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WEATHER ALERT: Tornado Watch issued for parts of region through 4 a.m.

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -- A Tornado Watch has been issued for parts of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia until 4 a.m.Saturday morning.Impacted areas include Greene, Hancock and Hawkins in Northeast Tennessee along with Lee and Scott counties.A Tornado Watch is issued when weather condition

WJHL.COM - 2018-07-21 00:21:47

Storms Blow Through Johnson City

Check out this video from Johnson City and our N State of Franklin, Bank of TN Camera Friday evening as the storms rolled in. The storms produced wind damage and power outages across the area.

WCYB.COM - 2018-07-21 01:03:12

Severe weather impacts Tri-Cities region Friday night

Don't MissTennessee early voting underwayNominate a Community Hero"Hey Alexa! What's the news?"Local HeadlinesUpdatedPower outages impacting customers across the Tri-CitiesJOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) -- More than 5,000 Appalachian Power customers are without power, according to Appalachian Power's outag

WJHL.COM - 2018-07-21 03:58:32

Thousands without power in the Tri-Cities

NOW:@YourBrightRidgereporting 2,195 customers or 2.78% of the system without power. Numerous trees down throughout the area, with Colonial Heights and Piney Flats seeing the most damage. Estimated time of restoration is unclear. They've called in ALL available linemen to help.— Justin Soto WJHL (@Ju

WJHL.COM - 2018-07-21 13:24:50

Night of Worship plans second event in Elizabethton - www.elizabethton.com

After high marks from its first year, the plans are in place to bring a community-based event back to Covered Bridge Park.Trampass Hodge, with the Night of Worship (NOW) group, recently announced during a Carter County Community Advisory Board meeting that the organization will host its second NOW e

ELIZABETHTON.COM - 2018-07-19 20:47:19

Storm Team 11 Forecast: Showers and storms tonight and Saturday - Some could be Severe

Variable cloudy skies tonight with a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be strong to severe with the potential for damaging winds, hail, heavy rain fall and vivid cloud to ground lightning. Low 66.

WJHL.COM - 2018-07-20 20:15:57

Take-home laptops coming to Johnson City middle, high schools this fall

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- Starting this fall, thousands of middle and high school students in Johnson City will have access to their very own laptop.

WJHL.COM - 2018-07-20 21:24:08

Johnson City Falls 3-2 to Bluefield but Win the Series

JOHNSON CITY, TN- After two monster offensive games for Johnson City, game three was more of a pitchers' duel. Johnson City would lose the finale 3-2, but win the series against Bluefield 2-1.

MILB.COM - 2018-07-20 22:54:00

Drug, weapons charges result from Johnson City police investigation

Matthew Harvey, 26, Johnson City, and Phillip Carr, 22, Piney Flats, were arrested around 6:50 p.m. as police checked on a report of “suspicious males” near Cox Farm Court near the Interstate 26 underpass.


Rite Aid in Elizabethton to close - www.elizabethton.com

Rite Aids across Tennessee, including Elizabethton’s store located at 507 West Elk Ave., are shutting their doors after a recent business deal with Walgreens. The Ride Aid in Elizabethton is currently owned by Walgreens, according to Rite Aid’s media department, and an official with Walgreens confir


Johnson City man charged with choking girlfriend

Marcus Kelner, 22, 423 Emerald Chase Circle, was charged with aggravated domestic assault.Police said Kelner’s arrest resulted from an investigation into a situation that happened in the early morning hours of June 7 at Kelner’s address.Kelner was held in the Washington County Detention Center on $2


Storm Team 11 Forecast: Fair skies and cooler tonight - Scattered showers late tomorrow

The Storm Team 11 Forecast:Fair skies tonight with areas of patchy fog. Low 62. The mountains will dip into the middle and upper 50's.Thursday will give way to variable cloudy skies along with a 30% chance of late afternoon showers and even a thunderstorm as our winds becomes more southeasterly.


Greeneville Woman Killed In Kingsport Highway Crash

A 31-year-old Greeneville woman died about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday when the Jeep she was driving went off the Kingsport Highway and struck a tree.Tasha M. Dunbar was northbound on the Kingsport Highway at the intersection with Walkertown Road when the 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee she was driving went off the


Study spurs talk on future of athletic complex - Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, TN

On Monday, July 23, the Washington County Commission will consider a resolution to enlist CHA Design/Construction Solutions to develop two concept plans for the athletic facility complex on Boones Creek Road. If passed, the study would cost the county $49,800 from the capital projects fund unassigne


Annual Sunflower Festival draws crowd from near and far - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Downtown took on a whole new look this weekend as the streets of Church, and Main, in Mountain City TN was inundated with visitors from all over the state. Many came to enjoy crafts, music, food, and, of course, sunflowers.


New details released in death of Specialty Tire employee

Citations are recommended, including procedures were not developed, documented and utilized for the control of potentially hazardous energy.


Roan Mountain man pleads guilty in child sex abuse case - www.elizabethton.com

David Harmon, 47, of Roan Mountain, entered a guilty plea to continuous sexual abuse of a child as part of a plea agreement with the District Attorney’s Office on Monday. Judge Stacy Street ordered Harmon to serve 15 years in prison and ordered him to have no contact “of any kind” with the victim in


Interstate 26 standoff suspect arraigned in Sullivan County court

Christopher Brown, 32, perched himself on the ledge of an overpass near Exit 19 for more than three hours Friday night and was eventually coaxed down by two negotiators from Johnson City Police.


Former Sullivan County corrections officer indicted by TBI

TBI special agents began investigating Jeri Patrick earlier this year and during that investigation, agents discovered that while working as a corrections officer at the Sullivan County Jail, Patrick physically assaulted a female inmate.


Tri-Cities prosecutor responds after being censured by Tennessee's highest court

Don't MissTennessee early voting underwayNominate a Community Hero"Hey Alexa! What's the news?"Local HeadlinesUnicoi leaders dealing with harassment and retaliation claimNew5 mins agoStorm Team 11 Forecast: Clearing skies with patchy fog lateSkies will begin to clear overnight as dry air moves into