Thefts at self-checkout allegedly a family affair
A rash of thefts occurring at the New Tazewell Walmart store has resulted in the arrests of a trio of family members. The parents and son were allegedly caught slipping a few items past the self-checkout device while checking out their merchandise. The shoplifting allegedly occurred during a series of events in April and May. […] The post Thefts at self-checkout allegedly a family affair appeared first on Claiborne Progress.
Tennessee man arrested, charged with drug trafficking
BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A Tennessee man was found with what the Bell County Sheriff’s Department believed was an unmarked pill bottle containing two clear bags of a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine, ten white pills of suboxone, and $4,410 in cash on Saturday. Police were called...
K-9 assists in arrest of Coldiron man
A Coldiron man is facing charges including fleeing or evading police after allegedly attempting to run during a traffic stop. On Saturday, Ronald Williams, 47, was arrested by Harlan County Sheriff’s Office. According to a news release, a deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop in the Bledsoe community on Saturday. At first, failing to […] The post K-9 assists in arrest of Coldiron man appeared first on Harlan Enterprise.
Victim of fatal Norris Lake boating accident identified by TWRA
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency responded to a fatal boating accident on Norris Lake Sunday evening. An agent told WVLT News the incident involved a jet ski that hit a boat near Black Fox Access Area in Grainger County around 5:20 p.m. The man operating the...
Morristown man allegedly led area police on pursuit
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A Morristown man was arrested on June 3 after allegedly leading police on a multi-jurisdiction pursuit. According to the Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office (WCSO), the office was informed by the Jonesborough Police Department (JPD) that a vehicle fled from deputies on Sand Valley Road in Telford. Later Saturday, WCSO […]
KSP investigating deadly officer involved shooting in Harlan
HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT) - We are following a developing story out of Harlan County. Just before 1:45 Monday morning, Harlan Police officers responded to an incident at the housing authority on Kelly Street in Harlan. Officials with Kentucky State Police tell WYMT shots were fired and one person is dead.
Poke Sallet Festival delights Harlan
The 68th Annual Poke Sallet Festival is now in the history books. The festival pulled in attendees from all over the region, offering three days of festival-style fun with carnival rides, live entertainment, food, shows and merchandise to excite people of all ages. On Thursday, the festival’s opening day, Harlan...
VSP: One taken to hospital after Lee County crash
LEE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – A two-vehicle crash in Lee County closed U.S. Highway 58 in both directions earlier Monday. According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) 511 Traffic Map, the crash occurred along the highway near U.S. Highway 421 E/W. As of 4 p.m., the crash had been cleared and traffic was flowing, […]
WCSO charges Morristown man with two counts evading arrest, DUI in multi-county chase
JONESBOROUGH – Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies apprehended Lance Snodderly, 32, of Morristown, after a multi-jurisdiction pursuit on the evening of June 3. According to Sheriff Keith Sexton, Washington County Deputies were made aware late Saturday night that a vehicle had fled from the Jonesborough Police Department on Sand Valley Road in Telford. Jonesborough Police were […] The post WCSO charges Morristown man with two counts evading arrest, DUI in multi-county chase appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
K9 helps capture suspect following high speed chase
HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - It was a busy weekend in Harlan County following a high-speed chase that left two people facing charges. On Saturday night, deputies with the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office tried to stop a car in the Bledsoe community. The driver then took off leading police...
Chiefs celebrates track and field accomplishments
ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School track and field team closed out the 2023 season with an awards’ night celebration for athletes and their families. The evening, which included dinner, recognized the accomplishments of the team and individual performers during the 2023 season. Top Academic Awards for each team went to Mason Fairchild (boys) and Landry Russell (girls). The MVP Awards were presented to the male and female performers who...
Rogersville's Russell earns Academic All-District honors
HARROGATE — Seven Lincoln Memorial cross country and track and field student-athletes, including one from Rogersville, have been named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Teams, the organization announced last week. Former Cherokee standout Harper Russell and teammates Maria Chellah, Elizabeth Close, Brooke Foster, Harper Russell and Micah Sells earned the honor for the women’s teams, while Spencer Baldwin and Jacey Grabeel represent the men with acclimation, which required student-athletes to sport at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and participate in at least 50%...
One man dead in Eastern Kentucky officer-involved shooting
The shooting occurred early Monday morning.
Former police officer sworn in as Middlesboro Police Chief
MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) - The Middlesboro Police Department swore in a familiar name as its new police chief on Monday. Petie Gilbert was sworn in as the new police chief of the department by mayor Boone Bowling. Gilbert retired in 2020 after 38 years of service. After leaving MPD, Gilbert...
Highway 38 in Evarts closed due to overturned oil tanker
EVARTS, Ky. (WYMT) - Drivers passing through Evarts are asked to use caution on Highway 38. The highway is closed around mile markers 24 and 25 as crews work to clear an overturned oil tanker. This is a developing story, and we will have more information as it becomes known.
Driver Taken To Hospital After Bell County Crash
The Bell County Volunteer Fire Department, Bell County Sheriff’s Department and Bell County EMS responded to the single-car crash on US-119. Officials said the vehicle reportedly hydroplaned off the highway, flipped over and landed on its side. The driver was taken to the Pineville Community Health Center Emergency Department. The driver was not identified in the report.
Low early voting numbers for District 3 special primary election
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Election commissions are seeing low numbers of early voters for the special primary election to fill the Tennessee House District 3 seat. Former state Rep. Scotty Campbell resigned from the position in April after an ethics violation and allegations of sexual harassment. District 3 covers Johnson County and parts of […]
TWRA is Investigating a Fatal Boating Accident on Norris Lake and an Explosion at Concord Marina
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating a fatal boating accident on Norris Lake in Grainger County. It happened last night (Sunday) when a private boat collided with a jet ski near Black Fox Access Area. The man operating the private boat died at the scene. His body was taken for forensic analysis.
Overturned vehicle causes delays on I-81 near Bulls Gap
GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is working a crash involving an overturned vehicle on Interstate 81 southbound near mile marker 30. An alert to TDOT’s SmartWay map said the crash initially had the southbound left lane closed near Exit 30, but all lanes have since reopened and traffic is […]
Coach's Corner: RMS' Seals urges student-athletes to 'put in the effort'
Matt Seals Rogersville Middle School Sports you coach: Football Hometown: Rogersville Educational/athletic background: Cherokee High School, 2016 graduate (Football, four years; Soccer, four years; Basketball, two years); Emory & Henry College (four-year starter as a kicker). Broke six school records...
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