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Indoor trampoline park coming to Morristown

The former Modern Chair Upholstery behemoth in the 700 block of East Morris Boulevard will be chopped, radically reconfigured and emerge as entertainment center that features a 5,000-square-foot trampoline farm, according to plans announced this week.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-13 16:05:00

Tennessee earthquake felt across North Carolina

If you felt the ground shaking early Wednesday morning, you're not alone. People across North Carolina were awakened by a confirmed earthquake. The United States Geological Survey reported a 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered around Decatur, Tennessee Wednesday at 4:14 a.m.

WCNC - 2018-12-12 10:45:00

Crystal meth dealer gets 14 years

Hamblen County crystal-meth dealer Tabitha Taylor, who ascended to the highest federal criminal-history category in mostly small steps, was sentenced slightly more than 14 years in prison on Tuesday, but the outcome could have been a lot worse, according to court documents.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-12 17:12:00

Virginia man charged with attempted first degree murder of Hamblen deputies

JOHNSON CITY — An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Virginia man who fired shots at Hamblen County deputies during a pursuit.

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-12-12 05:00:00

From the archives, 2012: Bojangles makes a donation to M.A.T.S.

A day after celebrating its grand opening in Morristown, leaders of the new Bojangles restaurant took another step to be a part of the community. Bojangles presented a check to the Ministerial Alliance Temporary Shelter for proceeds raised a few weeks ago at the non-profits annual Turkey Distributio

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-13 21:48:00

Neglected dog flies home to new life in Morristown

All it took was two plane rides for a neglected dog to find a new forever home in East Tennessee. Kodak, an almost 2-year-old Belgian Malinois can rest easy after flying from Florida to Knoxville Tuesday evening.

WBIR - 2018-12-12 04:29:00

McCray to plead guilty to drug charges

Former Morristown high school football standout Chevez Jamar McCray and Osvaldo Sanchez, McCray’s crystal-meth supplier, have transitioned from the presumably innocent to the conditionally guilty by filing plea agreements on the same day, according to court documents.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 16:41:00

Tennessee Church Youth Leader Arrested for Having Sex With a Teenage Boy

A Tennessee youth leader was arrested last week after a 16-year-old boy told police that they had had sex at least 10 times. The youth leader is being charged with of aggravated statutory rape and soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor.

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 17:40:30

Sheriff: Tennessee shelter manager charged after photos of starving dog circulate online

NEWPORT, Tenn. — Authorities say photos of a starving dog at a Tennessee shelter have circulated on Facebook and now the former manager is charged with animal cruelty. News outlets report Kylar is at least one animal 44-year-old Terry Starnes is accused of endangering at the Friends Animal Shelter i

WREG - 2018-12-13 12:06:51

Lt. Gen. Bunch nominated for fourth star

Morristown native Lt. Gen. Arnold “Arnie” Bunch Jr. has been nominated by President Donald Trump for his fourth star. Bunch, who is the Air Force’s top uniformed acquisition official, is poised, pending Senate confirmation, to take the lead of Air Force Materiel Command.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-13 15:47:00

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Wakes Up Georgia

From East Tennessee to metro Atlanta, many Southern residents had an unsettling wakeup call this morning. A 4.4 magnitude earthquake originating in Decatur, Tennessee was felt in parts of Georgia around 4:15 AM Wednesday morning.

GPB NEWS - 2018-12-12 12:39:05

The Avenue Church welcomes Helicopter Santa at new venue

Through the cold and windy conditions, this event was bathed in love. The Avenue Church of Morristown invited people to meet Santa Claus Saturday, but that’s where the similarities to other Santa events ends.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 17:10:00

Newport animal shelter director fired after being charged with animal cruelty

The director of the Friends Animal Shelter in Newport has been fired from his position after Cocke County sheriff's deputies arrested him on animal cruelty charges. The shelter's board voted 4-1 to fire Terry Starnes on Tuesday, one day after his arrest, according to shelter president Anne Fontaine,

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-12-13 00:45:00

School board talks building plan

The Hamblen County Board of Education will look at voting on a resolution next month that states there will be a spirit of cooperation with the Hamblen County Commission moving forward as the school system tackles a variety of school building and renovation projects.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-12 17:21:00

Sons of the Revolution plant Tennessee’s first Liberty Tree

The Sons of the Revolution dedicated the state’s one and only Liberty Tree Monday as snow lay on the ground outside the Hamblen County Courthouse. “It’s the one and only Liberty Tree in Tennessee, so far,” said David Rutherford, state society president of the Sons of the Revolution.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-12 17:27:00

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Charlotte

If you felt the ground shaking early Wednesday morning, you're not alone. People across North Carolina were awakened by a confirmed earthquake. The United States Geological Survey reported a 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered around Decatur, Tennessee Wednesday at 4:14 a.m.

WCNC - 2018-12-12 10:45:00

Encore to hold auditions to ‘American Idiot’

Encore Theatrical Company will hold auditions beginning Wednesday for the first show of its 2019 season. Green Day’s American Idiot will be presented Feb. 8-17 at Iman Humanities Theatre on the Morristown campus of Walters State Community College.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 16:52:00

Shots fired after car-jacking, thefts

A bullet fired from a car-jacked pick-up truck narrowly missed a Hamblen County officer in pursuit Thursday afternoon. The incident followed armed robberies in Jefferson County and a high speed three-county chase. A Hamblen County police dog helped corral two Virginia residents after they baled out

STANDARD BANNER - 2018-12-11 13:30:00

Frozen fog affects Lakeway Area

Lakeway Area residents woke up Tuesday morning to a heavy, soupy frozen fog that hung over the region. Jeremy Buckles, forecaster for the National Weather Service in Morristown, said it was normal as the heavy snow that hit during the weekend melts and meets the cold temperatures of the air.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 17:00:00

ICWA’s Christmas Punishment event coming up Saturday

Intense Championship Wrestling Asylum will present its annual holiday event Christmas Punishment on Saturday at the National Guard Armory in Russellville, located at 5255 East Andrew Johnson Highway.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-12-11 15:46:00