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Elizabethton Planning Commission will vote on new city sign ordinance

Businesses and homes in Elizabethton soon might have to change the signs they have outside their buildings.

Virginia law releases gas royalties to property owners

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring visited southwest Virginia Tuesday. He addressed a new law signed by the governor, allowing landowners to receive payments they've been waiting on for decades.

Food bank to reopen at new location after storms

Getting back to normal in Southwest Virginia: The Norton Branch of the Food Bank of Wise County has announced it’s going to reopen will open and reestablish regular operations but at a new location.

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Wellmont informs employees of merger

The Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger that News 5 WCYB was first to confirm and bring you Monday night at 5 will be officially announced Thursday. Wellmont informed its employees Tuesday at 3:51pm with a letter you can see here.

Va. attorney general talks about his role in merger

Virginia’s attorney general was in town Wednesday and News 5 WCYB caught up with him to ask about the Wellmont Health System-Mountain States Health Alliance merger.

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StormTrack 5 Weather: Pleasant weather continues tonight.

Above normal temperatures through Friday. Scattered showers & thunderstorms possible Thursday and especially Friday.

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McDonald's is giving 90,000 workers a raise

McDonald's plans to increase hourly wages by more than 10% for roughly 90,000 workers -- a move that follows in the footsteps of retail giants Walmart and T.J. Maxx and new state minimum wage laws across the country.

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Andrew Getty's death apparently from natural causes

Andrew Getty, one of the heirs to billions of oil money, appears to have died of natural causes, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.

BMS releases info on tickets for Battle At Bristol

Season ticket holders at Bristol Motor Speedway are guaranteed tickets to the Battle At Bristol.

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