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Coal miner says employees at Wise County mine had no warning of layoffs

Hundreds of people are without a job now that two coal mines are shutting down. Cumberland River Coal Company, a subsidiary of Arch Coal, has decided to stop production at underground mines in Wise County, Va. and Letcher County, Ky.

SBK Animal Shelter in need of volunteers and money

The summer and spring months can be the hardest for staff at local animal shelters that's because it's breeding season for dogs and cats.

Green Cove celebrates 100th anniversary

It doesn't look a day over 99, but the Green Cove Station along the Virginia Creeper Trail turns 100 this year.

Carter County Commission raises property taxes

Carter County commissioners approved a new fiscal year budget Monday.

76-year-old speaks out about arrest last week

Police say Eddie Overholt, of Cocke County, disrupted a public meeting of the Industrial Development Board last week.

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Coal workers laid off in Wise County

Another round of layoffs for the coal industry – this one striking Wise County, Virginia.

Moses Ballard Jr.

Moses Ballard Jr.

Johnson City murder suspect to appear in court

A man accused of murder is making a court appearance today.

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Name released in weekend prison inmate death

We now know the name of the inmate killed at the Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City over the weekend.

Good Samaritan Ministries finishes out its summer food program

Good Samaritan Ministries distributed its last food boxes of the summer food program Monday morning in Johnson City.


Wise RAM sees over 3,000 patients, more children than usual

Russell County Emergency and Hazardous Materials Coordinator Jess Powers released preliminary numbers for the Wise County RAM on Monday morning.


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