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Local student learns to think outside the box, helps cancer patients

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 6:00am
ABINGDON, Va. — When Abby Neace was only 4 years old, she stood on a chair and read Bible scripture to residents at Valley Health Care in Chilhowie, Virginia. She’s read to them every Christmas since then.
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Local author talks food and culture

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 6:00am
ABINGDON, Va. – The best way to understand Appalachian culture at its finest is by experiencing the local cuisine - one bite at a time.
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My First Job: Danielle Kiser

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 6:00am
What was your first job?
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Reader's Ride: 1972 LT-1 Corvette

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 6:00am
This car has 47,000 original miles with matching numbers. The 1972 Corvette was the last year featuring the LT-1 option(hi-performance small block 350) , steel bumpers and removable rear window. It is owned by Doug and Mary Lawson of Cedar…
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Warmer weather brings early allergy season

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 1:04am
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Winter and spring played tug of war in the Mountain Empire during February as temperatures swung from one extreme to the other, and it appears March may follow suit. The seesaw temperatures ushered in an early spring,…
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Accidental shooting reported in Smyth County

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 9:46pm
Officers in the Marion/Adwolfe area are investigating what appears to be an accidental shooting.
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Marion officers investigating possible hit and run

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 8:57pm
MARION, Va. -- Police officers are investigating a possible hit and run just outside of Marion.
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Two cities, chamber embark on long-range visioning

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:56pm
City leaders from each side of State Street and the Bristol Chamber of Commerce are about to embark on a long-range community visioning process.
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Rocky Mount asks public to rediscover historic site

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:55pm
PINEY FLATS, Tenn.—Piney Flats resident Jim Hager raised a new American flag Saturday during a season-opening celebration at Rocky Mount State Historic Site, which volunteers and board members ask the public to rediscover in 2017.
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Trail of beer cans leads Wise County police to escapee

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 11:55pm
A man who police say escaped from custody was captured Saturday after an officer followed a trail of beer cans to his location.
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Which local nonprofit executives make the most?

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:16pm
Excluding the administrators of local colleges and universities, the highest-paid nonprofit executive in the Tri-Cities region is Dr. David L. Stevens.
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Trail of beer cans leads Wise Co. police to man who escaped custody

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 9:05pm
WISE, Va.—A man who police say escaped from custody was captured Saturday after an officer followed a trail of beer cans to his location.
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TDOT allocates funds for railroad crossings

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:26am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Transportation has allocated money for safety improvements to four railroad crossings in Sullivan County.
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Lent, a school in question, unemployment and lonely public officials

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:26am
This is a weekly column called Odds and Ends, a Saturday roundup of the most significant digits buried in the Bristol Herald Courier’s stories. From shocking statistics to demonstrative data, Odds and Ends seeks to provide context, analysis and insight…
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Search warrants reveal more details of Saltville murder investigation

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:25am
Court documents reveal that police seized a hammer, firearms and other items from a Saltville, Virginia, home where the body of 61-year-old Robert William Vollmer was found earlier this week.
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Gas tax bill changed: Could move to full transportation committee by Tuesday

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:25am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s gas tax bill to fund road projects across the state, dubbed the IMPROVE Act, has undergone so many changes it’s a totally different bill, according to State Rep. Timothy Hill, R-Blountville.
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Feline rescue opens house for cat adoptions

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:21am
BIG STONE GAP, Va. — A house in Wise County has completely gone to the cats. Hazel’s House in Big Stone Gap is now dedicated to helping its furry, four-legged residents find a permanent home.
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Former school employee's child neglect charge could be expunged

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:11pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — If a former program assistant at Holston View Elementary School stays out of trouble, the felony child neglect charge she faced could be wiped from her record as early as July.
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Woman's body found in shallow grave

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:00pm
CLINTWOOD, Va. — A tip led authorities to a woman’s body late Thursday that was buried in a shallow grave in front of a home in Dickenson County, resulting in the arrest of her live-in boyfriend.
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Search warrants reveal more details of Saltville murder investigation

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:11pm
SALTVILLE, Va.—Court documents reveal that police seized a hammer, firearms and other items from a Saltville, Virginia, home where the body of 61-year-old Robert William Vollmer was found earlier this week.
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