Thursday, December 06, 2012

Recovering Crisis Center Approves New Board Members
Recovering from funding issues, staff turnover and reduction, the Crisis Center approved the applications of six new members to their board of directors. They replaced members that left the board over funding concerns that affected the nonprofit’s future. The community meeting proved that there is interest in continuing the agency’s work of providing the region with 24-hour suicide prevention, domestic abuse support and other services. The new board members include a retired business executive Bob Frank who has experience managing nonprofit agencies, former counselor Laura Blankenship, retired social worker Jim Estep, social worker Leslie Webb, business owner Angela Vandergriff and Jennifer Vanover who holds a doctorate degree in social work. The center will also assemble an advisory committee of local experts to work with the board and staff. The initial meeting is expected in January. (bg)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • Tri-Cities Airport Wants to Re-impose Passenger Fee
  • Kingsport Woman Seriously Injured After Being Ejected from SUV
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect in Church Hill
  • State Transportation Board Seeking Input in Bristol Wednesday
  • Virginia State Police Budget Cuts Will Reduce Staff, Overtime Pay
  • Sullivan County Detectives Looking for Help to Identify Bluff City, Piney Flats Vandals
  • Committees in Carter County to Stay As-Is After Lengthy Debate
  • State Police Association in Virginia Says Budget Cuts Will Deter Service and Morale
  • Virginia Creeper Trail Inducted into National Rails to Trail Hall of Fame
  • Problem with Accuracy of Eyewitnesses to Crime Identified Across Virginia
  • Police say Woman Lied About Child's Fund Raiser to Collect for Herself
  • Jeff Howard Promoted to ETSU Dean of Students
  • Gas Prices Continue to Drop Across the Tri-Cities
  • Controversial Superintendent Announces Plans to Retire
  • Two Charged in Johnson City Home Robbery
  • ETSU Goes Public with Student Report of Rape
  • Kingsport Earns Highest Bond Ratings in History
  • House Fire in Bristol Contained to Kitchen
  • Sullivan County Commissioners Consent to Support of Wellmont staying local, State Constitution Amendment 1
  • Fire Department Promotion in Johnson City
  • Kingsport Mom Booked Again After Children Found Wondering the Streets
  • Deer Versus Vehicle Crashes on the Rise, THP Reports
  • Man Arrested After Fight With Father Ends With Gunfire



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