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Bristol, Va. approves budget, including tax rate increase

Taxpayers in Bristol, Va. will be paying more. The City Council approved its budget, which includes a 7-cent property tax rate increase.

72-year-old rape and kidnapping victim testifies in Sullivan County

Graphic testimony is shaping the case against a man accused of raping and kidnapping an elderly woman in Sullivan County. Larry Stumbo's trial got underway Tuesday.

Amoeba death sparks concern over water safety

Tragedy struck in North Carolina when an 18-year-old girl was killed by a ‘Brain-Eating Amoeba’ that she contracted at the U.S. Whitewater Center in Charlotte. The tragedy has raised concern across the country.

ETSU Alzheimer's research might provide effective treatments in future

Quillen College of Medicine researchers are developing treatments for Alzheimer's.

Man pleads guilty to breaking into multiple Wise County homes

A Wise County man pleads guilty to nearly 20 counts related to a string of break-ins he committed with his newlywed bride.

Food distribution program needs donations

Good Samaritan Ministries distributed their second food boxes Tuesday. However, getting enough items was a close call.

New Kingsport hospital not under construction

Strategic Behavioral Health has not begun constructing their new psychiatric and substance abuse hospital in Kingsport.

Briefs due in Pomrenke motion, following SCOTUS ruling on McDonnell

Attorneys for former BVU CFO Stacey Pomrenke have until next week to file a written argument to throw out at least some of her convictions, based on a new Supreme Court ruling.

New revelations in case accusing Big Stone Gap police officer of rape

A judge denied bond for a Big Stone Gap police officer who is charged with nearly 50 counts of rape and incest.

BVU Music & Movies in the Park in Bristol continues Thursday

The series will continue Thursday with the band, Kids Our Age, and the movie, Days of Thunder.


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