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Suspects apprehended after car chase and gun fire
Richard Shane Mabe, wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred earlier last week that left 40-year-old Jackie Harless of Mountain City and 40-year-old Michael Laird also of Mountain City, at Johnson City Medical Center being treated for gunshot wounds, has been apprehended by Johnson County Police.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Sheriff gives new details about shooting, chase
Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece released more information about the chase that ended in the arrest of two men, one of whom was wanted by the TBI in connection to a double shooting early this week.
Alleged shooter Richard Shane Mabe in custody
Richard Shane Mabe and two other unidentified suspects have been apprehended by law enforcement officials after allegedly stealing a car at Silver Lake Market off of Highway 91 in Mountain City.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Man Shot In The Head Several Times After Trying To Fight Off Robbers On Arlington Avenue
At approximately 3:20 a.m. Chattanooga Police responded to a shooting at 1103 Arlington Ave. where they found the victim, Kibwe Din Parks, suffering from several gunshot wounds to the head.
PHOTOS: A Walk Along The River At Riverbend
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation removed the latest fugitive added to the state's Top 10 Most Wanted list after he was captured Thursday morning in Mountain City.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Appalachian Express Chorus
Once, in a time long ago when America was much younger and times were much simpler than they are today, a form of music existed known as barbershop.
JCCF awards $20,500 to local organizations
The Johnson County Community Foundation , an Affiliate Fund of East Tennessee Foundation , announces the recipients of the 2013 Johnson County Community Foundation Grants Program.
The Elizabethton Star
Mountain City man one of TBI's most wanted
Richard Shane Mabe, the man suspected of shooting two people in Mountain City early Monday morning, was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted List Wednesday after authorities searched for him for two full days.
Chamber recognizes community-minded businesses and individuals
Dr. Donald Tarr accepts an award on behalf of his wife, Carole, Mary Sturdivant and himself from outgoing Chamber President Tom Reece.
Swift delves deeper into the history of Johnson County education
Continuing from last week's column, it became evident that although creating and sustaining public schools for the education of Tennessee's citizens had many setbacks , Johnson County was one of the earliest counties in the state to levy taxes to enhance opportunities for children to get an education.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Johnson County Tennessee sheriff's deputies are investigating a...
Sheriff Mike Reece tells News 5 the incident happened around 2:30 a.m on Divide Road, or Old State Route 91, that runs between Damascus and Mountain City.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
The Elizabethton Star
Dodgers win Mountain City showdown with Dawgs
First place was on the line in Johnson County Little League play on Saturday with the Dodgers and Dawgs trying to settle the score.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Several meth related arrests made in county
According to a press release from the Johnson County's Sheriff's office, multiple arrests for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine were made on May 28, 2013.
Wed May 29, 2013
Commission and PAC talk about animal control issue
The Johnson County Humane Society held a very significant monthly board meeting last week in Butler to discuss the future of their Pet Adoption Center .
Johnson County pauses to remember our fallen heroes
The sidewalks of Main Street in Mountain City lined with the red, white, and blue and the smell of barbeque wafting through the warm breeze is an annual sign of the approaching summer.
Whn the bean crop ruled Johnson County agriculture: Part II
In last week's column I wrote a bit about the green bean enterprise in Johnson County and having been involved in the labor aspect of that once thriving enterprise, I remember a great deal about it.
Sat May 25, 2013
The Elizabethton Star
Longhorns' Bellamy moving on to Milligan
The tennis pipeline from Mountain City to Milligan College continues. The latest addition to the men's program is recent Johnson County graduate Timmy Bellamy.