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Dozens Indicted By Greene County Grand Jury

Many defendants indicted by the Greene County Grand Jury will appear for arraignment Thursday in Criminal Court. Those indicted this week by the Greene County Grand Jury include: Charles Adam Bernard, 34, of 2290 Lost Mountain Pike: theft of property valued over $2,500 but less than $10,000 and the

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-24 04:00:00

Brochure reminds us of Newport Graded School

As the 2017-2018 school year draws to a close, plans are well underway for the coming year's programs, both in the city and county school systems. Ranging from the long-awaited refurbishment and upgrading of the Cocke County High School auditorium to the selection of new science textbooks, the work

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2018-03-23 21:00:00

Newport attorney injured in two-car accident

NEWPORT-A Newport attorney sustained minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident on West Broadway Street Tuesday afternoon. Newport police officers, along with First Call EMS, were dispatched to the area of West Broadway Street in front of Tobacco Barn concerning a two-car accident around 2 p.m.


Double Homicide Unsolved After 4 Years

Tim Aiken is very ill. He was sleeping Thursday and unable to talk, fiancee Belenda Peters said. "He's just sick at this time and struggling to make it through the day. He has two wishes left," Peters said. The couple lives next to the vacant lot at 1117 W. Main St. where Aiken's aunt, Elizabeth Coo

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 14:30:00

Man hospitalized after being shot

SEVIERVILLE -- A local man was taken to The University of Tennessee Medical Center after being shot during an altercation Wednesday night, and police are still investigating the cause of the incident. Forty-year-old Steven Ogle was shot in the face during a fight outside a residence on Middle Creek

MOUNTAIN PRESS - 2018-03-23 05:45:00

Sevierville man allegedly pulls gun during fight, shoots person in face

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Officers say a physical altercation led to a man being shot in the face Wednesday in Sevierville. The Sevierville Police Department responded to a residence in the 900 block of Middle Creek Road around 10:45 p.m. Officers said two men, 47-year-old James Raney, Jr., and 4

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-22 19:29:00

Emergency personnel respond to scene of school bus crash in Rogersville

Hawkins county emergency personnel are at the scene of a school bus accident in Rogersville on Highway 11W at the Park Boulevard intersection. According to police, there are injuries, including some children. A rescue helicopter has been called in to transport at least one victim. The bus was stoppe

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-22 17:22:00


A Wings Air Rescue helicopter lifts off from the scene of a Thursday morning traffic accident involving a Hawkins County school bus on Highway 11W near Park Boulevard in Rogersville. The helicopter was reportedly carrying the driver of a compact sport utility vehicle that also was involved in the cr

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-22 15:30:00

Sgt. Emmons saves life of Parrottsville man

NEWPORT-Sgt. Hollis Emmons, a Cocke County Sheriff's Department employee is being lauded for saving the life of a Parrottsville man at the Cocke County Courthouse last week. The Sheriff's Office released information on Wednesday, regarding an incident in which saved the life of the man, who had a he


Close call with bear in Gatlinburg caught on camera

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - Bear sightings are common in Gatlinburg, but one Middle Tennessee family found one right outside their hotel room. Kim Vastola and her two sons were staying at the Quality Inn-Creekside in downtown Gatlinburg. They were visiting from Wilson County last week for a baseball


Charges dismissed in August DUI case

The case against Alana Nicole Raleigh, 32, of Newport were dismissed. Authorities claimed she was charged with a DUI after falling asleep with a child in the vehicle. Charges of DUI, driving on a suspended license and the violation of the financial responsibility law against Raleigh were recently di


Guitar assault in Waffle House leads to arrest

The blotter is derived from recent incident reports and central dispatch records of local police agencies. Kingsport Police Department March 16 A Greeneville man wanted for stalking was located and jailed. According to the victim (and her neighbors) the suspect repeatedly made unwanted visits to her


Morristown man to plead guilty to child porn charges

A Morristown man indicated Tuesday he will plead guilty to possessing child pornography. In exchange for Jose Francisco Rivera's guilty plea, federal prosecutors dropped the more serious charge of distributing child pornography, but a prior child porn-related conviction in state court will mean Rive


Dolly Parton celebrates the launch of a new season at Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, TN - Dolly Parton made a quick wardrobe change on stage while celebrating the launch of a new season at Dollywood. " All the years, I've had people say to me, 'Take it off. Take it off,'" said Parton, 72, as she slipped on a skirt last week. "Now that I'm older, people holler, 'Put it


Blake Shelton's Ole Red Is Heading to Gatlinburg, TN

In an exciting announcement Wednesday afternoon (3/21), Blake Shelton, along with his partners at Ryman Hospitality, announced that his Ole Red lifestyle and entertainment brand will be heading to East Tennessee with a new restaurant in Gatlinburg. Located just across the street from the future Marg


Greeneville woman stole money meant to help families of deceased infants

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- On March 21, Eastern District of Tennessee US Attorney Overbey's office said a 65-year-old Greeneville woman was sentenced to serve 16 months in federal prison for mail fraud and money laundering. Gayle Sicard Shapiro Green was the former Greeneville City Schools Direct


Knoxville driver dies after being found in crashed, bullet-riddled car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Knoxville police say a man has died after he was found in a vehicle that was riddled with bullet holes. The case is being investigated as a homicide. The Knoxville Police Department was called to the intersection of Middlebrook Pike and Ed Shouse Drive around 6:12 p.m. They


Man on meth binge allegedly threatened to 'cut people' at McDonald's, Walmart

ROGERSVILLE - A Hawkins County man was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly threatened to "cut people" at the Rogersville Walmart and McDonald's parking lot, and admitted he'd been up four days on meth. Joey Scott Eidson, 31, 109 Old Rt. 66, Rogersville, was arraigned Monday in Hawkins County


Hamblen duo guilty in Jefferson murder

Two Morristown men have entered guilty pleas in the 2016 bludgeoning death of a New Market resident. They were scheduled to go to trial Wednesday in Jefferson County Circuit Court. Gregory Dean-Jeremiah Maner, 29, Elmwood Drive, and Brandon Phillips, 33, Brockland Drive, were originally charged with


Morristown woman arrested for indecent exposure

NEWPORT-A Hamblen County woman was arrested Friday morning after Newport police officers say she came to the Cocke County Courthouse seeking information about running for governor while nude from the waist down. Patrolman Paul Weber reported he was sent to the Cocke County Courthouse concerning a wo