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19-year-old charged with first degree murder in deadly shooting

Three people are dead after a shooting at a Sullivan County home.

Rescue drops euthanasia rate from 89% to 14%

In just one year, a Southwest Virginia animal rescue has immensely reduced its euthanasia rate.

Smyth County's Evelyn Lawrence dies at 99

Smyth County lost one of its oldest and most treasured residents earlier this week. Evelyn Lawrence was found dead in her home at 99 years old.

Bristol woman's hot air balloon dream comes true

A life-long dream becomes a reality for a woman in Bristol!  

Dragon boat festival raises $100K for local hospitals

More than two dozen dragon boats took the water Saturday at Warriors Path State Park.

Cumberland Street transforms into water slide

Bristol residents wondering why Cumberland Street was blocked off Saturday -- it's because Quaker Steak and Lube turned it into a three block water slide!

Breakfast fundraiser for future Jonesborough Senior Center

The Jonesborough Senior Center is raising money with renewed spirits one week after severing ties with Rainey Construction.


Unexpected Layoffs for Construction Workers at US Nitrogen

Recent unexpected layoffs have affected workers employed under the construction company Renfrow Brothers

Marinas not the only businesses suffering from lower lake levels

"This is our livelihood,” said Tim Simpson, manager of Boone Convenience Store. “If things don't change, and if we don't get some kind of assistance, we are going to go belly up."

BVU, Christian school debate over donations made years ago

A series of donations from BVU to Tri-Cities Christian Schools over several years has turned into a back-and-forth debate over whether the school can keep the money.


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