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Two dead in Wythe County crash

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 1:22pm
WYTHEVILLE Va.—Two people were killed late Friday on Interstate 81 in Wythe County at the 83 mile marker, according to the Virginia State Police.

Sunset's OptiNet deal at 'critical stage'

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 12:00am
BRISTOL, Va. — A Duffield firm’s bid to acquire BVU’s OptiNet division has reached a “critical stage” after failing to finalize an agreement by a March 31 deadline.

An anemic black bear, dogs seeking homes and a .05 legal limit

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 11:02pm
This is a weekly column called Odds and Ends, a Saturday roundup of the most significant digits buried in the Bristol Herald Courier’s stories. From shocking statistics to demonstrative data, Odds and Ends seeks to provide context, analysis and insight…

Country star Josh Turner performs as part of King University's 150th celebrations

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 10:37pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — All aboard the long country train of hits by Josh Turner.That’s exactly what a sold-out Viking Hall crowd experienced Friday night when the Grand Ole Opry member visited the Birthplace of Country Music. Presented by King University…

City unlikely to reclaim land for Mendota Trail

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 9:24pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders apparently won’t re-enter a dispute over the contentious Mendota Trail.

Wythe man indicted on murder charge

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 7:47pm
MARION, Va.—During its March 28 quarterly session, a Smyth County grand jury handed down four indictments for a Wythe County man accused in the August 2016 hit-and-run killing of his ex-girlfriend and the attempted malicious wounding of her companion.