Lyndsey Price

POSTED: 4:23 PM May 16 2013   UPDATED: 4:40 PM May 12 2014

Lyndsey is a Chilhowie, Virginia native and is excited to be back to the place she calls home.

Lyndsey graduated Cum Laude from the University of Alabama with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and minors in Communication Studies and Computer Science. While in Tuscaloosa, Lyndsey worked as a student professional at WVUA-TV where she served as a fill-in anchor, reporter, and producer. She was huddled under the WVUA anchor desk on April 27, 2011 as the E-F4 tornado tore through Tuscaloosa. She was privileged to tell the stories of loss, hope, and recovery of the people of Tuscaloosa.

After graduation Lyndsey moved to Monroe, Louisiana where she was a reporter for KNOE 8 News. While there she covered many big stories and landed an exclusive interview with Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Dynasty.

In her free time you can find Lyndsey watching Alabama Football (Roll Tide!) and hanging out with friends and family.

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Man found in Watauga Lake was co-owner of popular Johnson City restaurant

Investigators released the name of a man whose body was found in Watauga Lake after a sailboat washed ashore in Carter County.

Smyth County teacher is regional teacher of the year

One teacher in Southwest Virginia got a big surprise Wednesday, they were recognized by the governor.

Experts say practicing emergency drills at school can make a difference

Tuesday students and teachers at one area school spent the day practicing lockdown and evacuation drills.

Sullivan County Commission approves lawsuit settlement

The Sullivan County Commission decided on a settlement Monday after a lawsuit was filed by seven-former highway department workers.

Sullivan County meets about highway department settlement

The Sullivan County commission met Monday, partly to talk about settling a lawsuit filed by several fired employees from the highway department.

Saltville Rescue Squad hoping for community support

After dealing with federal indictments for the last year, the Saltville Rescue Squad is working to rebuild and restore trust in the community.

Settlement reached in Sullivan Co. Highway Dept. dispute

Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street tells News 5 a settlement has been reached with seven former highway department workers.

Local firefighter honored with a 'fireman's funeral' on September 11th

A fireman's funeral is a visually compelling service that commemorates the service of a firefighter.

Johnson City animal shelter nearly full

Animal shelters typically see more cats and dogs filter into their facilities during the summer months, a product of breeding season.  


Search effort for missing ASU student ramped up

Boone police originally reported they did not believe that missing ASU student was in any danger, but now they have stepped up their search efforts.

3 Sullivan County Highway workers back on temporary basis

Three Sullivan County highway workers who were fired earlier this year are back to work on a temporary basis.

Hot classrooms in Smyth County lead to early dismissal

Smyth County Schools dismissed two hours early Friday because of hot temperatures and humidity. We found out of the 13 schools in the county, six of them have no air conditioning or partial air conditioning.


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