Abingdon gives preliminary OK to rezoning land near Creeper Trail

Abingdon gives preliminary OK to rezoning land near Creeper Trail ABINGDON, Va. — Despite protests from concerned citizens Wednesday night, Abingdon Town Council gave preliminary approval to rezoning 33 acres of land near the Virginia Creeper Trail for a new Food Ci Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.

Coming in this Sunday's Bristol Herald Courier

Coming in this Sunday's Bristol Herald Courier “BIG STONE GAP” MOVIE — On Saturday, we’ll be in the small Wise County town, which the film is about and where it was shot, as local residents, the author and director and many of the actors celebrat Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click…

Former Abingdon assistant manager sentenced on embezzlement charge

Former Abingdon assistant manager sentenced on embezzlement charge ABINGDON, Va.—A former Abingdon assistant town manager who admitted to using a town credit card for personal purchases will serve two years in federal prison. Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.

Dean of ETSU pharmacy school to step down

Dean of ETSU pharmacy school to step down JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Dr. Larry Calhoun, the founding dean of the Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University, announced today that he is stepping down from the role, one he has held Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read…

WCSO to hold youth, law enforcement event

WCSO to hold youth, law enforcement event ABINGDON, Va. — DePaul Community Resources Services and the Washington County Virginia Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a joint community youth and law enforcement event on Oct. 17. Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.

School kids learn about Battle of Blountville

School kids learn about Battle of Blountville BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — More than 400 area school kids learned about the Civil War’s Battle of Blountville during Living History Day today. Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.

Kingsport man faces multiple charges in Virginia

Kingsport man faces multiple charges in Virginia BRISTOL, Va. – A Kingsport man is facing multiple felony charges after deputies investigated the report of a suspicious vehicle. Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.

Sullivan fugitives captured at hospital

Sullivan fugitives captured at hospital ABINGDON, Va. – Two fugitives from Sullivan County were arrested Thursday night at  Johnston Memorial Hospital. Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.

Two Bristol men arrested at traffic stop

Two Bristol men arrested at traffic stop BRISTOL, Va. – Two men were arrested Thursday following a traffic stop. Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.

Kentucky firm to buy Patriot Coal assets

Kentucky firm to buy Patriot Coal assets RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal bankruptcy judge plans to approve the sale of West Virginia-based Patriot Coal’s assets. Source: HeraldCourier.com – news/local Click to read more.