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Abortion regulation, other amendments hold favor

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:13pm
With less than two-thirds of state votes counted, all four proposed amendments to the Tennessee constitution appear poised to pass.

Gillespie-Warner locked in tight Senate race

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:48pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is locked in a tight race with GOP challenger Ed Gillespie, a contest many thought the incumbent would easily win.

Bowman focusing on future

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:43pm
BRISTOL, Va. — BVU Authority’s new CEO said Tuesday he is more focused on the utilities provider’s future than its past, including a still unresolved criminal investigation.

Bristol, Tenn., voters support the sale of wine in grocery stores

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:40pm
Grocery stores in Bristol, Tennessee, will likely begin selling wine during the summer of 2016 following Tuesday’s referendum decision.

Griffith wins in 9th District

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:35pm
U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith will spend another two years in the U.S. House of Representatives, after he handily won the election against independent candidate William Carr.

Rare raven that received feather transplants released

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:20pm
RICHMOND, Va. — A raven that received feather transplants after being rescued from a Henrico County parking lot will be released Wednesday in Bryan Park in Richmond.

Roe wins U.S. House First District race

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:18pm
U.S. Rep. Phil Roe easily won re-election to his 1st District seat Tuesday over three challengers — one Green Party candidate and two independents.

Open enrollment season: Consumers have health insurance options

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:01pm
Call it an open enrollment trifecta.

Republicans carry Bristol, Virginia

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:03pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Republicans handily won in Bristol in the federal races.

Boy Scouts collecting food in region

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:42pm
For the 27th year, Food City and the Sequoyah Council, Boy Scouts of America, are again going to go door-to-door in November as part of the annual Scouting for Food project.

Man sought by police in Kingsport kidnapping case last seen in SWVa

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 5:07pm
The Kingsport Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection to an early morning kidnapping investigation.

Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Office participating in No Shave November

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 4:05pm
How would you like to go a month without shaving? The Washington VA County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division is doing just that.

Polls in Tennessee have now closed, results are rolling in

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 3:51pm
Election Day started out pretty strong, attendance-wise, in Washington County, Registrar Mary Ann Compton said.

Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center to host Road Scholar Choir

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 3:24pm
The Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center will host a concert to raise money for Ecumenical Faith in Action.

Brillhart to represent SWVa on Virginia Tourism Corportation board

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:38am
BRISTOL, Va. — Bristol Virginia Mayor Catherine Brillhart will become the lone Southwest Virginia representative on the Virginia Tourism Corporation board of directors.

Gearheart addresses poverty in Bristol Virginia school system

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:33am
ABINGDON, Va. — Although there are fewer students enrolled in Bristol Virginia schools today than there were 10 years ago, the percentage of children who get free or reduced-price lunch has increased.

Turning the ‘Promise’ into reality

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:28am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was in Blountville Monday to stress the importance of voting in today’s election and report that 56,000 high school seniors have applied for Tennessee P

Candidates make final pitches

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:25am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Republican U.S. Sen Lamar Alexander said Monday he’s not concerned about the margin of the outcome of Tuesday’s election — so long as he emerges the winner.

Education officials say teaching of Islam is not part of Common Core standards

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:19am
BRISTOL, Tenn. — What began as an information session Monday by the city’s school system about the Common Core academic standards turned into arguments about the teaching of Islam, which several educa

Tennessee voters have quite a bit on their ballots today

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:13am
Tennessee voters can expect a fairly involved ballot today with a gubernatorial race, a U.S. Senate contest, four constitutional amendments, a state House race and city voters being asked whether wine