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Bluff City’s city recorder suspended

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:14pm
Former Bluff City City Manager Judy Dulaney — who was removed from that post in late May — was suspended Tuesday night from her position as city recorder amidst a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation pro
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Med-Flight II station landing pad replaced at Va. Highlands Airport

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:58pm
ABINGDON, Va. — After years of wear and tear from emergency calls, the Virginia State Police Med-Flight II base finally has a new landing pad.
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Multiple injuries reported at U.S. prison in Lee County, Va.

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 8:23pm
PENNINGTON GAP, Va. — Multiple injuries were reported Wednesday evening as a result of fights at the U.S. penitentiary in Lee County, Virginia, according to officials.
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Probation revocation hearing set for Abingdon man charged with murder

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 7:30pm
Joshua Copeland has been charged with four counts of violation of probation.
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Charges upgraded in Bristol, Virginia animal cruelty case

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 6:50pm
Police have also now filed charges against a juvenile in the case.
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Attempted murder charges filed in I-81 road rage incident

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 5:22pm
BRISTOL, Tenn.—A Blountville, Tennessee, man faces attempted murder charges in what was described as a road rage incident last month on Interstate 81.
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Alpha to lay off 292 in Va., Ky.

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 4:51pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Three affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources notified employees Wednesday that they may sell substantially all of the assets of the mining operations where they work, which will likely i
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Former Battle coach enters plea in Bristol

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 4:05pm
BRISTOL, Va.—A former John Battle High School coach has entered a plea in Bristol Virginia Circuit Court and will be sentenced in September.
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Friendship Enterprises announces $3,000 Northeast State scholarship

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 1:56pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. – Mitch Walters, president and CEO of Friendship Enterprises, announced on Wednesday the creation of the annual Friendship Family of Dealerships scholarship at Northeast State Commu
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Man arrested following incident at Bristol women's center

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 1:36pm
Derrick Doss, 32, of Chilhowie, Virginia, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
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ATV crash victim Bowman died Tuesday

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 12:23pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. – A city man has died as a result of injuries suffered in a weekend ATV accident.
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Bluff City's city recorder Judy Dulaney suspended, TBI investigation ongoing

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:56am
Judy Dulaney was suspended from her position as Bluff City’s city recorder Tuesday night during a meeting of the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen.
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Washington County Sheriff's Office hosting a free pet adoption day

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:47am
The Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office C.C. Porter Animal Shelter will host a Free Adoption Day event.
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Sullivan library now offering free streaming of movies, music and TV shows

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:45am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. – The Sullivan County Public Library now offers patrons access to stream thousands of movies, television shows and music on their computers or portable devices from anywhere.
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Eastman medical team earns recognition

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:05am
KINGSPORT - An emergency medical services team from Eastman Chemical Company was recently recognized in Nashville with the company’s fourth EMS Star of Life Award from the Tennessee Emergency Medical
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Powers retains seat as mayor

TriCities.com - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 5:45am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Lea Powers will serve as mayor of Bristol, Tennessee, for a second year in a row.
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Barter actress who plays role of Mary Poppins visits 4-H Center

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:55pm
ABINGDON, Va. — “A Spoon Full of Sugar” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” rang out across Russell Hall at the Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center Tuesday, when more than 100 campers recei
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RAM clinic comes to Wise July 17-19

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:52pm
WISE, Va. — Many people from Southwest Virginia and beyond who can’t afford health care coverage or the high costs of medical bills wait all year to take advantage of three days of free medical care p
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Abingdon man gets 40 years in 2012 beating death of 2-year-old girl

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:49pm
ABINGDON, Va. — An Abingdon man who entered an Alford plea in April in the 2012 beating death of his ex-girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison.
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Sullivan County budget panel urges 27-cent property tax increase

TriCities.com - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:43pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Commission’s Budget Committee recommended a 27-cent property tax increase Tuesday after a meeting that lasted nearly three hours.
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