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Moving company seeking Bristol area franchisee

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 12:08am
BRISTOL, Va. — Officials at a moving company with franchises in more than 40 states want to find the right people to open a new location in the Twin City.
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BVPD releases Cabela’s report on Taser use

TriCities.com - Wed, 01/24/2018 - 12:08am
BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol Virginia Police Department confirmed one of its officers used a Taser on an Abingdon man twice outside the local Cabela’s on Black Friday, according to an incident report finalized Tuesday by the department — 60…
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Board of Supervisors schedules public hearing on tax relief

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:38pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to hold a public hearing before amending tax relief criteria for certain elderly and disabled individuals.
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Emory man indicted for first-degree murder

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:37pm
An Emory man was indicted for first-degree murder and the use of a firearm in commission of a felony Tuesday by a Washington County grand jury.
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BMS wants to host more football

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:23pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Bristol Motor Speedway officials are working to stage another major football game, similar to its 2016 Battle at Bristol.
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Bristol Tennessee leaders discuss school funding obligations

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:23pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Bristol Tennessee City Council work session to establish future goals turned instead into a lengthy discussion about the city’s obligation to offset school funding cut by Sullivan County.
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Abingdon Police searching for missing woman

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 12:43pm
ABINGDON, Va. -- Abingdon Police need your help locating a missing woman.
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No serious injuries in 3 school bus crashes in Virginia

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 9:18am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the three separate school bus wrecks in Virginia's capital region have not yielded serious injuries.
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RobotsNOW brings robotics demonstration to Van Pelt Elementary

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 7:52am
BRISTOL, Va. – Several dozen wide-eyed children inched forward on the Van Pelt Elementary gym floor Monday, straining for a closer look at two student-guided robots competing to pick up and place plastic rings on pegs.
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Birthplace of Country Music Museum wants to restore old recording

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 6:07am
BRISTOL, Va. – Some 21st century technology is needed to breathe new life into a damaged old recording, but that is the goal of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.
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Sullivan County Commissioner denies writing derogatory social media post

TriCities.com - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 3:15am
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Sullivan County Commissioner Mark Vance has denied writing a Facebook post that called participants in the 2018 Women’s March in Washington, D.C., “dum a— wom-en.” The post has since been removed from his personal page.
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BVU power outage affecting 1,600 locations

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:15pm
A BVU power outage just before 10 p.m. Monday night has left around 1,600 locations in the dark.
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Sevier County woman indicted for falsely reporting sexual assault

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:15pm
A woman who accused three Sevierville police officers of sexual assault has been indicted on one count of false reporting.
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Former ETSU tennis coach pleads not guilty to embezzlement

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 5:45pm
Former East Tennessee State University tennis coach Yaser Zaatini, who was indicted on 23 counts of theft and forgery by a Washington County grand jury last year, pleaded not guilty on Monday.
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Murder suspect appears in Washington County court

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 5:30pm
Christopher Horton appeared in Washington County Criminal Court Monday facing a first-degree murder charge. Horton is charged with shooting and killing a man in a parking lot in Johnson City, Tennessee in 2015. He has been appointed a public defender.
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New food business operating in Piney Flats

TriCities.com - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:14am
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. — A new business wants to provide a unique answer the age-old question: What’s for dinner?
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America at our best: MLK Jr.

TriCities.com - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 11:52pm
As I write my column each week, my two primary guides are kindness and truth. If I can stay loyal to those two pillars (otherwise known as “courage”) then I have done well, no matter what some may think.
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Former NFL player Gerald Sensabaugh files $5 million lawsuit against Washington County Board of Education

TriCities.com - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 3:45pm
Former David Crockett High School football coach Gerald Sensabaugh has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the Washington County Board of Education and Director of Schools Kimber Halliburton, according to court records.
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