Updated July 09, 2014 02:52:15 PM
Relay For Life benefit game scheduled

More than bragging rights will be on the line.

The Unicoi County High School baseball team and the Southern Appalachia Men’s Baseball League-regulated Erwin IronPigs will square off on July 25 for the love of the game. And more.

In cooperation with UCHS head coach Chad Gillis and ‘Pigs skipper Andy Slagle, both teams will take to Baxter Field at 7 p.m. to help raise money for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. A suggested donation of $2 will be taken at the gate with all profits going toward the Unicoi County branch of the organization. More...


Updated July 09, 2014 02:42:39 PM
All Stars advance in action

It’s back to state tournament for the 11 and 12 year-old all-star softball team from the Unicoi County Little League.

The Lady Blue Devils and Daniel Boone each qualified for the big dance for the little league postseason after a busy slate of action last week in Unicoi, Washington and Carter Counties.

The 11 and 12 softball state tournament will be hosted at the UCLL softball field beginning Saturday, July 12. Official confirmation came last Saturday from UCLL president Mike Barcel, previously the location was aimed to be at the Lady Devil Diamond. The Lady Devils will await the winner of Maryville and the District 4 champion on Sunday, July 13, after recording a bye for winning the district. Game time in Erwin is set for 2 p.m. The other contest scheduled for Saturday is Daniel Boone against Clarksville National.  More...


Updated May 13, 2014 06:12:05 PM
History rolls in with CRR 100

A piece of railroad history made a rare visit to Erwin last Wednesday afternoon in conjunction with the CSX Health and Safety Fair being held at the National Guard Armory.



The Clinchfield 100, an executive coach which has hosted a variety of individuals over the years from railroad officials to businessmen to Santa Claus, was parked next to Nolichucky Avenue for most of Wednesday for observation by former Clinchfield employees and railroad enthusiasts alike. More...


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