Friday, January 19, 2018

Safe Communities America for Sullivan County

Safe Communities America

Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable, left, and Bristol Tennessee Mayor Jack Young sign the Safe Communities Agreement on Thursday in Kingsport, Tennessee.  Safe Communities America held a Redesignation ceremony for Sullivan County on Thursday in Kingsport, Tennessee.  In attendence were representatives from area public safety agencies, health care organizations, schools, businesses, and industry.  Sullivan County is the only community to received the award in Tennessee in addition to only 19 communities in the United States.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/sullivan-county-bristol-recognized-as-safe-community/article_e1efe3e1-9614-5cd1-a1a7-8ab5dd45f090.html

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Randy Boyd holds round table with safety officials

Randy Boyd Roundtable

Randy Boyd speaks as Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge looks on to right. Randy Boyd,  Candidate for Governor Tennessee, talks about the roundtable that was held in Johnson City, Tennessee on Tuesday.  Invited were local law enforcement and politicians.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/tennessee-gubernatorial-candidate-meets-with-area-law-enforcement-officials/article_10a09c97-6818-5c6f-98a0-00710bc4ada0.html

VDOT prepares for Snow on Wednesday

Snow and VDOT

One of several plow trucks is loaded with salt on Tuesday in preparation for the upcoming snow event in Bristol, Virginia.  The VDOT North Bristol station on Reedy Creek Road was checking plows, loading trucks and getting ready to maintain the 900 lane miles of roads in their area of coverage.  Main roads like Route 58 and 19 get first treatments with sideroads after the event stops.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/as-new-blast-of-winter-covers-region-road-crews-prepared/article_57cdde27-d1c5-5d85-b056-3bd0086fe439.htm

Sunday, January 14, 2018

King University vs Erskine

King vs Erskine Basketball

King University #4 Je'Don Young  against Erskine on Saturday.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/king-men-women-have-dominant-day-against-erskine/article_50fe7248-f8c8-11e7-b244-e38e274e6d5a.html

Ed Cressel Classic Wrestling Tournament

Ed Cressel Wrestling

Virginia High Matthew Dean wrestles with John Battle Bryson Deton during the Ed Cressel Wrestling Tourney on Saturday.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/lebanon-s-stoots-wins-in-cressel-classic/article_a1b739f6-f8e9-11e7-a960-4b3d9b61e526.html

Abingdon Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Hands were held during the singing of We Shall Overcome by those attending the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Abingdon, Virginia on Saturday.  The day started with a march along Main Street in Abingdon and the celebration taking place after inside Abingdon United Methodist Church.

Martin Luther King Jr Day

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/abingdon-remembers-king-years-after-civil-rights-leader-s-death/article_9c728ea7-ed48-5d7f-b5da-6eff1758d648.html