Monday, November 20, 2017

Stroke did not stop this painter

Hometown Stories Juanita Large

Juanita Large is shown with some of her oil paintings in the house in Bristol, Virginia.  Large has loved to paint her entire life but suffered a stroke that took away the use of her right side and she had to relearn using her left.  The paintings shown were with her new left side.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/washington-county-nurse-painter-embraces-new-challenges-after-suffering-stroke/article_2f9ce584-cdae-11e7-a560-b3f385f11998.html

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Students break ground on new Sullivan County Middle School

Sullivan East Middle School

Artist drawing and gold shovels wait for the ground breaking ceremony for the new Sullivan East Middle School on Friday.

Sullivan East Middle School

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/sullivan-county-breaks-ground-on-new-middle-school/article_1dca336d-65ea-5c96-a232-0e4892eff338.html

Chilhowie vs Hurley in Region 1D

Chilhowie vs Hurley

Chilhowie #54 Ethan Armstrong brings down Hurley #27 Nick Gibson.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/region-d-football-chilhowie-stymies-hurley/article_b4afa728-cc1b-11e7-88d0-cf7084e19f88.html

The Falls gets a new Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby coming to The Falls

Randy Eads as interim city manager and as city attorney announces Hobby Lobby coming to The Falls and other property being sold to develop during a press conference on Friday at The Falls.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/blackwater-buys-two-lots-at-the-falls/article_484a9962-bb48-5ef4-9daf-1a2976a5c7e9.html

Friday, November 17, 2017

ALDI opens in Bristol, Virginia at The FALLS

Aldi Opens at The Falls

Aldi Opens at The Falls

Gwyn Hill from Meadowview, Virginia starts to load up her shopping cart on the opening day of ALDI at The Falls in Bristol, Virginia.  The store opened at 8:30 am on Thursday and the first 100 shoppers won gift cards.  Hill was #30 and won $10 card.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/bristol-residents-swarm-to-aldi-opening-despite-chilly-weather/article_b88579c0-cb50-11e7-a1e5-43a591ac35b1.html

Funding for Cybersecurity Academy at VHCC

Cyber Security Summit

Clair Dorsey, Executive Director College of Continuing Education & Professional Development Old Dominion University, right, speaks about how this $190,000 from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission will be used to begin the ODU Networking & Cybersecurity Academy at Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/tobacco-commission-awards-grant-for-new-cybersecurity-academy/article_4b0351f6-de02-537f-9578-c5c44374d337.html

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Village Apartments at Emory & Henry College

Emory & Henry Village Apartments

Emory & Henry College president Jake Schrum speaks during the ribbon cutting of the new Village Community Center on Tuesday.  The community center includes exercise areas, full kitchen and dining area, mailboxes, laundry facility, meeting rooms and outdoor fire pit and seating.

Emory & Henry Village Apartments

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/emory-henry-expands-campus-with-new-residence-halls-and-community/article_8f88fa32-ff3c-5580-ad50-648995ea5aa0.html