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From Rice Terrace to Rotarian

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:01pm
 Editor’s note: Throughout March, which is Women’s History Month, the Bristol Herald Courier is running a series of stories on local women who have used their talents and dedication to help their comm

Buchanan County gets $4.75M for water

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:57pm
Another 267 households should have access to clean public water thanks to a $4.75 million federal grant that will be used in Buchanan County.

Sullivan County gets $267,200 check

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:45pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County is starting a three-year, tobacco-prevention program.

Smyth County officials worried about future of gas-fired plant

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:15pm
Some Smyth County officials are worried that progress on a proposed natural gas-fired power plant, set to locate in Atkins, could be derailed if a large power supplier goes through with a deal to acqu

Bristol Fire Museum seeks new site

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:01pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Twin City’s long dormant fire museum will seek a new home and a new identity after city officials agreed this week to terminate the lease on its building.

Pancake breakfast will raise money for MECC scholarships

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:43pm
The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser for college scholarships next weekend.

Roanoke College sorority suspended from campus

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:35pm
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A sorority at Roanoke College in Salem has been suspended from campus.

Opening brief filed in Virginia gay marriage case

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 5:29pm
A lawyer defending Virginia's gay marriage ban says a federal judge who struck down the law usurped authority the U.S. Supreme Court has reserved for states.

Authors Adriana Trigiani and David Baldacci discuss their film projects

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 4:03pm
The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Southwest Virginia Museum in Big Stone Gap, Va.

Former Kingsport priest wants abuse conviction overturned

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 3:57pm
William Casey was accused of abusing an altar boy at St. Dominic's Catholic Church in Kingsport.

Pay raises, higher-ed funding in Tenn. could face cuts, Ramsey says

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 2:31pm
Tennessee's general fund revenues have fallen $260 million short of projections through the first seven months of the budget year

Buchanan County water project gets $4.75 million

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 1:55pm
The Department of Mines, Minerals & Energy will administer a $4.75 million federal grant to help with a project providing public water in Buchanan County.

King University Bands present “Dance!”

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:45am
Concert is being held at the Paramount.

MECC Foundation announces Randy Castle Scholarship

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:32am
Friends and family of the late Randy "Doc" Castle established a scholarship in his memory for students with academic promise and demonstrated financial need.

There are many parks in the local regon for your enjoyment

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:46am
With the weather changing it is time for a fun visit to a park in the area

Kingsport woman charged with fabricating rape story

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:38am
Police said woman staged rape scene at her home

Sullivan BOE mulls decisions on running Innovation Academy

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:00am
Director of Schools Jubal Yennie told the county school board that the school district needs to make some decisions on the Innovation Academy.

Library patrons get first look at suggestions for new Washington Co. facility

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:37pm
A consulting team presented its preliminary findings from an ongoing-needs survey.

Celebration of Heroes event honors 7 for service

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:35pm
The Mountain Empire chapter of the American Red Cross sponsored the event

Program introduces Tennessee High JROTC students to world of aviation

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:28pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The engine roared to life in the early morning air Thursday at Tri-Cities Regional Airport. The single-engine plane slowly moved down the runway. Soon the plane floated into the s