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School board calls meeting to discuss now vacant seat

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:06pm
ABINGDON, Va. — A called meeting of the Washington County School Board will be held tonight to discuss the procedures to fill the seat that is vacant due to the death of longtime board member Herschel
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Bristol Rotary honors local teachers

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:51pm
Twelve public school instructors from both school systems in Bristol will be honored for their classroom contributions during a special dinner held in their honor by the Rotary Club of Bristol VA/TN.
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UPDATE: Suspect now in custody in Washington County

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:58pm
BRISTOL, Va. - Law enforcement authorities have captured the man they say pulled a knife on a store employee at a store near I-81's Exit 7.
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Canisters along Va. parkway suggest 'huffing'

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:15pm
Volunteers who recently cleaned up the roadside and woods along Mill Mountain Parkway picked up 625 empty canisters of whipped topping.
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Buffalo Mountain Camp looks to restart ministry

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 11:15am
The camp sustained damage to its main lodge and most of its camping cabins on Aug. 5, 2012.
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Lots of various activities are being held in the immediate area

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:42am
Time for reunions to get re-acquainted with old friends and family
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The Nation's Housing: An FHA retreat, with a hitch

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:30am
If you are a seller or refinancer paying off an FHA loan, insist that your closing is at the end of the month, not the beginning.
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Another gem from Seanan McGuire is the second novel by the urban fantasy author

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 10:15am
“Midnight Blue-Light Special” by Seanan McGuire, features Verity Price, a cryptozoologist who spends the majority of her time studying cryptids (monsters) and protecting humanity from the dangerous on
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R.J. Reynolds hoped his grand house would set a precedent for future homes in the area

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:45am
R.J. Reynolds not only wanted a grand place in which to live but he hoped his grand house would set a precedent for others who might decide to build in the new Fairmount development.
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Author tours Virginia for wide-ranging recipes

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:45am
Patrick Evans-Hylton rolls across Virginia in search of apples, crabmeat, pickles, ham and pear relish.
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Brace yourself as Rosie Perez sheds light on her unpredictable life with humor, spirit

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:30am
You survived braces, a tin grin, untamable hair, and your teenage self-esteem - which hovered around 5 on a 1-to-50 scale. Now read about about survivor in the "Handbook for an Unpredictable Life"
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REVIEW: 'The Dryad' features a magical new talent

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:30am
One of the most pleasurable things about having seen nearly all Barter productions for more than two decades is watching as young actors bubble up through the theater’s cauldron of hard work, long hou
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Review: Wohlfahrt Haus show rocks on

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:15am
For its spring show Wytheville’s Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre is doing what it does best: a no-plot-just-music review.
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Let the laughs rip during Bristol Ballet's 'Coppelia'

TriCities.com - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 9:15am
Bristol Ballet’s light-hearted “Coppelia” is prepared to stage April 5-6 at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol, Tenn.
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Budget process nearly complete in Washington County, Va.

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 8:53pm
Last week, the county’s Board of Supervisors met and set the county’s real property tax rate.
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Farm-to-fashion event demonstrates alpacas' ability to diversify traditional farming

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 8:49pm
David and Debbie McLeish's operation — now known as Dreamland Alpacas — has grown to a collection of 70 animals, or as David McLeish calls them, brats.
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Community in action

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 7:00pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Fifty years ago, there was a problem in the Hayter’s Gap community of Washington County. A high number of students dropped out of elementary school to go work on the family farm or at
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Mountain areas in SWVa., NE Tenn. could get snow overnight

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 4:11pm
One to 3 inches of snow are forecast for elevations above 2,500 feet.
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Police: Treasurer took more than $10,000 from Sullivan County church

TriCities.com - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 3:30pm
Dwight Mumpower was cashing checks and acquired a debit card using the church's bank account.
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