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Country Cabin hosts 47th Dock Boggs Festival

Country Cabin hosts 47th Dock Boggs Festival

September 11th, 2015 3:05 pm by Southwest Virginia Bureau

Headlining this year's locally cherished music fest will be Thistle Dew, a vocal trio dedicated to preserving and perpetuating two forms of music nearest their hearts -- Celtic and Appalachian Traditional

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Rumors of planned Black Panther attack drive school attendance down Friday

Rumors of planned Black Panther attack drive school attendance down Friday

September 11th, 2015 1:46 pm by Rick Wagner

Internet and social media accounts of a Sept. 11 anniversary attack involving the Black Panthers circulated in recent days. The unsubstantiated information was the Black Panthers were going to enter schools and massacre white students and teachers.

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SCSO searching for missing woman

SCSO searching for missing woman

September 11th, 2015 12:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

Nancy Echevarria has no known medical conditions and family members say this behavior would be extremely out of character for her.

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Going Greek or Roman? Northeast has grand opening for new amphitheater

Going Greek or Roman? Northeast has grand opening for new amphitheater

September 11th, 2015 10:26 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast President Janice Gilliam said students already have been using the 400-seat feature as an informal place to meet and network. It adds to the 500-seat auditorium in the performing arts center

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Justice Dept. seeks to ease path for corporate prosecutions

Justice Dept. seeks to ease path for corporate prosecutions

September 11th, 2015 9:02 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Despite the many challenges in bringing such cases, the Justice Department is renewing its commitment to prosecuting corporate executives for financial misdeeds, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates said Thursday.

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Phoenix highway shootings come after similar attacks in other cities

Phoenix highway shootings come after similar attacks in other cities

September 11th, 2015 8:00 am by By Nigel Duara, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

In at least three cities in the last 18 months, drivers have been targeted by "serial shooters," the term police use to describe a sustained attack by elusive assailants who randomly fire onto busy highways.

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Health Department proposes tobacco ban at Rogersville parks

Health Department proposes tobacco ban at Rogersville parks

September 11th, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

"It's disconcerting to see kids playing athletics, and the parents are just sitting there smoking away in the bleachers." -- Hawkins Co. Health Dept. director Susan Venable

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At ground zero, 9/11 anniversary now both public and private

At ground zero, 9/11 anniversary now both public and private

September 11th, 2015 7:00 am by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press; JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

After years as a private commemoration, the anniversary of Sept. 11 at ground zero now also has become an occasion for public reflection on the site of the terror attacks.

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Court blocks pesticide use over concerns about bees

Court blocks pesticide use over concerns about bees

September 10th, 2015 10:35 pm by Associated Press

A federal appeals court Thursday blocked the use of a pesticide over concerns about its effect on honey bees, which have mysteriously disappeared across the country in recent years.

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Tennessee farm owners charged with abusing chickens

Tennessee farm owners charged with abusing chickens

September 10th, 2015 10:30 pm by Associated Press

The owners of a Tennessee chicken farm have been charged with animal cruelty after an undercover video caught them abusing the birds.

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