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Terrible Tennessee Teens Beat 10-Year-Old Bloody – Their Mom Puts It On TikTok

Terrible Tennessee teenagers spent 5 hours beating a 10-year-old girl bloody while their mom filmed it to share on social media. The assault happened back on July 19 in Elizabethton, Tennessee. According to the little girl's mother, identified only as Callie to protect her privacy, some friends of her daughter knocked on their door about 7:30 am and invited the little girl over to play.
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Tennessee StateWREG

UPDATE: Juveniles charged with kidnapping, assaulting East Tennessee girl

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — Authorities say two juveniles have been arrested and charged with kidnapping and assaulting a 10-year-old Elizabethton girl. According to the Elizabethton Police Department, charges of especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault were filed against the two suspects in Carter County Juvenile Court on Friday afternoon. The...
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Greene County, TNWATE

GCSD: Man wanted by multiple agencies could be in Greene County

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Greene County Sheriff’s Department (GCSD) warned the public on Saturday that a man wanted by multiple agencies could be in Greene County. GCSD said Larry Wayne Hipps is considered dangerous and was last seen in the Hot Springs, North Carolina, area. The department said...
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Elizabethton, TNJohnson City Press

EPD arrests juveniles on kidnap, assault charges

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department reported that charges have been placed in the assault of a girl on Monday. The department said charges of especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault were filed in Carter County Juvenile Court against two juvenile suspects. The juveniles have been arrested and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center to await an initial appearance in Juvenile Court this this week. The police.
Kingsport, TNKingsport Times-News

Editorial: Lynn Garden appreciates increased police presence

Kingsport’s Lynn Garden area has a history of crime, perhaps the worst such incident being the Aug. 8, 1981, murder of 18-year-old Rhonda Greene, killed by Ronald Harries as he was robbing the former Jiffy Market on Lynn Garden Drive. He also fired at another clerk who ran from the back of the store but missed. Harries died in prison in 2012.
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Johnson City, TNJohnson City Press

Peggy Ann Bakery owners buy Italian Pizza Pub in Johnson City

Will Martin felt a certain kinship when he first met Burt Kordamiri, who opened Italian Pizza Pub in Johnson City in the 1980s. Kordamiri reminded Martin of his father-in-law John Arrowood, who died in January 2020. There were similarities in their mannerisms, and they were both meticulous businessmen. “They started...
Tennessee Statetennesseestar.com

Tennessee Comptrollers Allege Massive Theft with Head Start Program

Tennessee Comptrollers this week announced that government officials in Carter and Greene counties allegedly, in separate cases, stole thousands of dollars for their own personal benefit. According to a Comptrollers’ press release, authorities in Carter County have indicted Joyce Parsons, the former administrative assistant for Carter County’s Head Start program.
Hawkins County, TNwjhl.com

Non-profit group asking to keep search area confidential in Summer Wells case to protect investigation

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – After local crews limited search efforts in the Beech Creek community, Equusearch Midwest returned to dig deeper. Summer Wells was reported missing the night of June 15. Equusearch Midwest joined local crews in the initial search for the missing 5-year-old, but according to Incident Commander Tim Coup, the group alerted authorities about a week ago that they would be returning.
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Elizabethton, TNsupertalk929.com

Mom of 10-year-old girl: Child was beaten over four hours

Elizabethton Chief of Police Jason Shaw says a juvenile girl who was reportedly beaten over several hours by other children has been interviewed by child protective services. The incident was reported Monday and the child’s mother said on a social media post that her 10-year-old was invited to play with neighbors. The child was found four hours later with severe bruises and other injuries that required medical attention.
Kingsport, TNPosted by
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Kingsport Boasts Brilliant Skies with Fun Fest

The skies were filled with colorful balloons this morning at Fun Fest in Kingsport, Tennessee. The Hot Air Balloon Ralley began at 7 a.m. and will return at 7 p.m. tonight. Breakfast with the balloons is a favorite past time with many locals. The serenity of a peaceful morning is augmented with the beautiful gentle floating of the colorful balloons over the Kingsport skies. This is a sight that most early risers enjoy - with only the occaisional blast of fire from the propane flames heating the air.
Washington Statewjhl.com

Washington, Sullivan County Schools release fall COVID-19 guidelines, more districts announce in coming days

Washington, Sullivan County Schools release fall COVID-19 guidelines, more districts announce in coming days. Washington, Sullivan County Schools release fall COVID-19 guidelines, more districts announce in coming days. East Tennessee Summer Swim League Championship held in Kingsport. Tri-Cities Two-A-Days: Unicoi Co. Tri-Cities Two-A-Days: Sullivan East Patriots. Elizabethton rodeo entertains all...
Sullivan County, TNwcyb.com

Bluff City man charged with aggravated rape, kidnapping

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. — A Bluff City man is charged with aggravated rape and kidnapping after investigators found a woman being held against her will inside a home. 33-year-old Harley Ramey was taken into custody on Friday after Sullivan County police executed a search warrant at his home on Silver Grove Road and found the victim inside.
Sullivan County, TNwjhl.com

Sullivan County man charged with rape, kidnapping

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Authorities say a man is facing charges after investigators discovered a woman being held against her will inside of a home. The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office says Harley Ramey, 33 of Bluff City, was taken into custody after a search warrant was executed Friday in the 500 block of Silver Grove Road, which led to investigators discovering the victim being held against her will.
Elizabethton, TNwjhl.com

Police, community seek justice following alleged attack on Elizabethton child

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — Elizabethton police say they are investigating the alleged assault of a 10-year-old girl by other teenage girls that were her neighbors. In a post shared more than 250,000 times on Facebook, the girl’s mother has been calling for justice. Friday, dozens of community members echoed those calls by gathering outside the girl’s home in an outpouring of support.
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