Friday, January 18, 2013

Roadway Summary
The winter weather wreaked havoc on roadways around the region. In Northeast Tennessee Interstate 26 was not moving at all during afternoon commute. At least two tractor trailers jack knifed added to the slushy snowfall equals some travelers stuck in their vehicles with no way for emergency crews to get to them. Some commuters reported a seven hour ride home. The roadways from Bristol to Johnson City gave drivers a challenge. Parts of the roadway were shut down and traffic rerouted and traffic was at a crawl. In Erwin the slippery roadway sent a woman and her children into a waterway. They were all rescued. Kingsport schools has a city bus that slid off the roadway and stranded the ten bus riders for two hours. In southwest Virginia the roadways in Wise County were shut down after they were hit extremely hard by the snow. Several minor accidents were reported all throught the region. Several others were out on roadways in the evening hours even after local police asked for people to get to a safe location and stay put. (CC)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

  • Engineering Program to be Offered by Milligan College
  • State Certificate Granted for Lee County Hospital Project
  • Former Utility District Managers Accused of Theft, Official Misconduct
  • Damascus Women Arrested in Johnson City After Both Stole $600 From J.C. Penney's
  • Bristol, Virginia Now Marketing Revenue Bonds for The Falls Development Project
  • Sheriff Says Male, Female Died in Mobile Home Fire Near Abingdon
  • TN Mental Health Officials to Launch $7 Million Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Project in Sullivan, Washington Counties
  • Tobacco Commission Member Says SW Virginia Medical School Project is 'Lipstick On a Pig'
  • Fatal Fire in Washington County, VA Under Investigation
  • Woman Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge After Stabbing Boyfriend
  • Former Probation Officer Arrested for Official Misconduct
  • Two Daniel Boone Students Charged with Making Bomb Threats
  • Autopsy: Kingsport Jail Death from Drug Overdose
  • Man Charged with Abusing Dependent Adult in His Care
  • TN Comptroller's Office Cites Concerns in Annual Audit for Carter County
  • Police Arrest Johnson City Woman, Charge Her with Stealing Neighbor's Credit Card
  • Police: Man Admits to Stealing Freon from Johnson City Apartment Complex Air Conditioners
  • Kingsport Police Tracking Leads in Big Burglary
  • Cold Leads to House Fires
  • Police: Sullivan County Man Lost Micro Disk Containing 100+ Images of Child Porn
  • Teen Given Indeterminate Sentence for Murder Accessory in Greene County
  • Police say "Fatigue" Factor in Bristol Fatality
  • Wanted Washington County, TN Man Hides in Attic, Taken Out by Gunpoint
  • TVA Power Customers Push Electric Use to New Record Levels for November
  • Greene County Woman Dies In Fire



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