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Saturday, March 28, 2015
Bristol, Virginia City Council and Committees to Meet Behind Closed Doors Monday
Bristol, Virginia City Council puts out notice of a called meeting for Monday. Members are to meet at noon with the city's Economic Development Committee, as well as the Industrial Development Authority, at city council chambers. The purpose it to have a closed executive session concerning a business or industry either existing or a prospect for locating or expanding in the city. No further information has been provided by city officials concerning the meeting behind closed doors.
Incident Requiring Police Reported at Kingsport McDonald's
Kingsport police swarmed the McDonald's restaurant on West Stone Drive in the Allendale area about midnight Friday. Police were denying access to the restaurant. An employee there Saturday morning said she had been told not to reveal what happened. No further information is available at this time.
Johnson City Man Arrested in Domestic Assualt Involving Machete
A Johnson City man will make his first appearance in court Monday on charges he injured a woman and threatened her with a machete. police responded to reports of domestic violence at John Busby's apartment at 712 Lamont Street. They didn't find him initially but a woman there said the 34-year-old Busby tried to choke her while threatening her with a machete. Police found the machete and Busby hiding in a hall closet outside his apartment. He's charged with aggravated assault. The woman was bruised but did not need to go to the hospital.
Court Documents Identify South Carolina Man Who is to Make Restitution in BVU Fraud Case
Federal court documents related to the two former vice presidents of Bristol Virginia Utilities, who have admitted guilt in a fraud and kickback scheme, say that they will make restitution along with a third person, James Todd Edwards. Edwards recently resigned as founder and president of Edwards Telecommunications Inc., in Columbia, South Carolina. That although federal prosecutor Tony Giorno has declined to say who was involved with former BVU vice presidents of field operations, Jim Kelley and David Copeland. Giorno said, “At this point with the ongoing investigation, I really can't answer that question. It's really premature for me to address that.”