A new study reveals that Virginia has nearly twice as many people serving a life sentence than Tennessee.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Ballad Health has launched an online tool for eligible residents to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations.
A man wanted in connection with a stabbing last month in Wise County has been arrested.
About 15% of far Southwest Virginia residents have received their first vaccination against the novel coronavirus, which ranks above state and national averages.
In just one month, this region’s surge of COVID-19 cases has diminished from a firehose-like stream to a trickle, but the virus hasn’t gone away. The Tennessee Department of Health reported almost 1,700 active cases across 10 Northeast Tennessee counties Thursday. Sullivan has 411 active cases, Washington 255 and Hamblen 250. Virginia does not report active cases.
Tennessee Sen. Jon Lundberg of Bristol has been appointed deputy speaker of the Tennessee Senate.
Rambler Wood Products will invest $7.6 million in the town of St. Paul to establish a value-added wood products manufacturing facility in the former Bush Furniture Industries building, creating 73 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday.
The region shattered its all-time COVID-19 testing positivity rate record Tuesday, which could foretell a grim start to the new year.
A Norfolk Southern tanker that derailed in downtown Roanoke early Wednesday was hauling a toxic chemical. Nine train cars came off the tracks about 2:15 a.m. near the Market Street pedestrian walkway as the cars were leaving the company’s downtown rail yard.
The former executive vice president of J&R Manufacturing in Bluefield, Virginia, was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for failing to pay taxes and making false statements, according to acting U.S. Attorney Daniel Bubar of the Western District of Virginia.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam expressed concern Tuesday that COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Southwest Virginia — a region that lacks the hospital and treatment capacity of larger cities.
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"Hundreds of cold temperature records have been set over the last few days, including some dating back over a century to 1911," Hennen said. The freezing temperatures made it as far south as Houston, New Orleans and the Florida Panhandle, he said.
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