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Thunder Valley Fly and Wine charity event set for Bristol Motor Speedway

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:58pm
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. — Speedway Children’s Charities wants to lure fly fishing enthusiasts to Bristol Motor Speedway April 25-27 for the second annual Thunder Valley Fly and Wine.

Planners still hammering out gas extraction ordinance

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:55pm
There are still a few issues the members of the Washington County Planning Commission wants to iron out.

Bristol, Va., schools chief named Superintendent of the Year for region

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:47pm
Mark Lineburg is now eligible for the Virginia School Superintendent of the Year award, which will be announced later this year.

King believes he has the experience to be a perfect fit

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:27pm
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of three articles on the candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Sullivan County highway commissioner. The primary is May 6.

Well data to be extracted from CNX computers for case

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:19pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Attorneys in two cases between CNX Gas and landowners who are suing for millions of dollars in natural gas royalties will have to put their heads together in the next three weeks to fi

Virginia firefighters get hands-on rescue training

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:15pm
A mock disaster set up at the Omni Source auto recycling business off Bob Morrison Boulevard, to provide state training for firefighters from Bristol, Va., to Pulaski. Exercises occurred under the wat

Bristol doctor gives up license following state investigation

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:52pm
Board of Medicine said Jeffery Ginther is "not safe" to practice medicine because of mental issues he has failed to address.

Longtime Neyland Stadium PA announcer Denton dies

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 6:12pm
Bobby Denton had worked as the PA announcer for Tennessee football since 1967.

1 child dead, 11 hurt in Florida day care crash

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 5:04pm
A car went out of control after it was struck by a Dodge Durango, jumped a curb and smashed into the daycare.

Churches plan community Good Friday service

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:15pm
ABINGDON, Va. – Three Abingdon churches are planning a community Good Friday Service, to be held next week.

Bristol Chamber said letter to business owner is a hoax

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:06pm
Letter asked small businesses to close on April 14 to honor Al Gore, Sr. and Al Gore, Jr. or face a fine.

Art van lands Kentucky woman in Wythe court

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:49pm
The Freedom Van looks like a patriotic leprechaun threw up all over it.

Applications accepted for vacancy on Abingdon Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:45pm
Applications are currently being accepted for a vacant seat on the Abingdon Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

Sen. Warner campaign says it has nearly $9 million

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:03pm
The GOP has yet to select a candidate to challenge Warner. Their convention is set for June 7.

Obama, Tenn. lawmakers earn "Jefferson Muzzle"

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:54pm
Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression hands out the award for snooping on the media and limiting information.

Abingdon CVB employees earn 'travel marketing professional' certification

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:53pm
Two members of Abingdon's Convention and Visitors Bureau have earned their certification as travel marketing professionals from the Southeast Tourism Society Marking College.

Students explore college, career opportunities at MECC

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:33pm
More than 500 high school seniors explored their career and college opportunities at a hands-on fair at Mountain Empire Community College Tuesday morning.

Lineburg named region's top superintendent

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:23pm
BRISTOL, Va. - Mark Lineburg, superintendent of Bristol, Va., public schools, has been selected as the 2013-14 Region VII Superintendent of the Year.

State spending plan headed to full House

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:26pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's annual spending plan is headed to a full House vote.

Tennessee House approves anti-meth bill

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:20pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A watered-down version of Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-meth legislation has been approved by the House.