WMCT Local News
Congratulations to this weeks Special Person, Missy Scruggs Newman! She is an employee of Frontier Health as Peer Coordinator at Higher Ground Peer Support Center where she is a certified Peer Support Specialist. She told us that working at Higher Ground Gives her the opportunity to share her struggles and her journey in order to help others. She added, it’s important to know you are not alone, to not feel shame, or guilt. We are strong and hopeful and know that recovery can and does happen. Missy Newman moved to Mountain City from Florida in 1977 just before her freshman year at Johnson County High School. Graduating in 1981, and then to Northeast State Community College and Virginia Highlands Community College. She has two sons. Her parents are Fred and Dorothy Scruggs, both of whom are deceased. Missy wanted us to add that if you or someone you know is struggling, give Higher Ground a call at 727.8685. And remember for the loan you need, see Elizabethton Federal Savings Bank for personal, professional service. They are a member of FDIC and an equal housing lender.
Ballad Health is opening scheduling for Covid-19 vaccinations in Tennessee and Virginia. Ballad Health is extending it’s efforts to assist regional health departments and health districts with Corona Virus Disease vaccinations, launching an online tool for eligible residents to schedule their inoculations. Tennessee residents eligible to receive the vaccine include everyone over the age of 65 and healthcare workers. The scheduling tool is available on the health system’s main webpage at http://www.balladhealth.org and its Covid-19 page at www.balladhealth.org/COVID19 . When registering, patients can select the site that’s most convenient and they must receive both doses at the same location.
Mountain City’s board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session, Tuesday March 2nd at 6:30pm at City Hall. The meeting will be held electronically through Zoom.us . For meeting ID Number and Pass code, contact City Hall at 727.8005
On February 19th, Todd R. Garland of Piercetown Rd was charged with 2 counts of Aggravated Assault. On the 20th, Steven M. Harper of highway 421 north was charged with Assault on an Officer, reckless Endangerment, Child Abuse and Neglect, Evading Arrest by Foot, Evading arrest while operating a motor vehicle, violation of Child Restraint Law, Reckless Driving, Driving on a Suspended Drivers License. On February 21st Robert Main JR of Lily Lane has been charged with Driving on Revoked Drivers License, Misuse of Evidences of Registration, Resisting Arrest, Evading Arrest on Foot and no Insurance. On the 24th, Adam R. Deyton of Gentry Creek Rd, charged with Burglary, False Report to Authorities. On the 25th of February, Joseph P. Mains of B Johnson Rd charged with Theft of Property, Possession of Schedule IV Drugs, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Legend Drugs. Also on the 25th, Tiffany A. Williams of Chestnut Drive, charged with Hit and Run, Leaving the scene of an Accident with property Damage and Driving on a suspended Drivers License
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We want to thank you for making the Bubble Gum Blast and the Vault so popular om WMCT. Not only have we had so many people telling us how much they enjoy the programs locally, but we’ve been overwhelmed with the positive response from ALL OVER THE COUNTRY, including Canada, the UK and Scotland! SO AS OUR GIFT TO YOU, we present a THIRD program weeknights on WMCT. Starting Monday, January 4th, airing Monday through Thursdays from 10 PM to Midnight, we give you “THE GOOD STUFF”. BBG is pop music from the 50’s, 60’s & 70’s, the Vault features big band, swing and jazz music and by request we’ve added Broadway show tunes as well, and the Good Stuff will be two hours of light rock and dance tunes with a romantic twist. TGS will not only feature artists like America, the Eagles, the Doors but new music from today’s INTERNATIONAL charts. So join us, as of Monday, January 4th for FIVE HOURS of pop music.