Monday, September 23, 2013

Hawkins County Jailer Fired
On the heels of a former Hawkins County Jailer being arrested last week, another has been fired for violating Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office regulations. Officer Scott Winkle was let go after a disturbance in the jail. Officials say Winkle was walking an inmate back to his cell and had “inappropriate physical contact” with that inmate. Jail authorities said Winkle and all jail officers received instruction on appropriate contact after former jail officer Roy Junior Mathes was accused of misdemeanor assault back in February. Mathes was officially charged last week. Officials say the inmate in this latest incident was not injured and a criminal investigation will not be opened.

Friday, October 24, 2014

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  • Kingsport Man Arrested For Aiming Rifle at a Police Officer
  • A Comprehensive Study of Bristol, Virginia Planning and Zoning on Tap
  • BVU to Consider Paying $5,000 for NEW CEO to Move to Bristol
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  • Kingsport Arrest Results from $60,000 Theft
  • Kingsport Suspects Try to Flush $12,000 in Crack Cocaine Down the Toilet
  • Five Booked in Washington County After Year-Long Meth Investigation
  • Suspected Corvette Thief Arrested, Charged for Scott County Incident With Deputy
  • Carter County Authorities Quickly Catch Armed Robbery Suspect
  • Jury Convicts Southwest Virginia Retail Store Owners of Selling Synthetic Marijuana
  • Sentence Reduced for Bristol Man Convicted of Child Rape
  • Carter County Gets Stern Warning on Finances From Comptroller
  • Mold Forces Closure of Indian Springs Elementary
  • Dangerous, Possibly Drugged, Suspect Wanted in Sullivan County
  • New Virginia Road Funding Formula in Question for Coalfield's Expressway, Other Projects
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  • USDA Awards $3 Million to Scott County, Va., for Broadband



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