Olivia Bailey

Multi-Media Journalist

POSTED: 11:24 AM Aug 21 2014   UPDATED: 1:21 PM Nov 20 2014
Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey is a multi-media journalist for News 5 WCYB.

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Rezoning would transform school into bed and breakfast

An old school might have soon a new purpose. The Bristol Regional Planning Commission are meeting Monday to discuss zoning regulations for the old Valley Pike Elementary School building.

Sullivan County approves 45 new patrol cars

When it comes to pounding the pavement, Sullivan County Sheriff's Department vehicles rack up a million miles a year.

Bristol races generate $100,000 in sales tax

It's the world's fastest half-mile and the business boom it creates lasts for months.

Local dispatchers honored this week

Hopefully you've never had to dial 9-1-1, but if you have called, you have reached a dispatcher on the other end. They play an important role in some of the most frightening situations, and this week many are being honored by their departments.

Hawkins County designates Child Abuse Prevention Month

The number of child abuse cases in Hawkins County is rising, so several county officials joined a national initiative Monday to designate April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

21 head of cattle stolen from Hawkins County farm

Thieves stole 21 cows -- all pregnant -- from a Hawkins County farm and now investigators are looking for information. The farmers realized the cows were missing when they were taking inventory.

More allergy patients in our area this year

With spring in the air, so is the pollen. That also means many people will deal with spring allergies.

Restaurant Privilege Tax resolution approved

The Bristol, Tennessee, City Council approved a resolution to show their interest to lawmakers in Nashville about implementing a "restaurant privilege tax" of up to two percent.

Auction features various military memorabilia

Step into one Johnson City auction house this weekend, and you'll be stepping back into time.  It's a glimpse of United States history you can touch and feel.   

Virginia law releases gas royalties to property owners

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring visited southwest Virginia Tuesday. He addressed a new law signed by the governor, allowing landowners to receive payments they've been waiting on for decades.

Governor signs law to reduce pill mills in Tennessee

Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill intended to eliminate pill mills in Tennessee.

Military reservists serve country, work at home

We can often tell military members by their distinctive uniforms. However, throughout the week, many service members have other jobs.


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Paul Johnson

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Rebecca Pepin

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Dave Dierks

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David Boyd

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Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels

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Casey Goetz

Casey joined the News 5 team as Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter in August, 2010.


Olivia Caridi

Olivia graduated Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a degree in journalism and a minor in English.


Callan Gray

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Stephanie Santostasi

Stephanie comes to the Tri-Cities from Michigan, where she attended Central Michigan University with dual degrees in Broadcast and Cinematic Arts and Communication.

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Cassandra Sweetman

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Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey

Olivia Bailey is a multi-media journalist for News 5 WCYB.


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