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Jonesborough man charged with assault on former town mayor

A Jonesborough man accused of assaulting a former town mayor was arrested last week after an investigator said he punched his target in a parking lot. Dwayne Cochran, 59, 2454 Tenn. Highway 81 S., was arrested Friday on a simple assault charge. The charge was investigated by the District Attorney General’s office, which also solicited the warrant for his arrest.
JONESBOROUGH, TN
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Jerry “Cecil” Eggers

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. John 14 1-2 KJV. Jerry “Cecil” Eggers, 75, of Elizabethton,...
ELIZABETHTON, TN
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UPDATE: Two missing teenagers located in Jackson County, Florida

--- The Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff's Office and the Kingsport Police Department are searching for two missing teenagers, believed to be runaways. Officials report 15-year-old Ashlen McGriff ran away from a residence in Gray, and 14-year-old Logan Bright was reported missing in Kingsport. The teens are reportedly traveling in a...
WASHINGTON COUNTY, TN
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Developer shares progress in filling vacant lots at The Falls

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – Two new businesses are being considered to fill vacant space at The Falls, a retail development off I-81 in Bristol, Virginia. “There are several lots at The Falls and we are working on Lot 20, which is across from Aldi at the main entrance right now, and we have a proposed […]
BRISTOL, VA
Johnson City Press

Weigel's aiming to complete Jonesborough store in May

Construction on the Jonesborough Weigel’s convenience store, off Headtown Road, is nearing completion. “I think it will probably be May,” said Weigel’s Chairman Bill Weigel, “but it’s going to be our new get-four store — the latest design — so we’re looking forward to it.”
JOHNSON CITY, TN
Kingsport Times-News

D-B stays perfect in Big 5 with rout of West Ridge

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett’s offensive machine nearly cracked the century mark in a boys basketball game Tuesday night, settling instead for a 98-53 runaway victory over Big 5 Conference rival West Ridge. The home contingent inside the Buck Van Huss Dome urged D-B to shoot for 100 points, but...
KINGSPORT, TN
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Jr. Lady Highlanders, Little Milligan win Area 1 title

HAMPTON – Hampton High School played host to the Area 1 championships on Tuesday night as the girl’s game featured Cloudland and Hampton while the boy’s match-up pitted University School against Little Milligan. Both contests lived up to the championship billing with incredibly close games. At the...
HAMPTON, TN
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Future of Pound discussed at town meeting

ETSU baseball leaning on 'experience' for success this season. Local developer shares progress in filling vacant lots at The Falls. Bristol, Va. Council expect landfill expert to provide report on Feb. 8. Roundball Roundup: 1-25-22 Tri-Cities runaways located after crash in Florida. Grundy splits Holston on the basketball court. Tri-Cities...
KINGSPORT, TN
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Which shows are coming to Barter Theatre in 2022?

ETSU baseball leaning on 'experience' for success this season. Local developer shares progress in filling vacant lots at The Falls. Bristol, Va. Council expect landfill expert to provide report on Feb. 8. Roundball Roundup: 1-25-22 Tri-Cities runaways located after crash in Florida. Future of Pound discussed at town meeting. Grundy...
KINGSPORT, TN

How much are school COVID case numbers growing in your district?

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Many area school systems have seen confirmed student COVID-19 cases increase by four times or more since students returned from an extended holiday break — and some have yet to see a plateau in their numbers. From Kingsport City Schools announcing a two-day break at the end of this school […]
KINGSPORT, TN
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Tennesseans Enjoy Winter Hiking and Camping on the Appalachian Trail

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County offices in Johnson City to close this week

The Washington County clerk and trustee offices at 378 Marketplace Blvd., Suite 1, in Johnson City will be closed this week. Trustee Rick Storey said Monday the closure comes as result of COVID-19 protocols following a positive test of an employee in one of the offices. The trustee and county...
JOHNSON CITY, TN
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SORBA Tri-Cities breaks ground on final Winged Deer Park trail

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Ace Hardware in Johnson City to close, Hobbytown USA moving in

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Benedict’s Ace Hardware closed its doors after 30 years of continuous business in Johnson City, a release said Monday. The establishment’s last day of business took place on Friday, Jan. 21 after an owner retirement. All inventory and equipment is to be sold by RomaBarr Enterprises in a liquidation sale […]
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18 Year Old Canadian Charged in Watauga And Johnson City "Swatting"

An 18-year-old Canadian has been charged in “swatting” incidents at Watauga High School and a school in Tennessee. The incidents happened last August. Sean Arthur Murdock has been charged with two counts of Public Mischief and two counts of Mischief related to both swatting incidents. He is also being investigated for six other swatting incidents in the U.S. and additional charges are pending.
JOHNSON CITY, TN
Kingsport Times-News

Wesley Hilton speaks about Seiver Middle colors in old Sullivan North High building

Wesley Hilton of Bloomingdale speaks about the idea of adding an extra school color to Kingsport Sevier Middle School when it occupies the former Sullivan North High building, expected around 2024. Hilton's father was an art teacher at North when a mural was painted in the library there by students, but that discussion is for another day, board President Jim Welch said.
BLOOMINGDALE, TN
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