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900,000 Virginians to Participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill Tuesday

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 2:39pm
Approximately 900,000 Virginians are expected to practice their tornado safety procedures as part of the annual Statewide Tornado Drill Tuesday. The Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the
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Networks-Sullivan Partnership launches new website

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 2:13pm
Networks-Sullivan Partnership, Sullivan County' economic development organization, has announced a completed makeover of its website.
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Golf tournament set for March 28-29

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:51pm
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour will be in Kingsport, Tennessee March 28-29 in the Tenn3essee Spring Challenge. The tournament will be held at Cattails at Meadowview Golf Club.
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Olympic dream could begin in Johnson City

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:17pm
JOHNSON CITY – The U.S. Olympic training site at East Tennessee State University, along with the USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation will host the USA bobsled & skeleton combine event Saturday, Ma
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Abingdon will sound tornado warning sirens on Tuesday

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:51pm
The Town of Abingdon will be participating in the statewide Tornado Drill tomorrow (March 17th) at 9:45 AM. The tornado warning sirens will sound as part of this drill so do not be alarmed. DO NOT CAL
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Miner killed in McClure accident this morning

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:45pm
A miner was killed early Monday while conducting an examination of part of the mine before the morning shift was due to arrive, according to state officials, who are still investigating the death.
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19th Annual State Line Classic Softball Tourney date announced

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:30pm
The City of Bristol Tennessee Parks and Recreation will be hosting the 19th Annual State Line Classic Softball Tournament on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The tournament will be hosted at the city’s multi
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Son’s Encouragement Leads to Father’s College Dream Come True

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:05pm
For Mendota, Va., native Reece Fleenor, winning the College Dream Scholarship Contest in March 2014 was not only a dream come true but also one he never expected to become a reality.
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Washington County students compete in hippology contest

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:00am
The Southwest District 4-H Hippology Contest was held on Feb. 28 at the Southwest Virginia 4-H Education Center in Abingdon.
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Bristol, Va., city leaders warn of tax increases as they dissect budget proposal

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 10:48pm
City Council is scheduled to conduct a day-long workshop Thursday to delve into the details of a proposed $67 million budget.
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Abingdon High student uses books to help children overcome medical anxiety

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 10:41pm
Devon Charlier named her project "The Book Wagon," after an inspiration she received a few years ago when she was approached by a hospital volunteer who offered her a free book from a cart on wheels.
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From here to China, local hygienist makes it her mission to spread the importance of dental care

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 9:22pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Dental disease is a real sore spot for Brittany Robinson, and she is doing her best to remedy this rampant problem, both locally and around the world.
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Sullivan County facilities study leaves community divided

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 9:15pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County’s ongoing $270,000 school facilities study has drawn some concern from residents and Board of Education members.
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Kitchen fire displaces one in Abingdon

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 7:37pm
A small fire in an Abingdon apartment complex displaced a resident, firefighters said.
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Pa. man dies after tree falls on him on Appalachian Trail

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 6:40pm
Authorities say a Philadelphia man has died after a large tree fell on him on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland.
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Appalachian Voices adds Wise County resident to team

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 4:18pm
Wells graduated from Appalachian State University, and has worked with Appalachian Voices as a field organizer. He most recently served as the Guest River coordinator for the Upper Tennessee Rive Roun
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NHS at John Battle plans blood drive for Wednesday

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 4:05pm
Students in the National Honor Society at John Battle High School will host a blood drive Wednesday.
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Minor earthquake shakes Louisa area

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 2:50pm
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-2.8 earthquake struck at 3:02 a.m. The epicenter was about 6 miles south of Louisa.
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Janisse Ray to speak at Sunday with Friends March 29

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 2:41pm
Author Janisse Ray will speak at a "Sunday with Friends" event later this month.
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Life lessons from a new (beer) master

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 10:00am
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
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