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Kingsport Times-News

Suspect in Big Stone Gap shooting identified

BIG STONE GAP — A Big Stone Gap man has been arrested in connection with a Sunday shooting that left another man injured. Shane Christopher Martin, 31, E. River St., was arrested inside Curklin’s Restaurant in Big Stone Gap before 2 p.m. by town officers and Wise County Sheriff’s Office deputies after witnesses directed them to the back of the restaurant.
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Police: Missing Southwest Virginia man found dead this weekend

NORTON, Va. (WYMT) - A Dickenson County man who went missing earlier this month was found dead this weekend. Norton Police tell WYMT they found Jason Keith Mullins Saturday afternoon. They did not release where he was found in relation to Norton Community Hospital, where he went missing from back...
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HCSO: Large quantity of meth seized from woman 'twitching and contorting' at Weigles

A large quantity of meth was allegedly seized from a Kingsport woman at an Allandale convenience store after a Hawkins County deputy reported observing her to be “twitching and contorting her face”. HCSO Deputy Dustin Winter stated in his report that on Nov. 16 he stopped at the Weigles on Stone Drive in Allandale where he spotted Tina Ann Gillett, 50, 117 Tennessee Street, Kingsport. Aside from twitching and contorting...
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Kingsport Times-News

Investigators identify suspect in Dollar General fires

NORTON — Norton and Coeburn police investigators say they have a suspect in two fires at Dollar General stores in the two locations. Norton Police Sgt. Greg Mays said Monday that a male juvenile was identified through security camera recordings as a suspect in the fire that has left the Norton Dollar General closed since Friday.

Norton Police Found Missing Dickenson County Man Dead

A man from Dickenson County who has been reported missing for the past couple weeks has been found dead. Officials with the Norton Police Department said Jason Keith Mullins was found by officers Saturday afternoon. Norton police have not released where Mullins was found. Mullins was last seen at the...

Bristol police identify two suspects in credit card theft

The Bristol Virginia Police Department identified two suspects who they said stole credit cards from a person’s vehicle on Saturday. The post on social media said the person was robbed of the cards while their car was parked at the Mendota Trailhead on Island Road. The male and female suspect captured on surveillance cameras then used the cards at Bristol businesses. They were last seen traveling in a white Hyundai sedan.
Johnson City Press

New trial date set for man accused of shooting Norton police chief

WISE — A trial date has been set for the man accused of shooting Norton Police Chief James Lane in May 2021. James D. Buckland, 37, sat quietly during a short hearing Monday in which Circuit Court Judge Thomas W. Baker signed an order moving his trial from Jan. 31 to April 24-May 4, 2023.

Police: Body of missing SWVA man found

NORTON, Va. (WJHL) — The body of a SWVA man last seen leaving a community hospital two weeks ago has been found. According to Jeremy Fleming with the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office, Jason Keith Mullins’ body was found. Fleming said Mullins’ body was recovered near where he went missing. According to the Norton Police Department, […]

Police: Man shot at pharmacy, shooter arrested

BIG STONE GAP, Va. (WJHL) — Officers with the Big Stone Gap Police Department responded to a local pharmacy where a man was reportedly shot in the parking lot. According to a release from Chief Stephen Hamm with the Big Stone Gap Police Department, a man was shot in the parking lot of Economy Drug […]
Kingsport Times-News

Man arrested after downtown Big Stone Gap shooting

BIG STONE GAP — A downtown Big Stone Gap restaurant was evacuated Sunday after a shooting suspect ran into the building. According to Big Stone Gap Police Chief Steve Hamm, police received a dispatch call of a shooting around 1:35 p.m. at Big Stone Economy Drug parking lot on East Fifth Street. The officers found one victim, Hamm said, and the victim’s condition was not known Sunday.

Search for new director of Sullivan County Schools

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Sullivan County Schools is on the search for its next director of schools. School officials narrowed their search to three candidates, each being interviewed publically Monday. This comes as current Director of Schools Evelyn Rafalowski plans to retire at the end of June. Each of the three candidates comes from an […]

Eky. flood victims still need help after FEMA leaves

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - It’s been four months since the floods devastated eastern Kentucky, and one month since that FEMA deadline came and went. Yet, AppalReD attorney Whitney Bailey says they are still getting new calls for help every week. Among them was a Letcher County woman who started applying months ago, and is still being denied to this day.

Annual tree lighting takes place at The Bristol Hotel

BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – Bristol’s annual Christmas tree lighting in ceremony took place Monday night at The Bristol Hotel. The event started at 4:30 p.m. with a Santa Claus meet and greet and ornament decorating. At 7 o’clock the main Christmas tree was light along with several other trees decorated by local businesses. The event […]