BRISTOL, Va. - The City of Bristol, Virginia has a new Chief of Police.
The City Council appointed John Austin to the post, following a recommendation from the City Manager.
We've learned, Austin has worked for the department since 1989 and has been interim chief since the beginning of the year, when former Chief Bill Price retired.
- Updated BREAKING: One person shot, flown to hospital in Washington County, Va.
- Tusculum and Mosheim voters must decide on liquor sales
- Bigger turnout in second year of Push! Film Festival
- Family Justice Center to open in Sullivan County
- Voting on wine sales in retail food stores in two Unicoi County towns