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John Sevier Middle principal named Tennessee National Distinguished Principal

TriCities.com - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 9:44am
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Holly Flora, John Sevier Middle School's principal, has been named a 2016 Tennessee National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
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VI marks two years since closing, still trying to resolve financial issues

TriCities.com - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 5:45am
BRISTOL, Va. — Scant rays of scattered sunshine pierced the metaphorically dark clouds hanging above the Virginia Intermont campus last Thursday, as a forebodingly chilly breeze made May feel more lik
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Former instructor's new book chronicles VI's 130-year history

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 9:56pm
Between 200 and 300 people recently stood in line to purchase copies of Mary Lou Smith’s new book about the history of Virginia Intermont College. Smith, a VI graduate, taught there for 57 years and was on the faculty when the private, liberal arts college ceased operating in 2014.
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Experts: Mosquito season signals steps to protect against Zika virus

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 9:53pm
How worried should local residents be about the Zika virus this summer — mosquito season?
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State Street Farmers Market celebrates new season on opening day

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 9:30pm
Some produce, including fresh-picked strawberries, sold out fast Saturday morning as customers flocked to opening day at the State Street Farmers Market.
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Search for missing Boone student expands to the Appalachian Trail

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 8:00pm
The search for a missing college student from Boone, North Carolina, has expanded to the Appalachian Trail near Damascus, Virginia.
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A fake ID and shoplifters in the Bristol Blotter

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 6:40pm
BRISTOL VIRGINIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
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Over 2,000 felons registered to vote since rights restored

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 6:07pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Since Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons, more than 2,000 have registered, and advocacy groups hope they can swing the presid
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Reward up to $12,500 for information leading to missing girl

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:29pm
ROGERSVILLE, Tenn.  — A reward for information leading to the safe recovery of a missing 9-year-old East Tennessee girl has increased to $12,500, authorities said Saturday.
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Date, location of KCS board work session changed

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:26pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Kingsport City Schools Board of Education has changed this month's work session to May 12 at 5:30 p.m.
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Veterans Employment Center profiles to be deleted May 12

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 12:54pm
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that it will no longer offer the profile feature in its online Veterans Employment Center. 
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TWRA, TVA officials open boat ramp at Boone Lake in Piney Flats

TriCities.com - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:45am
Boone Lake now has a second usable boat ramp. Tennessee Valley Authority and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officials held a ribbon-cutting Friday to open the new Sugar Hollow Access Area off Devault Bridge Road in Piney Flats.
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Warner joins discussion on opioid abuse in visit to Southwest Va.

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:42pm
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner discussed his hope Friday that as much effort as possible will be made to further efforts to reduce and resolve the issues of opioid abuse. Warner discusses the issue in one of several stops in Southwest Virginia Friday.
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Pinnacle celebrates the opening of four new stores

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:37pm
The first progression grand opening was held Friday at The Pinnacle, where four new stores opened.
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TBI continues to search for missing girl, uncle

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:37pm
Authorities continue to search for a 9-year-old girl from Rogersville, Tennessee, who’s been missing since her uncle picked her up from school Wednesday.
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New CEO announced for Johnston Memorial Hospital

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:37pm
ABINGDON, Va. -- Stan Hickson has been named president and CEO of Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon.
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Russell County man arrested in connection with fatal crash in Maine

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:46pm
A violent crash in Maine that killed two people in March has resulted in the arrest of a truck driver from Southwest Virginia.
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Coming in this Sunday's Bristol Herald Courier

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 3:58pm
VIRGINIA INTERMONT COLLEGE -- It's been nearly two years since Virginia Intermont College closed. Creditors and former employees still haven't been paid and the effort to sell the property continues.
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Abingdon police investigating attempted break-in of pharmacy

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 3:29pm
ABINGDON, Va.—The Abingdon Police Department is investigating the attempted break-in of a pharmacy.
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THP investigating two-vehicle crash on 11W in Sullivan County

TriCities.com - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 3:25pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn.—Multiple people were injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 11W near Bristol.
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