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Bus tour offered of Saltville

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:27am
The trip will be held July 12, starting at 8 a.m.

Graceland may remove Presley's old airplanes

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:00am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For 30 years, tourists from around the world have paid money to get a look at two airplanes once owned by Elvis Presley at Graceland in Memphis. Fans enjoy touring the planes for thei

Storm's path puts it off NC beaches for July 4th

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:36am
SAVANNAH, Ga. — A hurricane watch covering nearly 200 miles along North Carolina's coast was issued early Wednesday, threatening Fourth of July plans as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward from Flor

Wne bottles being recalled because they may burst or crack

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:00am
Wine devices used to puncture a hole in a wine bottle cork are being recalled as well as lots of other products.

What better way to celebrate the Fourth than with mouth-watering barbecue

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:45am
In “Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction” by Bobby Flay, Stephanie Banyas and Sally Jackson, Flay explains that true barbecuing involves cooking food low and slow over an open flame.

8 home insurance policy shockers

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:45am
Unexpected shockers from your most trusted insurnace policy

What in the world is a functional food?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:30am
Functional foods are a must for optimal health, start adding a few to your daily diet.

Is a new Social Security card in your cards?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:30am
You don't need your Social Securty card as long as you know your number. Your number is your card.

Officials urge public to enjoy fireworks legally, safely

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:48pm
Many municipalities in the Mountain Empire ban fireworks, especially cities and towns.

Marion to forego fireworks tradition for the 4th

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:46pm
Town officials said the cost and recertification requirements became prohibitive.

Higher gas prices, threat of storm not expected to dampen holiday travel

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:41pm
One of the most-traveled holidays on the calendar will have even more traffic on roadways in 2014.

The Bristol Blotter for July 2, 2014

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:38pm

Griffith calls out Feds in 'politically-motivated' query of Puckett

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:00pm
In a letter to U.S. Attorney General, Griffith said investigation is intimidation factor because Obama's agenda did not pass in Virginia.

Powers takes over mayor’s seat in Bristol, Tennessee

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:41pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. — West District Representative Lea Powers earned the nomination of outgoing Mayor Michelle Dolan and the votes of her City Council peers during reorganization Tuesday night, becoming th

Bristol, Virginia City Council selects Brillhart as first female mayor

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:36pm
Members of the City Council unanimously selected Catherine Brillhart on Tuesday as the city’s first female mayor.

Couch is ready to lead his pack as VHCC president

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:34pm
ABINGDON, Va. — The new alpha wolf at Virginia Highlands Community College is ready to lead, and work with, his pack.

3 charged in Richlands school bus theft

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 5:07pm
The bus was found on June 27 on the athletic field of Southwest Virginia Community College.