According to a new study published by the Tennessee State Supreme Court, 60 percent of people who are poor in the state can't afford a lawyer. That makes them vulnerable when it comes to issues involving family and finances.
The story of a dog found in the Tri-Cities area is breaking animal lovers' hearts across the country. We visited the dog that is struggling to stay alive to hear about his story of rescue and recovery.
Kingsport Police say if this law goes into effect it would create a new community notification system. Police will be able to use that system to alert residents, schools, and day cares if a sex offender lives within one-thousand feet.