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Bristol School Board tours possible new elementary sites, parents raise concerns

BRISTOL, Va. - Bristol, Virginia school board members boarded a bus and took a field trip Saturday to look at sites for a new elementary school. The board wanted to narrow down the 13 possible sites and hear input from people in the city. School board members hope to consolidate the four current ele

WCYB.COM - 2017-11-18 22:55:02

Bristol city leaders confirm Hobby Lobby to come to The Falls

Bristol city leaders confirmed at a news conference Friday that Hobby Lobby will be coming to The Falls development. Officials estimate the store will open in Spring 2018. News 5's Tiana Bohner will have much more on the announcement coming up on News 5.


Bristol residents swarm to ALDI opening despite chilly weather

BRISTOL, Va. - It wasn't Black Friday, but Teresa Wheeland stood in line starting at 4 a.m. Thursday for the grand opening of ALDI, the Twin City's newest grocery store. Wrapped in a blanket and several layers of clothing to ward off the chill, the Bristol, Tennessee, resident said she didn't want t


Bristol Crisis Center names new director

BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Va. - The Bristol Crisis Center has named Lynn Darnell as the organization's executive director. Darnell has served on the Crisis Center Board for the last two years and the interim director since earlier this year. She replaces former executive director Stephanie Poe


What churches should do to help victims of the opioid crisis

A few weeks back, I got hung up in a traffic jam caused by a stalled car stopped at the crest of a hill, which made it impossible to safely pass. After a minute or so, I pulled my car over and ran up to help push them out of the way. One of the stalled car's passengers, a young man, got out and trie

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-19 05:00:00

Thanksgiving service brings religions, people together

In the spirit of the upcoming holiday of togetherness, representatives of multiple cultures and backgrounds will gather today to try to heal a divided nation. At an interfaith Thanksgiving worship service at 7 p.m. in Johnson City's Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, leaders from Jewish, Islam

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2017-11-19 07:05:00

Local Boy Scouts collect food during annual drive

BRISTOL, Va. - The Bristol Emergency Food Pantry was bustling with activity Saturday as local Boy Scouts dropped off and sorted food from donors. Jim White, the food pantry's director, estimated that the Scouting for Food Good Turn project provides the organization with about a quarter of the food n

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-19 04:05:00

Army Corps finalizes agreement for The Meadows project, won't require grave search

ABINGDON, Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can't order the town of Abingdon to allow local citizens to search for graves on The Meadows property. "With respect to the citizens who want access to the land and for as much as everyone acknowledged, 'Yes, that is a great offer,' there is no one wh

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-19 04:00:00

Two black teens face racist bullying in Yerington - and they say no one is stopping it

Taylissa Marriott started this school year painting on the sidewalk outside Yerington High School. With a brush dripping purple paint, the freshman gave a fresh coat to a large lion paw, the school's mascot. Taylissa, 14, was eager to be part of the painting paws tradition at a school where she woul

RENO GAZETTE - 2017-11-18 05:17:38

Yerington woman hits century mark

Mary Hadwin has seen a few things in her days. She's lived through two world wars, seen the invention of the television and watched Neil Armstrong land on the moon. The Yerington centenarian celebrated her birthday Nov. 10. "I never thought I would make it," she said. "Never, never. It sounded so ol


Robert Dow Robinson | Patricia Mae Kumler

Robert Dow Robinson passed away peacefully on Oct. 22, 2017 at the age of 83. He is survived by his children: Danny (Cristy) Robinson, April (Bobby) Effenberger; his grandchildren: Brandon (Elizabeth) Robinson; Jennifer (Jason) Munk; Kayleigh Robinson; Cassidy Robinson; Micah Campbell and Mila Effen

MCINDEPENDENTNEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 18:56:53

The Polar Express leaves the station, begins limited run (video)

The Polar Express Train Ride begins excursions on Saturday, Nov. 18, and concludes Saturday, Dec. 30, with trips held each week Thursday through Sunday. Those interested in going on The Polar Express this year but haven't yet bought tickets should consider doing so soon - limited spots remain for th

TAHOE DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Senator Square: The Carson High vs. Douglas High rivalry: Rivalry with a purpose

Wednesday night during halftime at the annual CHS/DHS Faculty Basketball game Carson High cheerleaders hold up pictures of the 7 students injured in l... Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal | Douglas High Vice Principal Mike Rechs drives in for a layup Wednesday at CHS. Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal | DHS faculty m

NEVADA APPEAL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

The Four Horsemen: Carson veterans maintain bond

Every proverb has a purpose, yet every proverb has an exception. Blood is stronger than water refers to strong blood ties connecting families, but for the "Four Horsemen" of the Vietnam War, the proverb extends to their deep friendships spanning more than five decades. Larry Dunn, a Reno attorney wh

NEVADA APPEAL - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Eyes on Carson City: 2017 Carson High School Holiday Craft Fair

Early Christmas shoppers seeking out the region's best deals on locally made holiday-themed crafts looked no further Friday and Saturday than Carson High School for the annual Holiday Craft Fair. Hundreds of booths filled both gyms, the downstairs hallways, the north foyer, and Senator Square in the

CARSONNOW.ORG - 2017-11-19 03:32:00

Gas taxes mean cost discrepancy between Carson and Washoe County

RENO, (Nev) KOLO Max Sandoval works in Reno, but lives in Carson City. Before heading down I-580 North you'll always finding him fueling up in the Capital City if needed. "I would imagine probably anywhere from, I've seen it 20 cent difference, to 30 cent difference, and sometimes it might be 15 cen

KOLO TV RENO - 2017-11-18 02:01:00

Chapin, Dutch Fork win cheerleading state titles

Chapin and Dutch Fork continued their cheerleading dominance Saturday at the South Carolina High School League state championships. Dutch Fork captured the Class 5A title, while Chapin won the Class 4A title at Colonial Life Arena. The Eagles added to their record total with their 13th championship.

THE STATE - 2017-11-19 03:39:00

Chapin celebrates the holiday season with market for marching band

This weekend's Second Annual Chapin Band Holiday Market is just one way for you to celebrate this "Season of Giving." The market kicks off on Saturday, November 18 in the Chapin High School cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event features over 60 local vendors showcasing homemade gifts, wood work,


Chapin Cheerleaders in state finals

Field sobriety test video footage of S.C. Sen. Paul Campbell S.C. Sen. Paul Campbell was arrested on charges of DUI and lying to the police after he was involved in a crash on Nov. 4. His field sobriety test was captured by a trooper's dashcam. Latest News Here are some of the NC references in

THE STATE - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Lexington woman killed in vehicle accident early Sunday morning

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle accident. The accident that occurred on Old Orangeburg Road near YMCA Road in Lexington just after midnight, Sunday. According to Fisher, Ms. Shauntee Latoya Wilson, 39, of Lexington was p

COLADAILY.COM - 2017-11-19 13:28:26