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Dominion wants to share less financial info with regulators

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:56pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Virginia Power wants to provide less financial information to state regulators, including whether its rates are designed to provide a fair profit for investors.

ETSU med school again ranked among nation's best for rural medicine

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:32pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine has been ranked eighth in the nation for rural medicine training by U.S. News & World Report.

Two arrested for selling counterfeit merchandise in Sullivan County

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:51pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Two people have been arrested for selling a variety of counterfeit products in Sullivan County including fake North Face jackets.

Sullivan Central High students learn financial literacy

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:21pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Correctly managing money is a task teenagers may not usually think to do but 200 Sullivan Central High School students are participating in a program called Banzai! that teaches f

Cornhole, Track Laps and an Ultimate Online Auction to raise funds for Speedway Children's Charities

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 9:19am
With the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ race at Bristol Motor Speedway slated for a new April 19 race date, the Bristol Speedway Children’s Charities have designed three special events offeri

Several SWVa. school systems chosen for the Hunger-Free Kids project

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 9:33pm
Students in several local school districts will get help getting healthy food next year through a new program aimed at high-poverty school districts in Virginia.

At the Martha: Fourth-grade students engage in history through essay contest

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 9:24pm
ABINGDON, Va. — A Washington County fourth-grade student and his family are headed to Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home place, after his essay about the country’s first president took top prize i

Bristol, Virginia city leaders expected vote to begin developing agreement that could result in parking garage

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:51pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders are expected to vote tonight on developing an interim agreement that could result in a downtown parking garage.

Sullivan County to offer settlement in injury lawsuit

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:50pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — A Blountville man who claimed in a $1 million lawsuit that he was injured while being arrested and didn’t receive care while a jail inmate will be offered a $90,000 settlement by

Damage assessments continue in winter storm ravaged Wise

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:49pm
WISE, Va. — Damage assessments continue in Wise County, which suffered several blows of winter weather in the past three weeks.

Seven-hour search sparks cautions about hiking alone

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:47pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Bristol Tennessee Police and Fire departments spent about seven hours searching for a man who was lost in a wooded area outside of Steele Creek Pa

SBK Animal Shelter in Blountville to reopen after parvo incident

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:45pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The SBK Animal Shelter in Blountville is slated to reopen today, according to Director Becky Birdwell.

Career, health fair at National College March 23

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 7:56pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. – National College will host a career fair and health expo on March 23.

TVA plans to rely more on natural gas, renewable energy sources

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 7:35pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The country's largest public utility will rely more on natural gas and renewable energy in the future.

Erica Harrison Wins College Dream Scholarship from King University, WCQR

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 5:02pm
King University, 88.3 FM WCQR, and sponsoring partner Eastman Credit Union announced Erica Harrison of Kingsport, Tenn., as the winner of the 10th annual College Dream scholarship promotion. The decad

Va. farm, forestry exports hit record $3.35 billion in 2014

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:12pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's farm and forestry exports reached a record $3.35 billion in 2014, increasing by more than 14 percent from the previous year.

Wellmont hospice conference to focus on veterans

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:11pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Wellmont Hospice is hosting its first-ever Heroes Until the End conference, Wednesday, March 25, from 8:15 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Bristol Regional Medical Center's conference center. It

Appalachian Trail Conservancy asking thru hikers to register

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 2:22pm
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) — The Appalachian Trail Conservancy has launched a voluntary registration system for people attempting to hike the entire trail.

Rocky Mount offering frontier life sessions

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 2:22pm
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. — Have you ever wished you lived in America’s first frontier, carving out a life for your family?

Amtrak train, truck collide in North Carolina

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 2:10pm
ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (AP) — An Amtrak passenger train has collided with a truck in North Carolina, toppling the engine on its side and causing several injuries.