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Arts group unveils 'Take the Stage'

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:29pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Music fans and downtown visitors can now “Take the Stage,” after a local arts organization unveiled its latest outdoor sculpture Thursday.

Local law enforcement hone their skills in active-shooter situations

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:36pm
BRISTOL, Va. — About two dozen law enforcement officers took over Virginia High School on Thursday to conduct active shooter training.

Bristol, Tenn. voters will get to decide on wine in supermarkets

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:25pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — City residents will be able to vote their preference about grocery stores selling wine when they go to the polls in November.

Sullivan County trustee candidates’ views differ on family ties issue

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:07pm
Trustees in the state are responsible for tax collection in their counties as well as distribution of revenues to the operating department and the temporary investment of idle funding, according to th

Short Takes: Free MP3 download from Carlene Carter and more

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:45pm
Check these events out: Mustered Courage, Jo Dee Messina and Jake and the Comet Conductors. Carrying on in the nature of the historical weekend forthcoming, Carlene Carter leads this week’s free MP3 d

Carter Family Memorial Festival reflects The Crooked Road tradition

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:15pm
HILTONS, Va. — Pushing into its fourth decade this summer, the Carter Family Memorial Festival ranks among the longest running musical traditions of The Crooked Road: Virginia's Heritage Music Trail.

1,100 layoffs planned at Alpha coal mines in W.Va.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 5:27pm
The company said 2015 industry forecasts show Central Appalachian coal production will be less than half of its 2009 output.

Police say man stole trailer in Sullivan County and sold it in Johnson City

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 5:17pm
An Elizabethton man faces theft charges after Johnson City police say he stole a trailer and sold it at a metal recycling center.

MSHA to start phasing in coal dust limit

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 4:38pm
The new rules target black lung disease, which has killed more than 76,000 miners since 1968.

Identity theft charge filed in Washington County, Va.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:47pm
ABINGDON, Va. - A Washington County, Virginia, man is facing multiple charges, following an investigation conducted by the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office.

Coming this Weekend

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:00pm
Nationally known gospel radio personality Vania Edwards - Ms. Vee - is one of the organizers of a gospel showcase to benefit Bristol's Citizens Cemetery.

Vann named chairman of BRMC hospital board

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:51pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — John Vann, a business management consultant at The Summit Companies, has been elected chairman of Bristol Regional Medical Center’s board of directors.

Medal of Honor recipients to serve as race grand marshals

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 2:21pm
ABINGDON, Va. - Ten recipients of the Medal of Honor will serve as grand marshals for the upcoming Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Wraps come off new downtown music-themed sculpture

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:52am
BRISTOL, Va. - A new interactive music-themed sculpture attracted a number of folks to pose for photos, moments after it was unveiled this morning at Cumberland Square Park.