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Two children killed in Greene Co. mobile-home fire identified
(Photo: USA TODAY NETWORK)Two children have been reported dead following an early morning fire at a mobile home in Greene County, according to multiple local news outlets.A police report says the bodies of 6-year-old Jace Long and 4-year-old Joshua Long were recovered from a bedroom after the fire,
Creekside Behavioral Health: New 72-bed inpatient hospital to open Monday
If You Go:» What:Creekside Behavioral Health open house» Where:Executive Park Boulevard, Kingsport, Tennessee» When:Open house, noon-6 p.m.Ribbon-cutting ceremony, 12:45-1:30 p.m.» For more information:, 833-370-7433
Ashley Harris Becomes Winningest Coach in Tennessee Wesleyan History
Ashley Harris, the head coach of the NAIA-affiliated Tennessee Wesleyan University women’s volleyball team, has become the school’s all-time leader in wins.
2 Tennessee men accused of raping 9-month-old girl, filming attack
Tennessee NewsKnoxville Driver arrested for deadly head-on crash at Percy Priest Dam in Nashville2 Tennessee men accused of raping 9-month-old girl, filming attackTennessee governor candidates remain cordial in final debateMEMPHIS, Tenn. - - Two Tennessee men are accused of raping a 9-month-old girl
Carter County chase ends in Johnson City crash
The stolen vehicle crashed into a Johnson City Public Works pickup truck. The city truck ended up hitting three other vehicles parked at Dan’s Auto Repair. The driver, identified as city employee David Shipley, was taken to a hospital for minor injuries.
Woman charged with shoplifting and multiple drug charges
When police responded to a report about shoplifting at The Mall at Johnson City, a witness told officers Angelina Hyatt, 27, 647 Nelson St., Kingsport, and a friend she was with shoplifted from the store.
Man charged with sexual battery of Kingsport motel employee
Samuel Granados, 39, of Memphis, reportedly told a responding officer the incident was a misunderstanding; a joke that had been, "blown out of proportion." He was then transported to the city jail for booking.
Bristol man loses leg after trying to kill son with chainsaw
On June 28, officers with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office were called out to a residence on Highway 421 in Bristol. When they arrived, a man was bleeding from his leg and his head, according to a press release.
Chain saw-wielding dad run over by lawn mower while trying to kill son
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A man who police say was run over with a lawn mower while trying to kill his son with a chain saw has had to have his leg amputated.The Bristol Herald Courier reports that a warrant for 76-year-old Douglas Ferguson couldn’t be served until Tuesday because of the severity of his inju
Woman Pinned By Overturned Tractor Airlifted
Emergency personnel work at the scene after freeing a woman pinned beneath an overturned tractor Friday afternoon. Heather Fowler, 33, was airlifted by Wings Air Rescue to Johnson City Medical Center.Photo Special To The Sun/Mosheim Volunteer Fire Department
Police: Kingsport man found with stolen car, drugs
According to a police report, officers with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of stolen property at 469 Arcadia Drive. When the reporting officer arrived, he spotted a blue sedan at the end of a driveway.
Kingsport officials tout accomplishments at State of the City event
KINGSPORT — The Model City is a $215 million business that strives for efficiency, is fiscally responsible and is always working toward a bigger vision. It has the lowest cost of living in the Tri-Cities, its housing market is strong and its unemployment rate is at historic lows.
Bristol woman indicted in Kingsport murder
Chandryia White, 27, 225 Hunter Hills Circle, was indicted by a Sullivan County Grand Jury on Sept. 26. She was charged with being an accessory to murder after the fact, robbery, tampering with evidence and possession of marijuana.
Police: School bus driver doesn't report incident to assistant principal in Sullivan Co.
A student suffered a rib cage injury after a school bus went over a curb Thursday, and the bus driver did not report the incident to the assistant principal at Colonial Heights Middle School, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
JCPD: Woman charged with vehicle theft, drug charges
Police said Brittany L. Morrell, 21, 2415 Textile St., was driving a vehicle reported stolen out of Carter County on Oct. 4. When police searched the vehicle, officers reported finding nine syringes, a set of digital scales and a small bag of methamphetamine.Morrell was charged with vehicle theft ov
Court gives Bristol VA City Council the green light to remove Councilman Doug Fleenor
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Police: Bristol man tried to kill son with chainsaw, son ran over him with lawnmower
Douglas Ferguson, 76, who was recently released from medical care due to those injuries was charged this week with attempted second degree murder related to the June 28 encounter, according to the statement from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
Second suspect arrested; charged in Kingsport homicide investigation
According to the Kingsport Police Department, Chandryia L. White, 27, of Bristol, Tennessee was arrested and charged with multiple felonies including accessory to murder after the fact and tampering with evidence. Read more: https://www.wjhl.com/l
VIDEO: Tennessee man charged in deadly crash
Aaron Daniel Sorrell, 26, of Elizabethton, Tenn., was charged with felony death by motor vehicle, felony serious injury by vehicle, driving while impaired, driving left of center and no operator’s license, said Trooper G.N. Gentieu with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
Should Sullivan County Animal Shelter consolidate into one new facility with Kingsport, Petworks?
However, on the other side of Sullivan County, Petworks officials are working on plans to build a brand new shelter in Kingsport.