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Bristol, Tenn. - diabetes is widespread in our region. Wellmont Health System officials say 30 to 40 percent of their hospital patients have it, and Tennessee has the fourth highest diabetes rate in the country, according to the Centers for Disease ...
News 5 has learned that the Tennessee Department of Environment & conservation has been investigating complaints regarding 55-gallon drums at various properties in the Bristol area. According to Kim Schofinski with TDEC, all of the drums originated ...
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - Former Holston View Elementary School employee Cherith Roberts will collect roughly $71,000 from Bristol Tennessee City schools in return for her resignation, according to a settlement obtained by News Channel 11. Roberts' ...
Bristol, TN - City officials announced a Broad Street milling and paving project scheduled to begin Monday, June 19 and conclude by Friday, June 23.
Bristol, TN - Fans are back at Bristol Motor Speedway for the NHRA races at Thunder Valley. The excitement at the track is electrifying, as fans gear up for the NHRA racing.
Steve Torrence (3.802) and Leah Pritchett (3.817) rounded out the top three as both improved on their times from the first qualifying session, unseating Tennessee native Clay Millican in the process. The top half of the ... He hails from Drummonds ...
A federal judge orders three years of probation on Monday and more than $4,000 in fines for a Smyth County, Virginia, woman who illegally distributed Phentermine from a Bristol, Tennessee, weight loss clinic. Melissa Lynn Hartwell, 41, of Marion, VA ...
Here's how the tax breaks down on both sides of Bristol. In Bristol, Tennessee, you pay the mandatory seven percent sales and the city imposed 2.25 percent sales tax on all purchases, including meals.
JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Johnson City police Department officers arrested two people on multiple charges Thursday. According to a JCPD news release, Jana Wheeler, 46 and Michael Hawk, 48, both of Bristol, Tenn. were charged following an ...
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - Bristol Fair organizers say their mission to help a local animal shelter was a huge success.
Bristol, TN (WJHL)- Friday kicks off the first annual RatRod summit at Holston Mountain Brewing company in Bristol. The event will showcase hundreds of cars, motorcycles, and even boats that people built from scratch out of just about everything.
WJHL-TV is the source for breaking local news, weather, and sports in the Tri-Cities. We ask the questions when you can't with our investigative and community ...
The University of Tennessee Knoxville has to decide how to spend $445,882 the legislature took away for a year because it was unhappy with how the Office for Diversity and Inclusion was using the funds to support racial and cultural diversity on campus ...
A few days after his West Texas Rattlesnake Show was shut down at the Bristol Fair by state wildlife officials, the owner was arraigned in Sessions Court.
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - A Bristol, Tenn. woman is now living the American dream after some help from local organizations.
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - A new Bristol, Tennessee ordinance requiring extra inspections on amusement devices is being used for the first time at a major event this weekend.
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - Amusement rides, food, and fun will fill the Earnhart Campground beginning this Friday. It's the inaugural of Bristol's Fair. The fair kicks off this weekend and runs through June 10. You can even take a helicopter ride to get a ...
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - On Thursday morning, Bristol, Tenn. leaders revealed a new branding centered around the city's diversity.
Bristol, TN (WJHL)- On Wednesday at 10 a.m., three homes will make their journey from Bristol Motor Speedway to their permanent plots inside the city of Bristol. The homes are the ... The free homes will go to three single mothers from Bristol, Tennessee.
Bristol, TN (WJHL-TV) - If you thought you saw a house moving along Volunteer Parkway in Bristol, Tennessee today, you were right. Appalachia Service Project moved the first of three houses for low income families into place on Pennsylvania Ave.
Bristol, TN/VA (WJHL-TV) - Not every Memorial Day ceremony was held on Monday, dozens of people gathered in Bristol at noon to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Originally, Decoration Day was celebrated on May 30 when it was ...
Bristol, TN - Time is running out for Bristol, Tennessee neighborhoods to submit their applications for the Neighborhood Grant Program.
