Like a massive train grinding to a halt, the Sullivan Baby Doe lawsuit reached a stop Thursday morning: a $35 million settlement with the last drug company left in the case.
The court presiding over the Sullivan Baby Doe lawsuit has ordered the last drug company left in it — and the team of lawyers who formerly ser…
The Tennessee Valley Authority said Tuesday that it expects power use across its service area to peak with summer temperatures Thursday — but local utility officials don’t foresee any power problems in the Mountain Empire this week.
Tennessee’s state wildlife agency said that no cases of a mysterious new bird illness have been confirmed in the state yet, but it has advised residents what symptoms to look for in birds and how to help.
David Curtis Whitt, the suspect in a shooting in Raven, Virginia, that killed one person and wounded another early Friday was captured hours later, according to the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office.
Endo, the last drug company left in the Sullivan Baby Doe lawsuit, offered the plaintiffs $35 million Thursday — a mere sliver of what they asked for, and a step toward a settlement that could be finalized as early as next week.
Sullivan County officials announced Wednesday that they approved a strategy for a landmark opioid trial set to start next week but wouldn’t say what it is or whether it involves a possible settlement. The announcement happened on the cusp of a trial that could result in drug producer Endo Pharmaceuticals paying billions of dollars in damages for its role in the region’s addiction crisis.
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Board of Education on Tuesday approved a set of COVID-19 policies for the new school year — with the caveat that, as last year, those policies could change depending on how the pandemic looks this fall.
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A Blountville resident has pleaded no contest to tax evasion for lying to the Sullivan County Clerk’s Office about his registration of a boat or truck, according to the Tennessee Department of Revenue.