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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.

Emmylou Harris tops the lineup for Bristol Rhythm & Roots 2014

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:49am
BRISTOL, Va. — Something for everyone was the theme of today's announcement of the 2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion lineup, which includes 12-time Grammy winner Emmylou Harris.

ETSU investigating 'confessions' Twitter feed

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:43am
East Tennessee State University is investigating who is running a Twitter feed using the school's trademarked logo without the school's permission.

Overturned tanker closes a lane of I-40 in North Carolina

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:21am
COVE CREEK, N.C. — Authorities say one lane of Interstate 40 West in the North Carolina mountains has reopened after a tanker truck overturned near the Tennessee state line.

In show of defiance, 32,000 run Boston Marathon

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:45am
Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves.

UVa-Wise chancellor to be inaugurated today

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:34am
WISE, Va. - The University of Virginia's College at Wise will inaugurate its 8th chancellor today. 

Creating jobs priority for incumbent Ashley as he seeks second term

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:41pm
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on the candidates for Bristol, Va., City Council. Coming Wednesday: incumbent Ed Harlow.

VI students hopeful solution will be found to college’s money problems

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:28pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Although Virginia Intermont College has suffered seemingly endless blows — financial struggles, loss of accreditation and the failure of a planned merger with Webber International Unive

Former coal site turned into park

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:23pm
PENNINGTON GAP, Va. — A former coal tipple site has been transformed into an outdoor classroom and community park, which will officially open Thursday.

Man charged with child neglect

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:18pm
A 43-year-old Bluff City man was arrested and charged with child abuse and neglect after exhibiting strange behavior, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.

Apply now for 10th Mountain Music School session

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:17pm
BIG STONE GAP, Va. — Applications are currently being accepted for the 10th annual Mountain Music School.

Hearing set on candidates for vacant seat

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:14pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Tonight’s Washington County School Board meeting will feature a public hearing on the individuals who have applied to be appointed to a vacant seat on the board.

Monthly work session schedule proceeding

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:11pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Despite some objections at its meeting Monday, the Sullivan County Commission is moving forward with holding a monthly work session.

Study: Food insecurity still exists in NE Tennessee

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:25pm
National data provides county level information

Virginia treasury holding 2014 tangible property auction and on-site preview day

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:22pm
Unclaimed items, from musical instruments and electronics to jewelry, coins and collectibles, will be auctioned off by the state of Virginia later this month.

Bristol PD doing prescription drug take back day

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 2:13pm
People are asked to bring old prescriptions

Applications accepted for Mountain Music School

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:50pm
The week-long event is dedicated to the preservation and continuation of Appalachian music and culture.

Sharp Elbows in Republican primaries

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:45pm
There's been no free path to potential victory for Barbara Comstock as she tries to win the Republican primary contest next Saturday for the 10th Congressional District in northern Virginia.

Women & Children's Expo planned at Bristol Regional Medical Center

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 1:03pm
May 3 expo open to women of all ages; will be held in hospital's conference center.

McEwen ammunition plant explosion ruled accidental

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:42pm
MCEWEN, Tenn. — The deadly explosion at a McEwen ammunition plant was accidental, according to a preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.