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Whitley County Health Department releases names of restaurants with employees diagnosed with hepatitis A
WHITLEY COUNTY — The Whitley County Health Department posted a statement to its Facebook page Friday morning naming the restaurants who have had food service workers diagnosed with hepatitis A.
GSMNP: Wreck kills Oneida woman
(GSMNP) Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers responded to a report of a single-car, motor vehicle accident on Newfound Gap Road at approximately 7:11 a.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
Corbin, Williamsburg hold annual Shop With a Cop events
TRI-COUNTY— Two of the area’s annual Shop With a Cop events were held Thursday evening, making this holiday season more memorable for hundreds of children. Both the Corbin Police Department and the City of Williamsburg held their Shop With a Cop events Thursday evening at their respective Walmart lo
SURVIVOR RECAP: Williamsburg's Nick Wilson makes risky move but survives to 'Survivor' finale episode; 1 in 6 chance at winning
Editor’s Note: Throughout this season of “Survivor: David vs. Goliath” I have provided a recap of each episode focused on Williamsburg’s Nick Wilson who was one of 20 contestants on the 37th season of the series. Next week is the season finale and Nick is one of six remaining castaways with a chance
Coroner: Man found inside burning Rockholds home died from suicide
Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley has ruled the cause of death in the case of an individual found in the basement of a burning Rockholds home Friday as suicide. Croley said the male subject, whose name is not being released, died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Whitley County ranks third in state in Hepatitis A cases
Whitley County ranks third in the state of Kentucky in terms of the number of reported Hepatitis A cases during an outbreak of the disease that dates back to November 2017, but why are the numbers here so high?
BOYS RANKINGS: South Laurel secures No. 1 ranking with 57-50 win over Corbin
The high school basketball season is beginning to get interesting with our teams in the 13th Region beginning to play district games. The biggest games in the 13th Region took place on Tuesday with South Laurel surviving a scare from defending 13th Region champion Corbin before pulling out a 57-50 w
Whitley Co. Health Dept. denies request for info on food workers with Hep A
Since July 1, 2017, there have been fewer than five cases of Hepatitis A reported in people that were working or had worked at restaurants in Whitley County, but unlike most other places in Kentucky, the public doesn’t know where this occurred.
W’burg events get people into the Christmas spirit
The Christmas spirit seems to be plentiful this year in Williamsburg. Let’s look at a few examples. Williamsburg Main Street Manager Nannie Hays informed me after the parade Saturday night that judges were going back to look at homes and businesses again in an attempt to break a tie in some of the c
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.
Tennessee doctor charged with 'massive opioid fraud distribution'
A Tennessee doctor has been charged in connection with "a massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme," authorities said, accusing him of preying "upon an already addicted population" and engaging in "reckless disregard for patient safety."
Tennessee Detective Caught Beating a Handcuffed Black Man Still Collecting Checks on Desk Duty
A white Hamilton County, Tennessee, detective caught on camera punching and kicking a black man in handcuffs is now on desk duty as police launch an investigation into the case.
Middle Tennessee mom killed, child hurt in crash
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A midstate mother was killed and two others hurt in a Clarksville crash on Wednesday night. The 40-year-old mom has not yet been identified. Clarksville Police said the mom was driving a Honda and tried making a left turn onto Ft. Campbell Boulevard when she collided with
Top-ranked South Laurel responds to Scott County loss with two consecutive wins
We’re at Week 2 of the Fear ‘Les’ 13th Region Boys Basketball Rankings, and there hasn’t been much change at the top. South Laurel remains the region’s top team while Knox Central and Corbin aren’t far behind.
Polar Express in Historic Stearns, KY is challenging you to believe this holiday season
STEARNS, Kentucky (WATE) - Grab your pajamas and get ready for a road trip to the North Pole!. The Polar Express ride in Stearns, Kentucky, is celebrating another year of continued success on and off of the railways.
Jellico Community Hospital set for sale to Rennova, which bought Jamestown, Scott County hospitals
Florida-based Rennova Health Inc. is set to buy Jellico Community Hospital, whose board of directors spent the summer looking for ways to keep it from closing. The 54-bed acute-care hospital in Campbell County, which opened in 1974, has operated as a nonprofit facility owned by Community Hospital Co
Pulaski County knocks off Wayne County, 83-78, in overtime
MONTICELLO - After trailing 22-11 after the first period, the Pulaski County High School boys basketball team came back to pull off the dramatic 83-78 overtime win over Wayne County High School.
One person airlifted, interstate shut down following Monday crash
One person was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Monday following a two-vehicle wreck on Interstate 75 in Whitley County. he woman, whose name has not been released, was one of three people extricated after a Ford Taurus station wagon rear-ended a Buick sedan on northbound I-75
Wartburg Police search for 14-year-old runaway
The City of Wartburg Police Department has asked for help in locating a runaway juvenile. Investigators said Bridgett Gordon, 14, from Wartburg was last seen on Dec. 4. She is 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds.
When applying for help to pay electric bill, timing is everything
LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. (WATE) - As temperatures fall and electric bills soar, many in East Tennessee struggle to pay them. If you need help, there are resources available, but timing is crucial.