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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

Kingsport Police searching for man accused of stabbing brother

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesEndangered Child Alert issued for missing Chilhowie teenNewVirginia State Police has issued an Endangered Child Alert for 15-year-old Paige Meckenzie Allen.Read More »12 mins agoKingsport Police searching for man accused of stabbing brotherNewPolice are searching for a

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-16 03:33:22

KPD looking for man wanted for attempted murder

KINGSPORT — On Aug. 15 at approximately 5 p.m., Kingsport Police patrol officers were dispatched to a residence, located at 1015 Oak Drive Circle in Kingsport, in reference to a stabbing incident.Responding Officers located an adult male victim with multiple severe lacerations to his head and torso.

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-08-16 16:00:00

Data puts Kingsport City Schools on a higher level

TVAAS is a statistical analysis of student assessment data used to measure the impact schools and teachers have on their students’ academic growth rate from year to year. Using a scale of 1 to 5 (with 5 the highest possible score), TVAAS measures student growth, not whether the student is proficient

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-08-17 11:15:00

$10K in sound equipment reported stolen at Hawkins Co. church

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. (WJHL) - About $10,000 worth of sound equipment was recently stolen at a local church, according to a police report.

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-16 21:26:04

Mystery Diner: Pardner’s Bar-B-Que. Back to Stay?

The March 2018 re-opening under Kingsport’s Tyler Burgess’ management was something anticipated with interest by Pardner’s long-suffering fan base, myself among them. After giving Burgess and staff some time to get the business running smoothly, I decided to take my appetite and that of my dine-arou

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-08-16 17:46:42

Bristol Motor Speedway adjusts race start times for Friday, Saturday

"We decided to move the starting time for those races after discussing the forecast scenarios with our team of meteorologists, NASCAR and our television partner," said Jerry Caldwell, executive vice president and general manager, Bristol Motor Speedway. "Our weather team has indicated that the forec

WVLT.TV - 2018-08-17 13:40:00

Woman clinging to hood of Kingsport car nets driver's arrest

A Rogersville woman claimed that during an argument over missing Xanax, her son pulled a chunk of hair out of her head. She was observed to have a large portion missing. Meanwhile, the suspect accused her of being drunk and attacking him for no reason, then "pulling him to ground by his beard." Sinc


Police: Bristol, Va. doctor facing additional sex-related charge

The warrants on file in court say the woman says she was sexually attacked by Finch on two separate occasions, reported it to police, and then they set up to get video evidence.

WCYB.COM - 2018-08-16 19:27:02

Luxury apartments expected to bring in millions of dollars to Kingsport, mayor says

She said there will be 263 units, with one, two and three bedroom apartments available to rent.


Johnny Sauter wins UNOH 200 truck race at the Bristol Motor Speedway

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesJohnny Sauter wins UNOH 200 truck race at the Bristol Motor SpeedwayNewBonsignore captures Bush's Beans 150 modified checkered flagRead More »2 mins agoNorton IDA receives $3.5M to develop former mine siteNewVirginia officials announced a $3.5 million dollar grant to t

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-17 03:50:04

Hawkins Countians bring home ribbons from Tomato Festival

KINGSPORT — Tomato Fest XIV, sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Plant Society, was held on Saturday, August 11 at the Kingsport Farmer’s Market.Tomato lovers of all ages attend this annual event on the second Saturday in August to revel in “all things tomato”. Local growers submit entries in the

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-08-17 04:00:00

Sullivan County escaped inmates captured

Sullivan County - (WJHL) - Inmate Corey Moore, who was being held for premeditated first degree murder charges, escaped by taking his cellmates information. Charles Ellis who was held on a child support warrant was set to be released yesterdy.


Advisory issued against 2 fish species in Northeast Tennessee rivers

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesUpdatedPal's Photo in a Flash winner August 14thEnter our Pal’s Photo in a Flash contest by emailing your best photo to wininaflash@wjhl.com, please include your first and last name.Read More »47 mins agoHands On! Discovery Center opening new interactive exhibitNewVisi


Burger King doors ripped from hinges, man charged with vandalism

Capt. Lincoln Orellana of the Elizabethton Police Department identified the man as Jason Allen Lane, 41, 110 Carter Drive, Erwin. Lane was described as 6 feet, 4 inches tall and weighing 265 pounds.


Storm Team 11: Mostly Sunny, Few Afternoon Showers

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesCrews battle building fire in Carter CountyCARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - Fire crews battled a small structure fire in Carter County late Monday night.Read More »43 days agoUpdatedMeasles outbreak spreads to 21 states, infecting more than 100 peopleThe Centers for Disease


Kingsport, Johnson City, Greeneville schools make 'best school districts' list

Local news:District 5 representative, David Hawk, plans to run for Speaker of Tennessee HouseSouthwest Virginia man charged with soliciting a minorKingsport man, charged with murder, escapes jail by pretending to be cellmate

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-15 21:51:44

Tennessee among 21 states keeping a close eye on measles outbreak

Trending StoriesLocal HeadlinesKingsport, Johnson City, Greeneville schools listed among best school districts in stateNewThree Northeast Tennessee school systems have been listed among the 2019 Best School Districts in Tennessee.Read More »11 mins agoUpdatedPal's Photo in a Flash August 15thEnter o

WJHL.COM - 2018-08-15 22:02:53

Jonesborough Repertory Theater kicks off season - Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, TN

This season’s lineup will feature three premieres, one of which will be a world premiere, a first for the JRT.


Violent inmate back in jail after escaping using cellmate's identity

According to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, Corey Moore who is currently jailed on charges of premeditated first-degree murder, gained access to his cellmate’s files. His cellmate was set to be released Tuesday night on a bond for child support charges. Instead, authorites said told Moore pre