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Longtime Sullivan economic developer Jack Lawson to retire

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 10:55pm
Jack Lawson joined Networks-Sullivan Partnership in 2005 after serving as director of the Sullivan County Economic Development Commission for 14 years.
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Portrait of Davy Crockett's wife sold at Damascus, Va, auction house

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 6:24pm
DAMASCUS, Va.—A rare portrait of Elizabeth Patton Crockett, the widow of famed frontiersman Davy Crockett, was sold Saturday at an auction.
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King Junior Nicole Neilson Leads King Delegation to Nashville

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 5:19pm
Recently, King University junior Nicole Neilson led a group of student representatives to Nashville, Tenn., for a Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) conference. TISL is an organization
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Scholarships increasing for Bible Bowl at Milligan

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 5:11pm
Students will be able to earn more college scholarship funds than ever at this year’s annual Summer Bible Bowl Tournament at Milligan College, June 7-10, a ministry for youth in grades six to 12 that
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Section of U.S. 23 Business closed in Wise County due to mudslide

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 4:15pm
NORTON, Va.—A section of U.S. 23 Business in Wise County is closed, according to authorities.
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Small plane crashes at Elizabethton airport

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 2:46pm
No injuries were reported in the late Saturday morning incident.
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Time change: Springing forward often puts sleeping behind

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 12:53am
Just about everyone hates the sound of an alarm clock, but it could be a little more challenging to not hit the snooze button five times Sunday morning.
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BTES looks to piggyback FCC decision, expand its services

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/07/2015 - 12:30am
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services leaders want to be able to extend their broadband services beyond their electric service area.
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W.Va. lawmakers override veto, put 20-week abortion ban into law

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 7:16pm
The law takes effect in 90 days.
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Former Va. first lady Katherine Godwin dies at 98

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 6:48pm
Katherine Godwin died Thursday at her residence in Williamsburg. She was 98.
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Engelhardt discusses Appalachian food, culture March 19 at Emory & Henry

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 6:02pm
A study of the foods of Appalachia can provide nourishment to an engaging discussion about race, class, gender, region, and, of course, food.
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Police: Suspect in Johnson CIty killing caught in Massachusetts

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 5:55pm
Massachusetts State Police say 34-year-old Anthony Hardaway was arrested Thursday night.
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Your Sunday Bristol Herald Courier preview

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 5:31pm
“March and April is going to be like popcorn at The Pinnacle”
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St. Paul businesswoman named to Virginia Water Control Board

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 5:03pm
St. Paul businesswoman Lou Ann Jessee-Wallace has been named to the state Water Control Board, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday.
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Feeding America donates food to American Red Cross to use in Southwest Virginia

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 4:50pm
Feeding America Southwest Virginia donated 2,881 pounds of drinks and snacks, valued at approximately $5,000, to the American Red Cross for use in Southwest Virginia
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Judge partially unseals records in UVa murder case

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:20pm
A judge is scheduled to hear arguments from a coalition of news media seeking to unseal court records in a case involving a Charlottesville man charged with killing a University of Virginia student.
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4 members of FDA tobacco panel leave after court ruling

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:19pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Four members of Food and Drug Administration's tobacco advisory panel, including its chairman, have left after a federal judge ruled some of its members had conflicts of interest,
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Blood Assurance offering free Girl Scout cookies for blood donations Monday and Tuesday

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 1:11pm
On Monday, March 9 and Tuesday, March 10 while supplies last, donors at any of the 15 area Blood Assurance donor centers can get a box of Girl Scout cookies.
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Update: Third fatality confirmed in Carroll County fire

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:27am
An infant remains in a North Carolina hospital following a fire that killed two of his siblings, police said.
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Closings: Click here for up-to-date weather closings

TriCities.com - Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:15am
The following school systems and colleges will operate on a delayed schedule today:
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