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Sixteen candidates running in the upcoming Kingsport election  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT – The deadline to file a petition to run in the upcoming Kingsport election has passed. Sixteen men and women have filed their paperwork to run in ...



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 ...



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 alumni stories: 10th annual Hall of Fame induction honors six  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 ...



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 ...



Dobyns-Bennett volleyball coach to join Alabama staff  Kingsport Times News

Dobyns-Bennett volleyball coach Megan Devine Ailshie was named an assistant coach at the University of Alabama in an announcement posted Wednesday on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - Extra police patrols are being conducted at Kingsport schools after a man was charged Tuesday afternoon in a case where a threat to ...



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.



Kingsport school board to consider next step toward solar, energy savings contract  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Could Dobyns-Bennett High School have new solar carports to go along with its new Regional Science and Technology Center? It's too early to ...



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'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 ...



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.



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.



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”



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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.



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.



Dobyns-Bennett head coach, Graham Clark, announces retirement  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 ...



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 ...



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

Kingsport Police Officer Sean Cornett, a longtime school resource officer at Dobyns-Bennett High School, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday while he was out ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Dobyns-Bennett High School ‘shelters in place' as police search for murder suspect  WJHL

Andy True with Kingsport City Schools confirmed to News Channel 11 Dobyns-Bennett High School is on alert to 'shelter in place' as Kingsport police continue ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Locals make up Roan Scholars Class of 2023 at ETSU  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Roan Scholars Leadership Program at East Tennessee State University has selected eight high school seniors to join the Roan Class of 2023.



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 ...



Kingsport school board seeks drug testing law change, gets safety plan  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Random drug testing of Tennessee high school students who normally drive to school would be explicitly allowed under a state law change the ...



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.



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 ...



Author's Corner: Former Kingsport resident returning to area for book signing  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Though she now calls Canada home, Melissa Sneed Wilson has a special place in her heart for Kingsport. A graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former Kingsport resident, Disney Channel star charged with child sex crimes  WCYB

News 5 has confirmed that a Disney Channel actor, arrested on sex charges, is the son of former state representative Keith Westmoreland of Kingsport.



Prom 2016: 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, which was held April ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



2018 Arby's Classic field announced  WCYB

The 2018 Arby's Classic will start on December 26 and run through December 31. There will be no games on Sunday December 30. 2018 Arby's Classic field.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Fleet feat: Barrett's running exploits carry D-B senior to Nebraska  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — When Dobyns-Bennett High School senior Bryce Barrett started running track in the third grade, he was just doing it for fun. He could never have ...



Low bid for D-B's Science and Technology Center comes in $3 million more than projected  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Today's lesson in education when it comes to construction: “Value engineering” will help cut costs for a major construction project at one of the ...



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 ...



TUBACHRISTMAS coming Friday to Kingsport's Renaissance Center  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Tuba and euphonium players from near and far will gather Friday to perform a free concert of Christmas carols. The event is part of an annual ...



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 ...



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) ...



Longtime North Principal Richard Carroll dies  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — Sullivan North High School, its students and the North community have lost one of their biggest supporters and advocates, as well as the man ...



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'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Kingsport Music Club marks 91 years of music and service  Kingsport Times News

One day in 1927, a small group of women in Kingsport, Tennessee, got together and formed the Kingsport Music Club. According to the club's constitution, the ...



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 ...



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, ...



Kingsport police report rise in violent crimes last year  Kingsport Times News

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department responded to more calls in 2017 than in the previous year and investigated about the same number of cases ...



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 ...



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