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Officials concerned about potential staff cuts at federal prison in SWVA

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:37am
The potential reduction of 62 staff positions at USP Lee in far Southwest Virginia could be “catastrophic,” a union representative said.

Virginia unlikely to decriminalize marijuana this year

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 6:13am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A key panel in the Virginia state House has rejected a proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

Euclid Avenue project incentives approved by council

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:49pm
BRISTOL, Va. — An incentive request from prospective tenants of the Euclid Avenue Shopping Center was approved Thursday night by Bristol Virginia City Council.

Randolph and Wagner streets blocked off after vehicles crash

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:48pm
BRISTOL, Va. – Three people were taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a three-car crash at the intersection of Randolph and Wagner streets near Ballpark Corner Market.

BVU cable rates may go up

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 8:05pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Cable TV customers of the BVU Authority will likely pay more following a vote Thursday by the provider’s board of directors.

Dickenson County judge not reappointed by legislature

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 4:27pm
One new judge will take the bench in the 29th judicial circuit this year.

Three vehicles collide at Bristol, Virginia intersection

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 3:01pm
BRISTOL, Va. -- Three vehicles have collided at the intersection of Randolph Street and Wagner Road near Boyce Cox Field in Bristol, Virginia.

Valley Street in Abingdon closed due to earlier crash

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 2:04pm
ABINGDON, Va.—A section of Valley Street in Abingdon is closed this afternoon due to an earlier crash.

Virginia House offers new parental leave to staff

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:21am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House of Delegates has implemented a new parental leave policy for its employees.

Tennessee governor to give final State of the State Monday

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 6:18am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is scheduled to deliver his final State of the State speech.

New owners announce plans for former Bristol Skate Inn

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:59pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Fans who remember roller-skating at the former Bristol Skate Inn near West State Street can relive those times when new owners reopen the rink this May.

Workers replace trees along State Street

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:58pm
Trees lining the path of State Street in downtown Bristol are removed on Wednesday along the Tennessee border as part of a maintenance project. The trees are being replaced by new varieties that will be planted in cylinders to prevent…

Bills would provide more funding for rural school districts

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:56pm
Proposed budget amendments could provide millions of additional dollars to rural schools, including those in the Mountain Empire.

Bristol Housing approves up to $5M in TIF funding

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 11:54pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Bristol Housing and Redevelopment’s board unanimously approved up to $5 million in tax increment financing Wednesday for a proposed hotel off West State Street.

Council to consider Euclid project incentives

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:30pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol Virginia City Council is expected to consider an incentive request from prospective tenants of the Euclid Avenue Shopping Center at its meeting tonight.

Pursuit results in charges against four people

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:26pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Four people face charges following a lengthy pursuit on Tuesday that stretched from Bristol, Virginia, to Scott County.