Thursday, May 24, 2012

Couple Honored for Improving Health Care in the Region
Frank and Jackie Leonard of Bristol were honored by the Wellmont Foundation for their work to improve health care in the region. They over-see the Leonard Family Foundation that works closely with the Eastman Chemical Company. The Leonards have been longtime supporters of the Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center as they assisted chemotherapy patients by opening the Jackie Leonard Infusion Center and they donated funds to the breast-cancer center. They joined with several other donors to help fund the Da-Vinci Surgical System that provides robotic devices to help doctors perform a wide range of delicate medical procedures while allowing patients to recover sooner with minimal incision scars. The Eastman Chemical Foundation was honored for its support of the 114-million dollar improvement project at the Wellmont Holston Valley Medical System which allows the Kingsport hospital to use the daVinci robotic devices. (bg)

Thursday, July 30, 2015

  • Carter County Teacher Charged in Arson Case Loses Job
  • Police: Johnson City Walmart Cashier Helps Others Steal
  • Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey "Shocked" at TVA Plan to Fix Boone Dam
  • TVA: Hardships to Business, Property Owners But Boone Dam Repair Is Not a "Quick Fix"
  • Boone Lake Property Association: Five to Seven Years to Fix Dam "More Than Devastating"
  • Police: "Secret Service" Terrorist Killer From Hawkins County Demands Cash for Services at Local Bank
  • TVA: Five to Seven Years to Repair Boone Dam, $200 to $300 million Cost
  • Wanted Hawkins County Teen Arrested After Police Alerted to His Facebook Updates
  • Teen Accused in July 2014 Murder Will Have Other Charges Tried First in Carter County
  • Clark Informs Judge He Plans to Seek Death Penalty in Azotea Case
  • Jeep Rollover In Lebanon Takes Woman's Life
  • Rogersville Man Caught By Police After Posting Pictures Online
  • Two People Arrested for Overnight Triple Stabbing
  • Call for Cleaning House at BVU Falls on Deaf Ears
  • Ball Corporation Closing Bristol, VA Packaging Plant, 230 Jobs Lost
  • Beer, Wine Sales to Begin in Luxury Seating at Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech
  • Indicted Kingsport Pharmacy Robber Due in Federal Court Aug. 12
  • BVU Opposes Shyster's Payment Plan
  • Joint "Branding" Study Tabled for Second Time in Bristol, Virginia
  • Bristol, Virginia School Board to Discuss Vacancy for Elected Position
  • Hawkins County Motorcycle Rider Hits Triple-Digit Speed in Chase
  • Retired Ohio Teacher Charged in SW Virginia For Soliciting a Child Over the Internet
  • New Licensing Law Will Have Bristol Motor Speedway, Dragway Getting Operating License in Blountville
  • Blountville Man Indicted for Sexually Abusing a Dog
  • Hawkins County Man Arrested For Attempted Bank Robbery



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