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Abingdon library is going to the dogs

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:28pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Library is going to the dogs.

Republicans and Democrats plan political dinners tonight

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:23pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Washington County Democrats and Republicans have each planned political dinners for tonight in Abingdon.

Deer to blame in fatal car crash

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:17pm
MADISON HEIGHTS — A deer darting into the road is to blame for a crash that killed a Campbell County teacher Thursday morning.

Coming Sunday: Two-part series on retail development in Bristol

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:39pm
This weekend in the Bristol Herald Courier:

SWCC Professional Support Staff Association to host Christmas Bazaar

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 5:20pm
The Southwest Virginia Community College Professional Support Staff Association (PSSA) will host a Christmas bazaar next month.

Little Caesars to provide pizza at Bristol Salvation Army

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:25pm
The Little Caesars Love Kitchen will roll into the Salvation Army to provide fresh Little Caesars pizza meals for approximately 150 people in need on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

Significant winter storm takes aim at Mountain Empire region

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:25pm
It was a wet Halloween for the region’s trick-or-treaters, but that rain was expected to turn to snow overnight as the first potential winter storm of the season barreled down on the Mountain Empire.

Significant winter storm takes aim at Mountain Empire

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:49pm
Rain expected to change to snow after midnight in lower elevations

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Trunk-or-Treat tonight

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:28pm
The annual Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Trunk-or-Treat will be held tonight starting at 6 p.m.

UVa-Wise open house set for Saturday has been postponed

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:49am
Decision made due to expected winter storm

UVa-Wise to host Coffee Night Nov. 11

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:31am
his year's Coffee Night at UVa-Wise will feature Betsy Sholl, the former poet laureate of Maine.

Recycle e-waste, shred documents, donate used clothing in Abingdon

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:24am
Sustain Abingdon will host a recycling day next month in the parking lot of the Abingdon Police Department.

Winter storm warning issued for much of SWVa. and NE Tenn.

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:45pm
Snow accumulations from 1-4 inches expected in the valleys and 4-8 inches in the mountains starting Friday night.

UVa-Wise students hold vigil for slain UVa student Hannah Graham

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:30pm
A candlelight vigil was held Thursday night at the University of Virginia's College at Wise to remember slain University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

The Bristol Blotter for Oct. 31, 2014

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:53pm

Public input wanted on Sullivan County education planning study

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:32pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A community dialogue meeting will be held Monday to get public input about Sullivan County schools for the master facility planning study currently underway.

Bristol Circuit Court clerk candidates speak at chamber event

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:26pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The two women seeking the city’s circuit court clerk’s post held a joint appearance Thursday at the Bristol Chamber of Commerce.

Extra Mile program encourages donations

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:13pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The United Way of Bristol reported Thursday that so far this year’s fundraising campaign has raised more than $700,000 — which is nearly half of the goal.

Tax exemption proposal on Virginia’s Nov. ballot

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:08pm
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginians were being asked to decide Tuesday whether to approve a constitutional amendment that would exempt the surviving spouses of U.S. military members killed in action from payin

WMP joins the crowd of evergrowing natural gas projects

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:42pm
A company with deep roots in interstate natural gas pipeline construction and operation began testing the waters last month for a new pipeline whose path would — like two others already proposed — tak