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Anslee Daniel


Johnson City, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Anslee:

Accused Monarch shooter appears in court, investigator takes stand

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) – The man accused of firing the shots that killed a 19-year-old Kingsport man on New Year’s Day at the Monarch Apartments complex appeared in court Tuesday, and new witnesses shared details in the alleged crime. Dae’Vo Amir Jennings Worrell arrived in Washington County General Sessions Court around 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday […] → Read More

TBI investigation into Daniel Boone incidents complete; now goes to DA

GRAY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has completed its investigation into assault allegations by members of the Daniel Boone High School football team and has now passed the findings on to the district attorney. A TBI spokesperson told News Channel 11 Tuesday that the bureau’s investigation into allegations of physical and […] → Read More

School officials share concerns on 3rd-grade retention law

TRI-CITIES, Tenn. (WJHL) — As lawmakers reconvene for the General Assembly in Nashville, the controversial third-grade retention law has been a hot topic and is now considered to be urgent as the testing season looms. The law was passed late last session and says a student in the third grade shall not be promoted to […] → Read More

Jonesborough residents without water cross county lines for showers

UNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – YMCAs across the region have opened up their showers for those impacted by the water issues in Jonesborough. Several of those without water traveled to the Unicoi County YMCA Thursday morning and brought jugs and containers with them. Roughly 20-30 people were able to shower as Jonesborough works to restore […] → Read More

Emergency crews preparing for additional calls as temperatures plummet

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — With bitterly cold temperatures set to hit the region in the coming days, emergency crews are expecting an uptick in calls. “We expect to be on I-26 most of the weekend and the state does a good job trying to clear and pre-treat as much as they can but we’ll […] → Read More

Preparing your home for the cold

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- As arctic temperatures are set to hit the region later in the week- experts say now is the time to make sure your home is ready to keep you warm. “If the outdoor unit is not running, the indoor unit may be running but it may be using all of your […] → Read More

How to prevent a home heating fire as temperatures dip

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Temperatures are dropping as we head into the holiday weekend with highs in the teens and lows in the single digits. Wind chills will be as low as -20 Friday night. Half of all home heating fires happen between December and February, the coldest months of the year. HVAC units […] → Read More

Megan Boswell, Sullivan Co. woman accused of killing daughter, faces jury trial in February 2025

Megan Boswell had been set to face a jury trial in February 2023; however, in a court hearing Wednesday, her trial was delayed and set to Feb. 3, 2025. → Read More

What does it take to bring the Budweiser Clydesdales to the Tri-Cities?

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL)- People follow them, line up for hours to see them, and marvel at the Budweiser Clydesdales. The horses, trainers, and of course the dalmatians have been in Johnson City since Monday ahead of a busy week of parades and one-horse shows. “It’s probably the best phone call I get to make […] → Read More

Don & Candus Wells named, Children’s Advocacy Center files answer in Reward Fund suit

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – New motions have been filed in the Summer Wells Reward Fund lawsuit. The Church Hill Rescue Squad filed the lawsuit on June 30, 2022 asking for a judge to determine who gets the $40,305.47 of the Summer Wells Reward Fund. Summer’s parents, Don and Candus Wells, have been added as defendants […] → Read More

‘Operation Joy’ needs more sponsors

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL)- Last year we told you about one woman and her mission to provide a Christmas to remember for students at Happy Valley Elementary School. Mariah Walker is back at it again hoping to provide a Merry Christmas to local children who might not get one otherwise. She stopped by First at Four […] → Read More

Tri-Cities EMS service gets national recognition for hiring and retaining Veterans

ERWIN, Tenn. (WJHL)- The Unicoi County Emergency Medical Services received a gold HIRE Vets Medallion Award for its efforts in recruiting, hiring and retaining military veterans as employees. “Unicoi Co. is ranked number 11 in the state of Tennessee for population density that is veterans,” said Chief Adam Copas. “For it’s EMS agency to receive […] → Read More

Ballad holds ribbon cutting for Post-COVID Care Center

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL)- As COVID numbers continue to fluctuate two years into the pandemic- people are still dealing with lingering effects from the virus. “We started recognizing that they were having longer-term issues. Our specialty was kind of entered into the equation as a specialist that might be able to handle all these other kinds […] → Read More

Vols’ victory over Alabama emotional for fans, big for business

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Vol fans are probably still pinching themselves over the end of a 15-year losing streak to Alabama. Saturday’s win was emotional and for those who were there experiencing it in person was almost indescribable. “Out of all the games I’ve ever been to, this was the best one I’ve ever […] → Read More

Tri-Cities lawmakers, transgender community react to potential ban on gender-affirming surgeries

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Following Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s decision to pause gender-affirming surgeries for minors, Tri-Cities representatives are promising legislati… → Read More

Meet Cathy & Ashley: The Jonesborough duo on TLC’s ‘sMothered’

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn (WJHL) — When someone thinks of parents and their children being too close, it often can be put in a negative connotation. But one Jonesborough mother-daughter duo’s relationship has landed them on TLC’S ‘sMothered.’ Cathy Ellison and her daughter Ashley Hefner do almost everything together. “When we get bored, it’s dangerous,” Ashley Hefner […] → Read More

Johnson City interchange dedicated to Billy Graham

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Several local lawmakers made their way to south Johnson City on Monday for the newly dedicated Billy Graham Memorial Interchange unveiling. Drivers heading to Johnson City from Elizabethton can see the new signage, which represents the final installment of the interchange. State Sen. Rusty Crowe (R-Johnson City) and Reps. Tim […] → Read More

Local officials: Marijuana pardon won’t make much of a difference in Tennessee

Following President Biden's recent order to pardon everyone convicted of simple marijuana possession charges, officials in Tennessee say the pardon won't make much of an impact here. → Read More

Historic Eureka Inn on market in downtown Jonesborough

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) — In the 225-year-old Eureka Inn, some of the doors that lead nowhere are part of its character and historic importance. Dr. William Kennedy is parting with his ownership of the 12-room, 6,000-square-foot inn that he and partners spent several years restoring before it reopened for business in 2000. He told News […] → Read More

West Ridge High School grieving, honoring Gracie McBryant

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL)- Monday marked the beginning of a difficult week for West Ridge High School as students and staff tried to make sense of the loss of a freshman student over the weekend. 14-year-old Gracie McBryant died in a camper fire on Ayrshire Road in Bristol just before 6 a.m. Saturday. “We do have […] → Read More