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Wednesday Jul 23 | WCYB

Expect delays in vehicles and boats near Avens Bridge

VDOT is working to replace Avens Bridge in Washington County, Virginia. VDOT engineer Marty Halloway says the bridge was built in 1949 and was in overall bad condition.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WCYB

First Virginia Goat Milk Bottler

It's hard to be the first at anything and when you add in federal and state regulators it gets tougher.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WCYB

Boating accident on South Holston Lake injures at lea

Washington County, Virginia dispatch says around 6:00 Saturday evening they were called out to a boating accident on South Holston Lake.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Free Republic

Motion approved to keep immigrant children from relocating to Washington County, VA

We told you two weeks ago about rumors immigrant children could relocate to the Virginia Intermont College campus.

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Related Topix: Virginia Intermont College

WRIC-TV Richmond

Man fatally shot in standoff in Washington County

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 55-year-old Dennis D. Morrell was fatally shot Tuesday evening after he threatened officers with a gun.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WCYB

Washington County, VA Board of Supervisors reviewing hydrofracking ordinance

There was a heated discussion over hydraulic fracturing in Washington County, Va.

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Related Topix: Saltville, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WCYB

New campaign promotes responsible drinking over holiday weekend

Washington County Sheriff's deputies and police officers in Damascus will be working to curb drinking and driving over the holiday campaign as part of a new campaign to encourage smart decision making.

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Related Topix: Damascus, VA, Abingdon, VA

WCYB

Dozens of fugitives charged, arrested in Operation Firecracker

At 6:00 am this date, the Washington County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force of the United States Marshals Service, and with the assistance of numerous Sheriff's Offices and Police Departments, began conducting OPERATION FIRECRACKER.

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Related Topix: Prison, Virginia, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WCYB

Man shot at a home in Washington County, VA

A man is in the hospital after a shooting in Washington County, Virginia. It happened at a home along Keeneland Lane.

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