ELIZABETHTON — The five candidates for the interim position of Elizabethton city judge are in place and City Council will be filling the position during February’s City Council meeting.
A Johnson City man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend and her roommate was indicted earlier this month on attempted murder and other violent charges.
The Tennessee General Assembly created the task force in 2018 to study the makeup of the state’s current 31 judicial districts. The alignment of those districts — which covers all of Tennessee’s 95 counties — have remained unchanged since they were created in 1984.
In the latest chapter of what has been a very active new year for law enforcement in Unicoi County, Sheriff Mike Hensley on Friday announced the arrest of nine people on methamphetamine and weapons charges stemming a year-long federal investigation.
GREENEVILLE — The U.S. Department of Justice reported Thursday that two Elizabethton residents have been sentenced to federal prison on drug charges.
ELIZABETHTON — Jerry Ray Thomas Oaks entered a guilty plea in Carter County Criminal Court on Tuesday on a vehicular homicide case that had been sent back to the court for a retrial.
GREENEVILLE — A Limestone man who is facing federal charges in the robbery of a Carter County convenience store last summer was re-indicted Tuesday in U.S. District Court.
MEMPHIS — A Tennessee man was sentenced Friday to 133 years in prison for killing a Mississippi girl and wounding four other people in a shooting at a park more than three years ago, prosecutors said.
ELIZABETHTON — A man who was charged with attempted first-degree murder following a New Year’s Day stabbing incident in the Blue Springs community had his first day in court in Carter County Sessions Court this week.
GREENEVILLE — A federal judge has dismissed an antitrust lawsuit against Ballad Health, ruling that the plaintiffs did not provide any factual allegations of any potential injury.
Animal control authorities accused a Johnson City man of killing his kitten because it “messed with the Christmas tree.”
A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over issues including the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee is set to carry out what is expected to be only the second execution of a blind prisoner in the United States since the nation reinstated the death penalty in 1976.
ELIZABETHTON — A Carter County man was arraigned on eight counts of cruelty to animals in Sessions Court on Wednesday.
KNOXVILLE — Two men accused of taking homeless men to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to rape them have agreed to a plea deal.