Piney Flats, TN

Bristol Christmas Parade set for Thursday night

BRISTOL, Va./Tenn. (WCYB) — The Bristol Christmas Parade is set for Thursday night. The parade will start at the intersection of W State Street and Bob Morrison Boulevard and will go down State Street to the historic Bristol Train Station. The lineup begins at 5 p.m. and the parade will...
Picture for Bristol Christmas Parade set for Thursday night

Sheriff Sexton makes new appointments in Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office

Newly-appointed Sheriff of Washington County, Tennessee Keith Sexton has announced additions and promotions within his staff based in Jonesborough. Former Johnson City Police Chief John Lowry will serve as Sexton’s Chief Deputy while Thomas Dillard was tabbed as Captain of the agency’s Criminal Investigation Department and Don Finley is the new Jail Administrator.

Assistance needed in fraud investigation

The Elizabethton Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying two individuals wanted for questioning in a case involving credit card fraud on November 1 at a local retailer. Anyone who recognizes or is familiar with the subject may submit a tip via text message to TIPEPD and to 847411. You...

One dead in Washington County, TN house fire

(WCYB) — One person in dead in an overnight house fire in Washington County, Tennessee. The call came in around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday night at a home on Rambling Road in Jonesborough. According to the Washington County Sheriff Keith Sexton, deputies who arrived on scene attempted to rescue the victim....

Johnny C. Henson, Jr.

“Remember me with Smiles and Laughter, For that is how I will remember all of you, If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all”. On Wednesday, December 1, 2021 a handsome, blue eyed beauty from Pogi beheld the face of God at the age of 52. Johnny C. Henson, Jr., born on April 2, 1969, was the second child of four and the only son born to Johnny C. Henson, Sr. and Velma Lambert Bunton. Johnny had known loss in his life, his paternal grandparents, Percy V. Henson and Pearlie Mann Henson; his maternal grandparents, Troy J. Lambert and Arbeulah Trivette Lambert; he mourned the loss of many countless others, including June and Della (Deller to us and as Johnny called her, his “Other Mother”) Henson, Muriel Henson, Margie Hartley, Lexie Harmon, his uncle Ben Greene and his daughter, Kim Greene Oliver; Elliott and Katherine Trivette, and his buddies, Scott Miller and Jeff Dugger.

Elizabethton chases first three-peat for Northeast Tennessee

The Elizabethton football team will try to accomplish something on Saturday that no other team in Northeast Tennessee has ever done, win three straight state football championships. Tennessee High won two in a row in the 1970's and Greeneville has gone back to back on two different occasions. Standing in...

Jonesborough man with outstanding warrants arrested, police say

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WCYB) — A Jonesborough man who has outstanding warrants in Virginia and Washington was arrested Thursday morning, according to the Johnson City Police Department. Police said 44-year-old Charles E. Dykes was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice. According to police, Dykes was walking in...

Kingsport reveals plans for new John Sevier Middle School

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Kingsport City Schools officials revealed plans for transforming the former Sullivan North High School building into a new middle school. The old Sullivan North has been sitting empty since the county consolidated it, Sullivan South, and Sullivan Central into the new West Ridge High School. Kingsport acquired the building in July. […]

Sheriff: 1 dead after overnight house fire in Jonesborough

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) — One person died in a house fire on the 400-block of Rambling Road on Tuesday night, according to a release from Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff Keith Sexton. The release states deputies responded to the residence at 11:45 p.m. and tried to save the one person who remained in the home. The […]

Daytime LIVE at Home Outlet in Johnson City

Chris takes us for a visit to the brand new Home Outlet store in Johnson City. We talk with Store Manager Jimmy Fisher about all of the home improvement products and inspiration they offer at Home Outlet!. For more information call (423) 777-8088 or go to

Telford man charged with downloading illegal images from web

A 78-year-old Washington County Tennessee man is jailed Wednesday after Criminal Investigators with the Johnson City Police Department seized downloaded child pornography images. Roger Fernstrom of Telford, Tennessee was arrested at a residence on Sugar Plum Lane. Investigators discovered evidence that Ferstrom had been downloading and viewing child pornography. During...
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Grinch pays downtown visit for the holidays

Main Street was filled with Whos and Grinches on Saturday, as the town of Jonesborough was transformed into Dr. Seuss’ Whoville. “This is our first time here in a while,” said Whoville attendee Peggy Scott, who came down from Weber City, Virginia. “But we are excited to be back.”. Peggy’s...

Local food services ramp up for holiday season

Two local food pantries, Assistance & Resource Ministry (A.R.M.) and Loaves and Fishes Food Ministry, are seeing an increase in demand this holiday season. “The amount of clients that we have had come by has been a steady increase,” said Faye Ingram, A.R.M. executive director, adding that the ministry had served 428 clients through Tuesday. “It’s been an extremely large number of people receiving food this month, with the holiday season coming up. We provide everyone with extra large buggies of food and everyone seems happy with it.”

Support growing for expansion of Tweetsie Trail in Carter County

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn (WJHL) — Support continues to grow for a massive expansion of a popular Northeast Tennessee hiking and biking trail. Johnson City leaders recently offered their official support for expanding the Tweetsie Trail, which links Johnson City and Elizabethton along a 10-mile stretch of what once was the historic East Tennessee and Western […]

Alumni Association restarting at Elizabethton High School

Elizabethton High School is working on recognizing its alumni by restarting the EHS Alumni Association, originally founded 97 years ago. The main focus of the program is to allow alumni, students and even faculty to connect to create a more inclusive and enhanced educational experience for current and upcoming students at Elizabethton High School.

Quick work contains brush fire

A rapid response from the West Carter County Volunteer Fire Department and the Elizabethton Fire Department helped to contain a brush fire along the Milligan Highway near Happy Valley on Wednesday. According to reports, the fire was contained around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday as firefighters were remaining onsite to extinguish any...