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Jonesborough man facing multiple charges after three county-chase
SURGOINSVILLE — A Jonesborough man was charged with multiple offenses by a Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputy on Dec. 11 after a high-speed pursuit that began on Phipps Bend Road and continued through eastern Hawkins County, part of Sullivan County and ended in Jonesborough, in Washington County.
TONIGHT; Victims of violent crime will be remembered in Jonesborough
The victims of violent crime will be remembered tonight in Jonesborough. Loved one of the victims will palce an ornament on the Victims' Remembrance Wreath at the courthouse. The ceremony begins at 6:00 p.m.
Lowe's declines to lift Jonesborough property restrictions
Lowe’s Home Improvement corporate leaders have declined to remove restrictions from the sale of property next to Jonesborough Elementary School — land the Washington County Board of Education has said is key to its Scheme 6 plan for a new K-8 school.
Police: Man doesn't like food at Tennessee restaurant, holds knife to wife's throat
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WCYB) — A complaint over a steak turned into a domestic assault at a Johnson City, Tennessee eatery on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. John Hettinga, 58, was having dinner at a Longhorn Steakhouse and had become angry about his food being cooked incorrectly, the report
3 Suffer Injuries In Head-On Crash
Two women suffered suspected major injures in a head-on crash between a pickup truck and car about 5 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Warrensburg Road. A Chevrolet pickup truck driven by 34-year-old David G. Livingston, of Glenwood Drive in Mosheim, was outbound when the truck veered into the oppo
2018's Last Contra Dance Is Saturday
JONESBOROUGH — The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society is welcoming guests to the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center Saturday for the final dance of 2018. The visitors center is at 117 Boone St., Jonesborough.
Christmas Box Program brings smiles to senior citizens in Washington County, TN
Johnson City — Some senior citizens in Washington County, Tennessee don't have any plans for the upcoming holiday season. That's why the Johnson City Senior Center Foundation started the annual Christmas Box Program.
Woman arrested for murder in Middle Tennessee after fentanyl overdose claims man's life
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A woman wanted for second degree murder was arrested in Middle Tennessee on Thursday for her alleged role in a fentanyl overdose. The Knox County Sheriff's Office reports 27-year-old Grace Ellen Milner was arrested in Crossville on second degree murder indictments from a grand jury
Police: Man doesn't like food at Johnson City restaurant then holds knife to wife's throat
A complaint over a steak turned into a domestic assault at a Johnson City eatery on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. John Hettinga, 58, was a customer at Longhorn Steakhouse at 2280 North Roan Street and had become angry about his food being cooked incorrectly, the report said.
Wrecked vehicle shuts down I-26 East for more than an hour
Johnson City, TN - At least one person was injured in a crash that shut down Interstate 26 for more than an hour today. Emergency crews responded to the scene on the eastbound side of I-26 just after two o'clock.
Florida woman facing 6th round of charges for TennCare fraud
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Florida woman now faces her sixth round of TennCare fraud charges following her recent arrest. According to Tennessee's Office of Inspector General (OIG), Desiree McIntyre, 29, of Ocala, Fla. is charged in Sullivan County, Tennessee with three counts of TennCare fraud by
County to consider school design fees, property extension
The Jonesborough School project is still stuck in the design phase, but Washington County is ready to move ahead in paying the architect for that phase of the project. The budget committee unanimously approved a resolution from the Health Education and Welfare committee to approve setting forth $50,
Five Questions: Jonesborough Elementary instructor inspired by father to become educator
Jerri Blanton, a third-grade English and social studies instructor at Jonesborough Elementary School, says educating others is just something that runs in her family. Last week, the East Tennessee State University and Tusculum University alumna emailed the Johnson City Press to tell readers a bit mo
Police on the lookout for Sullivan County attempted murder suspect
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) - Authorities are trying to locate a man accused of firing a gun in a woman's direction Wednesday afternoon. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is looking for 55-year-old William Keith Carter.
Crash on Interstate 26 East stalls traffic in Gray; Injury reported
JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Police and emergency crews are responding to a crash on Interstate 26 in Gray. The crash was reported after 2:00 p.m. in the westbound lanes near the Eastern Star Road exit.
Kingsport police seek help finding child, age 13, with autism
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - Police in Kingsport say they need your help finding a missing autistic boy. Police say Isaiah Dukes, age 13, was last seen on Monday by family. He was reported as a runaway by his mother to police at before midnight on Monday. She reportedly told police he had been missing sin
Johnson City police arrest man after reported knife attack
JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Police officers in Johnson City say they arrested a man after he reportedly pulled a knife during a fight at the Marathon Gas Station located at 502 N. Broadway.
Carter County man charged with attempted murder in screwdriver attack
CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Carter County deputies arrested a man for reportedly stabbing a woman with a screwdriver, late Monday night. According to the Carter County Sheriff's office, deputies were called to a home on Highway 91, just before midnight. The victim reported she opened the door to her
Charges Pending Against Driver In Fatal Crash
Criminal charges are pending in connection with a crash about 10:55 p.m. Friday in Washington County near the Greene County line that took the life of an 18-year-old Limestone woman.
THP: Crashes reported on U.S. 321 around Watauga Lake
HAMPTON, TN (WJHL) - Black ice, maybe the blame for crashes reported on U.S. 321 in Hampton around Watauga Lake. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports, it is currently working two crashes in that area.