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Public hearing scheduled for Abingdon on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's propsed budget amendments

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:37pm
The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. Jan. 7 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center.

ALDI to open stores in Kingsport, Johnson City

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:15pm
ALDI, a national grocery chain, is scheduled to open stores in Kingsport and Johnson City on Jan. 15.

Virginia's Blue Ridge Music Festival cancels 12-day event for 2015

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:10pm
Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival, based in Floyd County, has canceled its plans for a 12-day event in 2015. Festival organizers made the decision at a recent board meeting.

King University awarded $50,000

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:30pm
BRISTOL, Tenn.,– King University has been awarded a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) program. The

Winter Warm Up cooking event planned

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:23pm
Several winter cooking classes are planned for Jan. 17 in Abingdon.

Roe to hold staff office hours in Bristol to assist citizens

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:10pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) has announced that he will send staff to hold office hours in Bristol on Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Slater Community Center.

RAM® returning to Bristol Motor Speedway in May

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:25pm
Bristol, Tenn – The Tri-Cities Remote Area Medical ® will be returning to the Bristol Motor Speedway in May for the fourth consecutive year. Representatives of the clinic including Stan Brock, the org

Tri-Cities health care leaders back Tenn. governor's Medicaid plan

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:50am
Leaders of the region’s two health care systems are joining forces to support Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan for expanding Medicaid in the state.

Northeast State now accepting 2015-16 scholarship applications

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:35am
BLOUTVILLE, Tenn. — Northeast State Community College officials have stressed that it is not too early for students who need financial help to submit scholarship applications for the 2015-16 academic

Sullivan County child attacked by dog

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:27am
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. — A 4-year-old boy was recovering Monday after he was attacked Sunday afternoon by a stray dog.

Diverse stakeholders seek national scenic area in Virginia

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 11:57pm
HARRISONBURG, Va. — While it may appear that wilderness advocates, timber harvesters, hunting enthusiasts and mountain bikers don't have anything in common, their shared interest in a national scenic

Southeast Culinary Institute, cafeteria close amid financial issues

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:53pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The Southeast Culinary Institute shut down Sunday along with the cafeteria and catering business that operated at the Bristol Mall.

Medical personnel are seeing a significant rise in flu cases around the region for the second week in a row

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:36pm
Flu cases in the region are spiking for the second week in a row.

Woman transforms bits of Appalachian flora and antique spoons into unique jewelry

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:06pm
How do you satisfy an appetite for the outdoors?

Free lung cancer screenings now being offered

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:02pm
Individuals at high risk for developing lung cancer might now be eligible for screening minus out-of-pocket costs.

Fund set up for Kentucky plane crash survivor

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 6:22pm
NASHVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A fund has been established to benefit a 7-year-old southern Illinois girl who survived a Kentucky plane crash that killed her parents, a sister and a cousin.

Child dies from ambulance crash injuries

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 6:19pm
GREENBACK, Tenn. (AP) — A five-year-old Roane County girl injured in a crash with an ambulance has died from her injuries.

A body snatching mystery is the third installment in the Lady Darby series

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:45am
“A Grave Matter” by Anna Lee Huber, is the third in the Lady Darby mysteries. This installment is set two months after the events of the last book, Mortal Arts. It's 31 December, 1830 and Lady Kiera D

Various support groups are available to help in many ways

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:30am
Support groups offer help

Ironwood, the city that never came to be developed

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 10:30am
In reviewing the history of Bristol and vicinity, one finds records of plans that were brought to fruition. But sadly one will find records of great plans and dreams that failed. Such it was with Iron