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Ramsey: Voters will decide if state Supreme Court judges stay or not

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:32pm
Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said Wednesday that he has no intentions of “sitting on the sidelines” while members of the state Supreme Court try and earn yes votes in August’s retention election.

Abingdon man claims African land to make good on promise to daughter

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:17pm
ABINGDON, Va. — An Abingdon man claimed a kingdom so his daughter could be a princess.

Unpaid repair bill leads to arrest

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:43pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — An unpaid car repair bill resulted in a Bristol woman’s arrest this week, according to city police.

Police: Man believed to be high on drugs nearly hits officers’ cars during chase

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:40pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Thursday morning car chase with Sullivan County deputies ended with a Greene County man being charged on several counts, police said.

Authorities search for stolen HVAC unit, tools

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:37pm
The Washington County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a missing heating and cooling unit from a Green Spring Road residence.

WCSO receives reaccreditation certification

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:31pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received reaccreditation earlier this week from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission.

Recent quarry deaths lead to new warnings

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:49pm
BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy issued a warning this week about the dangers of going into abandoned or active mine sites.

Sheriff Anderson cleared of any wrongdoing

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:41pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation recently cleared Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson of any wrongdoing following allegations by his Republican primary opponent that he us

Washington Co. Va. Sheriff's Office renews accreditation

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:43pm
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office received reaccreditation earlier this week.

W.Va. woman sentenced in Abingdon for role in wire fraud scheme

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 4:53pm
Audrey Elaine Elrod of Bluefield, West Virginia, received a 52-month sentence.

Johnson City Police say Bristol woman failed to pay car repair bill

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 4:03pm
Johnson City Police arrested a Bristol, Tenn. woman this week after she allegedly failed to pay for car repairs.

Outdoor heating and cooling unit reported stolen from home

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:48pm
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help to locate items reported stolen from a Greenspring Road residence.

Study: W.Va. spilled chemical could be more toxic

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:58pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A new study shows a chemical that spilled into West Virginia's biggest drinking water supply in January could be more toxic than a previous test indicated.

Garth Brooks to bypass iTunes, offer digital music on his own site

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:20pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks, one of the last musicians to refuse to put his music on iTunes, will make his songs available digitally on his own website.

Teenager charged in fatal TN National Guard armory shooting

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 1:16pm
LOBELVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a 15-year-old has been charged in the fatal shooting of a longtime member of the National Guard at an armory.

Family gathers to remember Cocke County, Tenn. plane crash victims

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:06pm
United Airlines Flight 823 crashed into a hillside on July 9, 1964 near Parrottsville.

Settlement money to help Marion Police Department purchase equipment

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:08am
The Commonwealth's Attorney's Office got $1.3 million total from the settlement, according to a written statement.

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:55am
"Game of Thrones," "Breaking Bad," ''Downton Abbey," ''House of Cards," ''Mad Men" and "True Detective" are up for best drama.

Parts of US Capitol closed after incident

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:48am
House Republican leaders said Thursday they are delaying the start of business due to an accident involving asbestos

Local performers being booked for Va. State Fair

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:45am
Officials say they're accepting applications from Virginia-based performers for the event's local music venue.