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Holston View principal enters not guilty plea

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 1:55pm
Holston View Elementary School Principal Jerry Poteat pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of attempting to commit child abuse and attempting to commit child neglect.

Former chief says now a difficult time for law enforcement

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 12:32pm
BRISTOL, Va. - Former Bristol Virginia Police Chief Tom Stone said today that  the current national climate presents daunting challenges for law enforcement officers.

Birthplace of Country Music Museum marks release of ‘Orthophonic Joy’

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:46pm
From Twitter and Rolling Stone to Bristol’s Burger Bar, “Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited” received considerable attention Tuesday, the first day it was available for purchase.

2015-16 Bristol, Virginia budget calls for several rate hikes

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:43pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders held first reading Tuesday on a $67.3 million operating budget that attracted little public input.

New law would overhaul special education funding in Tennessee

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 8:51pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — A bill passed by Tennessee lawmakers could give parents of severely disabled children more than $6,000 a year to spend on education and therapies that they choose, though critics s

Border Bash to showcase bands to play at Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 8:41pm
Bands that will play at the Rhythm & Roots Reunion will be introduced during the Border Bash events.

SCSO: Driver tries to outrun train, but hits school bus

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 4:50pm
BRISTOL, Tenn.—Charges are pending after a car struck a school bus Tuesday afternoon in Sullivan County.

Sullivan Sheriff's Office to hold fallen officers memorial service Friday

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:45pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A memorial service to honor fallen officers will be held at the Sullivan County's Sheriff's Office in Blountville on Friday. 

New Sullivan genealogy software to be demonstrated

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:44pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — See Sullivan County's new genealogy software in action at the county's department of Archives and Tourism in Blountville later this month.

Downtown Honaker blaze displaces four families; kitchen fire cited

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:38pm
HONAKER, Va.— Four families were displaced after a blaze destroyed a building in downtown Honaker, Virginia.

Mardi Growl event to benefit SBK Animal Center

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 3:19pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The SBK Animal Center will hold its first annual Mardi Growl event at Holston River Brewing Company.

ASD chosen as partner to create jobs and strengthen economic development capacity

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 2:04pm
ABINGDON, Va. -- Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) will receive $50,000 from the Central Appalachian Network (CAN) as part of a $250,000 total award managed by MACED, (The Mountain Associated

UVa dean files defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone over discredited story

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 1:12pm
Lawsuit seeks $7.85 million in damages

McDonnell reasserts innocence, says trial judge erred

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:51pm
McDonnell says he did not violate law

Battle at Bristol dinner to benefit Speedway Children's Charities

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:17am
The border rivals preparing for the 2016 Battle at Bristol football game will meet for a special event Sunday, May 17 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Speedway Children’s Charities will host the inaugural B

Facility to reopen with new purpose

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 12:15am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Haven of Rest Rescue Mission’s Grace Home reopens today with a revised mission.