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Grand jury indicts Greene County man on charge of rape of child

Justin Pridemore (Source: Greeneville Police Department) GREENE COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Earlier this week, a Greene County Grand Jury indicted 24-year-old Justin Pridemore on the charge of rape of a child. In addition, Pridemore is charged with aggravated sexual battery - which is currently pending in


Grand Jury Indicts Man On Child Rape Charge

Justin Wayne Pridemore was indicted Monday by a Greene County Grand Jury on a charge of rape of a child. Pridemore, 24, was taken into custody Friday in Jonesborough. He was sought by authorities on an aggravated sexual battery charge in connection with the same case involving a 5-year-old girl. Pri


Family, Friends To Gather With Newly Adopted Member

The newly complete Maltsberger family poses with Miss Greene County Kristen Gallant. Kaleb, 8, was officially adopted by his great grandparents, Yvonne and Fred Maltsberger, on Tuesday. Greene County Circuit Court Clerk's office employee Leanne Johnson celebrates National Adoption Awareness Month on

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-11-23 17:25:13

Harold Alonzo (H.A.) Rupert

Harold Alonzo (H.A.) Rupert, 83, entered into eternal rest at 5:20 a.m., November 22nd, 2017. He retired from Doehler Jarvis in Greeneville in 1999. He is preceded in death by his parents Charles & Margaret Jones Rupert; sisters, Shirley Crum, and Betty Keller. Harold spent many hours at two differe

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-24 17:13:00

Five Out & About Things to Do this week

1. Dugger Band at Niswonger On Thursday, Nov. 30, Jordan and Seth Dugger, of Dugger Band, will offer an evening of rich entertainment at Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 212 Tusculum Blvd., Greeneville: background info on songs from their new CD, "East Tennessee Son," a Q&A and a full-band concert

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2017-11-24 18:59:00

Hundreds Flock To 3rd Annual Turkey Trot

About 450 people flocked to the third annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thursday. The event is coordinated by the Greeneville City Schools Education Foundation to raise money to support education in Greeneville City Schools. The USATF certified and timed route began at Greeneville High School's Burley Stadiu

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-11-24 15:30:00

Quilt Square Unveiled At Crescent Building

A small crowd gathered at the Crescent School Building on Tuesday for the unveiling of two more quilt squares on the Downtown Greeneville Quilt Trail. The 4-by-8-foot quilt squares are a variation of the original 19th century Blazing Star pattern. "Somewhere along the line, somebody came along with

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-11-24 15:30:00

Heather Elaine Belcher Weds James Gardner Carr

John Minter Carr, of Johnson City, the groom's twin brother, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Eli Belcher, of Chuckey, and Michelle Mitchell, of Johnson City. The groom is the son of Thomas and Robin Carr, of Chuckey. For the ceremony, held outdoors on the clubhouse's side porch, rustic deco

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-11-24 15:30:00

200 volunteers help serve Thanksgiving meals

Jonathan Gill's family knew he'd be home in time for Thanksgiving dinner. He told them he had something he needed to do Thursday morning. He volunteered his time and gasoline while driving his own car to deliver 14 Thanksgiving meals in Decatur. "It makes me feel good just knowing other people will

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:10:00

"Doorbuster" line at Best Buy yields winners and losers

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - When employees of Best Buy came out the front doors to begin issuing "doorbuster" tickets for hot items, they were cheered by those toward the front of the line. -- This was at 4pm on Thursday, an hour before opening for Black Friday shopping, and there were close to 500 people in

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-24 03:48:48

Giving thanks to the first responders who don't get Thanksgiving off

A lot of us were at home enjoying Thanksgiving with our families Thursday, but there were a lot of important people who weren't. First responders all across the Tennessee Valley were still on call and ready to go at a moments notice. WAAY 31 talked to Fire Fighters at Fire Station Four in Huntsv

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-23 23:50:00

Huntsville holiday favorites are back!

If you are looking for a way to get some exercise and enjoy holiday traditions with family and friends, some annual holiday favorites are back! Starting Friday, Tinsel Trail officially opens in Downtown Huntsville. Trees decorated by local businesses and non-profits line the area of Big Spring Pa

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-23 18:19:00

Cool, dry weather stays around for the weekend, but rain is possible next week

It got cold again early Thursday morning; lows bottomed out as far down the thermometer as 20F in Russellville, 21F in Tuscumbia, and 27F in Huntsville. It was cold enough in Fayetteville for 'frost flowers:' ground moisture that freezes and expands up in formations like this one from Julie and Jeff

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-24 00:06:55

Hundreds of shoppers get a head-start on Black Friday Shopping Deals

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Many families skipped the turkey altogether this year, to stand in line to buy the hottest gadgets and electronics. That was certainly the case at Best Buy on University Drive, Thursday night. Hundreds lined up for the doors to open at 5 on Thanksgiving Day. Naturally, for

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-24 04:00:18

Family, friends host free Thanksgiving dinner

FLORENCE - Kim and Geoffrey Robinson hosted Thanksgiving lunch for the third year at Sweetwater 227 on Huntsville Road. They said they want to give back to the community by offering a free meal to everyone. "You don't have to have any qualifications, just say you want a plate," she said. "We've prep

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:20:00

Tinsel Trail 2017 kicks off November 24 with official tree lighting

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The official tree lighting of Tinsel Trail is tomorrow night! People at Big Spring Park were making their final decorating touches today. Each tree has its own unique style. "Our cowboy hat just throws off our Texas theme. You have our little bandanas, it's part of our uniform at

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-23 23:45:41

Corinth man pleads guilty to burglary

BALLSTON SPA - A three-time felon from Corinth pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony for breaking into a building in Milton earlier this year. Donald J. Koenig III, 46, of county Route 24, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary for an Oct. 4 break-in that resulted in the theft of nearly $2,000 worth

POST-STAR - 2017-11-23 11:18:00

Candlelight vigil held for family that died in fire in Corinth

corinthvigil.PNG CORINTH -- Dozens of friends and family gathered outside the home on Main Street in Corinth where Tonya Slimmer and her daughter Briaunna died in a fire on Monday. Officials say they died from smoke inhalation. They lit candles and said prayers in unison for the family. People also

WRGB - 2017-11-22 19:55:33

Person who started Corinth may never be known, services scheduled

CORINTH - Corinth Fire Chief Andy Kelley clarified statements made on Tuesday about the origin of the fire that killed a mother and daughter. According to the preliminary documents by state and county fire investigators, the fire started in the bedroom of the elementary school-age children and is li

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 21:35:00

Police: 8-year-old girl seriously hurt in hit-and-run crash

HARTFORD - An 8-year-old girl was seriously hurt in a car crash early Wednesday on county Route 17 when her father allowed her to take the wheel and the car careened into an embankment, police said. The child was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of broken bones and a possible punctured l

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 22:30:00