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, September 02, 2014

  • Johnson City Robbery Suspect and Pharmacist Exchange Gunfire, then Suspsect Commits Suicide
  • Road Rage Leads to Arrest of Man dressed only in his Underwear in front of Kingsport school
  • Copper Thief Sought in Greeneville
  • Possible Arson Fires Investigated in Washington County, Virginia; Devil Worship also Reported
  • Two Wanted for Violent Assaults in Gray
  • Review Shows Kilgore Chaired Commission Grants to Agencies affiliated with Kilgore Family
  • Kingsport Plans $26 Million in Bond Issues for Improvements
  • Man Arrested After Making Social Media Threats Against a Unicoi County School
  • Former Hill Topper Called Up to the Big Leagues
  • Russell County Man Found Alive
  • Wellmont on Agenda for Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen
  • Child Run Over in Driveway Near Bristol
  • Sullivan County School Board To Discuss Smoking Policy Again
  • Animal Ordinance Changes Considered by Bristol, TN City Council
  • Retirement of One of Longest Serving Virginia State Troopers; from the Bristol area



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