Sunday, February 22, 2015

Snow This Week in Kingsport


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THESE PICTURES OF DALE STREET FROM JOHNNIE MAE SWAGERTY








THESE PICTURES PLAYING IN THE SNOW FROM JAQUETTA HALE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                     THANKS, Y'ALL!     EVERYBODY, PLEASE SEND YOUR PICTURES TO DOUGLASSRIVERVIEW@GMAIL.COM       SPRING:  THREE WEEKS AWAY!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Cold and Snowy









THE HOLSTON RIVER, NORTH FORK AT ROTHERWOOD HEIGHTS... THE WEST STONE DRIVE U.S. 11W BRIDGE IS IN THE BACKGROUND -- PHOTO COURTESY THE KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS


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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Board Meeting Postponed

The meeting of the Sons and Daughters of Douglass scheduled for February 21, 2015 has been canceled because of impending weather.

We will reschedule it for a later date.


President Douglas Releford

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Special Honor for Swift High School & College

The former Swift High School and College, Rogersville, TN is being honored in a special way.

Please click here to read about the honor for our neighbors and friends in Rogersville!

http://swiftmemorialcollege.blogspot.com/

Congratulations, Monica!



FROM MONICA LEWIS PATRICK, DETROIT:
Just a note to my Kingsport family that I, along with 4 of my community activist sisters, received the 2015 Undumg Heroes Award from the National Lawyers Guild of Detroit and Michigan.

 I definitely uplifted my family and my Kingsport roots! More information will be available on our organizational webste: www.wethepeopleofdetroit.com

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Delaney's are Golden!



   George H. and Phyllis (Brice) Delaney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6, 2105.
   The couple was married Feb. 6, 1965, in Kingsport by the late Rev. James Gaines.
   George retired from Holliston Mills after 39 years of service. Phyllis retired from the Hawkins County School System.
   The union was blessed with four children: Gregory Delaney, Tonya (Delaney) Collins, Naiesha (Delaney) Robinson; and sister Felicia (Brice) Powell.
   They have five precious grandchildren: Devin Collins, Christian Collins, Scotty Delaney, Jordan Powell and Jaxon Robinson.
   A second honeymoon trip to California is being planned by their children and grandchildren.

Foreman, Morrisette nab top Big 7 honors


 • Dobyns-Bennett’s Makale Foreman was named the Big 7 Conference boys basketball player of the year while D-B’s Sasha Morrisette earned co-player of the year honors on the girls’ squad. 

Both teams were released Saturday. 

Josh Holt joined Foreman on the boys’ first team while D-B coach Charlie Morgan was named the Big 7 coach of the year. Patrick Good of David Crockett joined Holt and Foreman on the first team, as did Science Hill’s Peyton Wingate and Tennessee High’s Garrett Crandell.

Morrisette shared player of the year honors with Science Hill’s Lakeisha Gregory. Both players made the first team along with Savannah Felgemacher of Volunteer, Taylor Carmichel of Daniel Boone and Kelsey Stoops of Tennessee High. Volunteer’s Josie Salyers was named the underclassman of the year. 

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Black History Month Soul Food Dinner

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2015

The annual Soul Food Gathering will be held at 5 PM in the Riverview Community Room of the V.O. Dobbins Sr. Complex on Wheatley Street in Kingsport.

The event is sponsored by the New Vision Youth, in partnership with South Central Kingsport Community Development, Riverview Residents Association, the Riverview Boys and Girls Club and the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department.

The menu includes fried chicken, meatloaf, chitlins, fried fish, macaroni and cheese, scalloped potatoes, crackling corn bread, corn, fried potatoes, roast, greens, oxtails, pigs feet, baked beans, cole slaw, chicken and dumplings, drinks and homemade desserts. Healthier options include salads, baked chicken, baked fish, rice, and trays of vegetables and fruit.

The meal is free, and there will also be door prizes. Food will be served until it’s all gone. There will be no carry outs.