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Buchanan County sheriff says drug roundup second-largest in history

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 8:45pm
Four of those arrested were also charged with child abuse, Sheriff Ray Foster said.

Bristol, Tenn., police investigator reinstated after simple assault case

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:25pm
Investigator Eric Sargent, an 11-year veteran of the force, was charged with simple assault in February.

Two arrested, charged in Tazewell County school break-in

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:38pm
Valuable tips in the case came through the sheriff's office's Facebook and Twitter account.

Appalachian Power not seeking rate increase

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:00pm
Appalachian Power has submitted requests to retain the current electric base rate for the next two years.

Temporary closure planned for Linden Drive

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:55pm
BRISTOL, Va – Work to re-install a sign will prompt the temporary closure of Linden Drive Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra to perform in Marion

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:35pm
Sunday's performance to feature "That's Entertainment," "A Tribute to Louis Armstrong" and others.

Royal Building Products partners with U.S. Lumber

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:42pm
Royal Building Products announced this week it has added U.S. Lumber to its Southeast and Mid-Atlantic distribution network.

Volkswagen promised from incentives Haslam leaders based on union talks, report says

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:36pm
Emails said that nearly $300 million was contingent on how talks with the UAW went.

Report: Virginia children above US avg in well-being

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:27pm
RICHMOND, Va. — A private foundation says the well-being of children in several races in Virginia is above the national average.

Sullivan mayoral candidate forum is April 15

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 1:00pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Candidates for Sullivan County mayor have been invited to participate in an April 15 forum.

Atmos Energy begins safety awareness campaign

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:45am
DALLAS (AP) — Noticing markers and safety flags around digging sites could earn a lucky shutterbug $811.

Massey mine explosion documentary under fire

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 11:43am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is demanding his name and interview be removed from a documentary funded by former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

UPDATE: One vicitim identified from I-81 crashes

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 9:16am
Traffic remains down to one lane near Rural Retreat and mile marker 60.

Smyth County Sheriff's Office investigating fatal fire

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 9:12am
Blaze began around 5:45 a.m.

Following policy

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 12:00am
BRISTOL, Va. — A ranking officer of the Bristol, Va., Police Department who reviewed the events of last Tuesday’s high-speed chase and foot pursuit that ended in Bristol, Tenn., said preliminary resul

Appalachian Spring members identify priorities

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:53pm
About 40 people attended a strategic planning event, which was geared toward generating so-called action items.

Washington County, Va., School Board begins process to fill vacancy

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:51pm
The Wilson District seat is vacant due to the death of longtime board member Herschel Stevens.

The Bristol Blotter for April 1, 2014

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:48pm

Construction is front & center

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:35pm
The $22 million Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts is well underway at Emory & Henry College.

Tenn. state employees, teachers won't get pay increase

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:14pm
Gov. Bill Haslam discussed his budget proposal with reporters Monday.