News Flash

Posted on: March 16, 2020

Bristol, Tennessee taking steps to minimize impact of COVID-19

The City of Bristol, Tennessee is closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. City staff remains in frequent contact with officials from the Sullivan County Regional Health Department to receive the latest information and recommendations for minimiz...

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Bristol News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Matt Garland joins Bristol, Tennessee economic development staff

Tom Anderson, Director of Economic Development for the City of Bristol, Tenn., recently announced the appointment of Matt Garland as Economic Development Specialist. In this role, Garland will assist with promoting Bristol as a viable option for the locat...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest accepting entries

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Amateur photographers of all ages are invited to showcase original work that captures the natural aspects of Bristol, Tennessee’s Steele Creek Park while competing for cash prizes during the 14th annual Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest and S...

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Spotlights
Posted on: July 22, 2020

City Hiring School Resource Officers

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The City is currently accepting applications from post-certified officers for the position of part-time School Resource Officer (SRO). 

The SRO will be highly visible, perform ongoing security checks, serve as a positive role model for students, a...

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Spotlights
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Sounds of Summer concerts for August, September canceled

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Sounds of Summer, a concert series that has featured live music in Downtown Bristol each Tuesday and Thursday for more than two decades, has been canceled for the 2020 season.

Coordinator Angie Rutherford of the Bristol, Tennessee Department of Parks and R...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Census Workers to Begin Field Operations Soon

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To ensure everyone is counted, census takers will begin visiting households that haven’t responded yet to the 2020 Census on July 16 to collect their responses in person. The operation will begin in a few communities and expand throughout the U....

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Spotlights
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Virginia Avenue Pedestrian Improvements Construction

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Construction is continuing along Virginia Avenue to install 5-foot wide sidewalks on both sides of the street from Bristol Tennessee Housing and Redevelopment Authority units to the vicinity of East Cedar Street.

During construction, accommodations are bei...

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