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Mountain City crash to impact traffic for remainder of Thursday
JOHNSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A crash at the intersection of Highway 421 South and Highway 167 in Mountain City will impact traffic for the rest of Thursday, emergency officials announced. According to Johnson County Emergency Management, the crash at the intersection will cause Highway 421 South to be “funneled down to one lane in […]
Virginia man dies after being pulled headfirst into woodchipper: report
A tree trimmer in Saltville, Virginia, was pulled headfirst into a woodchipper and killed on Tuesday while working outside a home, authorities said.
Sheriff: 2 Mississippi murder suspects arrested in Smyth Co.
Sheriff: 2 Mississippi murder suspects arrested in Smyth Co.
Route 58 near Damascus traffic pattern change
Route 58 approaching Damascus in Washington County, VA, has a change in traffic pattern in effect until Friday, December 8th. The switch is near the intersection of Route 58 and Hollyfield Road. The switch is necessary to complete the final phases of construction near the intersection. Officials say to pay close attention to signs, message boards and flaggers in the area. Once finished, traffic will begin using the new Route 58 westbound lanes.
Old substation failure caused widespread outage in Mountain City, forced early switch to new substation
MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Mountain Electric Cooperative (MEC) said a Wednesday morning citywide power outage forced the company to make a premature switch to a new substation that’s been in the works for more than a year. According to a social media post by the power company, Mountain City’s old substation failed at around […]
Marion holds annual Christmas tree lighting
MARION, Va. (WJHL) — People gathered in downtown Marion for the town’s annual Christmas tree lighting on Thursday night. The event included hot cocoa and an appearance by Santa Claus. “The town is beautifully decorated this year,” Mayor David Helms said. “I don’t think I’ve ever seen it this nice and our crews have done […]
Rich History and Art Intersect in Washington County, VA
In this beautiful region of Virginia, the past inspires the present arts and culture offerings. Steeped in rich heritage, Washington County, Virginia, stands as a testament to the enduring influence of history on arts and culture. Nestled in the heart of Appalachia, this vibrant region draws upon its past to create a diverse tapestry of artistic expression that resonates with both locals and visitors alike.
Why I Own a Business in Abingdon, VA
Here's how to take advantage of some of the best business resources in "olive" Virginia. Entrepreneur K.C. St. Louis first came across an olive oil store as a customer in Florida, four hours away from her home in Abingdon, VA. “I fell in love with the product and its many...
What Is the Top Industry in Washington County, VA?
Agriculture. That's why this region has educational programs focused on growing the next generation of farmers. Quick, easy quiz: What is the No. 1 industry in Washington County year after year? Answer: Agriculture, with Washington County selling about $77 million in products to market annually. That includes nearly $70 million in livestock sales and almost $7 million in crop sales.
VA marion's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around marion.
Ashe County arrest reports
The following information was provided by the Ashe County Sheriff’s Office. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Nov. 20 Rodney B. Burns, 44, of Crumpler, was charged with resisting a public officer, impeding traffic by sit/stand/lie and parole violation. Burns is currently being held at the Ashe County Detention Center under a $2,500 secured bond. ...
Smyth County: A Keystone of Civil War History and Industrial Might
Smyth County, Virginia, is etched in the annals of American Civil War history, not only for its strategic battles but also for its pivotal industrial resources. The Battle of Marion and the skirmishes around Saltville showcased the county's significance, as Union and Confederate forces clashed over control of vital salt mines and industrial facilities. As the Union emerged victorious, they dismantled Confederate industrial capabilities, disrupting the South's war effort.
Bristol invites new Virginia Democratic leadership for firsthand look at city’s landfill woes
From elsewhere: Virginia continues to pursue rail service to Bristol. Bedford board petitions Gov. Youngkin to declare county disaster area due to drought. Virginia Supreme Court rules Patrick County felon must reimburse state Medicaid for victim’s medical costs. The post Bristol invites new Virginia Democratic leadership for firsthand look at city’s landfill woes appeared first on Cardinal News.
Mystery Hill: A Journey Through Optical Illusions and Gravity Hills
Nestled near Crumpler, North Carolina, Mystery Hill offers visitors an extraordinary experience where objects seem to defy the fundamental laws of physics by rolling uphill. This gravitational anomaly, or so it appears, is actually one of many gravity hills worldwide that baffle human perception, causing a downhill slope to seem like an uphill one. Mystery Hill has turned this perplexing phenomenon into a family-friendly destination that includes tours, historical exhibits, and interactive activities, though its pricing has drawn mixed reviews.
Abingdon Elementary evacuated due to electrical short in heater
Abingdon Elementary School was evacuated Wednesday morning due to an electric short in the heat switch.
Three Top Mountain Game Lands: Creston's Ecological Gem and Outdoor Playground
In the heart of Ashe County, North Carolina, Three Top Mountain Game Lands stands as a natural sanctuary, covering over 3,100 acres of diverse ecosystems. This ecological haven, known for its signature trio of rock outcroppings, is a paradise for nature lovers, offering a range of recreational opportunities. It's not just the stunning vistas that attract visitors; the area's unique amphibolite mountain chain, with its calcium-rich formations, nurtures an array of rare flora and fauna, including a mature Carolina hemlock forest.
THP: Johnson Co. crash leaves 1 dead, another hurt
JOHNSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) crash report, a woman is dead following a crash in Johnson County. A Chevrolet Equinox was traveling east on Prison Camp Road shortly after 7 a.m. on Sunday morning when it ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree, […]
Virginia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Washington County Today - November 30
If you're wondering how to stream today's local high school basketball action in Washington County, Virginia, keep your browser fixed on this page. All of the details are outlined below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune...
Virginia Creeper Trail: From Historical Railroad to Recreational Haven
The Virginia Creeper Trail encapsulates the essence of transformation, connecting Abingdon, Virginia, to the Virginia-North Carolina border. This 34-mile rail-to-recreation trail not only offers stunning natural landscapes but also a rich narrative of the region's evolution. Originally a Native American footpath, the trail was later a lifeblood for the coal and timber industries, with its steam engines earning it the moniker 'Virginia Creeper'. Despite the railroad's closure in 1977, the trail found new life as a recreational paradise, thanks to the Rails-to-Trails movement and community dedication.
Local Clydesdale horses to be featured in Jonesborough Christmas parade
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) — Jonesborough’s annual Christmas parade will feature local Clydesdale horses from Bristol, Virginia’s Bart Long and Associates on Dec. 9. The horses will pull Santa in a yellow hitch wagon built in 1908 by the Studebaker Brothers Company in South Bend, Indiana, and restored by Lawrence Wagon Works in 2010, the Town […]