“While on Tuggle Hill Road his dad's driving scared him, so he told his dad to pull over so he could drive. (The boy) advised his dad told him to go to the liquor store.” — HCSO Deputy Corey Young
Kingsport Times News reporter Jeff Bobo just happened to be at the Volunteer High School gym last Wednesday covering a different event when the “Class of 2020” was assembled to to take its class photo for the yearbook.
A toy handgun was located in the floorboard, and a toy mini-Uzi was located in the back seat. Why the man had the toy guns wasn’t known, said CHPD Chief Chad Mosley, noting that they “definitely looked real.”
“It's serious. This radio communication has been a serious problem for years, and we're going to have to do something. We've got lives at stake out here, not only public safety, but the community.” — Mayor Jim Lee
“I don't think we will replace his business acumen and his abilities. We'll find somebody to sit in the seat, and maybe bring a different skill set, but people like Terry a few and far between.” — board chairman Larry Elkins
It was a bittersweet weekend for the Surgoinsville based Tennessee Hoedowners this past Friday and Saturday who for the second time reached the top of the competitive clogging mountain, but this time without their founder and biggest fan.
A resolution on the agenda for Monday's County Commission, if approved, would seek a private act from the Tennessee General Assembly to make the Hawkins County Juvenile Judge position full time instead of the current two days per week.
Four years ago the beginning salary for drivers was only $57 per day, and it was very difficult to recruit new drivers. The school transportation department would find itself with as many as 10 driver vacancies at a time.
With 12 national titles in her first three seasons of competition on Volunteer High School's NJROTC Rifle Team, senior Jaden-Ann Fraser is already among the most decorated student athletes in her school’s history.
Traffic lights that were originally scheduled to go up in 2018 at Mount Carmel's intersection of 11-W and Englewood Avenue are being installed this week, but whether another set of photo enforcement cameras goes up beside them is still to be determined.