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Clarksville Doughboy to undergo repairs

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:51pm
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A Doughboy statue in Middle Tennessee is getting ready to undergo repairs.

Man charged in Buchanan County arsons

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:43pm
Former Grundy firefighter indicted on arson charges in connection with two wildfires

Virginia Intermont College merger falls through

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:27pm
College president said she's deeply saddened, "we do not have a viable model for a merger."

Abingdon citizens and businesses asked to take survey

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:06pm
Survey asks about satisfaction in town

Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth grant to help Saltville kids get outdoors and moving

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:56am
A $61,000 grant will help launch Walking and Playing Through the Ages

Haslam voucher proposal fails this session

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:47am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has failed this session.

Former Sheriff’s Office employee seeks top job in Sullivan County

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:12pm
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about the Republican candidates seeking the nomination for Sullivan County sheriff in the May 6 primary.

Finalized rezoning plan to affect 1 in 5 of city's elementary students

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:59pm
BRISTOL, Va. — About one in five of the city’s elementary school students will attend a different school next year under a rezoning plan finalized Monday night.

Early voting opens Wednesday

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:14pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Early voting for the May 6 Sullivan County primary election begins Wednesday and continues through May 1.

First craft beer festival planned

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:10pm
ABINGDON, Va. — A cold brew, local tunes and a warm summer breeze are in store this year in Abingdon, as the town preps for its first craft beer festival.

Reality TV comes filming

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:08pm
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — “Southern Justice,” a new TV show that features the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, premieres tonight on the National Geographic channel.

VI riders claim equestrian national title

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 3:54pm
BRISTOL, Va. — Riders from Virginia Intermont College claimed the Intercollegiate Dressage Association national championship Sunday in Chatham, Va.

Anti-tax group lauds House Speaker Howell

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:47pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An anti-tax group Americans for Tax Reform is applauding House Speaker William J. Howell for his opposition to Medicaid expansion, praise that comes a year after the group advocat

Justice Scalia to deliver UT Knoxville lecture

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:25pm
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is speaking at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Four Sullivan residents face drug charges

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:00pm
BLOUNTVILLE - Four Kingsport area residents are behind bars, charged with offenses relating to the drug Alpha-PVP, also known as "gravel."

Food forest taking shape in Johnson City

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:22pm
A food forest is taking shape in Johnson City thanks to the help of volunteers.

Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:05pm
Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report

This week is Public Safety Telecommunicator Week

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:51am
Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued proclamation

Natural gas vehicle expo underway in Richmond

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:43am
An expo and conference geared toward natural gas vehicles is underway at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Americas get front-row seat for lunar eclipse

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:14am
North and South America, get ready for the first eclipse of the year— in color.