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City Council seeks to brand Twin City

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 8:00am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Although 86 percent of communities that try to brand themselves fail, the two Bristol cities are considering the possibility anyway.
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District attorney declares lake death an accident

TriCities.com - Wed, 08/19/2015 - 5:45am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Low water levels on Boone Lake appear to be the cause of a boating accident that killed a Hiltons, Virginia man in May, Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus sai
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Big Idaho Potato Truck coming to Bristol

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:39pm
BRISTOL, Va. – The Big Idaho Potato Truck, a 72-foot-long tractor-trailer carrying a 12,000 pound potato, will be in Bristol over the next couple days.
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Mount Rogers Health District offices to be closed Sept. 11

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:30pm
MARION, Va.—All local offices of the Mount Rogers Health District will be closed Friday, Sept. 11 for a staff training event. No clinics are scheduled that day.
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Woman crashes car near Glade Spring golf course

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 5:28pm
GLADE SPRING, Va.—A woman was injured Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle crash near the Greenway Golf Course.
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Sullivan County grand jury rules Boone Lake death an accident

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 4:30pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn.—Low lake levels on Boone Lake appear to be the cause of an accident that killed a Hiltons, Virginia, man in may, Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus said Tuesday
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Tazewell County deputies investigating shooting

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 4:24pm
Tazewell County Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of a shooting in the Cherry Hills Subdivision in the Gratton area.
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Project Excel has changed its name to The Excel Center

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 3:54pm
The new name was chosen to more accurately reflect the mission and service to students.
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Tennessee tourism numbers reach record levels in 2014

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 3:15pm
Announcement made in Nashville this afternoon
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UVa-Wise chancellor touts economic development, new offerings

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 3:07pm
UVa-Wise Chancellor Donna P. Henry touted Tuesday during her State of the announced Tuesday that Southwest Virginia’s future will be the focal point of her leadership at The University of Virginia’s C
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ETSU dean authors book to help students, parents transition to college

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 2:49pm
Dr. Terence Hicks, dean of the Clemmer College of Education at East Tennessee State University, has co-edited a new book designed to help students and parents transition from high school to college.
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Bristol Mall auctioned for $2 million

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:55pm
Mall being auctioned on courthouse steps
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ETSU's Mary B. Martin School of the Arts looking for volunteers

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:36pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — While the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts at East Tennessee State University develops its annual fall and spring seasons of fine and performing arts, volunteers are needed to h
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Takoma Regional to become part of Wellmont

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 9:47am
Ownership of Takoma Regional Hospital is transferring to Wellmont Health System, enabling the facility to provide the most efficient continuum of care for patients as part of a locally based organizat
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Sullivan County approves 27-cent tax increase

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:00am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Seven weeks into the 2015-16 fiscal year, a budget that includes a 27-cent property tax increase was approved Monday by the Sullivan County Commission.
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Healing Hands opens new location

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 5:45am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was on hand Monday for the official opening of the Healing Hands Health Center at its new location at 245 Midway Medical Park.
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Haslam discusses transportation needs at Kingsport Chamber of Commerce

TriCities.com - Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:16am
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Tennessee has more than $6 billion worth of approved road projects and no money to pay for them, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said in Kingsport Monday.
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Briefly NASCAR

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:08pm
Food City Race Night
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WIN citizens group holds first meeting

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 10:52pm
ABINGDON, Va. — It was standing room only Monday night during the inaugural meeting of Washington County Independent Neighbors, or WIN.
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Northeast State's aviation program to begin

TriCities.com - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 8:10pm
Northeast State Community College announced Monday that classes for its new technical certificate program in aviation maintenance technology will begin Aug. 24.
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