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Family of drunk driving victim to raise money for wanted billboards

"It was scary. It was very, very, very scary,” he said. “I screamed. She screamed… That's whenever my mom reached over and grabbed me instinctively,” Randy continued, showing a scar on his chest. “She grabbed me so hard, it broke her fingers."

WCYB.COM - 2018-08-18 18:19:01

Erwin man facing more vandalism charges after Burger King incident in Elizabethton

Jason Allen Lane, 41, 110 Carter Drive, is also under investigation for allegedly kicking out a observation window at the Unicoi County Jail following his Thursday arrest and for kicking out the window of a Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department police cruiser.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-08-17 20:38:18

Tails and Paws: Saturday, August 18th 2018

Here is a look at our Tails and Paws for Saturday, August 18, 2018.

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-18 12:18:06

Sprouting an interest: Students learn from classroom garden - Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, TN

When you step through the back door of Betty Jo Dempsey’s second grade classroom at Jonesborough Elementary School, you’ll find students curiously peaking over healthy leaves and stems to get a look at the latest harvest of zucchini, beans, carrots and tomatoes. And around this time of year, the har

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 18:32:27

Fire department changes bring higher safety to citizens, Johnson City fire chief says

One of the first things Stables did was have the Metropolitan Technical Advisory Service, an agency that provides technical assistance to Tennessee municipal governments, conduct a staffing survey.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Kingsport Police investigating possible shooting

The details of the incident, including where the possible shooting took place, remain under investigation, according to Patton. He says no further information can be released at this time.

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-18 06:00:58

Johnson City will sell Millennium Centre to ETSU for $5.82 million

Thursday night, Johnson City commissioners approved a purchase agreement to sell the building, the adjacent parking garage and properties to ETSU for $5,824,584.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-08-18 00:55:38

The wrestler has paid his dues

As Staff Writer Brandon Paykamian reported in Friday’s edition, Dick will leave his role as a 17-year member of the Johnson City Board of Education in a few months, as he has chosen not to seek re-election in the November election.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-08-18 08:00:00

Courthouse facelift on agenda for Washington County officials

Commissioner Joe Grandy, who now serves as chairman of the Budget Committee, will succeed Eldridge as county mayor.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Assault suspect flees naked from Kingsport motel

— A man told police that as he traveled on Highway 66, a driver in front him slammed their brakes to try and cause a collision. He then followed the car onto Forest Hills Road. The other motorist allegedly stopped, exited their vehicle and fired a gun toward the complainant, spurring him to flee. A

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-17 13:23:08

Law Enforcement Made Young Man's Birthday Special

Law Enforcement Made Young Man’s Birthday SpecialI want to thank the Greene County Sheriff Department, Tusculum Police Department and State Trooper Paul Kilday for making a birthday wish come true for my 7-year-old nephew. He told me he wanted see inside a “cop car” for his birthday, so I made some

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-08-17 14:30:00

Sean Cornett, KPD’s ‘gentle giant,’ remembered at National Night Out event

KPD policeman and Dobyns-Bennett School Resource Officer Cornett passed away unexpectedly in April, leaving friends, family and his fellow officers with a deep void.

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-18 11:30:00

WATCH LIVE: Johnson City officials hold press conference regarding sale of Millennium Centre

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Officials with the City of Johnson City, East Tennessee State University, and Public Building Authority will hold an informational meeting regarding the sale of the Millennium Centre property.

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-17 20:29:10

Arson suspected in Greene County vacant house fire

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) - Investigators believe a fire at a vacant house may be the result of arson.The Greene County Sheriff’s Department responded to a structure fire at 3475 Gap Mountain Road around 9:15 p.m. Thursday.A witness told deputies he saw a small fire at a house across the street and

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-18 00:12:25

Sullivan jail, extension facing decertification

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — During two recent inspections, the Sullivan County jail and the extension failed to meet "applicable minimum standards" set by the Tennessee Corrections Institute and as a result a plan of action detailing how the issues will be addressed will be submitted next month by the Sher

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-17 18:27:00

Storm Team 11: Isolated Morning Showers, Scattered Afternoon Showers

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesStorm Team 11: Few Morning Showers, Scattered Afternoon Showers and StormsNewA wet weather pattern is setting up Today and into the WeekendRead More »10 mins agoThursday night high school football kicks off the season in TennesseeVikings of Tennessee High get a big win

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-17 09:46:41

Johnson City police charge man with 5th DUI offense

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - A man from Gray, TN has been charged with his fifth driving under the influence offense after a crash on Monday.


Report: Women Fail Attempt To Pass Fake Bills At Wendy's

Two women who attempted to pass counterfeit currency about 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Wendy’s restaurant on Asheville Highway apparently went hungry.Employees told police two “heavy-set white females” entered the drive-thru lane and attempted to pass counterfeit $20 and $10 bills when they paid for foo

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 14:30:00

Man arrested after selling crack to officer 3 times, police say

Bobby “B.J.” Hairston, 36, 404 Hamilton St., was arrested Wednesday on three counts of selling crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute, two counts of simple possession and maintaining a dwelling where narcotics are kept or sold.


Man Who Crashes Van Gets DUI

A Johnson City man was charged with driving under the influence after sheriff’s deputies investigated a one-vehicle wreck about 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 3300 block of Blue Springs Parkway.Daril L. Davis, 50, of Brown Avenue, was charged with the offense, Deputy Anthony Pruitt said in a report.Deputie

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-08-17 14:30:00