Search in Watauga Lake for missing woman

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) -- A search is under way in Watauga Lake in East Tennessee for a woman missing since Saturday.

The Johnson City Press reported Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said the search for 28-year-old Vonda Berry Marshall Donaldson is being conducted near the Butler Bridge.

Donaldson was last seen after her father's wedding when she dropped off her children with their father.

The Carter County Rescue Squad began a search around 11 a.m. Tuesday

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 172327011 -
Gray Television, Inc.