The Kingsport Amateur Radio Club is one of many clubs across the country slated to participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise this weekend. The event is free and open to the public.
Aside from staying away from schools, the conditions of Troy Lee Hamilton’s sex offender status require him to notify law enforcement within 48 hours any time he moves, and he is also prohibited from living with any children who do not belong to him.
After a search of an area just west of Big Stone Gap since Monday night, authorities on Wednesday morning apprehended the third suspect in a shooting on Saturday that left a Wise County man seriously injured. All three have been charged with first-degree attempted murder and are held at the regional jail in Duffield without bond.
City manager Mike Housewright isn’t prepared to say whether he believes either of the MCPD's recent high speed chases were outside the scope of the current pursuit policy, although he did say that Lt. Ken Lunsford's 117 mph pursuit into Caliborne County on May 30 is the reason he and Chief Grady White are now reviewing that policy.
Individuals recently booked in to the Kingsport city jail and Hawkins County jail in Rogersville. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
A variety of new laws will take effect in Tennessee on July 1. Some are useful, some confusing, and some wanting for further action by the state legislature.
When Mount Carmel's newly activated red light enforcement cameras begin issuing real citations, they're expected to generate more revenue annually than the city's defunct Highway 11-W speed cameras in four of the six years before they were deactivated.
In celebration of National Dump the Pump Day, the Kingsport Area Transit Service is offering free rides all day long on Thursday.
"I don't know the answer, but I do know that if the Board of Education's property tax money continues to be taken from year after year, then general purpose school (fund) is going to be in the same shape the (county) general fund was in last year." — BOE finance director Melissa Farmer
With temperatures in the 90s already, it might feel like summer is in full swing, but it doesn’t start officially until Thursday, the day of the summer solstice.
SCSO Public Information Officer Kristen Quon now reports from the scene that the victim did not drown in a children's pool at the home. She says they have been transported to an area hospital for treatment.
In just 10 minutes, a vehicle’s temperature can rise by almost 20 degrees. Heatstroke begins at a core body temperature of just 104 degrees, and irreversible organ damage and even death occur past 107. The clock ticks even faster for young kids; their body temperatures increase three to five times quicker than an adult’s.
A Kingsport man has been arrested after driving a car into his sister's home to try to kill her, according to police, and loading the vehicle down with extra gasoline in hopes of sparking a fire.
After a daylong search, two of three individuals sought for questioning in a Saturday shooting that left a Wise County man seriously injured were found on Tuesday, but the individual of most concern to authorities — Lewis Wesley Hickman III — remained at large.
When officers were called to a home on Cranshaw Drive, they found a 60-year-old neighbor suffering from “severe lacerations.” He told police he had been stabbed twice in the back — though he didn’t know by whom — and was transported to a hospital by EMS.