BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — This year, News Channel 11 is celebrating seven decades of delivering you local news and weather. To mark this milestone, each month newscasts will be on the road to visit different communities in the viewing area.
On Wednesday, News Channel 11 highlighted the people and places that make Bristol, Tennessee a special place to live and visit.
Starting at 6 a.m., coverage began from Bristol Bagel & Bakery with Kelly Grosfield, Kasey Marler and Jeremy Eisenzopf throughout the morning shows.
At 4 p.m., Sara Diamond, Josh Smith, Mark Reynolds and Kenny Hawkins were at the historic Paramount Center for the Arts and Bristol Motor Speedway.
During the First at 4, Jennifer Hayes with the Paramount Center for the Arts joined Josh and Sara to preview upcoming events.
Bristol, Tennessee Mayor Vince Turner also celebrated News Channel 11’s anniversary by issuing a proclamation thanking the station and declaring May 24 as WJHL Day in Bristol.
It wouldn’t be Bristol without mentioning the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, and Leah Ross joined News Channel 11 to share plans for the upcoming Rhythm & Roots Reunion.