New teams on the Vols’ future football schedules are UTEP, Chattanooga, UAB, Charlotte, Bowling Green, Ball State and Army, the university announced Tuesday.
Currently, United Way of Southwest Virginia is seeking sponsor organizations willing to adopt additional schools in Southwest Virginia — specifically in the counties of Lee, Scott, Smyth and Giles for the 2016-2017 school year.
A white 2015 Dodge Ram pickup which was apparently stolen near the jail Monday night was recovered Tuesday in Kingsport. It is suspected that Timothy Rose may have used that truck to flee toward Kingsport where he resides.
As a first-time offender Sneedville mayor Wayland Dean Rhea was granted a judicial diversion, which means if he completes the conditions of his probation his convictions can be expunged.
Orvel Bond, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday, has devoted much of his life to helping others. On Aug. 14, Bond’s service to his country was commemorated with a Quilt of Valor dedication ceremony.
Juvenile Judge Daniel Boyd ruled Tuesday that the boy, now 15, will be tried as an adult. He is accused in the May 18, 2015 shooting and stabbing murder of 79-year-old Margaret Sliger, which occurred when he was just a little over 14 years old.
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Timothy Eugene England is white, stands about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. He was last seen wearing his burgundy prisoner suit. England is known to have local ties throughout East Tennessee, but specifically in Northeast Tennessee and Blount County.
City code requires any officer or employee who is the subject of a criminal investigation to be suspended with pay pending the outcome of that investigation.
TDH said it is currently working with Mountain States and Wellmont along with the attorney general’s office to acquire all of the necessary information as required by law to complete the COPA application for review and evaluation.
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The study says the most costly thing for taxpayers is to do nothing. The county jail already is overcrowded, and that threatens lawsuits. The study also says overcrowding could lead to loss of state certification, which would trigger such sanctions as the loss of state funding of millions of dollars per year.
Although no injuries were reported, Deputy Jason Montgomery said “Both children were in the backseat of the vehicle at the time, but were not in the proper booster seat for the height requirements.”
Huma Abedin, who is expected to play a major behind-the scenes role if her boss is elected president, announced Monday she was separating from her husband, Anthony Weiner, after the former New York congressman was accused of sending lewd photographs and messages to yet another woman.
At a Fox News town hall taping last week, in the face of pressing questions, the GOP nominee proceeded to poll the audience at length on the fate of an estimated 11 million people. It was a stunning display of indecision from a candidate who has asked voters to put enormous faith in his gut instincts.