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Agape mission trip fundraiser planned

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 9:07am
With 15 residents of the Tri-Cities, Agape Christian Mission made a trip last week to Haiti, conducting a four-day, free medical clinic.

Business uprooted by The Falls project relocates to bigger home

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:53pm
A.H. Harris & Sons, a concrete construction supply business, was recently forced to close the Lee Highway store it operated for years.

Crash-simulation drill planned for Virginia Highlands Airport

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:50pm
The drill, called The Sky's the Limit, is hosted by the Washington County Department of Emergency Management.

The Bristol Blotter for Oct. 3, 2014

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:47pm

Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to home under guard

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:44pm
Four members of a family the U.S. Ebola patient was staying with were confined to their Texas home under armed guard Thursday as the circle of people possibly exposed to the virus widened.

Students get lesson in water conservation at Glade Spring farm

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:00pm
Some 600 middle school students from Washington County have been visiting Highland Dairy Farm in Glade Spring this week to learn about water conservation as part of the Holston River Soil & Water

Lundberg pushes amendment for judicial selection by Tenn. governor

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:48pm
Tennessee Rep. Jon Lundberg is pushing a state constitutional amendment — one of four on the ballot in November — that would allow the governor to appoint judges subject to confirmation by the General

BVU Authority board moves closer to finding CEO, may offer next week

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:45pm
The BVU Authority board expects to make an offer to a prospective CEO, possibly as early as next week.

Food City receives award

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:36pm
Food City was named Retail Marketer of the Year within the large chain category of Certified Angus Beef’s prestigious marketing and leadership awards.

Common Core will be subject at Bristol meeting next week

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:08pm
Bristol, Tenn. — The confusion that has surrounded Common Core, also known in the state as Tennessee State Standards, will be discussed Tuesday at Avoca Christian Church in Bristol, Tenn., at 6:30 p.m

ASD, Whitetop farms get crop grants

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:33pm
Two local agriculture projects are among the 16 that will get specialty crop grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service Specialty Crop Block Grant fund through the V

Gang member to future doctor

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:30pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Hope, despair, and redemption is the story of one man's life who summoned the will to change.

Local Ebola preparedness exercise set for Friday

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:03pm
Health and college officials will participate

DMME reclamation specialist wins national award

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:59pm
Ken Coomer, a reclamation specialist for the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, was awarded recently for his work.

Tri-Cities Regional Airport reports mid-year passenger numbers

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:35pm
Blountville, Tenn. — Tri-Cities Regional Airport has reported that passenger numbers remained steady this year with a 0.5 percent increase during the second quarter of 2014 as compared to 2013. Passen

Va. voter registration deadline fast approaching

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:15pm
RICHMOND, Va.  — Virginians have less than two weeks remaining to register to vote in next month's general election.

Mine safety violations down

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:07pm
The number of chronic safety violators among mine operators has fallen sharply in recent years, according to government figures released Thursday.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys auto dealer

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:00pm
Warren Buffett is getting into the automobile sales business.

Kaine pushes US recognition of 6 Va. tribes

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:45am
RICHMOND, Va. — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine is arguing anew for federal recognition of Virginia's Indian tribes.

Woman charged in Danville school bus wreck

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 11:00am
DANVILLE, Va. — Danville police have charged the driver of a car that caused another vehicle to hit a Danville school bus.