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Missing Bulls Gap man found deceased in field near home

Missing Bulls Gap man found deceased in field near home

December 9th, 2013 11:16 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who has been missing since Nov. 15 was found Saturday deceased in a field near his home.

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Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

Pets in local classrooms teaching many kinds of lessons

December 9th, 2013 8:58 am by Marci Gore

Erin Eberhart says a little guinea pig named Gertie has taught her kindergarten students at Sulpher Springs Elementary in Jonesborough to take an interest in something other than themselves.

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Tennessee man rescues woman from burning vehicle

Tennessee man rescues woman from burning vehicle

December 9th, 2013 8:22 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee man rescued a woman just before her vehicle was engulfed in flames.

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Big storm dumps snow on East Coast, travel dicey

Big storm dumps snow on East Coast, travel dicey

December 9th, 2013 8:16 am by DAN GELSTON MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

The seemingly never-ending storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt and causing scattered school closures or delays.

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Johnson City mayor hopes to keep guns out of city parks

Johnson City mayor hopes to keep guns out of city parks

December 8th, 2013 9:25 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin hopes the city will not be following an action neighboring Bristol took last week in repealing the ban on guns in its local parks.

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Rules evolving for  parking in downtown  Kingsport

Rules evolving for parking in downtown Kingsport

December 8th, 2013 7:26 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is continuing to tweak its downtown parking regulations with the latest round of changes dealing with overnight parking for residents and businesses and temporary parking for visitors and contractors.

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Sullivan County archives in need of space

Sullivan County archives in need of space

December 8th, 2013 7:23 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — County Commissioner Eddie Williams wants to do something about the lack of space — and especially space convenient to the county archives office — for storage of documents that should be available for public review.

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Senate Democrats push Obama nominees; GOP bides time

Senate Democrats push Obama nominees; GOP bides time

December 8th, 2013 5:31 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate’s minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama’s nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.

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Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

December 8th, 2013 5:18 pm by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. — A winter storm delivered a sloppy smorgasbord of snow, freezing rain and sleet to the southern Mid-Atlantic region and other states Sunday, with parts of Pennsylvania seeing more than 3 inches of accumulation.

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Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

December 8th, 2013 2:27 pm by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in staunchly Republican Cobb County.

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