.



TSSAA investigates new Gerald Sensabaugh allegations related to Dobyns-Bennett  WJHL

WASHINGTON COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association is encouraging Dobyns-Bennett High School, if it has any ...



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 ...



Kingsport artist breathes life into Streamworks trailer  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Alex Glymp just wants to paint. It doesn't matter if it's the wall of a downtown business, a blank canvas in a studio or someone's pair of used.



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 ...



D-B Alumni Board announces Hall of Fame inductees  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Board plans to induct eight alumni into its Hall of Fame Class for 2017 in late October.



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