Sunday, December 10, 2017

Emory & Henry College Inclusion & Dialogue Center

Emory & Henry Inclusion & Dialogue Center

The Emory & Henry College Inclusion & Dialogue Center Director Patricia Gonzalez, center, with Diana Lopez, left, and Emaly Allison stand on the Emory & Henr College campus at the new house for the center.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/new-director-for-e-h-center-hopes-to-provide-safe/article_154c72e2-3bad-5bbd-82b8-f9217b4239c3.html

Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the Park

People gather outside one of several food tents during the Christmas in the Park sponsored by Grace Tabernacle and held at Cumberland Square park on Saturday.  Food, Candy, toys, and clothing were given out to those who attended the event free of charge.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/bristol-church-hosts-christmas-event-for-homeless-less-fortunate/article_35bda151-bd8b-51bc-9a27-3b077a73a3f2.html

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Snow comes to Bristol for the first this season

First Snow Friday

The first thing that Axel Smith, 5, wanted to do after getting home from school was to make snow angels in the yard along Piedmont Avenue on Friday in Bristol, Virginia.  There was not enough snow for a snowman.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/mountain-empire-gets-season-s-first-dose-of-winter/article_b4300a45-a9ce-5d8a-ad54-d27bd1543ab3.html

Adaptive Bowling in Bristol

5th Annual Adaptive Bowling

Dewey Garland, Bluff City Middle SChool,  pushes his bowling ball down a ramp held by Tennessee High Crystal Harris on Friday at the Adaptive Bowling  at Belmont Lanes.  Tennessee Hgih Jacob Fouch is in center.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/bristol-tenn-bowling-alley-hosts-fifth-annual-adaptive-bowling-tournament/article_5bbe22f7-4724-5bcb-a267-33fff0e1df9c.html

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Legislative Day of Service at Second Harvest Food Bank.

Legislative Day of Service

Beth Halteman Harwell, Speaker of the House in the Tennessee House of Representatives and candidate for Governor, spent Wednesday morning helping pack food bags for the children's backpack program at Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee during the Regional Chamber Breakfast and Legislative Day of Service.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/elected-officials-helping-to-feed-the-hungry/article_16ddd0c7-3b96-5a9a-8aa6-d11898522768.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Bristol Chamber presents Opioid Crisis Breakfast

Opioid Crisis Breakfast

Dr. Karen Shelton, Director for Mt. Rogers Health District, center, speaks about the opioid drop off locations across SW Virginia during the Bristol Chamber of Commerce Opioid Crisis breakfast on Monday at the Bristol Train Station as Dr. Hughes Melton, Deputy Health Commissioner for Virginia, left, and Teresa Viers, Highlands Community Services, right, look on.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/panel-collective-effort-makes-difference-on-opioid-epidemic/article_f8498154-ec93-571c-937c-462a0e62cd04.html

Propane Truck Wreck on I81

Interstate 81 North Truck accident

Bristol Tennessee and Sullivan County Volunteer Fire Departments work on getting the driver out of this tractor trailer that wrecked on Monday just before exit 74.  The driver was alert when taken to the hospital.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/propane-truck-crashes-through-guardrail-on-i/article_1a3b7e07-2f51-5251-ab1b-cceb3cd8a4aa.html