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Manning hopes to remain as Sullivan highway commissioner

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:07pm
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles about the candidates who are seeking the Republican nomination for highway commissioner. The primary is May 6.

McAuliffe listens to stories about employed but uninsured in Virginia

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:53pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Virginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe listened intently Thursday as health care workers explained the plight of patients who work multiple jobs but can’t afford health care for their c

Mayors Award of Distinction recipients announced

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:00pm
A downtown music festival now in its second decade, a medical volunteer organization and a longtime advocate for animals are the recipients of the 2014 Bristol Mayors Award of Distinction.

A tribute to crime victims and victim advocates

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 9:55pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Heather Moore walked out of a courtroom in September 2009 emotionally spent with tears rolling down her cheek. She had just testified about the darkest days of her life, which was alm

Motorcycle rider suffers injuries in Volunteer Parkway crash

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:19pm
A Bristol, Tenn., Police officer said the driver of a Honda CR-V pulled into the path of the cycle.

Board accepts resignations of Wythe head football coach, former assistant

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:07pm
Their departures come in the wake of allegations of a hazing incident in late January.

U.S. Health and Human Serivces Secretary Sebelius resigning

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:43pm
The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for the Affordable Health Care program.

Mining deaths up in 2013, injuries down

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 6:09pm
The preliminary numbers were released Thursday by the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

Family Dollar to close stores as shoppers pinched

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:12pm
The N.C.-based company announced they will close 370 stores and slash their workforce.

Rhythm & Roots, hospital volunteers, animal advocate win Mayors Awards

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:10pm
A downtown music festival now in its second decade, a medical volunteer organization and a long-time advocate for animals are the recipients of the 2014 Bristol Mayors Award of Distinction.

Suspect in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:09pm
Police agencies across Florida had been searching for Robert Alex Corchado since the Wednesday crash that killed a 4-year-old girl and injured 14 other people, most of them children.

Poet to wrap up King's Buechner lecture series

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 4:00pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Poet Christian Wiman will be the final speaker in the 2013-14 Buechner Institute lecture series at King University.

Border Bash lineup, schedule announcement set for April 16

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:30pm
BRISTOL, Va. - The schedule and lineup for the 2014 Border Bash concert series will be announced April 16.

ETSU proposes higher rates for forensic services

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:11pm
Mayors in the affected counties say they don't know if they can afford the increase and they may consider contacting elsewhere for services.

Holston Habitat looking for volunteers for May house construction

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 3:05pm
Construction crews are needed from May 5 through May 24.

Abingdon Garden Club to host tour in June

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:26pm
This year's tour features gardens in Abingdon and the interior of one home, where refreshments will be served.

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:19pm
NEW YORK — Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as CBS' late night host.

Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:18pm
The Tennessee Senate has voted to allow the state to electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained.

2nd vintage baseball season begins

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:45pm
The second season of vintage-era baseball in Tennessee is opening this weekend with a double-header in Knoxville, Tenn.

Kickoff event for Russell County Head Start registration planned tonight

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:22pm
An event to jump start registration for Head Start and Pre-K programs in Russell County will be held tonight.