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Two arrested, two still sought  in Kingsport hit and run

Two arrested, two still sought in Kingsport hit and run

September 17th, 2013 11:09 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police are searching for the occupants of a car that spurred a four-vehicle collision Friday afternoon, while two acquaintances accused of driving them from the scene have been arrested.

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Second person dies as result of fiery Kingsport crash

Second person dies as result of fiery Kingsport crash

September 17th, 2013 10:10 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Tom Patton confirms Walter T. (Tony) Bellamy, 58, of Kingsport, died Tuesday morning.

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Navy Yard shooter: A Buddhist chanter, an angry armed man

Navy Yard shooter: A Buddhist chanter, an angry armed man

September 17th, 2013 8:37 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Alexis seemed to hold grudges. He was upset over a salary dispute with his employer, a government subcontractor called The Experts, according to an official close to the investigation.

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Groups seek solutions to area’s prescription drug abuse epidemic

Groups seek solutions to area’s prescription drug abuse epidemic

September 17th, 2013 8:11 am by Nick Shepherd

Even though the prescription drug abuse problem looks grim, groups in the area and across Tennessee are trying to find solutions to the issue.

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BMA poised to OK bond issuance for capital projects

BMA poised to OK bond issuance for capital projects

September 16th, 2013 10:46 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is expected to move forward tonight on issuing nearly $30 million in bonds to cover the cost of the city’s 2014 capital improvement plan.

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New Johnson City resident finds himself in heroic situation

New Johnson City resident finds himself in heroic situation

September 16th, 2013 9:42 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Chris Faber and his girlfriend, Rhonda Witherspoon, were driving to a restaurant in Kingsport on Saturday night when they witnessed a car accident that killed one person.

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No change to Hawkins  budget proposal that  costs Rogersville, Kingsport revenue

No change to Hawkins budget proposal that costs Rogersville, Kingsport revenue

September 16th, 2013 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Through its lack of action Monday, the Hawkins County Commission’s Budget Committee in essence is recommending approval of a county school budget proposal that will cost the city of Rogersville $164,000 in revenue.

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Sullivan County Commission rejects church’s bid for Cedar Grove site

Sullivan County Commission rejects church’s bid for Cedar Grove site

September 16th, 2013 8:10 pm by J. H. Osborne

In June, Freedom Fellowship Pastor Roy Lane told the Building Committee the church aims to convert the Cedar Grove School into housing for at-risk teens and homeless children.

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Suspect in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

Suspect in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

September 16th, 2013 7:35 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a recent Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper.

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Death toll up to 13 in Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage

Death toll up to 13 in Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage

September 16th, 2013 5:25 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A former Navy man launched an attack Monday morning inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallway at the heavily secured installation, authorities said.

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