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Inaugural Buskers Festival

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:00am
ABINGDON, Va. — Main Street is going to feel like Times Square in New York City as buskers — street performers — take to the sidewalks this Labor Day weekend.

Bristol K-5 schools awarded for their performance by State of Tennessee

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:55pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Haynesfield and Holston View elementary schools were recognized Monday by the State of Tennessee Department of Education as Reward Schools for academic performance.

National Night Out in Bristol

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:03pm
Music blared through the neighborhood and the aroma of cookout food permeated the air along Clinton Avenue in Bristol, Virginia, Tuesday evening for National Night Out.

Sullivan commissioners send budget plan back to committee

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:45pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — With an Aug. 31 deadline looming, Sullivan County commissioners held first reading Tuesday on a fiscal 2015-16 spending plan and then immediately voted to remand it back to the Bu

State officials change policy on ropes courses inspections

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 5:24pm
State officials say companies that design or build ropes courses will no longer be allowed to conduct inspections to verify their safety.

Massachusetts woman's chicken getting prosthetic leg

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 5:18pm
A hen owned by a Massachusetts woman who specializes in chicken rehabilitation and rescue is getting fitted with a prosthetic leg Wednesday at Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

The Latest: Circus operator has history of animal violations

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:49pm
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the circus tent collapse (all times local):

NYC targets cooling systems linked to Legionnaires' outbreak

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:44pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawmakers are rushing to draft New York's first regulations for a type of heavy-duty rooftop air conditioning equipment amid suspicions that bacteria-laden mist from these units could

Two Bristol Tennessee Elementary Schools recognized as Reward Schools

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:24pm
Haynesfield and Holston View Elementary Schools were recognized Monday by the State of Tennessee Department of Education as Reward Schools for academic performance.

More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 4:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the

United Way 5K coming up Saturday at The Pinnacle

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:07pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Pinnacle will host a 5K run and walk Saturday, Aug. 8 benefiting United Ways of Bristol, Elizabethton, Johnson City, Kingsport and Southwest Virginia.

Abingdon man faces multiple charges after incident at bank

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 2:52pm
ABINGDON, Va.--The Abingdon Police Department has arrested a man on multiple charges following an incident at a bank.

Highly anticipated comedy-thriller garners extra attention and earns extra performances

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 12:06pm
I'll Be Back Before Midnight opens on September 4.