DA: State investigating Higher Ground Baptist Church for possible ‘financial impropriety’

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — A Kingsport church is under investigation by state officials, according to a local district attorney general.

Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus says the Tennessee Department of Revenue is investigating Higher Ground Baptist Church for possible financial impropriety.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Requests for comment from the church have gone unanswered.

No other details about the investigation have been released.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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