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Pastor accused of stealing money from church

A Kingsport pastor is now out of jail on bond after being accused of stealing money from his church. The Sullivan County Grand Jury indicted Boyd Holder of theft over $60,000 and money laundering.

Crash sends two teenagers to the hospital

Crash sends two teenagers to the hospital

New twist on $ scam sends armed officers to victim

Police are warning about an old scam with a new a very dangerous twist and a Church Hill woman became a victim. The victim told News 5 WCYB police showed up. Police say they were expecting to stop a home invasion involving "two men armed with AK-47 weapons."

New bridge in Erwin will cut emergency response times

A new bridge in Erwin will do a lot more than cut your commute time. Emergency responders say this bridge will cut about three minutes off their response times.

Wait times improving for vets at Mountain Home

The VA Medical Center in Johnson City is involved in a new initiative aimed at reducing wait times for veterans who are trying to get an appointment.

New plan for the old General Mills property

A local businessman has a new plan to restore the General Mills property in Johnson City. You'll remember, a month ago, the plan was to turn the old mill into apartments, but that deal fell apart.

Elizabethton wins 1st battle over Covered Bridge stage

We have a follow-up to the story about an Elizabethton man, suing his own city, claiming leaders are breaking their own rules. Now, a judge ruled his case has been denied.

Board of Ed approves school facilities study

The Sullivan County Board of Education is discussing the next steps it’s going to take, after voting to accept the final findings of a school facilities study. The approval happened late Thursday afternoon.

Jennings not guilty of murdering infant daughter

A jury has found the Greene County man charged with murdering his infant daughter not-guilty on all counts. Stephen Jennings had been on trial for first-degree murder, aggravated child neglect, and child abuse.

Skate park coming to Erwin

Area children will soon have a new way to spend their summer vacation. The Erwin skate park and playground is scheduled to open in late June.


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