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Search warrant leads to meth discovery at Lee County residence

Search warrant leads to meth discovery at Lee County residence

July 3rd, 2013 3:29 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE -- One person was arrested and another is being sought by Lee County authorities after methamphetamine was allegedly discovered Monday at a home in the Klondike community.

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Tempur Sealy will create new jobs in Scott County

Tempur Sealy will create new jobs in Scott County

July 3rd, 2013 10:11 am by Wes Bunch

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced today that bedding provider Tempur Sealy International, Inc. will create new jobs in Scott County by investing in a $13.3 million expansion of its plant in Duffield.

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Weather service issues flood watch for Tri Cities area through Friday night

Weather service issues flood watch for Tri Cities area through Friday night

July 3rd, 2013 9:54 am by Wes Bunch

The prospect of heavy rain moving into the region for the Fourth of July holiday has prompted the National Weather Service in Morristown to issue a flood watch for portions East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia through Friday.

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Rulings on same-sex unions place spotlight on the weathered institution of marriage

Rulings on same-sex unions place spotlight on the weathered institution of marriage

July 3rd, 2013 9:01 am by By Mark Emmons,San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

The Rev. Layne Kulwin performed same-sex weddings in the brief time they were legal in California, and expects to officiate more now that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for those marriages to resume.

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Sullivan commission could vote on joint education committee this month

Sullivan commission could vote on joint education committee this month

July 3rd, 2013 6:30 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Pat Shull predicts the full County Commission will vote later this month in favor of creation of a joint committee with the cities of Kingsport and Bristol to study use of educational resources.

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DKA hosting 9th annual Fourth of July Celebration

DKA hosting 9th annual Fourth of July Celebration

July 2nd, 2013 11:35 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Downtown Kingsport Association (DKA) is hosting the 9th annual Fourth of July Celebration on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport.

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Carter County sheriff says 4-year-old boy's death suspicious

Carter County sheriff says 4-year-old boy's death suspicious

July 2nd, 2013 10:59 pm by NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said his department is investigating the death of a 4-year-old child on Tuesday, and said there were “suspicious circumstances” about the death.

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Fire guts trailer in Scott County, owner reportedly serving overseas

Fire guts trailer in Scott County, owner reportedly serving overseas

July 2nd, 2013 10:58 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a trailer near Duffield Tuesday afternoon whose owner is reportedly overseas serving in the military.

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Cut in dependent allowances for unemployed delayed

Cut in dependent allowances for unemployed delayed

July 2nd, 2013 10:55 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennesseans facing a cut in their unemployment benefits are getting a reprieve — thanks to the federal government.

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Spilled drink sends motorist plunging into Holston River

Spilled drink sends motorist plunging into Holston River

July 2nd, 2013 10:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Ford Expedition that drove into the Holston River late Monday night near Rogersville hadn’t been retrieved from the water as of late Tuesday afternoon, causing concern that it might float away.

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