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Tennessee bill would allow counselors to deny services

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 9:21pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A bill that would allow mental health counselors to turn patients away based on the counselors’ religious beliefs and personal principles has passed in the House in Tennessee, the l

Clifton latest to plead guilty in BVU probe; 8th person convicted

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 8:50pm
Bruce James Clifton Jr., 64, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of conspiracy to commit program fraud in the ongoing BVU investigation.

Manhunt follows Wythe County traffic stop

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 8:24pm
WYTHEVILLE, Va.—An early Tuesday morning traffic stop on Cedar Springs Road led to several hours of searching the area for a passenger who jumped from a Chevy pickup.

The Bristol Blotter for April 6, 2016

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 8:14pm

Washington County, Va. school employee arrested on drug charge

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:14pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Authorities say crystal meth was found in a vehicle Wednesday at Holston High School, resulting in the arrest of a school employee.

Bristol attorney indicted on theft charge

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 4:46pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn.—A suspended Bristol, Tennessee attorney was arrested Wednesday on a grand jury presentment charging him with one count of theft of $250,000 or more.

Motorists, fans should plan ahead for race traffic

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 2:45pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Four routes carry much of the race traffic going to and from Bristol Motor Speedway, so motorists are urged to plan their travels accordingly.

Jim Clifton enters guilty plea in ongoing BVU probe

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 12:45pm
ABINGDON, Va. - Former BVU Authority board Chairman Jim Clifton entered a guilty plea today to one count of conspiracy to commit program fraud charges in U.S. District Court in Abingdon.