A Johnson City woman faces felony charges in Sullivan County after allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from an elderly or vulnerable adult.
Following a lengthy discussion the BMA approved Alderman Mark DeWitte’s motion to keep the Sugar Tree access open, accept all of the other TDOT recommendations, and ask TDOT to come up with any other possible alternatives to improve highway safety in that area.
The county has known for years that it was facing two major projects: new schools and a new jail. School expansion and renovation needs have been addressed with a $140 million project now underway. Next up is the jail.
A Civil War headstone belonging to Peter Couch (Co. D 8th TN Inf.) was stolen, along with another believed to belong to Couch's brother, William Couch. The trespassers used a metal detector to search for artifacts. Both cemeteries had several holes dug in them.
A Hawkins County man who was spotted by police Saturday walking down the road in lady's pink yoga pants, cowboy boots, and a lady's sweater allegedly admitted he'd burgled an elderly woman's home to get dry clothes.
KINGSPORT — Three people have been arrested after a 10-year-old girl was allegedly found living in a shed outside their residence, where she was meagerly provided mattresses and jugs of water amid the litter of drug paraphernalia.
The victim stated she'd just met Garet McKinley Myers that evening and they were on their first date together, and that during the pursuit she was hitting him in the back to get him to stop.
A Kingsport man who fatally bludgeoned his girlfriend with her oxygen tank — then stayed with her body in their apartment for several days — has been handed an effective life sentence in prison.
Tennessee’s 95 counties are divided into 31 judicial districts. Within each district are circuit courts and chancery courts, as provided by the state constitution. Some districts also have legislatively established criminal courts and probate courts.
A pair of police officers were injured in a Sunday night shooting that left a man dead at a Greeneville apartment.
ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County man who is accused of killing his mother was arrested Saturday night at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The arrest came less than an hour before he was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam.
Though there are notable differences in health research findings on tobacco and marijuana, the juxtaposition strikes some as jarring after generations of Americans have gotten the message that smoking endangers their health.
The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a wreck with injuries on Underwood Springs Branch Road around 10:45 p.m. Saturday.
Kingsport police were contacted by an attorney for a California-based IT company. He said the firm had terminated a Kingsport man who was working from home after discovering he had used a company credit for more than 300 unauthorized transactions.
"The complainant is 20 weeks pregnant and is in fear that if this situation continues to escalate she may lose the child. " — HCSO Deputy Michael Allen