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Meth and gun charges filed in Bristol traffic stop

BRISTOL, Va.--Two people face charges after a traffic stop on Wednesday in Bristol, Virginia.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-24 19:40:00

Kingsport motel standoff draws crowd of onlookers

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Police Department officers spent much of Wednesday evening on the scene of what appeared to be a standoff of sorts at the Super 8 Motel, 700 Lynn Garden Drive. The incident lasted just more than five hours and was visible from Lynn Garden Drive, drawing a crowd of more than 30

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-05-24 11:20:41

VIDEO: Road rage suspect hitting man with sledgehammer

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WJHL.COM - 2018-05-24 15:13:06

Eight arrests made during Trail Days festival

“Considering the amount of people we had, the problems were minimal,” Hounshell said. “No major problems occurred, and no violent crimes were reported.”

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-24 03:24:00

Following through on building's original intent, The Bristol Hotel is slated to open later this summer

Equally worthy of a toast is the fact that, by transforming the former Executive Plaza building into The Bristol Hotel, McCall will be using the building for its original intent.

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-05-24 23:43:15

Russell County authorities investigating sexual assault

The Russell County Sheriff's Office is investigating a sexual assault reported in the Castlewood area of the county.The incident occurred on Tuesday when a male suspect was hidden on the side of the road and then attacked a woman while she was out for a walk, the Sheriff's Office said in a written s

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-24 18:55:00

Battle, Union win in Mountain 7 District softball

BRISTOL, Va. – Taking advantage of playing on their home field, the John Battle High School Trojans advanced to the Mountain 7 District softball tournament championship game on Thursday night with a 10-4 win over the Wise County Central Warriors.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-25 04:13:00

Murder-suicide leaves police and community with questions

“We questioned their kids; they said it was a normal day. We asked if they fought, they said, ‘no’,” Cline said.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-05-23 19:41:00

c. 1880 – Meadowview, VA – $299,999 | Old House Dreams

The Owners have invested a lot of love to restore this farmhouse. It is evident in the striking details that pop against the simple, streamlined decor. Evidence of the home's early days can be seen and felt in the Dining room - a room that is ready to host a large gathering with a beautiful mantle f

OLD HOUSE DREAMS - 2018-05-24 17:33:00

Elizabethton, Chattanooga men sentenced for $1.38M mail fraud scheme

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WJHL.COM - 2018-05-24 15:10:22

THP investigating multiple vehicle crash on Interstate-81 near Fall Branch

We're told traffic in both directions of travel, north and south, are blocked and THP says it is diverting traffic in that area at exit 50 in Fall Branch.

WJHL.COM - 2018-05-23 18:05:34

Butler, woman killed in wreck near Watauga Lake - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

A two-vehicle accident that shut down the state highway in Carter County claimed the life of a Butler woman last week near Watauga Lake.According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol THP, the fatal crash involved Marsha Shepherd, 40, Butler, TN who crossed the centerline of Highway 321 traveling southbou


Washington County deputies cleared in fatal officer-involved shooting

Three deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office will not face charges after a shooting earlier this month that resulted in the death of a Castlewood, Virginia, man.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-24 03:25:00

UPDATE: Elizabethton man gets four years in medical mail fraud scheme

Donald Kevin Collins, 41, will serve four years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to 15 counts of mail fraud and one conspiracy charge. He must also pay $1.3 million in restitution.

WCYB.COM - 2018-05-23 17:03:55

Get your grove on at the Pavilion with Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics

Thursday Jams, presented by the Abingdon Music Experience on Thursday, May 31, at the Abingdon Market Pavilion features the dynamism of Ruby Velle and The Soulphonics. One-man hurricane Shake It Like a Caveman opens the show in due stormy fashion.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-24 14:00:00

Animal shelter volunteers not happy with how they, animals treated

The nonprofit, SBK Animal Control Center, had been in charge of both the Blountville and Kingsport shelters from 2011 through the end of last year. On Jan. 1, the county took control of the Blountville shelter after terminating a nearly seven-year interlocal agreement. SBK plans to build a new shelt

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-05-24 02:53:00

Plumb Alley party features vendors, music this Saturday

ABINGDON, Va. — Lace up your walking shoes, and grab your fanny pack: It’s time to go plumb crazy on the alley at the center of Abingdon, Virginia.


Burned beans ignite arrest at Kingsport apartments

During an "argument about some plumbing work," a man hired for the job pointed a gun at a Rogersville homeowner and allegedly threatening to shoot him. The suspect was located in a subsequent traffic stop with a firearm in his possession. The weapon was loaded with two rounds, one engraved with "F"


BREAKING: Person hit by train in downtown Johnson City

Johnson City, TN (WJHL) - According to dispatchers, one person has been hit by a train close to 111 North Commerce Street.


Food that’s in when school is out - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

To ensure students receive nutritionally balanced meals while out of school, Johnson County Student Nutrition Services program is once again offering several opportunities as it rolls out its summer food service program. As noted by the Tennessee Department of Human Services just as learning does no

THE TOMAHAWK - 2018-05-23 12:42:56