Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Couple Appointed Lawyers, Hearing Set For June
A Carter County couple implicated in the death of 78 year old Lonnie Townsend made their first court appearance on Monday. 21 year old Whitney Harris and 43 year old Timothy Pate were appointed public defenders, and their cases continued until June 26th. Lonnie Townsend was reported missing April 17th. Johnson City police questioned the couple. Whitney Harris is said to have taken police to Little Ball Creek Road in Erwin where they found Townsend's remains. She is alleged to have told police that Timothy Pate killed Townsend by hitting him in the head with a claw hammer. (jb)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

  • County Leaders Vote to Reduce Commission Size in Washington County, TN
  • Gas Prices Are On the Rise
  • Report of Party Leads to Meth Arrest in Abingdon
  • TBI Data: Kingsport Leads Tri-Cities in Serious Reported Crimes
  • BVU Expecting Restitution by June from Employee/Contractor Theft and Kick-Back Schemes
  • BVU Board Gives Preliminary Approval to 15 Percent Sewer Rate Increase
  • Bristol Chamber Hosting Meet the Candidates Night on Thursday
  • Former NASCAR Truck Series Driver Out of Johnson City Has Sentencing Delayed in Ponzi Scheme Until October
  • Trial in Murder of 78-year-old in Carter County Delayed



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