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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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