Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Johnson Not Seeking Re-Election
Abingdon Democrat Joseph P. Johnson has made it official, announcing that he is not going to seek another term in the Virginia State Legislature. The 4th District Representative served in Richmond for over 25 years representing Bristol, Washington County and parts of Smyth County Virginia. Johnson was fist elected to the legisature in 1966 but departed Richmond in 1969 to continue his law practice in Abingdon. He Returned to politics in 1990 until the present time. Johnson at 81 says he will still practice law in Abingdon. There’s expected to be a scramble of Democrats and Republican seeking the 4th District seat.(CS)

Monday, April 27, 2015

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  • TBI Data: Kingsport Leads Tri-Cities in Serious Reported Crimes
  • Bristol, Virginia Utilities Expecting Restitution by June from Employee/Contractor Theft and Kick-Back Schemes
  • BVU Board Gives Preliminary Approval to 15 Percent Sewer Rate Increase
  • Bristol Chamber Hosting Meet the Candidates Night on Thursday
  • Former NASCAR Truck Series Driver Out of Johnson City Has Sentencing Delayed in Ponzi Scheme Until October
  • Anniversary of Deadly Tornadoes Reminder of Need for Emergency Preparedness
  • Trial in Murder of 78-year-old in Carter County Delayed
  • New Cars Destroyed in Hauler Fire on I-81
  • Cop Delivers Baby; Mom and Baby Doing Well
  • Rabid Raccoon Found in Russell County, VA
  • Sullivan County Leaders Host Public Budget Meeting
  • Unicoi BOE Interviews Finalists for Director of Schools Position
  • Man Faked Robbery Because He Wanted to Go to Jail
  • Tennessee Lawmaker: Many Feel Allowing Guns in Parks Shouldn't Be Left to City/County to Decide
  • Bond Revoked on Sullivan County Woman Charged with Poisoning and Shooting Husband
  • With Criminal Investigation Ongoing, BVU Cutting General Legal Counsel to Part Time Work



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