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Lee Co. wants reopening hospital as merger condition

A Southwest Virginia community is pushing to make sure its not forgotten in the Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System merger. On Wednesday, a busload of people came from Lee County to the Southwest Virginia Health Authority meeting to make their voices heard.

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Mom wants answers after son's bloody injury

The Smyth County Sheriff's Department is investigating after a report of a possible bullying incident at Chilhowie Middle School.

Dr. Ralph Stanley music festival set to begin Thursday

A special guest will be Grammy Award-winning bluegrass singer, Ricky Skaggs.

Bikers riding to raise awareness for veterans make stop in Bristol

About 1,500 riders are making their way to Washington, D.C. and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Rezoning hearing for proposed Gray clinic postponed

There is a delay in the next step for the controversial methadone clinic proposed in Gray by Mountain States Health Alliance and ETSU.

Tri-Cities Regional Airport Update

Tri-Cities Regional Airport is optimistic about possibility of new flights.

Carter County kids want Tennessee to be tobacco free

A group of teenagers from Carter County will be heading to the FACT Summit in Sevierville this July.

Mount Carmel assistant police chief suspended without pay

Mount Carmel City Manager Gary Lawson told News 5 WCYB the investigation focuses on assistant police chief Phillip Robinette.

Ford recalls 271K pickups to fix brake fluid leak

The recall covers about 271,000 F-150 pickups in North America from the 2013 and 2014 model years that have 3.5-liter V6 engines.

Man arrested on multiple drug charges after being pulled over for speeding

Over $9,000 in cash, 32 grams of cocaine, 14.5 grams marijuana, 7 grams of heroin and a loaded .45 caliber handgun were seized.


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