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Farmers and ranchers across country have voice in local farm program decisions

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 1:09pm
WASHINGTON — Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for

Bristol sends big ‘thank you’ to veterans with annual parade

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 12:44am
Eighty-five year old Ray Ottinger stood on the side of State Street as Twin City firefighters raised the American flag on Saturday morning for the Veterans Day Parade.

Distilleries embrace Franklin County's moonshine history

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 10:05pm
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — Franklin County has long been known as the moonshine capital of the world. Now, it’s taking advantage of that title.

Arts Array presents "5 Flights Up"

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 9:47pm
ABINGDON, Va. — As part of Virginia Highlands Community College's Arts Array Film Series "5 Flights Up" will be shown at Abingdon Cinemall on Nov. 16 and Nov. 17.

Virginia Middle School students talk SOLs with state leaders

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 8:53pm
BRISTOL, Va. – Two Virginia Middle School students gave members of a state committee on standardized testing some things to consider during their recent testimony.

Women-owned businesses major contributor to Virginia economy

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 7:48pm
Women-owned businesses in Virginia are smaller than the average firm, but they are growing faster than other businesses in the state.

Delay in rezoning vote was to give public more information, town manager says

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 5:37pm
ABINGDON, Va. – The request to delay final reading of a rezoning request for property that would be used for a new Food City store in the Exit 17 area was made so more information could be presented t

Work progressing on tennis courts in Bristol, Tennessee

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 5:36pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Colors are beginning to pop at the Ida S. Jones Community Tennis Center.

TBI accepting entries for missing children's poster contest

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 10:15am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is accepting entries for the 2016 National Missing Children's Day Poster contest.

Experience hundreds of years of American war history in one day

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 9:00am
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Coming up on Veteran's Day weekend folks will be able to experience a walk through of more than 200 years of history of the American soldier.

Foxfire Series programs continue at Glade Spring library

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 6:45am
GLADE SPRING, Va. -- The popular Foxfire Series inspired new programs at the Glade Spring branch library. The next program is a salt making demonstration, today at 11 a.m.

King University Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly Schools List

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 4:15am
King University has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM JobsSM an

Bristol mayors take on rumors about Bass Pro buying out rival Cabela's

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 9:12pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders are concerned about media speculation regarding a potential buyout of Cabela’s, but Mayor Archie Hubbard said Friday it’s too soon to worry.

Students honor veterans for sacrifice, veterans honor students for hard work

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 9:12pm
ABINGDON, Va. – Students at E.B. Stanley Middle School honored nearly 30 local veterans in their second annual service Friday morning, but they got a nice surprise when the veterans turned the tables

All candidates endorsed by WIN won races in Tuesday's election

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 9:02pm
ABINGDON, Va. — All the candidates endorsed by the newly formed Washington County Independent Neighbors won in Tuesday’s election and voter turnout increased in their districts, according to a WIN off

Roe hears about plight of working poor in visit to Faith in Action

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 8:41pm
BRISTOL, Va. — There are only some steps the federal government can take to aid the plight of the working poor, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe said Friday.

City receives private firm's offer to manage Clear Creek Golf Course

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 8:10pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders are considering an unsolicited proposal to privatize operations at Clear Creek Golf Course, which is currently municipally owned and operated.

Historian to lecture on Native American involvement in Civil War

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 5:00pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Edwin C. Bearrs, chief historian emeritus of the National Park Service, will present a lecture on "The Impact of the Native Americans during the Civil War" on Nov. 9.

Operation Kidsafe event to be held in Abingdon

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 3:21pm
ABINGDON, Va.—A free digital fingerprint and photo safety program called Operation Kidsafe will be offered at First Community Bank in Abingdon Nov. 16-20.

Foxfire Series programs continue at Glade Spring library

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 2:00pm
GLADE SPRING, Va. -- The popular Foxfire Series inspired new programs at the Glade Spring branch library. The next program is a salt making demonstration, tomorrow at 11 a.m.