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Great American Cleanup scheduled set in Bristol

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:30am
The Great American Cleanup will begin, April 26, from 9 a.m. to noon at the old Goody’s building on Euclid Avenue in Bristol, Va.

Red Jacket Memorial honors miners who died in explosion

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:16am
This service marks the 66th anniversary of the Red Jacket Coal Mine explosion in buchanan County, Va., killing 45 miners and injuring others.

Gov. McAuliffe to sign Falls legislation

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:08am
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected in the city today to sign legislation regarding The Falls retail development.

Sullivan mayoral candidates divided over commission chairmanship

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:31pm
Current Mayor Steve Godsey and former Mayor Richard Venable spent an hour Tuesday responding to questions during a candidate’s forum.

Finalists for VHCC presidency certified

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:25pm
The finalists include Dr. Barbara J. Fuller, of Lebanon, Va., Dr. John A. Hogan, of Columbus, Ind., and Dr. Susan E. Short, of Salem, Va.

Grant will help launch outdoor recreation initiative in Saltville

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:16pm
Walking and Playing Through the Ages aims to capitalize and expand on existing efforts to install a community playground in town.

2 Bristol educators receive Rotary's Outstanding Teacher honors

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:07pm
Fairmount’s Jane Laoo and Van Pelt’s Joanna Wise earned the Golden Apples, a $2,000 cash award and the title of 2014 Rotary Outstanding Teacher during Tuesday’s Frank W. DeFriece Banquet.

Highlands student wins Congressional Gold Medal Award

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:34pm
ABINGDON, Va. — Meet Isaac Grunstra — college student, Eagle Scout, singer, iron worker and now, winner of the Congressional Gold Medal Award.

Merger off

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:24pm
BRISTOL, Va. — The future of embattled Virginia Intermont College appears gravely uncertain beyond this summer after the announcement Tuesday that a proposed merger with another institution fell throu

BHC 0416 VI Merger Statement

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:08pm

Arrest made after threat at Central High School on Facebook

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:05pm
The school's Student Resource Officer was able to identify a suspect who was taken into custody.

Coaches: VI to end support of athletics after this season

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:45pm
Virginia Intermont will no longer sponsor intercollegiate athletics starting with the 2014-15 school year following an announcement Tuesday morning that the school’s proposed merger with Webber Intern

Cal hires Tennessee's Cuonzo Martin as coach

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:38pm
Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley.

Override of local bans of guns in parks fails in Tenn.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:26pm
The bill did not emerge from the House Finance Subcommittee.

Parent trigger legislation in Tenn. fails this session

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 4:24pm
The measure died when it failed to receive a motion in the House Finance Subcommittee on Tuesday.

Finalists announced for VHCC presidential job

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:43pm
The State Board for Community Colleges has certified three finalists for the position of president for Virginia Highlands Community College.

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