Both the man and an injured officer were hospitalized.
Work at the project at Boone Dam will be entering its final major phase this summer as officials say the current phase of the project is nearing completion.
ELIZABETHTON — A large drug roundup that began Tuesday is winding down and a press conference was held in the conference room of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department to discuss its success.
East Tennessee State University students and members of the local community will gather Saturday for a “sibling march” as part of the national March for Our Lives Movement, which began as a call for more comprehensive gun legislation in the aftermath of the massacre.
Johnson City’s financial standing for the 2017-18 fiscal year remains strong, with property tax revenues offsetting smaller-than-anticipated sales tax gains during the holiday season.
State legislators Rusty Crowe and John Holtsclaw Jr. and representatives for Senator Lamar Alexander and Congressman Phil Roe came to breakfast in Erwin on Friday to discuss their work in Nashville and Washington at the annual Unicoi County Legislative Breakfast.
ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County man facing 13 counts in Criminal Court on Thursday was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to some of the counts.
TDOH Commissioner John Dreyzehner announced Friday he had suspended admissions to Family Ministries John M. Reed Center as of Thursday.
In national news this week, the citizens of Austin, TX finally slept well, knowing that the bomber who had been targeting their city had been identified, and had taken his own life.
BRISTOL — Police announced Friday the arrests of two people accused of killing a man in a Walmart parking lot. They are the dead man’s ex-wife and her current husband.
Demonstrators will gather in a “siblings march” Saturday at East Tennessee State University as part of the March for Our Lives Movement that began in the wake of the recent Parkland, Florida, school massacre.
“This is not the way to do government,” the congressman said in reference to the $1.3 trillion budget compromise. The spending measure includes $21 billion for infrastructure improves, $2.3 billion for school safety and $1.6 billion for construction of a border wall.
The town of Erwin has received a $500,000 grant to further develop the former Morgan Insulation industrial site for a new manufacturing facility.
Volunteers broke out the paint brushes Thursday afternoon to prepare the unused, 800-square foot building at 325 E. Main St. into a space for a budding business.
Worried the public might believe the Knob Creek Road overpass project is closer to construction than it actually is, the Johnson City Commission spent considerable time Thursday reviewing the project’s timeline and voting to proceed with
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