The annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday parade - now in its 20the year - took place in downtown Kingsport Monday afternoon with more than 100 participants braving the cold weather to walk from East Sevier Avenue to the steps of city hall.
Federal agents executed a search warrant at Perry Alan Skeen’s home, seizing a computer and several hard drives. A forensic analysis of the hard drives revealed nearly 1,000 videos and 400,000 images of child pornography.
According to the lawsuit, Rhonda Asher is disabled and has to use a wheelchair for mobility. Four businesses in Sevierville all have issues with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prompted the lawsuit by Asher.
The three women described the suspect as being a white male, in his mid-40s, heavy set with a pudgy face and dark colored hair. He was driving a gray Kia Soul without a license plate.
After 257 days, the Ballad Health protesters removed their camp outside Holston Valley Medical Center on Monday. Two days later, Kingsport requested the citations against the protesters be dismissed.
Two dogs spent nearly an hour on the roof of a Center Street house Monday afternoon after tearing through a screen in a second story window.
Hunger First will no longer be letting homeless people sleep overnight on the property, but the Myrtle Street location will be able to serve as a warming station when temperatures get too cold.
Derek Eisentrout, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Morristown, said the thunderstorm brought winds of 60 to 70 miles per hour to our region.
Walmart is designating a parking space for law enforcement at all of its U.S. locations, including the three in Kingsport. Kingsport police respond to hundreds of calls every year at the store’s locations in town, with many of the calls being for shoplifting.
Notices that go out this month are for delinquent taxes dating back to 2018 and not for the property taxes most folks just recently paid. A full year has to pass before the city embarks on the collection process, which could ultimately end up in Sullivan County Chancery Court come April.