Weber City,

Weber City police seeking public's help locating suspect

(WCYB) — The Weber City Police Department is looking for your assistance in locating a suspect. Police Chief J.M. Bishop tells News 5 that a suspect stole a "special part" for a vehicle. Chief Bishop says it only took minutes for him to remove it. According to video security footage...
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Johnson City, TNJohnson City Press

Tractor trailer driver crashed on interstate after pursuit

Johnson City police arrested a West Virginia man Monday after they said he fled from an officer responding to a reckless tractor trailer driver. Joel William Finch, 63, 147 Riverview Dr., Saint Albans W. Va. was charged with DUI using a commercial vehicle. Officers responded to reports of a tractor...
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Teen missing out of Kingsport

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -A Kingsport teen was reported missing Saturday, June 19 to the Kingsport Police Department. Preston Isbell-Pulliam, 16, was last seen on the 200 block of Compton Terrace in Kingsport, a release from the KPD said. Isbell-Pulliam was last seen wearing a blue Champion shirt, black athletic shorts...

Serious crash on Interstate 26

(WCYB) — Tennessee Highway Patrol is reporting a single vehicle crash of Interstate 26 westbound. One of two lanes is blocked causing a traffic back-up. THP is calling it as a serious crash and an investigation is ongoing. We've learned new details about this story. Click here.
Johnson County, TNJohnson City Press

Back to eighth grade: Tolley's move has a key reason

Having an understandable reason for leaving Johnson County’s girls basketball program to coach boys at Hampton Elementary didn’t make the situation easier for Leon Tolley. Ezra Tolley is a rising eighth-grader at Hampton, and the youngest of Tolley’s three sons. Tolley often had to miss watching his son play last season because he was coaching the Lady Longhorns.

East Tenn. man arrested after alleged attempt to kidnap boy from yard

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WVLT) - Officials with the Kingsport Police Department said a man is in custody after he allegedly attempted to abduct a 12-year-old. According to police, officers responded to the 3900 block of Skyland Drive after receiving reports of an attempted abduction around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Police said a...

Kimberly Renee “Kim” Buckner

Kimberly Renee “Kim” Buckner, age 54, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Select Specialty Hospital, Bristol, TN. She was the daughter of the late John Bell Holsclaw, Sr. and Donna Hendrix Holsclaw. Kimberly was a long time employee of 30 years as a Pharmacy Technician for Johnson City Medical Center. She was a 1985 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a member of Elizabethton Church of Christ. Kimberly never met a stranger. She loved to be around people and her dogs (Jack and Bootsie.)

Toney Dale Higgins

Toney Dale Higgins, age 74, of Erwin, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021, at Christian Care Center of Erwin. Mr. Higgins was a native of Erwin and a son of the late Will Higgins and Bonnie Edwards. Toney loved swinging on his front porch, Nascar races, and playing with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Mr. Higgins is preceded in death by brothers: Larry Higgins, Gene Higgins, and Junior Higgins; sister: Pearl Tipton; nephews: Jeff Higgins, Darrell Higgins, Billy Smith, and Eugene Tipton; and beloved companion for 17 years his dog Sonny.
Sullivan County,

More than 50 animals rescued from East Tenn. home

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Animal Shelter of Sullivan County is seeking community support after taking in 33 of at least 50 animals rescued from a home. According to the animal shelter, more than 50 animals were removed from a Sulivan County home. Staff said most of the animals suffered from multiple parasitic infections that required immediate attention.