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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

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:30:00

Two airlifted after single-vehicle crash on SR70

ROGERSVILLE - Two men were flown by medical helicopters to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport from the scene of a serious Monday afternoon traffic crash on Tenn. Hwy. 70 North near Perry Smith Lane. A preliminary accident report made available by Highway Patrol Lt. Richard Garrison indicated

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-20 14:15:00

Two flown from roll-over wreck near Rogersville

ROGERSVILLE - The two occupants of a pickup that was involved in a single vehicle roll-over accident on Rt. 70N Monday afternoon north of Rogersville were flown via Wings Air Rescue to the Holston Valley Medical Center. Rescuers at the scene told the Times-News that the Tennessee Highway Patrol is i

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:42:00

Severe storms bring high winds, hail to Hawkins County

ROGERSVILLE - Thunderstorms packing hail roared into the Rogersville area from the north about 8 p.m. Saturday, leaving lawns - as can be seen in this photo - and roadways strewn with marble-sized hailstones and causing possible damage to roofs and vehicles. The National Weather Service in Morristow

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-21 10:00:00

Rogersville Tree Board to hand out free trees for Arbor Day

ROGERSVILLE - Rogersville's Tree Board, Crockett Spring Arboretum and the Fourth-graders at Rogersville City School will join with Smokey the Bear and area foresters to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24. Each fourth grader will receive a rough-leafed dogwood seedling on

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-21 10:00:00

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

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 09:00:00

Longtime habitual motor offender nabbed after car and foot chase

CHURCH HILL - A Hawkins County man who has been a convicted habitual motor offender since 1998 is facing multiple charges including felony evading arrest after allegedly fleeing a traffic stop Friday evening near Church Hill. Shortly before 9 p.m. Friday, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bobby

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 02:00:00

Habitual motor vehicle offender arrested after pursuit

CHURCH HILL - A Wallen Town Road man was charged with multiple offenses by a Hawkins Co. Sheriff's Deputy about 9 p.m. on March 16 after a vehicle and foot pursuit that began on Carters Valley Road and ended on Jones Road. Deputy Bobby Moffitt charged Jackie Lynn Spears, 49, of Church Hill, with vio

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-21 10:00:00

Report: Man Who Drove Into Bull Had Meth

A Mosheim man who struck a bull in his car shortly after 9 p.m. Friday was found by the Tennessee Highway Patrol to be carrying 56 grams of suspected methamphetamine. William Richard Gregg, 35, of 8539 Blue Springs Parkway, was driving a 1997 Volkswagen Golf sedan when it struck the bull on Reed Roa

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-19 14:30:00

Time for Kingsport to shut down Hog Wild Saloon?

Two months ago, Knoxville closed a private club as a public nuisance due to gang activity, shootings and violent behavior. A business can be declared a public nuisance and enjoined from operating if it negatively affects the health, safety, welfare or comfort of the public. Kingsport has experience

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-19 16:26:00

Rogersville Tree Board plans tree giveaway to celebrate Arbor Day

ROGERSVILLE - The Rogersville Tree Board, Crockett Spring Arboretum and the 4th graders at Rogersville City School will join with Smokey Bear and area foresters to celebrate Arbor Day on Friday, March 23. Each fourth grader will receive a rough leaved dogwood seedling on Friday to take home and plan

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 19:00:00

Church Hill man fatally shot by police in Jonesborough

JONESBOROUGH - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, late Friday, March 16, identified the man fatally shot by police on Hwy. 11E in Jonesborough earlier that afternoon as Mark Clinton Harrell, Jr., 26, of Church Hill. At the request of 1st District Attorney General Tony Clark, TBI Special Agents w

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-03-19 19:00:00

Police searching for mother of fetus found in Johnson City

Johnson City Police are investigating something that they say has never happened there before. A human fetus was found over the weekend at the city's waste water treatment facility. News 5's Jessica Griffith spoke to investigators Monday about why they're concerned for someone's safety. Lieutenant K

WCYB.COM - 2018-03-19 23:13:50

Bean Station man to plead guilty to child porn charges

A 43-year-old man who lived in Morristown before moving to Bean Station signaled Thursday he will plead guilty to distributing child pornography, a crime that exposes him to a federal prison term ranging from five to 20 years, according to court documents. Unlike some child-porn purveyors, Donnie Ta


Police release new details on fatal Jonesborough officer-involved shooting

Authorities have released new details in Friday's fatal officer-involved shooting in Jonesborough. According to the Jonesborough Police Department, a caller said Bradley Selitto, who was later revealed to be Mark Harrell, was at the Country Inn & Suites on East Jackson Boulevard and was the subject

WCYB.COM - 2018-03-19 15:02:42

UPDATE: SCSO names 2 killed in Kingsport fire

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people killed in a fire in the Bloomingdale area near Kingsport. Mary Vance, 67, and Charles Lester, 67, were both living in the home at the time of the fire, according to a SCSO news release. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Off


LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Strong storms Monday afternoon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Local 8 Weather Alert will be in effect for Monday for the possibility of strong to severe storms moving across the area. While we'll see a few showers during the morning hours, the strongest storms will arrive in the afternoon after 3 p.m. These storms will have the pot


TBI Continues Probe Into Officer-Involved Shooting

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continues its investigation into an officer-involved shooting incident Friday afternoon in Jonesborough. The knife-wielding man shot by a police officer died, according to a news release from the TBI. The man is identified by the TBI as Mark Clinton Harrell Jr.,

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2018-03-19 14:30:00

Emily Ann Roberts slated as Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration headliner

ROGERSVILLE - Although the Rogersville Fourth of July Committee has acquired a quality headliner for this year's celebration, the search continues for sponsorship for another favorite attraction of the event, the Kids Zone. The Fourth of July Committee (FJC) announced this week that 19-year-old Knox


TWRA warns residents about expected bear activity

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (WVLT) -- As winter fades, bear sightings are expected to increase, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency wants citizens to be prepared. According to TWRA Black Bear Coordinator Dan Gibbs, bear activity is expected to increase at this time of the year as it is the season when