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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
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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.
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Sullivan County gets $267,200 check

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:45pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County is starting a three-year, tobacco-prevention program.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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King University Bands present “Dance!”

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:45am
Concert is being held at the Paramount.
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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.
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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
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Kingsport woman charged with fabricating rape story

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