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Shootings raise concerns among ETSU students

April 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by SAM WATSON

JOHNSON CITY - After the deadliest campus shootings in U.S. history occurred just 150 miles away Monday, East Tennessee State University students thought about the vulnerabilities of life on a college campus.

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Tragedy at campus in Blacksburg shocks students, loved ones at home

April 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by KEVIN CASTLE

Billy Endean was awakened at 9 a.m. by sirens blaring outside Virginia Tech's West Ambler Johnston dorm. Associated Press photo.

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'It's one of the worst days in the history of any college anywhere'

April 16th, 2007 11:33 pm by STEPHEN IGO

WISE - Shock waves reverberated across Virginia on Monday as the news of 33 people shot to death at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg swept the state and nation.

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Sullivan County leaders' pay increase on agenda

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE -A pay raise for commissioners is on the agenda again Monday for the Sullivan County Commission.

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Rogersville officials seeking bids for Hale Springs Inn renovation - again

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - It seems like every time the Hale Springs Inn renovation project takes one step forward something happens to send it two steps back, but officials say it's now headed back in the right direction.

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Wise County panel to judge feasibility of coal exploration near landfill

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by STEPHEN IGO

WISE - A committee created to look into possible coal mining activities conducted next to Wise County's landfill should be gathered and meet for the first time in the next two to three weeks, County Administrator Glen "Skip" Skinner said Friday.

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Daybook for April 16, 2007

April 15th, 2007 11:33 pm by Staff Report

Wellmont Health System's Marsh Regional Blood Center will hold a public blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Twin Springs High School, Nickelsville. Donors must be 17 or older, weigh 110 pounds or more, and be in good health. Call 224-5888.

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ICG/Holliston Mills files lawsuit against 'John Doe' who sent phony bankruptcy press releases

April 15th, 2007 8:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - ICG/Holliston Mills Inc., which has a plant in Church Hill, filed a lawsuit last week in Hawkins County Circuit Court against the unknown person responsible for sending phony press releases via e-mail stating that the company was preparing t

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Boucher to host educational conference in Abingdon

April 15th, 2007 8:12 pm by Staff report

ABINGDON - U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher will host a Ninth Congressional District Education Conference, "Enhancing Educational Attainment: The Patrick Education Foundation Model," on April 23 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon.

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