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King University student outing Oct. 10

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 4:45am
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University alumni are invited to gather together at the Homeland Creamery in Julian, N.C., (near Greensboro) on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The pope at White House: Climate change action can't wait

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:15am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jumping into the issues of the day, Pope Francis opened his visit to the United States with a strong call Wednesday for action to combat climate change, calling it a problem that "ca

Sheriff: Lawyers can keep bras on while entering Maine jail

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:00am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Jail workers went too far in telling female lawyers they'd have to remove their underwire bras if they wanted to meet with clients, a sheriff said.

Washington County OKs size limit for political signs near center

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:37pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants to restrict campaign activities near the County Government Center.

‘A first class we will never forget’

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:32pm
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — “It was a first class we will never forget,” said Lynn Allen, a licensed practical nurse and Northeast State Community College student.

McAuliffe announces child hunger program

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 10:54pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Some city elementary students will soon participate in a state pilot nutrition program expected to improve academic performance.

Police: Marion man dead after shootout with deputies

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 10:50pm
Just a week before being wounded in the crossfire between Florida deputies and her companion, Shannon Murphy posted an ultrasound image of her unborn child on social media.

Johnson City man dies in Interstate 26 crash

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 5:28pm
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.--One person died Tuesday afternoon in a crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 26 in Johnson City.

Former Bluff City City Manager officially resigns

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 5:03pm
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. — Former Bluff City City Manager Judy Dulaney has officially resigned, according to John Harrison, an alderman on the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen. 

Accident at mine sends man to hospital

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 3:18pm
UPDATE: The injured mechanic has been released from the hospital. He suffered a fractured rib.

Florida officials say Marion, Va. man dies after shooting at deputies, pregnant woman wounded

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:54pm
BARBERVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A passenger fired shots at deputies during a central Florida traffic stop late Monday, and they returned fire, killing him, according to officials.

The Big Read continues

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 1:06pm
ABINGDON, Va. Will Stein leads a discussion of Ken Burns’ “The West,” on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. at the main library branch. 

Celebrity chef to appear at free event

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:09pm
Celebrity Chef Dana Herbert – a winner of TLC’s Cake Boss – will participate in a free community event on Thursday.

Several Drug Take Back events to be held in Northeast Tennessee soon

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 12:00pm
Several Drug Take Back events will be held in Northeast Tennessee on Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

Norton litter cleanup set, biggest in the smallest city

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:47am
NORTON, VA — Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful is organizing its most ambitious litter cleanup yet by hosting the "Biggest Cleanup in the Smallest City" in Virginia, according to a written statement f

Northeast State hosting E&H transfer advisement

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:40am
Northeast State Community College will host transfer advising representatives from Emory & Henry College at it's Blountville campus today.

Two Northeast State students save life of classmate

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:19am
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — “It was a first class we will never forget," said Lynn Allen, licensed practical nurse and Northeast State Community College student.

First Lady unveils hunger pilot program

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 11:00am
BRISTOL, Va. - Eight Southwest Virginia school divisions will participate in a new pilot program to gauge the impact of school nutrition on learning.

Senate Dems likely to block GOP bill curbing late abortions

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 9:45am
Democrats seem certain to block Republican legislation banning most late-term abortions in a Senate showdown with plenty of political significance but little suspense.

Volkswagen sets aside $7.3 billion over emissions scandal

Tue, 09/22/2015 - 9:30am
The crisis enveloping Volkswagen AG, the world's top-selling carmaker, escalated Tuesday as the company issued a profit warning following a stunning admission that some 11 million of its diesel vehicl