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Book on the fascinating art of pyrography includes beautiful artwork

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:45am
“The Art and Craft of Pyrography: Drawing with Fire on Leather, Gourds, Cloth, Paper and Wood” by Lora S. Irish, is a how-to book on the fascinating art of pyrography.

Bristol woman sets national record as postmaster of a first class post office

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:30am
Amelia Slack Copenhaver served as Bristol, Tennessee’s postmaster for nearly 40 years.

Castlewood native promoted to rank of brigadier general

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:30am
Col. Rodney Fogg was promoted to the rank of brigadier general during a ceremony Sept. 18 at Fort Hood, Texas.

Erwin to host Unicoi County Apple Festival

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:15am
The Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce is holding its 37th annual Unicoi County Apple Festival on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3 and 4, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day in downtown Erwin.

Stories - true and false - to fill three days in Jonesborough

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 8:00am
Storytelling performers from near and far are coming to Jonesborough, Tennessee, for the National Storytelling Festival, running Oct. 3-5.

Police: Missing Wise Co. children found, mother faces kidnapping charges

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:27pm
Lisa Cantrell, 50, and her three children have been located, Wise Co. deputies said Saturday.

Flight fans flock to Abingdon for air show, fly-in

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:51pm
There were all types of planes, from personal aircraft to rescue planes and helicopters.

Sen. Warner makes campaign stops in SWVa

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:46pm
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner made stops in Russell County and Abingdon during a tour of Southwest Virginia ahead of November’s election.

Herald Courier promotes editor, selects regional advertising director

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:23pm
Christine Uthoff has been promoted to managing editor, while Steve Jameson will serve as regional advertising director for the Herald Courier and the Community Newspapers of Southwest Virginia.

From devastation new life is flourishing

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 8:19pm
The American Chestnut Foundation's Meadowview research farm program is celebrating its 25th year trying to bring back a once-ubiquitous tree. Today there are nearly 50,000 chestnut trees at various st

Bristol, Va., police find active meth lab during traffic stop

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 6:23pm
Two people were arrested Saturday after police found a meth lab in a car.

13 escape Tenn. youth center despite new security

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:37pm
The mass escape Friday night wasw the second major breakout from the facility this month.