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Abingdon suspect waives extradition in 1990 Florida clown murder

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:25am
ABINGDON, Va. -- The Abingdon woman accused of first-degree murder in the 1990 killing of a Palm Beach County, Florida woman has waived extradition.

Dollar Tree to open new Bristol store next month

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 8:48am
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- The Twin City's newest Dollar Tree is expected to open October 12, store officials confirmed Wednesday to the Bristol Herald Courier.

Virginia park rangers helping clean up Florida parks

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:10am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Several Virginia park rangers are in Florida helping that state clean up parks damaged by Hurricane Irma.

Abingdon woman arrested in 27-year-old murder case

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 12:32am
ABINGDON, Va. — Twenty-seven years after a Florida woman was gunned down by a person wearing a clown costume, an Abingdon woman has been charged with first-degree murder in her death.

Meals on Wheels must wait for emergency funds in Washington County

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:22pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The Community Center of Abingdon has to wait 60 days to see if the Washington County Board of Supervisors will complete a request for emergency funds for the center’s Meals on Wheels program.

Sullivan one of six counties to receive opioid addiction treatment funding

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 11:21pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County is one of six counties in Tennessee that will receive a total of $6 million in federal funding to provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction to those who might not otherwise have access to it,…

Bristol Virginia City Council to get more input on refinancing plan

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 10:37pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City leaders took no action Tuesday on a plan to refinance significant portions of debt, opting instead to seek more information and opinions beyond its Richmond financial advisers.

Bristol Lifestyle Recovery temporarily suspends operations

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 9:39pm
Bristol Lifestyle Recovery, a facility that provided long-term recovery programs to those affected by the opioid crisis, is temporarily suspending operations just three months after its opening.

DHR recommends citizens be allowed on The Meadows site to spot slave graves

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 8:53pm
ABINGDON, Va. — An official with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources said Tuesday he believes there may be slave graves on The Meadows property where a retail development and sports complex will soon be built.

Harbor Freight Tools bringing new store, 40 jobs to Bristol, Va.

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:57pm
BRISTOL, Va. — California-based Harbor Freight Tools is opening a new store in Bristol, Virginia, that will bring nearly 40 jobs to the region, the company announced Tuesday.

Rabies vaccines will be dropped in select areas to help immunize wild raccoons

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:56pm
Oral rabies vaccine baits are being dropped across select areas of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia to immunize wild raccoons against rabies.

Pomrenke sentencing set for Nov. 30

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:53pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge Kurt Pomrenke will be sentenced Nov. 30 on his contempt conviction.

Contura offers to repurchase $31.8M in stock

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:52pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Contura Energy on Tuesday announced it initiated a modified “Dutch Auction” tender offer to repurchase up to $31.8 million of its common stock.

WCSO: Arrest made in 27-year-old cold case

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 5:51pm
ABINGDON, Va.—The Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office will be providing more details this evening into the arrest of an Abingdon woman.

Corker says he won't run for re-election

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 3:54pm
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, said Tuesday he will leave the Senate when his term expires at the end of 2018.

Search under way of Marion Senior High after threat prompts evacuation

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 2:38pm
This afternoon, Smyth County sheriff’s deputies, Virginia State Police troopers and Marion police officers surround Marion Senior High School as the building is searched.

Harbor Freight Tools to open Bristol, Virginia location

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 12:03pm
BRISTOL, Va. -- Harbor Freight Tools is preparing to open a new store in the Mountain Empire.

Charlottesville police spent $70k on white nationalist rally

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 6:11am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Charlottesville Police Department has released figures that show it spent nearly $70,000 on a white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens injured.