KING COMMONS

THE NEW PARK ALONG THE KING CREEK BASIN IN DOWNTOWN JOHNSON CITY ALSO HAS A NEW NAME---KING COMMONS.  THERE’S THE POTENTIAL FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT—AND CITY MANAGER PETE PETERSON SAYS IT PAYS TRIBUTE TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR, "IT KIND OF GOES IN CONCERT WITH THE IMMEDIATE VICINITY OF THE LIBRARY AND THE EDUCATION MISSION OF THE LIBRARY AND PRESERVATION OF HISTORY."  THE FORMER U-HAUL SITE WILL ALSO HELP PROVIDE MORE FLOOD CONTROL FOR THE DOWNTOWN AREA.


 

  

AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT

A JOHNSON CITY MAN IS FACING CHARGES—AFTER ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTING HIS WIFE.  POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE MEDICAL CENTER—ABOUT A WOMAN—WHO’D BEEN ASSAULTED IN A WOMEN’S RESTROOM.  THE VICTIM SAID SHE’D BEEN ASSAULTED BY HER HUSBAND—DALVIN STEPHENS—SEVERAL TIMES—AND HE TRIED TO DROWN HER IN A BATHTUB, CAUSING HER TO LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS.  STEPHENS WAS ARRESTED THURSDAY NIGHT..AND IS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT.

 

AEROSPACE PARK

MOVE MOVEMENT ON THE PROPOSED AEROSPACE PARK AT TRI-CITIES AIRPORT.  THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY HAS HIRED A FINANCIAL ADVISOR—FOR THE ESTIMATED $18-MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT.  THERE’LL ALSO BE AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE SITE.  THE PARK WILL BE 160 ACRES.


 

ALS CLINIC

THE REGION’S FIRST EVER A-L-S CLINIC IS OPEN IN JOHNSON CITY.  THE GARY SHEALY CLINIC IS PART OF THE EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY’S COLLEGE OF CLINICAL AND REHABILITATIVE HEALTH SCIENCES.  IT’S IN THE ETSU QUILLEN PHYSICIANS BUILDING ON NORTH STATE OF FRANKLIN ROAD.  IT’S NAMED FOR GARY SHEALY—WHO DIED FROM A-L-S IN 2016.

 

 

WOMAN BREAKS INTO HOUSE, RAMS VEHICLES

ELIZABETHTON POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A WOMAN—AFTER SHE ALLEGEDLY BROKE INTO A HOME—THEN RAMMED 2 VEHICLES TRYING TO GET AWAY.  45-YEAR OLD STACEY HATLEY FACES NUMEROUS CHARGES—AFTER THE THURSDAY NIGHT INCIDENT ON WEST “K” STREET.  THE HOMEOWNERS SPOTTED A WOMAN NEAR THE BACK OF THE HOME..AND SHE GOT IN HER VEHICLE—AND STARTED RAMMING THEIRS AND STRIKING ANOTHER VEHICLE AS SHE WAS LEAVING.  POLICE FOUND HATLEY NEARBY—HIDING UNDER HER VEHICLE.  WHILE BEING BOOKED, OFFICERS FOUND HER WITH TWO PIPES.


 

 

JUDGE DENIES REQUEST TO RE-OPEN CASE

CONVICTED KILLER KAREN HOWELL HAS BEEN DENIED A CHANCE TO HAVE HER CASE RE-OPENED.  HOWELL WAS SENTENCED AS A TEEN FOR THE 1997 MURDERS OF THE LILLELID FAMILY IN GREENE COUNTY.  HER ATTORNEY CONTENDED THAT A RECENT SUPREME COURT RUILING THAT CALLED JUVENILE LIFE SENTENCES UNCONSTITUTIONAL COULD IMPACT HER CASE.  HOWELL AND FIVE OTHERS WERE CONVICTED FOR THE KILLINGS OF VIDAR, DELPHINIA AND TABITHA LILLELID OF KNOX COUNTY.


 

 

 

SKIMMER ON VENDING MACHINE

A FRAUD ALERT FROM EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY.  A MAGNETIC STRIPE CARD READER—A “SKIMMER” WAS FOUND ON A VENDING MACHINE IN ROGERS-STOUT HALL EARLIER THIS MONTH.  IT’S THOUGHT THE SKIMMER WAS ON THE MACHINE FOR A WEEK BEFORE IT WAS DISCOVERED.  IT’S BEEN SENT TO THE TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION FOR EXAMINATION.  ALL VENDING MACHINES ON CAMPUS ARE BEING EXAMINED.

 

 

 

 

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Boonie's Restaurant at Davis Marina on Boone Lake. Call (423) 279-0013
 
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Gary Story Insurance, Johnson City, provides ways for you to protect your future.(423) 854-9173

 

Hawg & Dawg in Erwin, barbecue and hot dogs...and more! Call (423) 743-9600
Jiggy Ray's in Elizabethton - the best pizza this side of the moon!
 
Keesecker Appliance Furniture & Flooring, serving Elizabethton since 1942. Call (423) 707-6117
The Ole Barn Restaurant, Johnson City, is a family style all-you-can-eat restaurant. Call (423) 631-0403
 
Let Plant Palace & Florist in Erwin be your first choice for flowers. Call (423) 743-3301
Scott’s Farm Market, l in Unicoi, has a motto: “If we didn’t grow it we know who did”. Call (423)743-7511  
 
Budget Appliance, Johnson City.  Thousands of parts, appliances and best prices!
  Barber and Cosmetology School in Johnson City . Train to become a barber, barber instructor and soon cosmetologist.  
 

KNK Automotive, Erwin
Looking for a safe and dependable, fuel efficient vehicle? See KNK!

 

 


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