Saturday, February 17, 2018

Eastside vs JI Burton Girls region basketball

Eastside vs JI Burton

Eastside #10 Hannah Wyrick shoots against JI Burton #1o Maggie Williams during game on Friday.  Wyrick also beat the Wise County scoring record of 2275 in the third quarter.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

School Security back in spotlight

School Resource Officer Virginia Middle School

Master Officer Eddie O'Dell walks down the hall at Virginia Middle School with some students during a class change on Thursday in Bristol, Virginia.  Bristol Virginia schools have police officers in all the schools.

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Company begins core samples for new school in Bristol, Va.

Bristol Virginia Schools Building

Core drilling has begun on land adjacent to Van Pelt Elementary. The city School Board recently selected it as the best location for a proposed new elementary school.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tennessee High School vs Cherokee Girls and Crockett Boys Basketball

Tennessee High vs Cherokee

THS #15 Erin Walker shoots against Cherokee #10 Kennedy Cowan.

Tennessee High vs Crockett

THS #35 Nolan Wishon shoots over Crockett #45 Austin Lewis.

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Sullivan County takes over Shelter

Sullivan County Animal Shelter

Drogo dozes in his doggie bed in the front office of the Sullivan County Animal Shelter on Monday.  The Country took over operations of the shelter recently and is in the process of making changes and upgrades.  Drogo recently made a visit to a middle school as part of a meet the animal shelter pet event. Shelter Manager Brandi Perkey talks about the new operations in background.

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Abingdon Girls vs John Battle Basketball

Abingdon vs John Battle

Abingdon #22 Peyton Carter tries to steal the ball away from Battle #14 Callie Haderer on Monday.

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Florists busy for Valentine's Day rush

Valetine's Day Work

Janie Brooks works on a rose arrangement at her store in Bristol, Virginia.  The shop is running full out to fill hundreds of orders for Valentine's Day.

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