Nashville songwriters to be honored by the Queen of England

Nashville songwriters to be honored by the Queen of England NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two Nashville area songwriters are receiving a major honor coming from the Queen of England. Keith and Kristyn Getty are contemporary hymn writers originally from Ireland who made Nashville their home. They will travel back across…

Nashville songwriters to be honored by the Queen of England

Nashville songwriters to be honored by the Queen of England NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two Nashville area songwriters are receiving a major honor coming from the Queen of England. Keith and Kristyn Getty are contemporary hymn writers originally from Ireland who made Nashville their home. They will travel back across…

Indiana Fever to Retire former Lady Vols Catchings’ No. 24 Jersey

Indiana Fever to Retire former Lady Vols Catchings’ No. 24 Jersey INDIANAPOLIS — Tennessee women’s basketball legend Tamika Catchings will be honored for her prestigious career in the WNBA on Saturday night, as the Indiana Fever retire her No. 24 jersey and hang it in the rafters of Bankers Life Fieldhouse…

FDA approves quicker-to-administer drug for blood cancers

FDA approves quicker-to-administer drug for blood cancers (AP) – U.S. regulators have approved a more convenient version of a blockbuster drug for treating three common blood cancers. The Roche Group’s Rituxan, on the market for 20 years, is administered in a hospital or clinic through an intravenous drip that can…

Friendship Enterprises buys Old Bristol Auto Auction to build new $4M dealership

Friendship Enterprises buys Old Bristol Auto Auction to build new $4M dealership BRISTOL, TN (WJHL) – Friendship Automotive Enterprises announced Thursday that they have purchased the Old Bristol Auto Auction on West State Street to build a $4 million state-of-the-art dealership. According to a news release, the auto auction has…

NBC says ‘Downton Abbey’ movie production to start in 2018

NBC says ‘Downton Abbey’ movie production to start in 2018 SINGAPORE (AP) — A “Downton Abbey” movie is in the works, with production likely to begin in 2018, an NBCUniversal executive said Wednesday. Michael Edelstein, president at NBCUniversal International Studios, said it hopes to assemble 20 cast members from the…

Smith, Rays finally catch Hamilton in rundown, beat Reds 8-3

Smith, Rays finally catch Hamilton in rundown, beat Reds 8-3 By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Tampa Bay left fielder Mallex Smith rushed in to tag out speedy Billy Hamilton after a lengthy rundown, highlighting the Rays’ 8-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. Hamilton…

Johnson City Cardinals and WCQR hosts Faith, Family, and Fan Night

Johnson City Cardinals and WCQR hosts Faith, Family, and Fan Night JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) Hundreds of fans packed TVA Credit Union Ballpark for Faith, Family, and Fan night sponsored by WCQR. Johnson City Cardinal players were on hand to sign autographs for fans, while kids enjoyed inflatables and ice…

E&H hires Christine Johnston as Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach

E&H hires Christine Johnston as Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach EMORY, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Department of Athletics and Interim Director of Athletics Anne Crutchfield are pleased to announce the hiring of Christine Johnston as Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach. Christine has a great passion…

Rodgers Named to ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Team

Rodgers Named to ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Team Read Online | ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove Teams KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee baseball’s Jordan Rodgers was named to the 2017 ABCA/Rawlings Division I Gold Glove Team on Wednesday as announced by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods. Rodgers earned the nod at third base…