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Little has been written of Sarah, the oldest of the Rev. James King and Mourning Micajah King, who were married in Halifax County, Virginia, on Feb.17, 1812.
ABINGDON SENIOR CENTER: Abingdon, Va., 300 Senior Drive, various events such as arts, floral arranging, exercise, day trips, game nights, bridge, quilting, arts exploration and more. 276-628-3911.
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The traffic signal at the intersection of Moore and Cumberland streets in Bristol, Virginia, has been placed on flash and the intersection was converted from a signalized intersection to one with a fo
In the ad-agency world, sometimes your client has the budget to buy ads for the Super Bowl telecast. This year, that’s $4.5 million per 30-second spot.
Virginia’s unemployment rate declined in December to its lowest level since October 2008, while non-farm employment in the state surpassed its previous peak before the economic recession.
Virginians, Tennesseans take advantage of the second year of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act
Count Ryan Monahan among the 140,000 or so Virginians who are signing up for health insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace for the first time this year.
A news release on Saturday said Michael C. Schmitt was taken to a hospital where he died Friday night. There were no signs of foul play.
The annual Woolly Mammoth Breakfast was held Saturday morning in Saltville, Virginia.
Another round of wintry weather is possible Sunday night into Monday in the Mountain Empire.
Robberies occurred in multiple states, including Bristol, Virginia, and involved several defendants.
Newton Carroll Mullins, 66, was sentenced to two months in a federal prison and four months on home incarceration.
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SPARTA, Tenn. — As Gov. Bill Haslam barnstormed the state to promote his Insure Tennessee, he has voiced frustration with what he called red herrings thrown up by his opponents.
Two Southwest Virginia colleges will help provide inspiration and legal advice for a statewide initiative to lay the framework for adding solar energy to a college campus, town hall or other facility.
So far this year, there have been more than half a dozen destructive house fires in the Abingdon area, prompting firefighters to urge that local residents use caution during the cold winter months.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Due to an outpouring of community support this week, Teleperformance has 1,848 pairs of shoes to donate to Soles4Souls.
BRISTOL, Va. — BVU Authority plans to begin televising the monthly meetings of its board of directors, possibly starting in March.
LYNCHBURG — Pittsylvania County supervisors and staff toured two new animal shelters Thursday — one in Lynchburg and the other in Amherst County.
The Washington and Wythe County Farm Service Agency and the Washington, Smyth, Bland, and Wythe County Extension Service will jointly hold two producer meetings on Feb. 3 and 4 regarding the new farm