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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Two BTPD promotions fill final vacancies in command staff


Two long-time members of the Bristol Tennessee Police Department have moved up the ranks from lieutenant to captain, filling the final two vacancies in the senior command staff that Chief Matt Austin has been building since he was appointed to the departm...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

BTPD earns top award for safety initiatives

Web THSO Award

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department has earned top honors from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for its ongoing efforts to improve safety on City streets through a number of training and enforcement programs.

The awards were presented Aug. 20 during...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Annual Wildlife Weekend at Steele Creek set for Oct. 8-9

WEB Wldlife Weekend

Fossils, birds, bugs and more will be on display during the 24th Annual Wildlife Weekend, a fun and educational event that allows nature lovers to explore the diverse plant and animal species available within Bristol, Tennessee’s Steele Creek Pa...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest accepting entries


Amateur photographers of all ages, including children and teens, are invited to participate in the 15th Annual Wildlife Weekend Photography Contest and Show sponsored by the Friends of Steele Creek Nature Center and Park.

Held in conjunction with Wildlife ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Sounds of Summer to return for 24th season

Sounds of summer web

Sounds of Summer, a free concert series that each summer brings live music to downtown Bristol, will return for its 24th season on Tuesday, June 1, with a 7 p.m. performance by local bluegrass band Duty Free.

This free concert series, sponsored by the Bris...

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