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    BRISTOL, Tenn. — Starting with 14 lots, Bristol Tennessee city staff members are working to sell unneeded city-owned properties and put them back on the tax rolls. According to a list of properties acquired by the Bristol Herald Courier through a records request, the city owns a total of 298 properties, some of which have been unused for years.

      ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Two German military pilots died in 1976, when their supersonic jet crashed into the ridge of Holston Mountain in an often-forgotten tragedy likely only remembered by passersby on a gravel forest service road along the Carter and Sullivan county line in Tennessee.

      North Carolina’s Supreme Court has heard more arguments in the state’s recent divisive round of redistricting. Justices meeting in Edenton listened on Tuesday to lawyers speaking for advocacy groups and voters who filed lawsuits and won in court months ago. They still want alterations to the state House and Senate maps that were redrawn based on a landmark partisan gerrymandering ruling by the justices in February. Republican legislative leaders complained about the congressional map that, like the General Assembly boundaries, are being used in next month's elections. Changes would occur for the 2024 election cycle.


      An Abingdon, Virginia woman wanted by authorities for her alleged role in the abduction of an adult male last week was arrested without incident Saturday, Sept. 17, by the Buchanan County Virginia Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the U.S. Marshal Service.

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