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One person dead in Johnson City fire
One person is dead after a fire in Johnson City. According to the Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff's Officer fire crews have responded to an area in the 100 block off Fleming Road. Crews on the scene confirmed one person has died in what appears to be a camper or RV.
SCAM ALERT: Washington County TN Sheriff warns of new phone/internet scam
The Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a phone another scam. The sheriff’s office has received numerous reports from residents stating that scammers are calling with a recorded message claiming to be members of the Sheriff’s office Civil Services Division. The office does not have a Civil Services Division. The message directs the recipient to call or email them. The message also encourages logging into a web site, which is also a scam. The Sheriff’s office said “Residents do not need to call that number or send an email.” The Sheriff said this is a scam, designed to get your personal information.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of blountville, TN Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around blountville..
Echoes of Sorrow: Rotherwood Mansion's Haunted Legacy in Fall Branch
On the tranquil banks of the Holston River lies the infamous Rotherwood Mansion, an emblem of Fall Branch's haunted history. Famed for its spectral 'Lady in White,' believed to be the spirit of Rowena Ross, the mansion's atmosphere is steeped in the sorrow of her tragic life and death. The chilling tales extend beyond Rowena's mournful apparition to include the ominous presence of Joshua Phipps, a former owner whose cruelty left an indelible mark of terror and unexplained phenomena on the estate.
Bristol woman accused of stealing multiple packages arrested
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WCYB) — A Bristol woman accused of stealing multiple packages has been arrested, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said a resident of Lindas Way in Bristol reported to the sheriff's office on November 22 that a package delivered earlier that day had been stolen from the porch of the victim's home. Deputies responded and obtained photos of the suspect, an older female, driving a silver Honda car, from surveillance footage.
Johnson City, Ill. police rescue 2 from burning home
JOHNSON CITY, Ill. (KFVS) - Police rescued two people from a burning home Tuesday morning, November 28. According to Johnston City Fire Chief Tom Burton, they were called out around 6:50 a.m. to a house fire in the 300 block of W. 5th Street. When they arrived, firefighters found the...
Weather Why: Wind chill and what it means
The thermometer may be reading in the thirties, but there is something that the thermometer is not telling you, the wind chill or how it feels outside. The wind chill is a gauge for the human body to know what it feels like as you step out the door. For...
Deputies arrest woman after discovering apparent meth lab in Gray
GRAY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Deputies with the Washington County Tennessee Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) arrested a woman Sunday after reportedly finding a meth lab and “marijuana grow operation” in a home. A WCSO release says deputies responded to a 911 call for a possible domestic abuse in the 100 block of Horseshoe Circle. When they arrived, […]
Applications open for UETHDA energy, water assistance programs
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency (UETHDA) is accepting applications for its energy and water assistance programs, the agency announced on Tuesday. Low-income households are encouraged to apply for UETHDA’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Low-Income Water Assistance Program (LIWAP). For those who qualify, payment will be sent […]
Washington County, TN “convenience voting centers” not ready for upcoming elections
Washington County, Tennessee voters will have to wait two more years for the launch of a program aimed at making it easier to vote. The idea behind convenience voting centers is to eliminate having to vote in your designated precinct. Instead of voting at an assigned location, you could vote wherever is most convenient. That requires extra safeguards to prevent double voting in multiple locations and administrator of elections Dana Jones said things aren’t ready yet. The lack of time for adequate testing of the system, is why state officials are telling county election officials to wait until 2026 to begin using the new system.
Educator of the Week: Caylor Harrison, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — Caylor Harrison is quick to say she doesn’t like to teach, she loves it. It’s a passion that has been on display for 15 years. 14 of those in Kingsport and for the first time in 2023 at Thomas Jefferson Elementary as a 2nd-grade teacher.
Luxury Johnson City Home Fetches a Whopping $1.4M in Recent Sale
A stunning 2-story house near Johnson City, Tennessee recently sold for an impressive $1,400,000 on November 27th. Located at 393 Boonesboro Rd, Johnson City, TN, 37615, this remarkable property offers a spacious and luxurious living experience. With 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, the house boasts a generous 5,400 square feet of living space, situated on an expansive lot spanning 8.60 acres.
Local Traffic Notice: Property Damage Crash Causes Delays on Lynn Garden Drive
A property damage crash was reported on 11/27/2023 at 701 LYNN GARDEN DR, causing traffic. Motorists should consider other routes to avoid delays. If you're already in the area, please be patient and cautious. Follow all traffic instructions. The incident's code is CAD_Call 231127-0181.Visit here for more details.
Daytime Live in Downtown Kingsport
(WJHL) Amy takes us to downtown Kingsport to see some of the fun holiday events coming up this season. Amy Lynn takes us to Glen Bruce Park in downtown Kingsport for a look at their festive trees as they prepare for Christmas In Kingsport. She also talks with Robin Cleary, executive director of the Downtown Kingsport Association about the event and many more coming up Saturday, December 2nd. For more information on events please visit www.DowntownKingsport.org.
Top 3 Unmissable Bakeries in Kingsport: A Gastronomic Adventure
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional bakeries in Kingsport. Have you had the chance to try any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Johnson City officials urge residents to protect pipes as cold weather arrives
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WCYB) — The Johnson City Water and Sewer Services Department is urging residents to prepare for the cold weather by protecting their water pipes. Eliminate drafts – Keep doors and windows in the basement and garage tightly closed. Close off crawl space vents and doors, and seal cracks in basement or crawl space walls.
Church Hill approves 50% holiday bonus increase for employees
During the Nov. 21 meeting, the Church Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a 50% holiday bonus increase for city employees for 2023. Full-time workers for Church Hill will receive a $600 bonus and part-timers will get $300 following Alderman Michael Walker’s recommendation to the board. Walker explained that the increased bonuses would show appreciation for the city’s employees after a tough year financially due to rising costs. ...
Limestone woman charged after allegedly pointing loaded gun at Amazon driver
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Limestone woman was arrested Friday after she allegedly pointed a gun at a delivery driver. A release from the Washington County Tennessee Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) states deputies were called to an address on Dorothy Circle Friday due to a disturbance involving a firearm. An Amazon delivery driver told deputies […]
Food City Stores in Tennessee to Become Hub for Advanced Plastics Recycling
Food City has partnered with Eastman, a global specialty materials company, to bring additional plastic-recycling options to the Appalachian Highlands region. The partnership will enable shoppers to drop off their plastic waste at designated collection bins that will be located at three Food City stores beginning in early 2024 in Kingsport, Tenn., where Eastman has its headquarters. The collected plastic will be sorted and processed at Eastman's new mixed-plastics processing facility, part of the new molecular recycling plant that, according to the company, is the largest material-to-material recycling facility in the world, scheduled to be completed around the end of 2023.
Join Local Expert Elena Corradino for 'All about Resin' Class at Kingsport Renaissance Center
Elena Corradino, a seasoned instructor, will teach a class on resin art. The class, 'All about Resin,' is set for December 9 at the Kingsport Renaissance Center, Room 228. It will run from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., with a lunch break of 30 minutes.