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Successful restaurateur Mike Thompson was more than a chef — he was an artist

The late, great owner of Cuz’s Uptown Barbecue offered a smorgasbord of samples from Cuz’s kitchen. And he served stories of how he decorated the building, developed hot sauces and had a fight with his family that ultimately inspired the creation of Cuz’s along U.S. Highway 460.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-19 12:00:00

Endangered child alert issued for Chilhowie teen

Buy NowCHILHOWIE, Va. -- Police are searching for a missing teen believed to be in danger.The Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have issued an endangered missing child alert on behalf of the Chilhowie Police Department, according to a press release. The alert was issu


Extension Answers: Hay and Forage Field Day returns

The Forage Field Day will be held Tuesday, Aug. 21, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Virginia Tech Research farm in Glade Spring. The field day always offers the opportunity to see ongoing research at the AREC as well as learn about current and relevant topics that can help your bottom line.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-08-19 12:00:00

Marion-based free clinic is taking executive director applications

Armbrister has taken a position out of the area, said Harry Howe, volunteer medical provider and board chair. Armbrister had served the clinic since May 2015.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-08-18 14:00:00

Abingdon Fire rescues 3 adults, 1 child from pontoon boat

ABINGDON, Va. – At 1:21 a.m. Saturday, Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue was notified of a boater emergency in the York River.

WTKR - 2018-08-18 14:02:22

Wilkes man, Sparta man charged with trying to kill Alleghany deputies

An eastern Wilkes County man and another man are being sought on three counts each of attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer and other offenses in connection with shots fired at Alleghany Sheriff’s Office deputies the night of Aug. 11 in Alleghany County.Alton Otto Smoot, 26, of


Missing 15-year-old Virginia girl believed to be in danger

Paige Meckenzie Allen was last seen at 124 Eller Avenue in Chilhowie, Virginia, Wednesday.


Fan tries to fight NASCAR star who caused huge wreck

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kyle Busch had cars strong enough to contend for his third sweep at Bristol Motor Speedway. Instead, he had two eventful races and left the track without a win and with a fight.Busch arrived at Bristol trying to add to his career 21 national victories on the bullring. He led the Xfi

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-19 16:41:45

Abingdon Police looking to identify credit card theft suspects

The suspects later used the stolen card to make a purchase at the Target in Bristol, Virginia, according to investigators.


Southwest Virginia man charged with soliciting a minor

Top stories:Kingsport man, charged with murder, escapes jail by pretending to be cellmateEndangered Child Alert issued for missing Smithville girlFBI seeks to identity person of interest in child rape case


BREAKING: Missing Endangered Child Alert

Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse have issued an Endangered Missing Child Alert on behalf of the Chilhowie Police Department.Chilhowie Police are looking for 15-year-old Paige Mecekzie Allen.She's described as 5'3", weighs 135 pounds with blue eyes and red hair.The ch


NASCAR moves Saturday night start at Bristol up 1 hour

Kyle Busch makes his way down pit road to the track during practice for a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)


Chilhowie police ask public's assistance in locating missing teen

Buy NowPaige Meckenzie AllenChilhowie Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing teen who they believe to be in extreme danger.Fifteen-year-old Paige Meckenzie Allen was last seen at 124 Eller Avenue in Chilhowie.Allen is described as 5 foot 3 inches tall and weighing 135 pounds


Smyth County School Board looks at drug testing policy

"Our goal is not to catch someone. Our goal is to help these students have another reason to just say no to alcohol and drugs," said Dr. Dennis Carter, superintedent of schools.


Blast into history with re-enactment in Saltville

And, this year, he’s ushering in more than Civil War history with the annual Saltville battle re-enactment that commemorates when Saltville was attacked twice during the Civil War in 1864.


Pair sentenced for credit card skimming operations in Virginia, North Carolina

Yunior Manuel Torres-Blanco, 25, of Hialeah, Florida, was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison.


Husband and wife plead guilty to federal charges

ABINGDON, Va. – A St. Paul, Virginia man who illegally possessed more than a dozen firearms, and his wife who lied to federal agents to try to keep him out of trouble, have both pleaded guilty to federal charges, according to a news release.


Marion's Holston Harwood building transformed into modern apartment complex

Yet, today, those echoes of the past give way to the sounds of eager voices as soon-to-be neighbors compare notes about when they’re moving in.


Little Horns fare well in jamboree - The Tomahawk - Mountain City, Tennessee

Scattered showers for most of the day couldn’t keep football from being played at Hampton High School on Saturday.The 2018 youth football league kicked off its annual jamboree on J.C. Campbell Field with only two Johnson County teams emerging with a victory.The Mighty Mites coached by Josh Allen cam


Truck fire impacts Wytheville interstate traffic

On I-81 at mile marker 71.2 in the County of Wythe, motorists can expect delays due to a vehicle fire. The South right lane, right shoulder, and exit ramp are closed. Traffic backups are approximately 6.0 miles. The fire was reported at approximately 11 a.m.