MAN ARRESTED FOR THROWING BRICK

 

A KINGSPORT MAN FACES A LONG LIST OF CHARGES—AFTER ALLEGEDLY THROWING A BRICK THROUGH A DOOR AT A JOHNSON CITY BUSINESS.  MARK MOODY FLED..THEN RETURNED..AND USED A STONE TO BREAK A WINDOW.  MOODY LEFT AGAIN—RAMMING A VEHICLE—BEFORE BEING STOPPED BY THE WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.  HE’S CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED BURGLARY, 2 COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND VANDALISM OVER $500.

 

 

MAN ARRESTED FOR INTOXICATION

 

A JOHNSON CITY MAN WAS TAKEN TO JAIL—AFTER RUNNING A RED LIGHT.  POLICE STOPPED KHALID AL SHARYAH AFTER WATCHING HIM NEAR WEST STATE OF FRANKLIN AND SEVIER.  SHARYAH ALSO PERFORMED POORLY ON FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS.  HE ALSO GAVE POLICE HIS BROTHER’S I-D CARD.  SHARYAH FACES NUMEROUS CHARGES.

 

 

JUDGE DENIES POMRENKE REQUEST

 

A JUDGE HAS DENIED STACEY POMRENKE’S REQUEST TO FOREFEIT A LESSER AMOUNT.  THE FORMER CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AT BRISTOL VIRGINIA UTILITIES WAS ORDERED TO PAY ABOUT $60-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FINES AND FORFEITURES—AFTER BEING FOUND GUILTY ON CORRUPTION AND CONTEMPT OF COURT.  A RULING HELD THAT POMRENKE DID’T OBJECT TO THE AMOUNT DURING HER SENTENCING.

 

 

 

KINGSPORT POLICE-BOOZE IT AND LOSE IT

 

THE KINGSPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE TAKING PART IN THE “BOOZE IT AND LOSE IT” CAMPAIGN THROUGH SEPTEMBER 5TH.  THE EFFORT TO CRACK DOWN ON IMPAIRED DRIVERS INCLUDES LABOR DAY WEEKEND—WHICH IS ONE OF THE DEADLIEST OF THE YEAR FOR MOTORISTS.  THE DEPARTMENT WILL HAVE EXTRA PATROLS THROUGHOUT THE CITY—AND THERE’LL ALSO BE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINTS ON SEPTEMBER 3RD.  TENNESSEE D-U-I LAWS APPLY NOT ONLY TO ALCOHOL—BUT TO ANY SUBSTANCE THAT IMPAIRS THE ABILITY TO DRIVE.

 

 

HALLIBURTON—NEW BOONES CREEK SCHOOL SITE

 

SHE CAME INTO THE PROCESS NEAR THE END, BUT NEW WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DIRECTOR KIMBER HALLIBURTON IS GLAD THERE’S FINALLY A DECISION ON WHERE TO BUILD A NEW BOONES CREEK SCHOOL.  SHE SAYS TIME IS KEY, "I'M JUST DELIGHTED THAT A SITE WAS CHOSEN AND WE'RE MOVING AHEAD BECAUSE ANY MORE DELAYS WOULD JUST PUT IT OFF AN ADDITIONAL 5--MAYBE 6 YEARS.  WE JUST NEED TO GET STARTED."  WASHINGTON COUNTY MAYOR DAN ELDRIDGE WILL NEGOTIATE PURCHASING AT LEAST 20 ACRES NEAR HIGHLAND CHURCH AND BOONES CREEK ROADS.  IT’S HOPED THE NEW SCHOOL WILL BE OPEN IN 2019.


 


UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS—COLONIAL HEIGHTS

 

MORE SEWER WORK IN COLONIAL HEIGHTS.  WORK ON SHADYSIDE DRIVE—FROM WESTBROOK DRIVE TO BEECHWOOD DRIVE—WILL CONTINUE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 23RD.  THIS SECTION OF SHADYSIDE WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC BEGINNING MONDAY.  DETOUR SIGNS WILL BE POSTED.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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