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Bristol, Virginia offices closed Tuesday

TriCities.com - Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:59am
Only essential employees are to report to work.
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VDOT issues 10 p.m. travel advisory

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 10:49pm
BRISTOL – With snow continuing to fall, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews and contractors continue efforts to clear the highways. 
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VSP field nearly 1000 calls from 4-8 p.m. statewide

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 9:22pm
RICHMOND – From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Virginia State Police troopers and dispatchers statewide have fielded 901 calls for service as the storm system moves into the Commonwealth. During the four ho
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Bristol, Virginia, residents could see another rise in real estate taxes

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:05pm
City real estate taxes may rise more than the previously agreed-upon 2 cents, Vice Mayor Archie Hubbard predicted last week.
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ASD planning food truck event in Bristol, Tenn.

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 7:00pm
Appalachian Sustainable Development will partner with local food trucks: Foodie Fiction, Me & K’s and Toni’s Hawaiian Tacos and local band, My New Favorites on Sunday, March 29, rain or shine, fro
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Low temperatures set the stage for continued dangerous roads, conditions

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 6:59pm
Depending on where you live, the weather outside your window might be more ice or more snow today, but highway officials have one message for everyone: Stay off the roads if you don’t need to be out.
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Wintry weather can cause unplanned hospital visits, take caution while outside

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 6:56pm
This week’s ice, snow and single-digit temperatures present a whole range of hazards that can prompt unplanned visits to local doctors and emergency rooms.
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Report shows Sullivan County development ends year on positive note

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 5:19pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — In 2014, there was positive housing and commercial development in Sullivan County, according to the county’s recently released planning and codes department year-end report.
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VDOT travel advisory: More than 800 pieces of equipment being used, 24-hour operations

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 5:16pm
Latest information on Southwest Virginia roads issued at 4 p.m.
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Truancy intervention program helps truant kids achieve their goals

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 5:09pm
Truancy can become a real issue when it keeps children from getting a proper education. A program that has been part of Sullivan County and Kingsport schools since 1994 is designed to keep kids in sch
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Protect pets from ice, snow, cold temperatures

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:54pm
It's important to take care of furry friends during cold, winter conditions, according to the Humane Society of the U.S.
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Tips for driving in wintry weather if travel is unavoidable

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 4:41pm
The best way to stay safe is to stay off roads
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Bristol Tennessee School Board reschedules meeting

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:46pm
The Bristol Tennessee School Board has rescheduled tonight's meeting for Monday, Feb. 23 at 6:00 p.m.
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VSP investigating fatal wreck on Smyth/Wythe County line

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:09pm
The Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal wreck on Interstate 81 near the Smyth/Wythe county line.
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TUESDAY Closings: Click here for more information

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 3:04pm
Several schools and businesses have already announced closings for Tuesday, Feb. 17.
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Barter postpones Tuesday performances due to storm

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 2:24pm
The Barter Theatre has postponed performances for Tuesday due to the winter storm.
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VDOT begins attack on winter storm in western Va.

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 2:12pm
VDOT said plows began clearing roads Monday and it said crews are prepared and ready to tackle the rest of the state.
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Localities open emergency shelters

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 1:58pm
Several localities have announced they're opening emergency warming shelters for folks who need a place to be during this storm.
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Smyth County Community Hospital recognized by The SafeCare Group

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 1:44pm
Smyth County Community Hospital has been ranked No. 18 on The SafeCare Group's 100 SafeCare Hospitals list, officials announced.
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Washington County, Va., school board resets meeting

TriCities.com - Mon, 02/16/2015 - 1:42pm
The Washington County School Board has rescheduled its meeting.
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