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New photo exhibit begins Sept. 3 at library

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:36am
BRISTOL, Va. - The Bristol Public Library will host a new photography exhibit from area artist Stephanie Grimes.

Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:15am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union.

State investigates Fairfax voter fraud allegations

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:45am
RICHMOND, Va.  — Election officials say more than a dozen people in Fairfax County voted in both Virginia and Maryland in 2012.

Military jet crashes in Virginia

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 10:42am
DEERFIELD, Va. — A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia. Augusta County Sheriff's Office dispatcher Becky Coynter says witnesses rep

Virginia Creeper Trail Club to meet today

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:45am
Meeting to focus on safer way to cross roads on Creeper Trail

King University on-campus students to get free laundry service

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:41am
Machines have been refurbished to eliminate pay-as-you-go wash and dry. New machines will arrive in 2015, the school said.

9-year-old girl accidentally kills gun instructor with Uzi

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:27am
The recoil from the gun sent the girl backwards and the gun over her head, authorities said.

Epilepsy Foundation to give away 100 kids' bike helmets at Dragon Boat Festival

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:15am
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- The Epilepsy Foundation of East Tennessee will give away 100 free bike helmets to kids between the ages of 3 and 17 at this year's Dragon Boat Festival.

Bristol joins Memphis to bring Tenn. supermarket wine votes to 75

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:12am
Only communities that currently allow package stores or liquor by the drink are eligible to hold votes.

Get to know the faces and facts of disability

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:00am
Perhaps the most misunderstood Social Security program is disability insurance, often referred to as SSDI. Some people mistakenly think that beneficiaries are "on the dole" and getting easy money for

E&H student volunteers spruce up Children's Advocacy Center

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:49pm
The volunteers were mostly freshmen students from Emory & Henry College, participating in the college's annual Service Plunge.

Washington Co. supervisors support airport's line-of-credit effort

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:42pm
The Virginia Highlands Airport is pursuing a $22.96 million runway extension project.

Immediate 6-cent tax hike OK’d

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:24pm
The Bristol Virginia City Council approved an immediate 6-cent increase in the real estate tax rate while rolling back a $2 monthly increase in trash collection fees.

Godsey focuses on accomplishments of 8 years as Sullivan County mayor

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:03pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — As Steve Godsey’s eight years as Sullivan County mayor come to an end, he wants to focus on the accomplishments rather than the controversies.

McAuliffe orders cuts to Virginia state agencies for next two years

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:58pm
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering his agency heads to cut their budgets by 5 percent this fiscal year and 7 percent next year to cope with an $880 million budget shortfall.

Prosecutor caps grueling cross-examination in McDonnell trial

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:40pm
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are the focus of the ex-governor's corruption trial.

ETSU confirms bacterial meningitis case, possible second case

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:19pm
East Tennessee State University said one student has a confirmed case of bacterial meningitis and a second case is possible.

Northeast State Community College's Johnson City site renovations to continue

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:09pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Renovation of the Northeast State Community College at Johnson City moved forward this week as officials gave the project’s contractor a green light to begin construction.

Grand jury clears Washington Co., Virginia deputy of wrongdoing in shooting

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:45pm
A grand jury cleared Washington County, Virginia Deputy Tom Dula of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of Ransom McCoy on May 29.

State audit shows W.Va. allowed nurses in rehab go back to work

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 1:53pm
Some of the nurses continued to pay fines but were never drug tested, the report said.