Archives for October 2018

Money For Hatchery On The Way

(KNOXVILLE) — The funding still flows for an area fish hatchery…Jim O’Reilly…

The TVA and the Fish and Wildlife Service announced the renewal of a multi-agency agreement to continue funding for the Erwin National Fish Hatchery, along with two others in Tennessee and Georgia. The money goes to trout production operations at Erwin, used to stock TVA reservoirs and the rivers throughout the region.

TVA And F&W Keep Funds Going For Erwin Facility

(KNOXVILLE) — The funding still flows for an area fish hatchery.

The TVA and the Fish and Wildlife Service announced the renewal of a multi-agency agreement to continue funding for the Erwin National Fish Hatchery, along with two others in Tennessee and Georgia.

The money goes to trout production operations at Erwin, used to stock TVA reservoirs and the rivers throughout the region.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs.

(WASHINGTON COUNTY) – Big news for the area…Jim O’Reilly…

There’s a chance more than 600 federal jobs may be coming to Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia as part of a USDA Headquarters relocation. Washington County, Virginia officials say a regional press conference will be held in two weeks with more details at Bristol Motor Speedway.

A Big Announcement Could Be Coming Here

(WASHINGTON COUNTY) – Big news for the area.

There’s a chance more than 600 federal jobs may be coming to Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia as part of a USDA Headquarters relocation.

Washington County, Virginia officials say a regional press conference will be held in two weeks with more details at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Crash Investigation Underway In Hampton

(HAMPTON) – An area crash is under investigation…Jim O’Reilly…

First responders were at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Gap Creek Road in Hampton. Several jurisdictions assisted in the investigation. No word on injuries. Traffic was snarled for a time.

Traffic Backed Up After Gap Creek Accident

(HAMPTON) – An area crash is under investigation.

First responders were at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Gap Creek Road in Hampton. Several jurisdictions assisted in the investigation.

No word on injuries. Traffic was snarled for a time.

Leading Dem In Area

(BRISTOL, TN) – Tennessee gubernatorial candidate, Bill Lee is here on the stump…Jim O’Reilly…

At a Tri-Cities event, Lee spoke on the need for better education across the state, which he says is something he believes he can help with. Polls show Lee in the lead over his Democratic opponent, Karl Dean. Lee continues his campaign stop here, as Election Day approaches. The Dean campaign says they will be in town over the weekend to get a word in.

Lee In Tri Cities

(BRISTOL, TN) – Tennessee gubernatorial candidate, Bill Lee is here on the stump.

At a Tri-Cities event, Lee spoke on the need for better education across the state,
which he says is something he believes he can help with. Polls show Lee in the lead over his Democratic opponent, Karl Dean.

Lee continues his campaign stop here, as Election Day approaches. The Dean campaign says they will be in town over the weekend to get a word in.

West AJ Crash Update

(GREENE COUNTY) – A crash on an area highway…Jim O’Reilly has more…

Officials tell reporters the accident happened on West Andrew Johnson in Greene County…a semi ended up on its side in the crash. No serious injuries were reported. Crews and the police have been working the scene as the accident investigation is underway at this hour.

Crews At GC Crash Scene

(GREENE COUNTY) – A crash on an area highway.

Officials tell reporters the accident happened on West Andrew Johnson in Greene County…a semi ended up on its side in the crash.

No serious injuries were reported. Crews and the police have been working the scene as the accident investigation is underway at this hour.