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Dozens remember Officer Mark Vance

Around 70 people showed up to honor officer Mark Vance. Eleven years ago Vance was ambushed and shot to death when he answered a domestic violence call, but his memory lives on.

Christmas Trees are big business in our area

Christmas Trees are big business this time of year.  Up to 30 million live trees are sold annually in the U.S.  Christmas Trees are grown in every state in America and one of the top farms is right here in our own back yard. 

Only 2 weeks left in Angel Tree project for children

There is less than a month until Christmas, but only two weeks left in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program this year. The Salvation Army needs to receive all the gifts for Angel Tree kids by Friday, Dec. 11, at 5pm.

The Falls celebrates first Black Friday

One of Bristol Virginia’s biggest retail developments is celebrating its first Black Friday.

Extra officers on the road this Thanksgiving weekend

Last year, the Johnson City Police Department made six DUI arrests over the Thanksgiving holiday. Two drivers were injured because of alcohol related crashes.

Giving to bell-ringers supports Salvation Army programs, year-round

An army of bell-ringers with iconic red-kettle donation buckets are scattered outside businesses. Leaders of the Salvation Army – which does the bell-ringing -- are talking about how important this drive is to the community.

Ready, set, shop! Thousands hit the stores to score Black Friday deals

Thousands of shoppers packed the stores all day and night, searching for deals on Black Friday.

Erwin business owners pushing Small Business Saturday

Small businesses around the country and in the Tri-Cities are preparing for a big sales day. It's the sixth year for Small Business Saturday, a collective push to bring small entrepreneurs to the forefront for holiday shopping.

Big Christmas, shopping events on Saturday

There will be lots going on Saturday to get you in the Christmas spirit or get you shopping.

Craftsmen gather at Viking Hall to sell, show

Area craftsmen are hoping you don't forget to shop local during this busy shopping weekend. They're even making it easy by gathering in one place.


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