Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sullivan East over Seymour on Friday Night Football

East vs Seymour Football

Sullivan East #44 Jake Crumley jumps over Seymour #3 Naaman Webb during the game on Friday.  The play was called back.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/sullivan-east-survives-seymour-in-ot/article_12573786-820f-11e6-9534-aff5948de28c.html

Mary Hughes Blue Day Celebration

Mary Hughes Blue Day Celebration

Students and officers recite the pledge during the program for the Mary Hughes K-8 Blue Day Celebration on Friday.  The 8th. grade leadership class put together a program to honor Police, Firemen, Veterans and others who work to protect the community.  The students read messages, made signs and sang songs to approx. 50 guests from Sullivan County Sheriff's Dept., Piney Flats Fire Department, Johnson City Police and Veterans currently serving and retired.

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/townnews/military/mary-hughes-k--school-celebrates-firefighters-police-and-military/article_d552839c-8211-11e6-9949-d71e4f58b035.html

Friday, September 23, 2016

Cumberland Plateau Company still has questions about BVU OptiNet service

Cumberland Plateau BVU

Roseann Jones Finance Director Cumberland Plateau Planning District. and Jim Baldwin, Exec. Dir. Cumberland Plateau Planning District talk about the business customers that use BVU OptiNet services in Southwest Virginia..

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/cpc-officials-concerned-about-bvu-audit-findings/article_29c20a29-360a-56c1-b78b-94d7614ef0d3.html

United Way of Bristol Tennessee Virginia kicks off campaign.

United Way of Bristol Tennessee Virginia

Scott Emerine, Co-Owner Branding Iron was the key speaker during the Community Wide Kick Off for the 2017 at the Bristol Train Station of Thursday in Bristol.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/united-way-of-bristol-holds-community-kick-off/article_22207264-814b-11e6-a96a-7fd293fa99d4.html

New luxury Apartments opening soon in Bristol

The Villas at Island Road

These Apartments along Island road in Bristol, Tennessee are being built and should be available later this year.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/apartments-near-the-pinnacle-filling-quickly/article_fda6006e-8151-11e6-b16b-f3748ec581b2.html

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Abingdon Fire Department helps Actors train on Fire Pole...

Chicago Fire Pole Practice

Josh Levinson strikes a pose while sliding down the fire pole at the Abingdon Fire Department on Wednesday as part of the practice for the play Chicago at the Barter.

Chicago Fire Pole Practice

Photos Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/community/entertainment/theater/actors-practice-for-play-at-local-firehouse/article_4fd65b5c-8082-11e6-ab54-47d47ed3829b.html

Sewage problems could be fixed soon in Bluff City, Tennessee

Bluff City Waste Water Pumps

Mattern and Craig Engineers, Iron Mountain Construction, Water and Waste Equip. Inc. and Acorn Electrical Specialists, Inc. were on site of the new Bluff City Waste Water Pumps that were installed over the past week.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/new-bluff-city-sewer-pumps-tested-may-be-operational-in/article_212e8ee2-9f57-5fdb-83fa-b3bf3e0e2cba.html

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

John Battle Homecoming T-shirt controversy

John Battle Cross

This church along Lee Hwy has a sign in support of the Cross at John Battle.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/controversy-surrounds-shirt-design-for-john-s-battle-s-homecoming/article_996cb770-b335-556e-a177-5a720b378df4.html

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sullivan East takes Golf District 1A-AA

Sullivan East Golf

Sullivan East McKayla Torbett watches her drive off the tee during the District 1A-AA Golf Tournament at Elizabethton Golf Club on Monday.

Photo Earl Neikirk/Bristol Herald Courier/HeraldCourier.com

http://www.heraldcourier.com/sports/east-girls-claim-second-straight-district-golf-title/article_f189bb86-7ed6-11e6-b9d8-eb473cbb5d89.html