A Sullivan County Chancery Court judge issued a temporary injunction Wednesday that halts construction of an adult-oriented store off of Bristol, Tennessee's Volunteer Parkway. Court documents obtained by News 5 say adjacent property owners Richie and ...
Opportunities abound for select residents of a Tri Cities locality who want to spruce-up their community by using a fund that can be utilized for things like benches, community gardens or public art.
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - A former Bristol, Tenn., attorney pleaded guilty Monday morning in Sullivan County Criminal Court to stealing from estates he managed.
Bristol, TN- Chad Poole took the checkered flag in an abbreviated finish in the Modified A Feature at the Short Track U.S.
Bristol, Tenn. - The state of local manufacturing was the focus of a town hall meeting at Bristol Motor Speedway Thursday afternoon.
WJHL-TV is the source for breaking local news, weather, and sports in the Tri-Cities. We ask the questions when you can't with our investigative and community ...
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - Sergeant Eddie Nelson with the Bristol, Tennessee police Department told News Channel 11 on Tuesday morning an investigation into Monday's school bus crash will take a few days to complete.
News 5 has learned new information about a crash involving a school bus and a tractor-trailer in Bristol, Tennessee.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office held a news conference Monday afternoon about the recent recovery of dozens of stolen ...
WJHL-TV is the source for breaking local news, weather, and sports in the Tri-Cities. We ask the questions when you can't with our investigative and community ...
It was a dramatic scene underneath the iconic Bristol sign, Friday night.
But a Bristol program makes sure those students from Tennessee High and Virginia High get hands-on skills they wouldn't learn sitting at a desk.
She is survived by her husband, Keith Sammons; son, Parker Sammons, both of Ooltewah; parents, Ken and Pat Henley, Bristol, Va.
In a statement to cancel a public hearing, Exide Technologies officials said they are taking the product that would have been produced in the Bristol plant to ...
The former CEO of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce has been arrested in York County, South Carolina. According to an arrest warrant, Lisa Cross Meadows was arrested and charged with petit larceny.
Bristol, TN (WJHL) - The Food City 500 marked the start of the fourth year in a row that weather has impacted racing at Bristol Motor Speedway, which isn't good news considering BMS' parent company reported millions of dollars in lost revenue due to ...
News 5 had reporters on the scene as campers moved all their belongings to higher ground. We saw people dragging their tents, coolers and other items out of the deep waters.
rain continued to plague NASCAR drivers and fans at Bristol, Tennessee, on Sunday as officials were forced to postpone the Food City 500 to Monday.
"It was just hard racing," said Jones, who won his second straight NASCAR XFINITY Series race of the season, his second at Bristol and the eighth of his career. "We ended up racing hard and getting by him. To come back from a pit road penalty like that ...
And for the second time this year, he gained the top starting spot not through qualifying in time trials, but with an assist from Mother Nature.
The Bristol Tennessee Board of Zoning Appeals disappointed residents Thursday with a ruling that will allow a store to be built at the entrance to their neighborhood.
Bristol, TN (WJHL)- A Tri-Cities area school system said starting in the Fall students all the way from K-12 will be paying more for school lunches.
If you're going to the Food City 500 on Sunday, Bristol Motor Speedway has expanded shuttle options throughout the Tri-Cities.
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) made a stop in Bristol, Va. on Tuesday. News 5's Kristi O'Connor spoke to him about several topics he and other Americans are concerned about, before he toured the Birthplace of Country music Museum for the first ...
NETWORKS is a joint economic development effort of Sullivan County, Kingsport, Bristol, Tenn., and Bluff City and markets the Phipps Bend Industrial Park near Surgoinsville in Hawkins County.
This is the first trip to Tennessee for members of Christ Church, but not the first time they have built homes in Appalachia, according to Roots.
We were there as dedicated race fans starting setting up their campsites for this week. Everyone we talked to says they make friends every year, and that Bristol is special. One group of fans are from close by in Bluff City, but still have made it a ...
Bristol, TN (WJHL)- Drivers may not be revving up their engines for another week, but Sunday morning we found race fans were ready to go.





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