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Following the success of last year’s event, the World Long Drive Association is returning to Cattails at MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport for the Tennessee Big Shots benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital, which will air live on  Golf Channel. The long-drive golf event will take place Saturday-Monday, Aug. 10-12 and feature a […]

The World Long Drive Association is coming to Cattails at MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center, and the event will air live on Golf Channel. The event – Tennessee Big Shots Benefiting Niswonger Children’s Hospital – will take place Sunday-Monday, Aug. 12-13, with the conclusion broadcast live on Golf Channel from 6-8 p.m. ET on […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – It’s almost time to play ball! Niswonger Children’s Hospital is teaming up with the Johnson City Cardinals to host Niswonger Night at the Ballpark, a baseball game that benefits the region’s only children’s hospital. Come watch the Cardinals play the Greeneville Astros on Aug. 24 at Cardinal Park. The game begins […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – With the eclipse coming up on Monday, Niswonger Children’s Hospital is asking parents to take certain precautions against mosquitoes if traveling to the Knoxville or Smoky Mountain area where cases of a potentially serious mosquito-borne infection have been reported. A children’s hospital in Knoxville is reporting an increase in the number […]

Eat, drink and play to support the region’s only children’s hospital JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The community is invited to an evening of glow-in-the-dark golf and carnival-style games with a grownup twist, all to support a great cause. The second annual Nine at Night party will be held on Friday, Aug. 18, beginning at 7 […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Born at only 28 weeks gestation, Jaxton Hirschy weighed 3 pounds, 9 ounces, when he was welcomed into the world at Niswonger Children’s Hospital on May 1. Since his birth, the tiny preemie from Greeneville has spent hours each day on his mother’s chest, wrapped in a blanket. The skin-to-skin contact […]

His performance is part of the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Known for his energetic performances and smooth jazz tunes, award-winning musician Brian Culbertson is coming to Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) as part of the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Classic. Culbertson’s latest album, “Funk!,” soared to No. 1 on the Billboard Jazz […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Seizures, irritability, a high-pitched cry and difficulty eating. Those are all symptoms of a baby with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) going through withdrawal. “When you see a baby experiencing withdrawals, it’s heartbreaking,” said Dr. Shawn Hollinger, a neonatologist with Niswonger Children’s Hospital. “It can seem very painful for the baby and […]

Registration is open for Camp Courage JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – For a child who is grieving, the process can be very complex and different from the way adults cope with a death. To help kids who have recently suffered the loss of a loved one – like a parent, grandparent, sibling or anyone else close […]

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — A collective cheer could be heard throughout the Niswonger Children’s Hospital lobby as the fifth annual radiothon came to an end on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The two day event – which was full of excitement and celebrations – began on Monday, Feb. 27 and raised more than $315,000 in pledges for […]