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Tazewell woman bound over to grand jury

Charges against a North Tazewell woman stemming from allegations she operated a school bus while intoxicated are headed for the grand jury.Betsy Jane Hargrave was charged with felony child abuse or neglect and misdemeanor driving under the influence following an early morning incident on Mundytown R

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-06-22 15:34:00

Woman hurt in zip lining accident in Marion, Va

MARION, Va. (WJHL) - A woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday after a zip lining accident in Smyth County, Va.

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Gas leak reported at Huddle House off Exit 19 in Abingdon

Emergency crews were called to the business, located at 986 East Main Street around 10:00 p.m., according to the Washington County, Virginia Sheriff's Office.

WJHL.COM - 2018-06-22 02:42:31

Marijuana, cash found during traffic stop

ABINGDON, Va.—About 3.5 ounces of what appeared to be marijuana and $7,610 in cash were discovered during a traffic stop on Wednesday on Interstate 81.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-06-21 19:57:00

Bristol woman faces drug, other charges after traffic stop

ABINGDON, Va. — A Bristol woman, who police said tried to flee during a traffic stop and initially lied about her identity, faces a number of drug charges.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-06-20 22:36:00

Bland County police probe string of burglaries

“We have had recent daytime burglaries in the county. We are taking extra measures in (an) attempt to prevent these incidents from occurring. We ask that if you see anything suspicious, (persons/vehicles) that you contact our office to report it. Also, if you are planning to go on vacation or be out

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Fire guts Bland County residence

Firefighters from Bland, Ceres and Rocky Gap battled the blaze until early Tuesday morning, but the structure was gutted, Dunn said.

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New world record black crappie caught by Tennessee angler - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Pending results from DNA testing, an angler from Philadelphia, TN, will reportedly own the state and world record for black crappie, breaking a state record that’s been held for more than three decades.

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Florida woman injured during adventure experience in Smyth County

According to a Marion Fire/EMS statement, crews were dispatched at about 1:30 this afternoon to Hungry Mother Adventures on Walkers Creek Road, where the woman was injured. According to Smyth County Fire Wire Facebook reports, she sustained the injuries when she came in for a landing at the conclusi

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John Copenhaver to return to his native Marion for reading of his debut novel

“A welcome is extended to all book lovers. Come and enjoy an informal talk about the author’s journey to a literary pinnacle of publishing a bestselling full-length novel. His debut novel, Dodging and Burning, is a mystery thriller garnering rave reviews,” said Marsha Collins, a member of the Marion

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-06-21 14:00:00

String of Pearls: Examining the history of Smyth County's hospitals

There are buildings within our communities that have witnessed the extremes of human emotion—intense joy and unbearable grief. These edifices house memories of the births of our children and the sorrow that accompanies the death of our parents and grandparents. They stand forever as a symbol of thes

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State Street business owners react to Food City Family Race Night changes

Typically, an event that draws race fans to State Street to meet drivers, for free food and family fun is moving to Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Crash causing backup on I-81 in Washington County, Va.

ABINGDON, Va.—A multi-vehicle crash is causing traffic problems on Interstate 81 in Abingdon.The crash occurred at the 18 mile marker. The north right lane and right shoulder were closed at 4:48 p.m. Tuesday and traffic was backed up for about 2 miles, according to the Virginia Department of Transpo

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Man charged with trafficking methamphetamine

Courtney Earl Jones, 45 was arrested on June 5 a warrant on a felony trafficking in methamphetamine charge. Jones was listed with two addresses — 191 T. Greer Road, Mountain City, Tenn., and 225 Linda Lane, Vilas.

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Photo: Head-on collision reported on Falls Mills Road

Several people were injured and transported to local hospitals following a head-on collision near the intersection of Falls Mills Road and Mud Fork Road in Falls Mills, Va. Monday. Bluefield Virginia Fire Fighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate victims from the vehicles, while the Tazewell Count

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Johnson County crushes Jonesborough 20-8 - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

“Our kids are really playing good as a team right now,” said manager Charlie Jennings. “I thought we made some good plays defensively and we hit the ball all up and down our batting order. I can’t say enough about these kids and the good job that they have done. It’s huge when you don’t have to take

THE TOMAHAWK

Victim of fatal crash identified

Several people were injured and transported to local hospitals following a head-on collision near the intersection of Falls Mills Road and Mud Fork Road in Falls Mills, Va. Monday. Bluefield Virginia Fire Fighters used the Jaws of Life to extricate victims from the vehicles, while the Tazewell Count

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Seven Bristol, Va., teenagers hospitalized following Sullivan County crash

The driver of a 2013 Toyota Tacoma, Coy Hughes, 71, of Saltville, Virginia, was traveling south on state Route 44 toward Highway 421 when he pulled out in front of Tyler Vallieres, 18, of Bristol, Virginia, who was traveling north on Highway 421 in a 1998 Infinity Q30, according to the Tennessee Hig

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Richlands police seeking information on fires

Richlands police are investigating two unrelated incidents realted to recent fires in the town.Sgt. Jerry Gilbert of the investigations division said Richlands Fire Department was called to a mobile home on Kents Ridge just after midnight June 14. The department brought the blaze under control but

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY

Southwest Virginia cattle farm owner to leave farm ‘in good hands’ with new manager

The white-haired, 77-year-old Stuart has served as the general manager of the farm since the 2008 death of her husband, Zan Stuart.

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