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Emmylou Harris to headline Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:27pm
Harris is slated to perform on opening night of the 14th annual downtown Bristol music festival, scheduled Sept. 19-21.

Business, community leaders voice concerns to Sen. Kaine

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:23pm
Workforce training and drug addiction are two major issues facing local employers.

Projects pitched for Virginia 6-year transportation plan

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:18pm
Chief among the supported projects was the proposed Innovation Highway in Wise County, improvements to Interstate 81 at exits 7, 17 and 19, and the Moccasin Gap Bypass in Scott County.

VI College president addresses city council

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:16pm
Mayor Guy Odum expressed concern for struggling Virginia Intermont College Tuesday but said the city’s hands are financially tied.

The Henry era officially begins at UVa-Wise

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:40pm
Chancellor Donna Price Henry was formally inaugurated Tuesday at a ceremony on the UVa-Wise campus.

Harlow sees good growth, but hopes for more

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:35pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Incumbent Ed Harlow touts his roles in improving the city’s working relationship with Washington County, Va., getting legislation for The Falls approved and attracting business as he bi

Local, fresh asparagus is the best

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:00pm
When fresh asparagus shows up in local markets, you better snap it up and try these recipes. Also, check out more recipes starring Blueberry Coffee Cake and Brunch Salad on

Driver charged after three vehicle crash near Exit 5 in Bristol, Va.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:21pm
Casey Amber Nickels, 28, of Bristol, Tenn., is facing three charges, including driving while having a revoked license.

Bristol head shop co-owner pleads guilty to federal drug charges

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:56pm
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — The owner of a Bristol, Tenn., head shop that was raided twice in one year by federal drug agents pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to bath salt related charges.

Abingdon man indicted in murder of 2-year-old

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:30pm
Gregory Marlow, 28, will have a jury trial beginning May 19 after being indicted for the second-degree murder of Leah Marie Dye, 2, of Abingdon.

Local schools recognized for personal finance education

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 4:12pm
Twenty-nine Virginia high schools, including six from this region, were named among the nation's 100 best for personal finance instruction.

Jury duty phone scam being investigated in Washington County, Va.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:48pm
The bogus officer tried to get people to pay fines using a Green Dot prepaid card through a PayPal account.

Poets featured at Sunday with Friends

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:45pm
Jesse Graves, a Tennessee native, will speak at the event.

Police: Woman tried to run down husband after Easter church service

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:31pm
Police said the husband had criticized his wife's driving on the way to church.

Tenn. high court to hear faith-healing case

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:52pm
Jacqueline Crank was convicted of misdemeanor child neglect. She believed her child could be resurrected after death, according to testimony.

Bluff City man killed in crash in Washington County, Tenn.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:38pm
Jerry Dugger, 49, died of injuries sustained in the crash. Dugger pulled into the path of a cement truck on Hwy. 75.

Muster grounds to feature talk on textiles and dyes

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 1:30pm
The event will be held Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the muster grounds in Abingdon.

Man fined for message left on Va AG's comment line

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 1:27pm
RICHMOND, Va. — A profane message left on the attorney general's public comment line has cost a Yorktown man $250.

Washington County drug take-back sites planned

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 1:00pm
Three sites planned for drug take-back

First lady Haslam to launch Tree Education Program

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:24pm
Tennessee First lady Crissy Haslam will launch a Tree Education Program at the Tennessee Residence today.