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Bristol Virginia Public Schools awarded $500k grant for security tech upgrade
BRISTOL, Va. (WCYB) — While the first semester of the school year will soon be coming to a close, safety and security remains a talking point for local school districts. Bristol Virginia Public Schools says it was recently awarded a COPS Grant, totaling roughly half-a-million-dollars. News 5 asked David...
Educator of the Week: Abbie Bouton, Haynesfield Elementary School
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — This week’s Educator of the Week didn’t have to go far to make an impact in her community. Abbie Bouton grew up in Bristol, Tennessee and went to Avoca Elementary School. She credits her third-grade teacher, Tracy Irvin, for inspiring her to be a teacher.
Bristol considers tree removal on Euclid Avenue due to safety hazards and infrastructure damage
BRISTOL, Va. (WCYB) — The city of Bristol, Virginia is looking at the idea of removing trees on Euclid Avenue. According to the city, many trees along both the north and south side of Euclid Avenue, including the center median, from Chester Street to Vernon Street, are approaching the end of their life.
Settlement Reached in Bristol Hotel Collapse Lawsuit
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — A recent settlement has ended the legal battle between Tenneva LLC, the developer of a Bristol hotel, and Cincinnati Insurance Company, following a dramatic partial collapse of the hotel during its construction in September 2020. The "joint notice of settlement" was filed in the U.S. District Court in Greeneville, although the settlement details remain undisclosed.
Downtown Bristol, Tennessee receives $300K grant for improvements
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — Bristol, Tennessee received a Downtown Improvement Grant for $300,000 from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, State Rep. John Crawford announced on Monday. The grant is part of $4 million in overall funding that was awarded to support improvements to building facades and outdoor public spaces in 17 downtowns […]
Local Firefighter Tanner Arnold Organizes Holiday Toy Drive for Bristol Community
Tanner Arnold, a firefighter and paramedic at the Bristol Tennessee Fire Department, has organized a holiday toy drive for his community. His interest in charity work began at 12, when he saw his grandfather and others from the Churchill EMS give holiday gifts to those in need. This inspired Arnold to suggest a toy drive to the Bristol Tennessee Professional Firefighters Association.
Community colleges are helping with housing, gas and food to keep students in class
Free tuition programs might entice students to enroll in community college, but they don’t cover gas or child care, or put food on the table. Here's what two schools in rural Southwest Virginia are doing to meet students’ needs. The post Community colleges are helping with housing, gas and food to keep students in class appeared first on Cardinal News.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.79 and $3.05 in Bristol as of 2023-12-05. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
California Family Sue Sheriff’s Office Who Hired Man That Murdered Three Relatives, Kidnapped 15-Year-Old
Per the lawsuit, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office failed to properly investigate Austin Lee Edwards before hiring him
Phil’s Dream Pit launches giving board to help those in need
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — A Tri-Cities barbecue joint has found a way to help those in need and allow other customers to get into the giving spirit. Phil’s Dream Pit started using its Giving Board for Those in Need in late November. The board features tickets for pre-paid meals that customers have bought. Those are […]
Kingsport animal control report 25% increase in deer collisions
Kingsport animal control report 25% increase in deer collisions.
Local Law Enforcement Report: Cannabis Possession, Speeding and Domestic Battery Cases on 12/01/23
The Sheriff's Office shared its daily news report for 12/01/23, which included several incidents. The first incident was the illegal possession of cannabis in a car. Deputies stopped a vehicle in Oswego Township due to an equipment violation. The individuals, Jiovany Coria and Jesus Cepeda, both 18-year-old males from Aurora, were cited and released with a notice to appear.
Kingsport child’s Disneyland wish granted thanks to Make-A-Wish East Tennessee
KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – Lucas Kinley is a 9-year-old kid from Kingsport, with a love for all things Marvel. When Lucas turned three, his parents noticed that he began to have trouble walking. His mother, Cayla Kinley, said this realization led to multiple tests and hospital visits. “September 1st in 2017 is when he had […]
Wood Construction victims weigh in on bankruptcy
KINGSPORT and FALL BRANCH, Tenn. (WJHL) — Dozens of Wood Construction and Remodeling victims claim to have lost money and had their remodeling jobs botched — and Tennessee’s attorney general agrees — but working single mom Sarah Fogle lost a home she’d worked hard to buy. “It was the perfect little spot,” Fogle, a nurse, […]
TN elizabethton's Most Loveable Kittens Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around elizabethton.
VFW Post 2166 Auxiliary & Second Harvest Food Bank organize contactless food distribution for veterans in need
FROM STAFF REPORTS The VFW Post 2166 Auxiliary, in collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank, is organizing a food distribution event for veterans and their families in need of assistance on Friday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. The distribution will take place at the VFW Post located at 2001 West Elk Ave., Elizabethton. Participants are […] The post VFW Post 2166 Auxiliary & Second Harvest Food Bank organize contactless food distribution for veterans in need appeared first on www.elizabethton.com.
Washington County has installed 20 miles of new waterlines
Washington County officials say partnerships with three municipal utility systems have resulted in nearly 100,000 feet of waterlines installed to rural areas of the county within the last two years. Washington County Mayor Joe Grandy told members of the county’s Budget Committee on Friday that an event will be held...
Mendota Trail head in Bristol, Virginia temporarily closed
BRISTOL, Va. (WCYB) — The Mendota Trail head along Island Road in Bristol, Virginia is temporarily closed. According to David Patrick with Patrick Construction, the decision was made due to debris from a bridge repair project under Interstate 81. Patrick did not provide a timeline on when the trailhead...
Virginia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Washington County Today - December 5
Mark your calendars for the high school basketball action taking place in Washington County, Virginia today. For a complete list of the local high school games and how to watch them, continue reading. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma...
12 old-time Appalachian Christmas traditions and how they've changed
1. Fruitcake - You might think of fruitcake as more of a joke than a real gift or traditions today, but early Appalachian people thought of fruitcake as something entirely different. 2. Old Christmas - Some old timers still talk about Old Christmas. Now, the celebration involves little more than...