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VCEDA budget amendment could transfer funds to LENOWISCO

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:29pm
A budget amendment that would transfer $500,000 from the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority to the LENOWISCO Planning District is being considered in the Virginia General Assembly.

Abingdon files for another permit to develop The Meadows

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:26pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Abingdon officials are moving closer to breaking ground on The Meadows development.

City accepting nominations for historic preservation awards

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:52pm
BRISTOL, Va. – Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Historic District Preservation Award for structures in the city of Bristol, Virginia.

City's year long photo contest begins

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:21pm
Bristol kicked-off a community photo contest Wednesday dubbed Paper Windows: A Photographic Vision of Bristol.

Damaged utility pole leads to road closure

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 2:51pm
UDPATE; A replacement pole was installed, and all lines hung last night.

Pomrenke release now listed as June 2018

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 11:13am
Former BVU Authority executive Stacey Pomrenke is apparently scheduled for release from federal custody in June 2018, nearly a year ahead of schedule, according to the Bureau of Prisons website.

UPDATE: Missing man found safe by Bluff City Police

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:48am
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. -- The man first reported missing on Jan. 30 by Bluff City Police Department has been found safe, according to an e-mailed statement.

Nestle moving headquarters from California to Virginia

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:42am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Chocolate maker Nestle is moving its U.S. headquarters from California to Virginia, relocating to a part of the country where the company says it has more customers.

Virginia House passes proof-of-citizenship voting bill

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:29am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's Republican-controlled House of Delegates has passed legislation to require proof of U.S. citizenship before registering to vote in state and local elections.

Delaware inmates release 2, still hold 2 hostages at prison

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:01am
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Authorities negotiated into the evening for the release of the last two of four corrections department workers taken hostage by inmates at a Delaware prison.

Northeast State faculty vote shows no confidence in college president

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 1:00am
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Northeast State Community College's faculty members showed today that they have no confidence in college President Janice Gilliam's leadership.

SWVa. delegation unhappy with VCEDA, will replace five board members

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:24am
Four Southwest Virginia legislators unhappy with the efforts of the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority announced Wednesday that they will replace five of its board members and hire a new marketing director.

Woman remains hospitalized in Russell County shooting

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:15am
CLEVELAND, Va. — A woman remains hospitalized in critical condition after an attempted murder-suicide in the Glade Hollow community Sunday night, according to Russell County Sheriff Steve Dye.

Man arrested on drug charges in Washington County, Va.

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:14am
ABINGDON, Va. — An Abingdon man was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop in Washington County, the sheriff said Wednesday.

Wise County deputies to wear body cameras

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:12am
Officers at the Wise County Sheriff’s Office will soon wear body cameras.

IRS says tax filers should know about changes this year

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 12:11am
Tax season is officially here and whether you prepare early or procrastinate, there are several changes the IRS says you need to know about.

New BCM Museum exhibit showcases early Virginia musicians

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 10:02pm
A new exhibit set to open next week at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum showcases musicians from Southwest Virginia before and after the 1927 Bristol Sessions.

Concealed weapons class at WCSO filled within hours

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 8:12pm
ABINGDON, Va.—A notice regarding a free concealed weapons class at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office had local residents scrambling for more information Wednesday.

Southwest Va. legislators seek changes to VCEDA

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 6:41pm
Southwest Virginia delegates and senators representing the counties of the coalfields are seeking changes to the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority.