At Bristol Motor Speedway, EMS personnel alerted police to a woman who had "snuck" into the back of an ambulance. The intoxicated female — who was accompanied by her 13-year-old son — refused to get out, stated that she "knows her rights" and demanded to be driven somewhere.
Have you ever wondered where American Legion Hammond Post #3 got its name?
According to a June report on leisure activities from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people ages 15-54 read just 10 minutes or less a day. The most common leisure activity – watching TV – accounted for half of all leisure time at 2.8 hours a day, the report stated.
Police heard five gunshots on Dale Street, then spotted an armed man in the backyard of a residence. He complied with orders to put his hands up, then advised he hadn't realized officers were "so close by."
After last week’s column, I’m sure every antique truck and car enthusiast was very unhappy with me. I could almost hear them. “Come on, Ned. How can you write about a cross-country convoy in 1919 and say nothing about the trucks?” This week’s column will fix that.
Some folks go to boat shows, gun shows and car shows. Some of us go to Nats.
In a summer of 50th anniversaries, this weekend marks the one some credit with bringing the swinging Sixties to a screeching halt.
Sometimes common-sense solutions to entrenched problems are hard to sell. Exhibit A is the shortage of mid- to high-tech private and public sector jobs in many of Virginia’s rural areas, especially in the coalfields of far Southwest Virginia.
In August 1919, the United States Army was in the middle of a tough mission. So tough, in fact, that many expected it to fail.
For all Mom’s friends and relatives who’ve been asking about this Mr. Leone character who answers her landline telephone, he was in town this weekend. But by the time you read this, he’ll probably be gone.
What’s weird is that this information about a Lewis and Clark connection to Rogersville and Kingsport would surface now, right after I returned from a trip out west to Montana where traces of Lewis and Clark are everywhere.
Recently the American Battlefield Trust, one of the nation’s leading historic preservation and educational organizations, put together a project called “Brothers in Valor,” a special series on the Medal of Honor.
Shortly before noon, police responded to Walmart on Fort Henry Drive. A 69-year-old woman reported that while asleep in the back seat of her Kia Soul, an unknown female opened the door and entered the driver's seat.
My cousin Onzie Wallen has one of the prettiest gardens I’ve ever seen. Maybe I should say “some of,” because he has multiple patches on his near-acre yard in Colonial Heights.
They’ve become my friends in adulthood, but their own friendship blossomed on the local “little” and “tiny miss” pageant circuit way back when. In this case, that’s the early 1970s.