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Colors of Christmas combine two longtime favorite Jonesborough events

The town has partnered with the Heritage Alliance to create the Colors of Christmas, which combines the Holiday Tour of Homes with the Progressive Dinner into one event. Guests can take a tour of eight historic structures around town, each decorated for the season, and enjoy a four-course meal at th

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2017-11-20 01:47:00

Families gather in Jonesborough to celebrate National Adoption Day

JONESBOROUGH, TN (WJHL)- It was a day families across the nation celebrated Saturday and right here in our region dozens of families also took part in National Adoption Day. Families gathered at the George Jaynes Justice Center in Jonesborough for the event, which had a total of 15 children who were

WJHL.COM - 2017-11-19 00:32:44

TBI Top 10 Fugitive Captured in Jonesborough on Nov. 17

JOHNSON CITY - A man who was added to the TBI's 'Top 10 Most Wanted' list Thursday, Nov. 16, is now in custody. Justin Wayne Pridemore was captured Friday morning, Nov 17. Pridemore, 24, was wanted by the Greeneville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face charges of Aggr


JCPD: Three charged in robbery, assault investigation

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Three people are facing charges after they reportedly robbed and beat a woman, according to police. Johnson City Police arrested Dusty Miller, Cameron Boyd and Holly Ashby, Saturday. Investigators said the trio repeatedly beat and kicked a female acquaintance of theirs, bef

WJHL.COM - 2017-11-19 16:25:11

Man shot at a home in Piney Flats Sunday, TBI investigating

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL)- A man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after a shooting at a home in Piney Flats. According to TBI Spokesperson, Leslie Earhart, Sullivan County deputies responded to a home on the 400 block of Beck Drive in Piney Flats just before 1:30p.m. The 9-1-1 call came into autho

WJHL.COM - 2017-11-20 00:13:55

Have you been a victim of sexual assault?

As Press staff writer Brandon Paykamian reported earlier this month, these allegations have spurred other victims of sexual assault and harassment to tell their own stories by posting "me too" on Twitter and Facebook. Ruth Taylor Read, chairwoman of Women Matter Northeast Tennessee, told the Press t

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Giving back: Local organization filling trunks, stomachs, and hearts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Good Samaritan Ministries of Johnson City is distributing food to more than 3,000 families in need across northeast Tennessee. "We're just so grateful, we're very thankful to be in a community that cares, a community that is so giving a

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-20 20:54:31

Sullivan BOE's Greene inducted into TSBA Scholars Circle

NASHVILLE - Jerry Greene has spent almost a third of a century serving on Tri-Cities school boards. Longtime Sullivan County Board of Education member Greene and Johnson City board member Richard Manahan were among four school board members across Tennessee recently inducted into the Tennessee Schoo

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-20 19:59:00

HBO Real Sports to air segment on Refugio

Refugio will be featured on a segment of HBO'sReal Sports with Bryant Gumble that airs at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The segment will feature how the team and town has dealt with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and the neck injury suffered by Casey Henderson and his recovery. A crew from HBO was at

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-11-20 05:51:00

Trustee Alfaro participates in leadership program

Moises Alfaro, a trustee from Mathis ISD, joined 30 other school board members from across Texas October 5-7 at the kickoff session of the leadership class of 2018. Selected by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), the group is participating in a yearlong education leadership study program.

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

At GISD in Knetl's class, it's always time of signs

GOLIAD - For just a moment, it might have been mistaken as some kind of chorus line. There, on the football field during home games, a group of students moved their hand and arms in unison. Forget the dance. They all were students in a high school language course. Tim Knetl is the instructor; the la

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:00

Post-Harvey meeting set for Nov. 20

GOLIAD - Eighty-seven days after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Goliad, city and county government officials are meeting to review what went right and what went wrong in their emergency response. Members of the commissioners court and city council are expected to attend the Nov. 20 private session at

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-19 17:00:00

Albrecht wins third at state contest

GOLIAD - Running is a passion for Goliad High School sophomore Ellie Albrecht and that passion paid off at the UIL state cross country championships in Round Rock recently as she captured a bronze medal in the Class 3A girls race with a third place time of 11:53. "I can't even describe the feeling I


Christmas Craft and Gift Bazaar

All are invited to attend the annual Christmas Craft and Gift Bazaar Friday, Dec. 8, from 1-6 p.m. at the Kenedy Health and Rehab building at 7882 South U.S. Highway 181 in Kenedy. Free admission and vendor spaces are available. Call 830-583-9101. Starting Thursday, November 16th, 2017, repeats ever

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-19 09:03:00

Kenedy PD, Karnes City PD police blotter

KENEDY - The Kenedy Police Department made six arrests from Nov. 4 through Nov. 7. Tyler Wright, 20, of San Antonio was arrested Nov. 4 on charges of evading arrest, possession of a controlled substance and reckless driving.. Jorge Casas, 33, of Three Rivers was arrested Nov. 5 on charges of publi

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-20 15:30:00

Let God be your guide

Pastor Randal Bruno in his Sunday morning sermon at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Runge reminded the congregation that the Bible contains over 50 parables Jesus told to his followers. Each of the parables had deeper meanings and caused his listeners to reflect on their own lives and live more righteou

MYSOUTEX.COM - 2017-11-19 13:00:00

Attorney: Driver in fatal Thompson crash will agree to plea deal

DANIELSON - A 22-year-old Massachusetts man will enter a plea early next year in connection with a 2015 crash that killed a Woodstock woman who had gotten married and became a grandmother shortly before her death. On Monday in Danielson Superior Court, attorney Matthew Davis, public defender for Oma

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-20 20:59:35

15-year-old boy dies in ATV crash in Massachusetts

Photo Courtesy: MGNonline TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say an all-terrain vehicle crash has left a 15-year-old rider dead. The Middlesex district attorney's office says Tewksbury police responded to a report of a crash around 11 a.m. Sunday. They found the Wilmington teen on t

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-20 01:17:17

Veterans Reflect On Their Service, Their Heroes

The American Legion Benson-Flugel Post 111 held a Veterans Day program at Palmer Auditorium in Woodstock, on Nov. 11. More than 40 veterans, their families, and members of the community paid their respects to all who served or are serving in the armed forces. Kenneth Marvin, a Navy vet who served o

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-20 14:47:33

Contracts, Grant Funds Approved By BOE

The Thompson Board of Education approved a three year contract with teachers, at its Nov. 13 meeting. The contract will give raises in the amount of 1.5 percent in the first year, 2.9 percent in the second year, and 2.95 percent in the third year. Board members also approved the acceptance of a $1

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-20 14:47:20