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Virginia Dems get new director

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:09am
The Virginia Democratic Party's newest executive director is set to start this week, two months after being fired from a similar post in North Carolina.

Altria sells idled N.C. cigarette plant for $68.5M

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:56am
The owner of the nation's biggest tobacco company, Philip Morris USA, has sold a North Carolina cigarette plant it idled in 2009.

Virginia trial set for coal companies' legal battle

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:45am
A long-running legal battle between two coal companies is headed for trial in Virginia.

Crash carts donated to JMH

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 9:54am
25 new crash carts used by nurses donated by JMH Auxiliary

Mean green fighting machine

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:39pm
SALTVILLE, Va. — It has an eco-friendly footprint that is an earth lover’s dream and a whisper-quiet engine that could be a criminal’s nightmare.

Longtime sheriff seeking fifth term

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:10pm
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on the Republican candidates seeking the nomination for Sullivan County sheriff in the May 6 primary.

Early childhood educators stress learning process needs jump start

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:04pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Each day, when High Point Elementary School teachers Cindy Timp and Veronica Widener get to school, they know they’re in for some fun.

Approval given for road study: Project would connect 11W-I-81 with Volunteer Parkway

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:26pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Northeast Tennessee survey group has been awarded a contract to conduct a needs assessment study on a connector road project that would link U.S. Highway 11W near Interstate 81’s Ex

Join a group, get involved

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:24pm

Dealing with moss issues in your lawn

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:09pm
Moss, in the proper setting, can be an attractive plant. Occasionally property owners will establish a moss garden as a part of their landscape. For most homeowners, though, moss is an unwanted pest t

The Nation's Housing: Benefit restoration gets complicated

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:00pm
Renewal of important expired federal tax benefits for homeowners took a major step forward last week, but the route to final congressional approval is beginning to look longer — and potentially bumpie

Two dead in Sevier cabin fire

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:40pm
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a cabin fire in Sevierville has claimed the lives of an Indiana man and a toddler.

Insurers likely to benefit from Virginia Medicaid expansion

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:38pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome.

Adventure tourism touted for SE Tenn.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 3:15pm
The Perlaky brothers' project would  offer a range of activities that might include off-roading, hiking and horseback riding.

One killed in Dickenson County crash

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:28pm
A South Carolina man died Friday as the result of a single-vehicle crash in Dickenson County.

Va. college 'free-speech zones' latest to fall

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 1:15pm
The Virginia Community College System has agreed to suspend its student demonstrations policy in response to a lawsuit.

Tenn. lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:44pm
Legislative leaders are discussing a compromise that would delay testing for a year.

3 killed in single-car wreck in Va.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 12:41pm
Two adults and a child are dead following a single-car crash in Buckingham County.

Va educators partner to help disabled students

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:15am
RICHMOND, Va. — Educators in Virginia are partnering to help students with disabilities succeed after they leave school.

Many groups in the area are ready and willing to help in any way

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 11:15am
Various groups are in the local region