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Report: Bristol Virginia revenues matching expenses in third quarter

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:00am
City revenues are matching expenses through the first nine months of the fiscal year but that is little cause for celebration, Vice Mayor Archie Hubbard said Tuesday.

Bell Helicopter expects to cut 30 jobs at Piney Flats facility

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:00am
PINEY FLATS, Tenn. — Bell Helicopter, a Fort Worth, Texas-based company, announced Tuesday it expects to cut 30 jobs at its facility in Piney Flats and 1,100 worldwide.

Leigh delivers a personal invitation to songwriting festival at Rotary

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:22pm
Richard Leigh enjoys participating in the annual songwriting festival that bears his name, but not for the accolades. On Tuesday, after delivering a singing invitation to the event at the Bristol Trai

Interactive time-lapse mountaintop mining map launched

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:19pm
Environmentalist group Appalachian Voices released a new interactive map Tuesday to show the expansion of mountaintop removal mining in central Appalachia.

Washington County BOS eliminates paper payroll checks

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:59pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Washington County employees will soon have the option of getting their paycheck through direct deposit or on a pay card — but no longer via a paper check.

The Bristol Blotter for April 29, 2015

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:00pm

First quarter net income down from last year

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 9:15pm
Consol Energy Inc. (CNX) on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $79 million.

Reports first net income is down from last year

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:00pm

TVA president tours Boone Dam

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:46pm
TVA President and CEO Bill Johnson said people should expect an announcement sometime this summer about a permanent fix for Boone Dam.

Steele Creek Park’s lake being lowered for stabilization project

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:42pm
The staff of the Parks and Recreation Department will be completing a shoreline stabilization project over the next several weeks at Steele Creek Park. This will include installing a timber wall along

Abingdon in USA Today's "Best Southern Small Towns" competition

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 2:28pm
Abingdon has been nominated by USA Today as one of America's "Best Southern Small Towns," and voters can select it to be crowned champion.