“Race the Race.” That notation is on the newest bench at the Creeper Trail, a dedication to a longtime cross country coach who spent much of his final 45 years watching his Abingdon Falcons compete in practice and competition.
Two longtime members of the Bristol Tennessee Police Department have moved up the ranks from lieutenant to captain.
Three hundred and forty-three people climbed the stairs at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday to remember the tragic terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Millions of dollars in funds have been awarded to projects throughout the Virginia coalfield region from the Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization grant program.
Two local Bristol companies are working together to hire and train delivery drivers for the new Amazon Distribution Center coming to Bristol, Virginia.
Eight years after its closing, Ballad Health reopened Lee County Community Hospital on Thursday.
Willie Thompson has been practically a fixture in the Emory & Henry College cafeteria as a chef for 58 years. During the commencement ceremony last month, President John Wells and the Board of Trustees officially presented Thompson with an Honorary Doctor of Culinary Arts degree.
Downtown Bristol has been named one of the best places to go shopping in Southwest Virginia, according to city officials.
After 36 years of service, Bristol, Tennessee’s transportation planning engineer was recognized Thursday with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association.
A home built prior to Bristol, Virginia’s incorporation has been restored by a Washington County couple, who are hosting a reception today from noon-2 p.m., featuring Rita Springer, 93, great-granddaughter of the original owner and the restored home’s first overnight guest.
The Health Wagon, is offering a free health fair at Mendota Community Health Center on Wednesday in Washington County. Held at 2534 Mendota Road, this event by the region’s free clinic, will begin at 9 a.m. and run to 5 p.m.
The Bristol Herald Courier received top honors in the 2020 Virginia Press Association News and Advertising Contest, capturing the Grand Sweepstakes Award in its division as well as three best-in-show and 16 first-place awards.
Twenty-one days is all it takes to create a habit, Kevin Atlas told Tennessee High School students Tuesday. Atlas, who lost his left arm at birth, began to play basketball in middle school and became the first disabled player in NCAA history to earn a full Division I scholarship.
Dave Dalton wants to save the Hiram Dooley House on Pecan Street in Abingdon. A part-time Abingdon resident, Dalton has applied for a special-use permit to move the 1849 brick structure from the grounds of Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church to a vacant lot on nearby Park Street.
We all know them. And we all want to tell the whole world how good they are. But we also know they wouldn’t stand for it. They are too humble. Which also makes them so good. And all the more reason for us to tell the whole world about them; those “everyday good people” among us.
Brent Dyson has been appointed as the Southwest Virginia market’s senior regional manager for First Bank & Trust Company, according to the company.
My granddaughter, Lenna Kate, is expected to be born sometime later this winter. As she grows up, I plan to give the sweet young thing the following advice, with hopes of her living a meaningful and happy life. It is the very same advice I have given myself daily now for decades.
Ernie Sullins doesn’t sugarcoat the story of his business career. In 1970, he launched a discount clothing business. In just two years, Sullins opened his first storefront in downtown Marion. Now, after five decades, Sullins has decided it’s time to retire — sort of.
This retiring Marion Police Department officer has 120 arrests under his collar and was recognized last week for his lifesaving work. While he may be slowing down now, retirement didn’t stop K-9 Cooper from continuing to serve as an MPD ambassador during his recognition.
For a local culinary student, dreams do come true, even when a pandemic gets in the way.
Hundreds of smiling faces could be seen from the backseats of cars Saturday as the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office conducted its annual Toys from Cops event.
Seven’s story brings the words of a Barry Manilow song to mind: “It’s a miracle, a true blue spectacle, a miracle come true.” The local service dog's deteriorating elbow was slowing him down until a team of special veterinarians brought about a miracle for him and his owner.