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Bristol woman arrested after string of crashes

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:08pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — A Bristol, Tenn., woman was arrested last week following a string of car crashes in Johnson City.

Sullivan sheriff seeking info on suspicious fire

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:06pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information about two people who were seen at a suspicious fire — believed to have been caused by a methamphetamine lab — over th

U.S. Highway 23 closed due to chemical spill

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:05pm
WISE, Va. — U.S. Highway 23 near Wise was closed for several hours Monday as crews worked to clean up a spill from the collision of tanker trucks carrying liquid nitrogen.

Bristol woman charged in Johnson City, accused of causing car accidents

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:09pm
A Bristol, Tenn., woman was arrested last week following a string of car accidents in Johnson City.

Abingdon Farmers Market sets spring opening day

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 3:00pm
ABINGDON, Va. - Abingdon farmers sell their wares at the farmers market all year 'round, but the spring season kicks off this month.

Earth Day plans made for Abingdon celebrations

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:15pm
Earth Day will be celebrated in Abingdon with events April 26.

NE State students wins award

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:20pm
Woman raised son, worked and attended college

Tennessee legislators look to wrap up session

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:18pm
Legislature, governor must agree on cuts

SAGA Spring Trails Symposium set

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:00pm
A symposium highlighting the region's extensive trail system is set for this month.

Bad brakes suspected in crash of tanker trucks that closed U.S. 23 for several hours

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 1:00pm
WISE, Va. — Both truck drivers were injured but only one was transported for additional medical care following this morning's crash on U.S. 23 near the bottom of Indian Creek Mountain.

Sullivan County looking for folks involved in a weekend meth lab fire

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:38am
The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office is looking for information on two people who were seen at a suspicious fire over the weekend.

Step into this book and you never want to leave

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:00am
This is one of those books you step into, but never want to leave. It’s got a great keep-you-guessing plot, a satisfying cast, and an easy touch to it

VSP investigating tanker truck trash in Wise

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:27am
Virginia State Police is investigating a two-truck wreck that has closed both lanes of U.S. Route 23 in Wise near the 50 mile marker.

Godsey seeking third term, will focus on economic development

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:42pm
Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories on the candidates in the May 6 Republican primary for Sullivan County mayor. Coming Tuesday: a profile of challenger Richard Venable.


Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:23pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Being a successful businesswoman, supporter of the arts and her family are the three most important things to Nancy DeFriece.

Last group of elk from Kentucky to be delivered to SW Va. this week

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:22pm
Late this week, livestock trailers will rumble their way across mountain roads from Kentucky, coming to a halt in a field that was once a coal mine in the War Fork area of Buchanan County.

Targeting young professionals for help

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:16pm
BRISTOL, Va. — A new initiative aims to get young professionals invested in the community through nonprofit agencies.

Find a group, get involved

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:15pm

Avoid traffic headaches

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:14pm
BRISTOL, Va. – In an effort to keep motorists informed, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) provides weekly information about highway construction and maintenance projects in southwestern

The Bristol Blotter

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 11:11pm