Since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the region in late March, the wedding industry has taken a huge hit as couples either postpone their ceremonies or cancel completely.
With thousands of people in our region staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many were looking for something to do to pass the time.
Preventing other families from going through what her family went through is more than a job for Brenda Gilliam.
The latest on schedule changes, local decisions and other updates related to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia
The referendum would have asked voters to approve increasing the local option sales tax rate to 2.75% across the county (for a total sales tax of 9.75%, including the state’s 7% sales tax).
The grant awards total $98,650, with $56,000 going to Virginia companies and $42,650 going to companies in Northeast Tennessee. In all, 22 businesses were awarded a grant.
Penny Jeffrey spent four years getting to May 26, when she will open the Big Stone Gap General Store and Café on Wood Avenue.
Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the United States and Canada.
Change has never been more necessary than now. In light of the recent economic impact of COVID-19, it may indeed be mandatory if a community is to survive.
Coal's comeback depends on how fast the nation can get the economy back on track because most U.S. coal producers are cash negative in their operating markets, according to VCEA Chair J.P. Richardson.
KEDB, after completing a $2 million expansion at the Anita’s facility, passed a resolution to consolidate the current construction indebtedness into one loan and reduce the interest rate on the project.
NETAR reported 543 residential sales closed for the month and were down 118 for the same month last year and 25 from March.
Eastman Foundation will provide funding to organizations for food, shelter, medical personal protective equipment for frontline workers and community support. Eastman operates sites in more than 50 communities around the world.
Flames were showing through the roof when firefighters arrived on the scene and crews worked quickly to extinguish the fire and suppress the heavy smoke. The restaurant reopened about two hours after the incident.
Many Southwest Virginia businesses on Friday did something they have not done for two months – open their doors to customers.