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4 charged in SWVa. nursing home fraud case

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 5:18pm
According to an indictment, the defendants defrauded Medicare and Virginia Medicaid by operating without sufficient personnel and supplies at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation Center in Weber

Alpha mine near Haysi to close

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:14pm
The Cherokee Mine near Haysi, owned by Alpha Natural Resources, will close in the next two months.

Abingdon woman faces felony charges after crashes

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 2:09pm
An Abingdon woman faces reckless driving and hit and run charges following crashes on Wednesday evening.

Ex-Tennessee US Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dies

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:36pm
Baker served 18 years in the Senate and was appointed U.S. ambassador to Japan by Pres. George W. Bush.

Virginia state Sen. Charles Colgan to retire

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:22pm
The 87-year-old has served in the Senate since 1976.

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Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:00pm
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Volvo Trucks plans $69m investment in Dublin plant

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:46am
Volvo Trucks North America says it will invest $69 million in improvements at its New River Valley plant in Dublin.

'Grill It' - a cookbook for Independence Day

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 11:12am
Bobby Flay, celebrity chef and leading restauranteur, is known for his innovative vinaigrettes, rubs, marinades and sauces. He has infused a book with 150 recipes with the same style.

Health Wagon to offer oral surgery to 12 children

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:46am
The Health Wagon is taking appointments for up to 12 children who need oral surgery.

Adrenaline Park: Stop here for your next big thrill

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:30am
Adrenaline junkies can satisfy their thrills at Sevier County park.

Woody Pines: It's the first of a new era for band

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:45am
Branded as stripped down American roots music, Pines’ tunes embody sounds gathered from old 78s to street corner serenades and Nashville’s Music City — and more.

Time to take in a concert for pleasure

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:30am
Concerts are plentiful in the local region

Exhibits, auditions, pageant, call for artists

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:30am
Visit a museum or an exhibit for a fun, educational day

Center Stage: Big name musicians pay tribute to fallen guitarist

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:30am
Ralph Stanley leads a stout bill on June 29 during the James Alan Shelton Benefit Concert. Slated to stage at the Lamplight Theatre in Kingsport the show includes Blue Highway, Paul Williams, Joe Mull

Ham radio operators show off emergency capabilities June 28-29

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:15am
On the weekend of June 28-29, the community will have a chance to meet and talk with Bristol area ham radio operators and see for themselves what the Amateur Radio Service is all about.

Hillman Highway crash concludes driver's ride through Abingdon

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 12:01am
Police were investigating a single-vehicle crash on the Hillman Highway in Abingdon, Va. on Wednesday night, a short time after witnesses said the driver had crashed into another vehicle at a nearby b

Segment of Bristol, Va., street to lose lanes, gain parking spaces

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:48pm
City Council approved a plan to reduce Cumberland Street to one travel lane in each direction from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Piedmont Avenue, during its Tuesday meeting.

Business to open at former home of Bristol Fire Museum

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:38pm
City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance to convey the property at the corner of Moore and Scott streets to the Industrial Development Authority for economic development.

Wise Co. officers charge nearly 2 dozen in drug sweep

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:25pm
The Wise County Sheriff’s Office announced that the mass drug arrest began Tuesday.

Scammers seek payment for back taxes

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 11:15pm
If the person doesn’t pay, the scammers often threaten to arrest or deport people, revoke a license, or even shut down a business