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Registrar’s office helps voters acquire ID for Nov. 4 election

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:50pm
BRISTOL, Va. — City voters can expect some changes when they arrive at the polls next month, including new voting machines and a new law regarding identification.

Interim CEO leaving BVU Authority

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:30pm
Michael Bundy, who has served as interim CEO for almost a year, notified BVU board Chairman Ed Harlow and authority employees Tuesday that he was leaving the embattled organization.

Zoning lawsuit filed against Sullivan County

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:19pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Sullivan County officials may have reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by terminated Highway Department employees, but they face another lawsuit filed by a property owner over

Caldwell named Virginia Highlands Festival executive director

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:17pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The Virginia Highlands Festival has named its first executive director in the festival’s 66-year history — current Festival Producer Becky Caldwell.

Believe in Bristol awarded $10,000 grant

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 9:16pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Believe in Bristol has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation marketing leverage program grant fund.

Wise County woman remains jailed in W. Va. on kidnapping charges

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:35pm
NORTON, Va. – Three missing children have been reunited with their family and the mother, facing kidnapping charges, remains jailed in West Virginia.

Meth lab discovery leads to multiple charges

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:16pm
Two people arrested Saturday are scheduled to appear in court Wednesday on various meth charges.

15-year-old charged with murder of brother to be tried as a juvenile

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 6:58pm
A 15-year-old charged in the shooting death of his older brother will be tried in court as a juvenile, officials said Tuesday.

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:14pm
Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital say the unidentified patient is being kept in isolation.

Tazewell County added to HIDTA designation

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:04pm
Dickenson, Lee, Scott and Wise counties are already part of the Appalachia HIDTA designation.

Caldwell named festival executive director

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:53pm
Virginia Highlands Festival producer Becky Caldwell has been named the organization's first executive director.

King University to host family weekend Oct. 3-5

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:12pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. –King University will host its annual family weekend celebration is Oct. 3-5.

Dr. David Wood

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:43pm
JOHNSON CITY – The new pediatrics chairman of East Tennessee State University's Quillen College of Medicine will also serve as chief medical officer at Niswonger Children's Hospital.

Wood to oversee ETSU pediatrics, be children's hospital medical officer

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:43pm
JOHNSON CITY – The new pediatrics chairman of East Tennessee State University's Quillen College of Medicine will also serve as chief medical officer at Niswonger Children's Hospital.

Swimmer Michael Phelps charged with DUI

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:27pm
Police say he was speeding and failed sobriety tests

Northeast State awarded NASA grant

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:37pm
Money allows community college to offer scholarships

Disaster aid available for 3 SW Va. localities

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:22pm
Federal disaster loans are available for small businesses and nonprofit organizations in three southwest Virginia localities.

NASA to conduct helicopter crash test at Langley

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:48am
NASA engineers will crash a former military helicopter on Wednesday that's been retrofitted with a variety of composite subfloors to see how the material affects the likelihood of injuries.

Secret Service head takes onus for WH breach

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:44am
Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday the agency fell short in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife

U.S. Sen. Alexander discusses FAST Act in Blountville today

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:37am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Students are faced with more than 100 questions when filling out a federal application for financial aid and they usually need extensive help and maybe even an instruction manual