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BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — During a public forum at Northeast State Community College on Thursday, Joel Welch, one of two finalists for president of the college, said he would “build partnerships and change students’ lives.”
ABINGDON, Va. — Virginia Highlands Community College President Gene Couch was told by Virginia Community College System Chancellor Glenn DuBois on Thursday to “vacate” the campus because of “important questions about the workings of the institution,” according to an email DuBois sent to VHCC…
A dilapidated former bar in Kingsport, Tennessee — where a fatal shooting occurred earlier this year — may become a faith-based job resource center.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Renovations of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee’s 110,000-square-foot facility were recently completed, which will make it more energy efficient, according to a news release.
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Commission on Monday considered two resolutions that deal with planning for the future — one for the county’s homeless animals.
MEADOWVIEW, Va. — Nearly 20 participants from the College for Older Adults program at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center were recently charmed by the gentle and affection animals at Dreamland Alpaca.
Dozens of films — from scary motion pictures to short music videos — are playing this weekend during the fourth annual PUSH! Film Festival in downtown Bristol.
The search advisory committee for Northeast State Community College’s next president has selected two finalists, according to the Tennessee Board of Regents.
BRISTOL, Va. — The name on the building is The Bristol Hotel, and two weeks into the soft opening of its restaurant and bar, Twin City residents are embracing it as their own, Manager Kevin Kruse said Wednesday.
BRISTOL, Va. — A number of city residents voiced support Tuesday for a proposed casino at the Bristol Mall, including a minister and a former council member.
Emory & Henry College, a historic private liberal arts institution in Washington County, Virginia, is looking to the future as it enacts some employment cuts and changes on campus.
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — The Sullivan County Board of Education won’t get $1.6 million requested from the county this year for the renovation budget, which could put needed repairs of school facilities on hold, according to school officials.
RURAL RETREAT, Va. — Lynda Bracken stepped over a flimsy fence and set aim for the barnyard chickens. Bracken, 58, keeps about 70 chickens on her farm — for eggs as well as meat — in Rural Retreat, Virginia. That’s in addition to 20 cows and about 50 hogs.
Once harvest time arrives at local wineries and the ripe fruit is plucked from the vines, it’s time to get the grapes ready to be made into wine and then bottled. u Harvested grapes are run through a large machine called a crusher destemmer. At Corey Ippolito Winery in Blountville, Tennessee…
BRISTOL, Va. — One of Virginia’s most prominent faith-based advocacy organizations this week formally opposed a proposed resort and casino in the Twin City.
BRISTOL, Va. — Officials from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources visited the Twin City on Thursday to promote programs that foster redevelopment of the downtown area and other historic districts.
National Business News
DUBAÏ, Émirats Arabes Unis--(BUSINESS WIRE)--oct. 21, 2018--Smart Link, filiale d'Al Khaleej for Training and Education et une importante société saoudienne d'externalisation des processus d'affaires (Business Process Outsourcing, BPO), s'est associée à Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE : AVYA) p…
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX), a clinical stage targeted oncology company, today announced the completed stage 1 safety and efficacy data from the ongoing Phase 1b clinical trial of single agent sitravatinib in patients with certain classes…
BEIJING (AP) — Two people died and 20 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China on Sunday after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 21, 2018--Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced results from an integrated analysis of the pivotal Phase II STARTRK-2, Phase I STARTRK-1 and Phase I ALKA-372-001 trials that showed the investigat…
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 21, 2018--In recognition for their compassion and dedicated support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), late night talk show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel, legendary Dodgers play-by-play announcer Vin Scully and global play and entertainment company …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republicans running in Nevada's hotly contested races for governor and U.S. Senate are taking aim at a common target as they try to maintain GOP control of the seats: California.
LONDON (AP) — The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business lobby group warned Sunday.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--Carson, creators of the complete technology service staffed residential buildings, and Mul-T-Lock, an ASSA ABLOY Group Brand, developer of the SMARTair electronic door lock solution, announce a partnership and integration. Staff and residents of multi…
RENO, Nev. (AP) — They were the toast of Reno in the 1950s, when the growing casino industry sparked a boom that for a time turned northern Nevada into the West's top gambling destination.
UPPER NYACK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--Study findings presented at the largest rheumatology meeting in the U.S. signal that people with arthritis may soon have information on overall outcome on a medication from a measure that combines the range of possible benefits and the full s…
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine was christened Saturday at a Connecticut shipyard, a $2.7 billion vessel packed with the latest war-fighting technology.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Justice Department unsealed criminal charges detailing a yearslong effort by a Russian troll farm to "sow division and discord in the U.S. political system," it was the first federal case alleging continued foreign interference in U.S. elections.
GILLSBURG, Miss. (AP) — An Australian company is drilling new wells in an oil formation that straddles southwest Mississippi and southeast Louisiana, the first new wells drilled in about three years, after a crash in oil prices dried up activity.
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU.
ROME (AP) — Italy's government vowed Saturday to engage in constructive talks with the European Union as it still gave final approval to a rule-busting budget and brushed off a ratings downgrade triggered by its higher-than-expected deficit targets.
MOSCOW--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--Russian Direct Investment Fund welcomes the decisive actions taken by Saudi Arabia as a result of the official investigation of Jamal Khashoggi’s case to punish and prosecute those who are responsible for this tragedy.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--The Medical Society of the District of Columbia (MSDC) will present Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., its Distinguished Service Award at MSDC’s 201 st Annual Meeting and Reception on Oct. 19.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced positive results from the Phase III IMpassion130 study of Tecentriq ® (atezolizumab) plus chemotherapy (Abraxane ® [albumin-bound paclitaxel; nab -…
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--Pfizer Inc.(NYSE:PFE) today announced detailed overall survival (OS) data from the PALOMA-3 trial, which evaluated IBRANCE® (palbociclib) in combination with fulvestrant compared to placebo plus fulvestrant in women with hormone receptor-positive (HR+…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump inflated the projected benefits of an arms deal with the Saudis as he defended his wait-and-see attitude about Saudi complicity in the disappearance of a journalist whose apparent murder has sparked world outrage.
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2018--Infiniti Research, a world-renowned market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their latest article on the trends