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Southern steam locomotive trips planned for spring

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 4:23pm
Norfolk Southern is again partnering with the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society to host steam locomotive excursion trips in 2014.

School courtyard transformed into a garden oasis to honor shooting victims

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:45pm
The garden will serve as a memorial and tribute to the lives Patrick Henry student Griffin Palmer, his mother, Kristin Palmer, a teacher at Virginia High School, and her mother, Nancy Griffin.

Space station computer outage demands spacewalk

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:38pm
The main computer is fine and the six-man crew is safe, but the malfunction puts next week's supply run in jeopardy.

New Va. forester a familiar face

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:15pm
Bettina K. Ring returns to state government after serving as senior vice president of family forests at the American Forest Foundation.

Open gun carry sponsor moves for full vote in Tenn. House

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:15pm
Republican Rep. Micah Van Huss of Jonesborough has filed notice that he plans to make the unusual move on Monday.

Mental health admissions soar in Va. after Deeds tragedy

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:15am
The General Assembly passed legislation earlier this year attempting to address some of the problems highlighted by the Deeds case.

Fire destroys Bristol, Tenn., home

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 10:22am
An overnight fire in a single-family dwelling destroyed the home, firefighters said.

Choose one of many churches in the area for worship services

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 9:30am
Many churches offering worship services

Psychologists say coaches, parents need to work together

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:30pm
Parents and coaches should work together to ensure that the atmosphere in team sports is healthy and productive, sports psychologists said.

Virginia Middle, High Point teachers named McGlothlin Award winners

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:11pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The mustachioed teacher was sitting in his classroom Friday when there was a rap at the door.

Setting roots for food, education

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:45pm
BRISTOL, Va. — A $4,500 grant to Girls Inc. will fund a new garden and the nutrition awareness that will come from eating healthier foods.

Inauguration events slated for new chancellor

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:33pm
Two weeks’ worth of events are planned in Wise, Va., to celebrate the inauguration of Chancellor Donna Price Henry.

Help wanted for Community Build project

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:29pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Two local churches are looking for volunteers to perform a variety of duties to help a deserving family realize the dream of owning a home next month.

Gray woman accused of taking drugs to jail

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:25pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A Gray, Tenn., woman was behind bars after authorities accused her of taking drugs to the Sullivan County jail.

One injured when car hits Smyth school bus

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:24pm
CHILHOWIE, Va. — One person was injured when a school bus was struck Friday afternoon, according to the Virginia State Police.

The Bristol Blotter

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:22pm

Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:12pm
An investigation of five small tremors last month in the Youngstown area, in the Appalachian foothills, found the injection of sand and water that accompanies hydraulic fracturing in the Utica Shale m

4 Tenn. teens in SC manhunt ordered detained

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 5:19pm
Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns said they are being held at a youth facility in Johnson City.

One injured in Smyth County school bus crash

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 5:17pm
CHILHOWIE, Va. – One person was injured when a school bus was struck this afternoon, according to the Virginia State Police.

Virginia AG files brief supporting gay marriage

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 5:13pm
Attorney General Mark Herring is backing two same-sex couples who filed a lawsuit.