Gray, TN

Man wanted by U.S. Marshals arrested in Unicoi Co.

UNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A man with an active arrest warrant from the United States Marshals Service was arrested in Unicoi Co. on Nov. 30. According to a social media post by the Town of Unicoi Police Department, Martin Vanhouten was taken into custody after the Town of Unicoi Police Department executed a search […]
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Source of 1982 Spill in Raytheon's Green Creek Found

Officials at the Raytheon plant of Bristol, Tennessee, were called to investigate a fluorescent green discharge apparently emanating from the Bristol plant. Whitetop Creek, flowing through the plant operating in conjunction with the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, had turned fluorescent green at one point during the summer of 1982. Plant and government officials investigated the discharge after receiving multiple complaints downstream of the plant.
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Rogersville Review

Church Hill BMA votes to hire replacement city clerk

After acting City Recorder Stacy Mayes resigned on Nov. 9, citing a “toxic and disruptive work atmosphere,” the Church Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted at a special-called meeting on the morning of Dec. 3 to hire her replacement. Her departure was expected to be a topic of discussion...

Coming Up Today: Greeneville, Pound, Norton Christmas parades

(WJHL) – There are a handful of holiday celebrations coming up near the Tri-Cities today, and WJHL has a quick list for where you can find them! Greeneville, Tn. Christmas Parade “Christmas Through the Decades” will start at 2 p.m. on Sunday, and participants are encouraged to dress up in historic garb from Greeneville’s past. […]
Citizen Tribune

ETSU scores 15 points in final two minutes, stuns Kennesaw State in FCS Playoffs

JOHNSON CITY – Nate Atkins sure picked the right time to play the game of his life. The junior tight end had a career high in both receptions (seven) and yards (94) which included two acrobatic catches in the final minute and the two-point conversion as the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers scored 15 points in 51 seconds to rally for an incredible 32-31 win over Kennesaw State in Saturday’s second round of the NCAA Football Championship playoffs.

Rally held over Bristol, VA landfill odor

A rally was held in Bristol, Tennessee on Saturday. People gathered to spread awareness about the Bristol, Virginia landfill. They say they want everyone to know about their concerns regarding odors at the landfill. Rally attendee Joel Kellogg stated "A lot of people in town still don't realize what the...
Rogersville Review

Biblical Citizenship Class to begin locally on Jan. 9

A local course on Biblical Citizenship will begin Sunday January 9th and is open to residents in Hawkins County. The 8 week course offers a quick-start guide to the US Constitution, complete with an overview of all the Articles & Amendments through interactive training videos that are fast-paced 1 hr presentations.
Kingsport Times-News

Editorial: MeadowView is Kingsport's crown jewel

Kingsport’s award-winning MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center, its construction a turning point in the economic growth and development of the city, enters a new year with a remarkable record of success over a quarter of a century. That it was built at all required a strong sales effort...
Johnson City Press

Daisy Duke catches Buc fever

Ever since she’s been a puppy, Daisy Duke has always liked football. One of her favorite things to do is to leap and try to catch the ball when it’s thrown to her. One of my favorite things to do is to photograph her in mid-air trying to make the catch.
Johnson City Press

Kingsport Chamber announces inaugural Tri-Cities New Year’s Eve Bash

KINGSPORT — Tickets are on sale for the Kingsport Chamber’s inaugural Tri-Cities New Year’s Eve Bash. The event will take place at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31 at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center. The bash is hosted by title sponsor VIPSEEN Media and champagne sponsor Chantz Scott...
Kingsport Times-News

Carve out some time to simply be still

Editor’s Note: Local pastors partner with us to bring a message of hope and comfort to readers twice a week. Look for it on Sundays and Wednesdays. As we’re beginning the Christmas season, I can’t help but think about that verse in Luke 2:7. “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.”
Johnson City Press

Local photographer's shot used by Yeti for the holidays

A Jonesborough photographer’s wildlife shot will welcome visitors to cup and cooler maker Yeti’s flagship store for the next month. Richie Hayward’s photograph of a bull elk at sunrise in Estes Park, Colorado, is now on a billboard on top of Yeti’s Austin, Texas, store with the holiday-themed phrase “Elk on the shelf” written next to the animal.
Johnson City Press

Christmas Box, Angel Tree a glimmer of joy for family in mourning

For one local woman and her three young children, the Johnson City Press Christmas Box and the Salvation Army Angel Tree programs are bringing a glimmer of joy to an especially difficult holiday season. The single mother reached out to Capt. Bethany Yocum with the Salvation Army to register her...