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JetBlue, Delta will test biometric boarding passes

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 9:20am
Boarding passes could someday become quaint relics for air travelers.

Washington County Fair releases 2017 entertainment schedule

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 8:52am
ABINGDON, Va. -- The Washington County Fair has released its 2017 entertainment lineup for the 68th annual fair. The lineup includes artists from country, contemporary christian and southern rock genres.

Small business grants not helping poorer regions of Virginia

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 8:42am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A grant program designed to boost small businesses has resulted in few new jobs in the poorer parts of Virginia.

Prepare to be rattled by rattlesnake show at Bristol Fair

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:15am
A western diamondback rattlesnake coiled and rattled less than an arm’s length away from Dave Richardson as he sat inside his cramped camper parked on the grounds of Earhart Campground.

Bristol Tennessee unveils new brand, logo

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:59pm
Bristol is. That is the central theme of new branding developed for the city of Bristol Tennessee by an Oklahoma-based marketing and public relations firm.

Safety at the forefront as Bristol Fair set to open gates

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:59pm
Earhart Campground is awash in neon and the aroma of fried dough as the site near Bristol Motor Speedway prepares to host the Bristol Fair starting tonight.

Panel set to select abandoned mine site projects

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:33pm
BIG STONE GAP, Va. - The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy has developed an advisory group to select projects for approval for economic development.

Relay for Life honors cancer survivors

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:23pm
BRISTOL, Va. – Anyone attending tonight’s American Cancer Society Relay for Life can expect to see a wide range of emotions - tears, hugs and smiles - from survivors, their friends and family members.

No change to Bluff City property taxes next year

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:22pm
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. - Residents of Bluff City won’t see increases to their city property tax rate next year.

Republican candidate for Va. lieutenant governor talks drugs, values

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 11:21pm
BRISTOL, Va.—Battling the opioid epidemic, improving the economy and safety and security are among the issues Virginia state Sen. Bryce Reeves says he’s fighting for as he runs for lieutenant governor.

Bristol reviews new brand

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:20am
BRISTOL, Tenn. – City leaders, staff and executives from Bristol Tennessee Essential Services reviewed the city’s new brand. “Bristol is…” this morning at the BTES auditorium.

Appalachia Service Project house moved to its new home

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 12:17am
A house built for a local family at Bristol Motor Speedway was rolled through the streets of the city Wednesday before landing on its foundation on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Legendary racing family spans three generations

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:54pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Jerry Caldwell, general manager of the Bristol Motor Speedway, described drag racing as a “huge family.”

Fabric ETC hopes to sew up success

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:53pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Shelf after shelf of unique bolts of colorful fabric greet customers inside Fabric ETC, the newest store to open in the Twin City’s historic downtown.

Memorial Day traffic deaths in Virginia down from last year

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:52pm
Memorial Day weekend proved safer for those traveling Virginia’s highways compared to last year, according to the Virginia State Police.

Outback Steakhouse opens at The Pinnacle

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:52pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Outback Steakhouse has opened its new Twin City location at The Pinnacle retail development.

Proposed Bristol budget balanced despite host of challenges

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 9:16pm
The city’s newly proposed 2017-18 operating budget includes cutting out only two jobs, reducing the real estate tax rate and not increasing any taxes or fees.