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Enroll now for Appalachian power outage text and email alerts

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:55pm
Appalachian Power is introducing a new outage alerts system. The new system allows customers the option to be notified by text message or email when their home or business is affected by a power outag

Dangerous flooding occurring in Southwest Virginia; region under winter storm warning

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:45pm
Arctic air mass will result in much colder temperatures, mix of snow, ice and sleet expected

Lonesome Pine Hospital Community Fund donates combined $30,000 to UVa-Wise and MECC

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:23pm
The Lonesome Pine Hospital community fund recently donated $20,000 to the University of Virginia’s College at Wise to assist the nursing school’s simulation lab. This contribution will also help the n

Sen. Warner showcases work of Benjamin Walls

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:11am
Images created by Bristol, Virginia, photographer Benjamin Walls have been selected for exhibit in the offices of U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia.

Amazing brownies are guaranteed to bring smiles

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 11:00am
Separately, the flavors in Diane Schmidt’s Diane’s Amazing Brownies are great. Add them altogether though, and you have one amazing brownie your family won’t be able to get enough of. These are kind o

Robotics team to speak at Bristol library

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:52am
BRISTOL, Va. - The first Appalachian Robotics FTC team will speak at Bristol Public Library, March 7 at 2 p.m.

A Mediterranean menu for outdoor entertaining — OPA!

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:45am
When al fresco entertaining calls for some flavorful inspiration, look to the fresh and abundant offerings of Mediterranean cuisine.

E&H physical therapy program granted candidacy

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:31am
MARION, Va. — The Emory & Henry College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in Marion has been granted candidacy status, clearing the college to admit students for the program and begin classes in

Can artificial sweeteners promote the disorders they were designed to prevent?

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:30am
We have all seen it or done it ourselves, order a large calorie-laden meal at a restaurant and top it off with a diet soda to drink. You don’t have to raise your hand, but have you ever done that befo

Sullivan school facilities options narrowed to 3

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:05am
The three options were discussed at the fifth meeting of the study’s steering committee Tuesday.

Bristol Tenn. City Council OKs $4.2M in new bonds

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:00am
The bonds would pay for proposed projects, which include reconstruction of East Cedar Street and expansion of the Steele Creek Park Nature Center.

Critics: Virginia ethics bill won’t prevent another corruption scandal

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:55am
RICHMOND, Va. — Critics of new ethics legislation passed by the Virginia General Assembly say it fails to solve the problem that spurred lawmakers to act in the first place: preventing a scandal like

Raises sought for Washington County, Va., school employees

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:54am
The Washington County School Board and the county's Board of Supervisors met in a two-hour joint meeting Tuesday night.

New Belk store opens today at The Pinnacle retail center at Exit 74

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:49am
A sparkling new $20 million Belk store opening today will be the chain’s largest in Tennessee and among its largest in the Southeast.

Crews begin tearing down old Avens Bridge in Washington County, Va.

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 12:01am
Work begins in earnest this week to remove the old bridge across state Route 670, Avens Bridge.

Man extricated from car after crash in Bristol, Virginia

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 10:00pm
Joyce Luchini of Bristol, Virginia, was charged with failure to yield.

Sweet Briar College closing in August

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 9:00pm
Financial challenges responsible

Bristol woman pleads guilty to elder abuse

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 7:49pm
Kayla Watson, 26, pleaded guilty to elder abuse, with a two-year sentence, and failure to appear, with an 18-month sentence.

AAA: Gas prices could begin to fall again this summer

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 7:43pm
BRISTOL, Tenn.--If gas prices continue their current pattern, AAA expects they will begin falling in the summer.

More than 200 families given food boxes during emergency distribution in Wise

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:28pm
More than 200 families were served with disaster relief boxes of food supplied by Feeding America.