Erwin attorney William “Bill” Lawson has been indicted on two felony theft charges alleging he stole more from $65,000 from his clients.
ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Sheriff’s Department arrested three women on methamphetamine possession charges on Wednesday in two unrelated incidents.
CHATTANOOGA — For the second time in three years, the Johnson City Press earned the coveted General Excellence Award in the annual State Press Awards on Thursday.
At 149 years old, Oak Hill Cemetery is just a bit younger than Johnson City itself.
July 18, 1901: The Comet published an ad for the S.B. White Company, and mentioned that its telephone number was 55. The same issue of The Comet mentioned, “a shirt waist dance was recently held at the Hotel Carnegie.”
Brooks Blair is executive director of Project Access, a local non-profit that coordinates donated specialty medical care for the uninsured.
A former East Tennessee State University student’s acquittal on civil rights intimidation — arrested after after he showed up at a campus Black Lives Matter rally in 2016 wearing a gorilla mask and handing out bananas wrapped with rope — was a Constitutional win, his attorney said after the verdict.
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials returned to Erwin Tuesday to a local give citizens group the chance they requested to publicly address concerns for the safety of Nuclear Fuel Services operations here.
A new signal installed at the Peoples Street and Greenline Road intersection will become fully operational at 9 a.m. Thursday, the city said in a release.
A Washington County jury Wednesday acquitted a former East Tennessee State University student of civil rights intimidation charges resulting from his gorilla-masked appearance at a campus Black Lives Matter rally in 2016.
NEW YORK — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional
Updated Jul 17, 2019 at 11:28 AM
July 17, 1890: The contract to build a new $12,500 powerhouse for the Electric Light Co. had been awarded to parties from Waterbury, Connecticut, and bricks had been purchased.
UNICOI - Tennessee Governor Bill Lee took a tour of Unicoi’s Mountain Harvest Kitchen on his visit to Northeast Tennessee Tuesday and called the regional food business incubator a good example of how government can partner with communities to create jobs.
UNICOI — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee received a warm welcome from residents and town officials during a Tuesday visit to Unicoi.