Monday, July 02, 2012

Holiday Fireworks During Drought Conditions
Even on the Fourth of July, Bristol officials say that it is illegal for fireworks to be used or possessed inside city limits. Extra Bristol police officers will patrol during the holiday to enforce the anti-fireworks law, which includes a ban on sparklers and other novelty fireworks. Offenders caught setting off fireworks can be fined over a hundred dollars after the Bristol City Council approved the no-fireworks law last year. Safety concerns associated with setting off explosives during the dry summer weather. Some cities have elected to cancel professional fireworks display’s this year due to the drought conditions and fire risk. Due to the dry conditions towns are urged to cancel their displays. The Town of Jonesborough canceled their annul Jonesborough Days fireworks display Saturday night. (bg)

Saturday, April 19, 2014

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  • Easter Egg Hunt Tradition Continues in Bristol
  • Numerous Homes Lost in Fires This Week
  • Sullivan Co. Jail Moves to "Video Visitation"
  • Woman Gets 8 Years for Vehicular Homicide
  • AT&T Looking to Hire 15 New Employees
  • Greeneville Murder Investigation Continues
  • Plane Crash Report
  • TN Shoppers Likely to See Wine in Grocery Stores Before 2016
  • McAuliffe to Soften Voting Restrictions for Felons
  • First Pediatric Neurosurgeon comes to Tri-Cities



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