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Dozens Indicted By Greene County Grand Jury

Many defendants indicted by the Greene County Grand Jury will appear for arraignment Thursday in Criminal Court. Those indicted this week by the Greene County Grand Jury include: Charles Adam Bernard, 34, of 2290 Lost Mountain Pike: theft of property valued over $2,500 but less than $10,000 and the

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-24 04:00:00

Greeneville woman stole money meant to help families of deceased infants

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- On March 21, Eastern District of Tennessee US Attorney Overbey's office said a 65-year-old Greeneville woman was sentenced to serve 16 months in federal prison for mail fraud and money laundering. Gayle Sicard Shapiro Green was the former Greeneville City Schools Direct


Double Homicide Unsolved After 4 Years

Tim Aiken is very ill. He was sleeping Thursday and unable to talk, fiancee Belenda Peters said. "He's just sick at this time and struggling to make it through the day. He has two wishes left," Peters said. The couple lives next to the vacant lot at 1117 W. Main St. where Aiken's aunt, Elizabeth Coo

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 14:30:00

Emergency personnel respond to scene of school bus crash in Rogersville

Hawkins county emergency personnel are at the scene of a school bus accident in Rogersville on Highway 11W at the Park Boulevard intersection. According to police, there are injuries, including some children. A rescue helicopter has been called in to transport at least one victim. The bus was stoppe

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-22 17:22:00

Leg Through Ceiling Alerts Deputies To Hiding Place

Four people were arrested Wednesday night after a warrants check at a house at 545 Old Milburnton Road in Limestone. After deputies entered the house, they noticed "a leg come through the ceiling," a report by Deputy Joseph McNulty said. The leg belonged to Beverly Compton, 30, of North Austin Sprin

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-23 14:30:00


A Wings Air Rescue helicopter lifts off from the scene of a Thursday morning traffic accident involving a Hawkins County school bus on Highway 11W near Park Boulevard in Rogersville. The helicopter was reportedly carrying the driver of a compact sport utility vehicle that also was involved in the cr

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-22 15:30:00

New WSCC Greeneville Center Opens For Classes In The Fall

Students began taking classes during the fall semester at the new building of Walters State Community College's Greeneville campus downtown. The building was 41 percent completed, ahead of the projected 35 percent, when the new center opened for fall semester classes, and work continues this spring

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-24 04:00:00


ROGERSVILLE - Hawkins Co. Director of Schools Steve Starnes confirmed to the Review on Friday, March 23, that he had submitted an application for the vacant Greeneville City Director of Schools position. A posting on the website of the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA), which is conducting

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-23 22:30:00

Guitar assault in Waffle House leads to arrest

The blotter is derived from recent incident reports and central dispatch records of local police agencies. Kingsport Police Department March 16 A Greeneville man wanted for stalking was located and jailed. According to the victim (and her neighbors) the suspect repeatedly made unwanted visits to her


Woman Sentenced On Embezzlement-Related Counts

A Greeneville woman who embezzled more than $116,000 from two Tennessee nonprofit organizations while serving both as voluntary treasurer was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to serve 16 months in federal prison for mail fraud and money laundering. Gayle Shapiro Green, 65, is a former Gree

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-22 14:30:00

Report: Deputy Nearly Struck During Vehicle Pursuit

Greene County sheriff's deputies assisted Cocke County authorities in a vehicle pursuit early Wednesday that ended in Greeneville after stop strips were deployed in the road. A 16-year-old female from Johnson City is in custody in connection with the incident and faces reckless endangerment charges


Newport attorney injured in two-car accident

NEWPORT-A Newport attorney sustained minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident on West Broadway Street Tuesday afternoon. Newport police officers, along with First Call EMS, were dispatched to the area of West Broadway Street in front of Tobacco Barn concerning a two-car accident around 2 p.m.


Jonesborough police seek to find missing teen

(Source: Jonesborough Police Department) WASHINGTON COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Police in Jonesborough need your help finding a missing teenage girl. Investigators say the runaway girl, age 15, was last seen in downtown Jonesborough on Wednesday. Police said they are not releasing the teen's name and the

WJHL.COM - 2018-03-22 20:56:21

Mosheim Exit 23 development moving full-speed ahead

MOSHEIM - A major land development project at Exit 23 off Interstate 81 in Mosheim got off and running during the past year. The 32-acre site, which has been named Mosheim Crossroads, is expected to bring a major boost in business and sales tax revenue to the Town of Mosheim. Among the anticipated n


UPDATE: SCSO names 2 killed in Kingsport fire

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people killed in a fire in the Bloomingdale area near Kingsport. Mary Vance, 67, and Charles Lester, 67, were both living in the home at the time of the fire, according to a SCSO news release. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Off


TBI: Suspect in Jonesborough officer-involved shooting identified

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified the suspect who was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Jonesborough on Friday. The shooting occurred near the intersection of Highway 11E and Boones Creek Road. According to the TBI, Jonesborough police received


Bean Station man to plead guilty to child porn charges

A 43-year-old man who lived in Morristown before moving to Bean Station signaled Thursday he will plead guilty to distributing child pornography, a crime that exposes him to a federal prison term ranging from five to 20 years, according to court documents. Unlike some child-porn purveyors, Donnie Ta


Two dead from mobile home fire in Sullivan County

3-17 HOUSE FIRE.jpg Two people are dead following an early morning fire at a mobile home in Sullivan County. According to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, the call came in just before 6:00 a.m. The Bloomingdale Fire Department responded to a mobile home on Kinzer Lane. They say when officers


TWRA warns residents about expected bear activity

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- As winter fades, bear sightings are expected to increase, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency wants citizens to be prepared. According to TWRA Black Bear Coordinator Dan Gibbs, bear activity is expected to increase at this time of the year as it is the season when


Newport Police Department levies additional drug charges on Greeneville couple

NEWPORT-Additional charges are pending against a Greeneville couple after Newport police officers and detectives searched a safe and found large quantities of marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, and other drug paraphernalia items following a drug bust at a Newport hotel last Friday. On Friday, Marc