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Use winter's down time to get tools, buildings in shape

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:00am
This is a great time of year to catch up and get ahead of farm maintenance.

Sullivan authorities probe Saturday crash

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:48am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. - Sullivan County authorities are investigating a crash that sent four to nearby hospitals.

BTN-TV officials announce vintage film line-up for remainder of 2014 season

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:30am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — BTN-TN has recently been broadcasting films from another era – before digitizing, before color, and some before audio.

Bristol Open House is tonight from 5-8 p.m.

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:00am
BRISTOL — Believe in Bristol will sponsor the annual Christmas Open House in downtown Bristol tonight from 5-8.

Virginia veteran opens up home as retreat

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 1:30am
CHESTERFIELD, Va. — Wheelchairs line the edge of Gregory's Pond in Chesterfield County; some of their occupants carry fishing poles, others take in the view or relish in their shared military history

Local company collects used cooking and motor oil and takes it to companies to be recycled for new uses

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:43pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Just about everything can be recycled — including used cooking oil and motor oil.

Obama action brings immigration battle to Virginia

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:41pm
President Barack Obama’s use of executive power to halt deportations of about 4 million undocumented immigrants will potentially change the legal status of tens of thousands now living in Virginia unl

Agency helped woman to hear ‘the little things’

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:27pm
Editor’s note: This is the third story in a series about the United Way of Bristol, the agencies it funds and the people they help in the community. United Way is in the midst of its annual fundraisin

Board of Supervisors to consider funds for airport expansion

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:24pm
The Washington County Board of Supervisors will consider allocating funds for the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Revenue Sharing Program to move a road that’s in the way of expansion of the c

Food Truck Roundup brings flavor on wheels to downtown Lynchburg

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:07pm
In addition to local restaurant mainstays, some more mobile food options were available in downtown Lynchburg Saturday.

Ukulele enthusiasts strum happy tunes

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:56pm
BERRYVILLE, Va. — Hawaiian singer and musician Don Ho would be proud.

Lynchburg division, along with other districts, sees diversity gap

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 9:11pm
Alannah Richardson has flourished in the Lynchburg City Schools system. An E.C. Glass High School senior in the division’s early college program, Richardson said she’s encountered teachers who care ab

Denim does it for L.C. King

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 1:16pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — For nearly a century, L.C. King Manufacturing Company relied on general stores to sell its clothing lines.

The Nation's Housing: Tighter standards on reverse mortgages

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:00am
WASHINGTON — Are reverse mortgages headed in reverse? Based on forthcoming federal rule changes for seniors who expect to apply for one, you might think so. But as a taxpayer, you might say, bravo: To

A variety of bean recipes give cooks a choice for their table

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:45am
“Bean by Bean: A Cookbook” by Crescent Dragonwagon, is concerned with the many ways one can fix different kinds of beans to eat.

Woman's death was the cause of a brutal battle in the cemetery

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:30am
Today Bristol’s historic East Hill Cemetery appears to be a place of peaceful solitude. Seldom does the day go by that people don’t go there to walk or to meditate or to visit graves of loved ones or

Santa Train makes annual run

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:47am
In addition to Santa Claus and several helpers, six-time Grammy Award winner Amy Grant rode the train for 110 miles from Shelby, Kentucky, to Kingsport, Tennessee, making 14 stops along the way.

Downtown Bristol's Open House to feature horse and buggy rides

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:42am
The Open House and horse and buggy rides take place Monday from 5 to 8 p.m.

The Bristol Blotter for Nov. 23, 2014

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:39am

Stores are offering discounts, extended hours well before Black Friday even begins

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:41pm
BRISTOL, Va. — With retailers already discounting prices on everything from clothing to big screen TVs, consumers no longer have to wait for Black Friday or even Thanksgiving Day to harvest holiday ba