In November, a heated debate got physical in Unicoi County. County mayor Greg Lynch and mayoral candidate John Day scuffled in the mayor's office. Lynch told us things got heated when Day insulted one of his employees. Click here to read more.
ETSU president hurt in accident
ETSU president Brian Noland was injured when his SUV was T-boned by a truck at a Johnson City intersection. Officers say the driver ran a red light. Noland suffered a neck injury and was hospitalized for some time. HGe appeared in a school-produced video in December, thanking everyone for their concern. Click here to read more.
Bus driver's case delayed again
Many days of court-room delays for a former school bus driver continued in December. Brenda Gray faces 39 counts of reckless aggravated assault after a bus crash in Washington County, Tennessee in September 2012. Her bus ran off a road and flipped several times. The case has been delayed due in part to the death of her first attorney. Click here to read more.
Kingsport city manager to retire
Kingsport city manager John Campbell announced he would be retiring near the end of the year. Campbell, who also held the post in Johnson City, will leave in July 2014. Until then, he'll help find his successor. Click here to read more.
Kingsport child has 'miracle' surgery
One family is calling this last story a Christmas miracle -- seven-year old Weston Keeton of Kingsport received a rare heart and double-lung transplant in Philadelphia. Weston had been on the waiting list for two years. His mother Julie told us not long before getting the surgery, Weston met Santa and told him all he wanted for Christmas was a new heart and lungs so he can get big. Click here to read more.