Bristol's Quaker Steak & Lube Closes After Nine Years in BusinessJohn M. DabbsNewsBreak Contributor
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Veterinarian believes mystery dog illness may have reached the Tri-Cities
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — A local veterinarian believes a new respiratory illness affecting dogs has made its way to the Tri-Cities. The illness causes dogs to develop a cough that can stick around for weeks. While there has been no official confirmation of cases in Tennessee, the illness has been confirmed in 14 other states. […]
Johnson City Police Department reports multiple arrests
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Johnson City Police Department has made several arrests in various incidents, leading to the detention of the following individuals: November 6: Johnson City Police arrested Jackie L. Dickens of Jonesborough, charging him with disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and false reporting after responding to a shooting report at Home Goods, finding Dickens […] The post Johnson City Police Department reports multiple arrests appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
Mysterious dog disease found in Tennessee, veterinarian says
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A mysterious disease affecting dogs across the country has moved into Tennessee, according to a Kingsport veterinarian at Cherry Point Animal Hospital. The illness, which affects the raspatory system, has proven to be lethal to canines and can spread easily. “Anytime you get dogs together and...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Puppies Today in johnson city, TN
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around johnson city..
Bristol woman accused of stealing multiple packages arrested
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WCYB) — A Bristol woman accused of stealing multiple packages has been arrested, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said a resident of Lindas Way in Bristol reported to the sheriff's office on November 22 that a package delivered earlier that day had been stolen from the porch of the victim's home. Deputies responded and obtained photos of the suspect, an older female, driving a silver Honda car, from surveillance footage.
Police investigate after Body found in Johnson City camper fire
Numerous agencies responded to a structure fire Tuesday on Fleming Road in Johnson City and now police are investigating after human remains were found. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to a camper fire in the 100 block of Fleming Road. During an investigation, deputies found human remains inside the camper. The body has not been identified and has been sent for autopsy. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
NJ couple's $100K celeb romance exposed after TN man dies by suicide: police
Two New Jersey residents were arrested last week for allegedly scamming a 74-year-old man in Tennessee out of $100,000 with a celebrity romance scheme discovered after the victim died by suicide last month, police said.
‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ comes to Blountville stage
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Starting Friday, fans of the theatre and Christmas can enjoy a classic holiday tale on the stage. For His Glory Productions is performing “It’s a Wonderful Life” for two weekends. The production will take place Dec. 1-3 and Dec. 8-10 at 394 Glory Road in Blountville. Tickets to the performance are […]
Local Traffic Alert: Property Damage Crash on BRICKYARD PARK DR May Cause Congestion
A property damage crash was reported on 11/29/2023 at 2017 BRICKYARD PARK DR. This may cause traffic congestion. Drivers should consider other routes. If you're already in the area, please be patient and cautious. Follow all traffic rules. The incident's identification is CAD_Call 231129-0168.Visit here for more details.
Bristol, Tennessee nightclub permanently closed
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WCYB) — A nightclub and music venue is now closed. According to a Facebook post, Sidetracks on West State Street is closing permanently. "This decision was not made without every available explored," the post stated. "We want to thank every team member for all of their hard work along with every patron that has supported us. We would ask that everyone continue to support your local music venues and local artists."
SCAM ALERT: Washington County TN Sheriff warns of new phone/internet scam
The Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a phone another scam. The sheriff’s office has received numerous reports from residents stating that scammers are calling with a recorded message claiming to be members of the Sheriff’s office Civil Services Division. The office does not have a Civil Services Division. The message directs the recipient to call or email them. The message also encourages logging into a web site, which is also a scam. The Sheriff’s office said “Residents do not need to call that number or send an email.” The Sheriff said this is a scam, designed to get your personal information.
Goodbye, my friend
Most Americans likely are unable to remember the first time they experienced pizza. I don’t recall that initial slice either, but I know it was served to me in Johnson City, Tennessee, during the last months of the 1960s. I turned 7 in 1968 and had lived the previous six years in Albemarle, North Carolina, where I have no memories that involve pizza. If we ate out at all in those days, it was at one of the area’s several fish camps — rural, waterside...
Texas Rangers’ Evan Carter’s ‘JESUS WON’ t-shirt sales yield $70K in community donations
BY IVAN SANDERS STAR CORRESPONDENT Little did Evan Carter know that when he pulled on a blue t-shirt with the simple statement ‘JESUS WON’ when he first came up to Spring Training with the Texas Rangers that on November 29, 2023 that he would be standing in the Commons Area at Elizabethton High School, his […] The post Texas Rangers’ Evan Carter’s ‘JESUS WON’ t-shirt sales yield $70K in community donations appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
Local Clydesdale horses to be featured in Jonesborough Christmas parade
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) — Jonesborough’s annual Christmas parade will feature local Clydesdale horses from Bristol, Virginia’s Bart Long and Associates on Dec. 9. The horses will pull Santa in a yellow hitch wagon built in 1908 by the Studebaker Brothers Company in South Bend, Indiana, and restored by Lawrence Wagon Works in 2010, the Town […]
Fire damages Pizza Hut in Bristol TN Tuesday
Firefighters responded to a structure fire at the Pizza Hut on Volunteer Parkway around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. According to Bristol, TN Fire Department, a total of nine units and 22-firefighters responded. The blaze took about 15 minutes to extinguish. Authorities said the fire seems to have been electrical and started between exterior and interior walls in the front of the restaurant.
Food City Stores in Tennessee to Become Hub for Advanced Plastics Recycling
Food City has partnered with Eastman, a global specialty materials company, to bring additional plastic-recycling options to the Appalachian Highlands region. The partnership will enable shoppers to drop off their plastic waste at designated collection bins that will be located at three Food City stores beginning in early 2024 in Kingsport, Tenn., where Eastman has its headquarters. The collected plastic will be sorted and processed at Eastman’s new mixed-plastics processing facility, part of the new molecular recycling plant that, according to the company, is the largest material-to-material recycling facility in the world, scheduled to be completed around the end of 2023.
Bristol TN West State Street corridor study completed
The City of Bristol, Tennessee and the national organization WSP, or William Sales Partnership, have finished the corridor study of West State Street. The study was funded by a TDOT grant . The project analyzed roadways from the western edge of the city limits up to Volunteer Parkway. On Tuesday evening, WSP presented the results from the study to the city council at a monthly work session. The study also held public meetings that allowed citizens to participate in discussion sessions about how to improve the corridor. Information from the last public meeting will be presented to the city council next week. The council will vote on whether or not to adopt the study results at their next meeting on Dec. 5. The corridor study report can be found on the city’s website.
A Morning Feast: Kingsport's 4 Unmissable Breakfast & Brunch Locations
In this article, we explore four delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Kingsport. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Jiggy Ray’s Downtown Pizzeria to celebrate re-opening Tuesday in Elizabethton
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – Only a few months after closing its doors, Jiggy Ray’s Downtown Pizzeria will cut the re-opening ribbon under new ownership. The Elizabethton restaurant will celebrate its reopening Tuesday at 1 p.m., according to the Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce. The pizzeria and bar is located at 610 E Elk Ave. Jiggy […]
Kingsport Mayor Pat Shull will not run for reelection
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WCYB) — Kingsport Mayor Pat Shull has announced that he will not be running for reelection. Shull was elected in 2019 and then reelected for a second term in 2021. Shull is a Kingsport native and a retired U.S. Army Colonel. He spent the past 15 years...