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Posted on: June 11, 2019

6-11-19 Bristol, get ready for 'Movies in the Park' with an impressive 2019 line-up

One of the real joys of summer is being outside enjoying the sunshine.  What is even better is watching a great movie in a local park after dark under the stars.  Anderson Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the city with the dens...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

5-31-19 Sounds of Summer concert series revving up with a hot lineup for the season

Bristol is known for its plentiful and diverse music scene. Live bands are hosted every Tuesday and Thursday evening from June through September at the Downtown Center on State Street as part of the Sounds of Summer concert series, now in its 23rd season....

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Bristol News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

5-29-19 New exhibits open at The Nature Center at Steele Creek Park

This weekend marks the official opening of several new and exciting exhibits at The Nature Center at Steele Creek Park.

The Lakeview Gallery, located on the second floor of the original Nature Center, will be used for seasonally rotating exhibits. &nbs...

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Bristol News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

5-23-19 Civilian active shooter response class is being offered in June

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department will host a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class on Wednesday, June 5, from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Frank Winston Auditorium at Tennessee High School. There is no cost to attend, b...

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Bristol News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

5-22-19 Have a blast and learn life lessons with BTPD

Summer just wouldn’t be the same without the excitement and adventure of the Camp Challenge program. For more than a decade, kids throughout the city limits of Bristol, TN have joined forces with members of our Police Department for a summer ful...

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Bristol News
Posted on: May 21, 2019

5-21-19 Thinking warm thoughts? Summer Nature Camp registration begins

Registration for 2019 summer camps offered by the Nature Center at Steele Creek Park (Bristol, TN Parks and Recreation Department) has begun. Do you want to learn about rocks and minerals, nature photography, the Scientific Method, ecology, or bushcraft a...

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Bristol News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

5-2-2019 State Street Farmer’s Market opens for 2019 season

The State Street Farmer’s Market opens the first Saturday in May of each year in historic Downtown Bristol. The market is located at 810 State Street and will open at 8am and run until noon. Opening day will feature plant seedlings, greens, spri...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

5-2-19 City conducts a Senior Needs Survey

What do seniors in Bristol, Tennessee, think about where they live, how they live, how they want to live?   The Senior Needs Committee, a multi-department team of city staff members formed to study issues impacting seniors in the City, and wants ...

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Bristol News
Posted on: April 30, 2019

4-30-19 Bristol and Startup Tri-Cities team up to bring Austin startup scene to the region

TRI-CITIES, TN: The Cities of Bristol, TN and VA and the Bristol Chamber of Commerce have teamed up with Startup Tri-Cities, a local entrepreneur organization, to bring a piece of the vibrant Austin, Texas startup community to our region. The 201...

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Bristol News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

4-22-19 Nearly 2,000 positions available from more than 50 employers at the Hiring Expo

Manufacturing, healthcare, construction, education, sales, customer service, government, and much more. This Thursday, more than 50 employers will be on hand at the Hiring Expo seeking to fill thousands of immediate job openings. Employment opportunities ...

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Bristol News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

4-17-19 Bristol, TN Police Department is set to host civilian active shooter response class in June

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department will host a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class on Wednesday, June 5, from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Frank Winston Auditorium at Tennessee High School.

The CRASE class is a preparedn...

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Bristol News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

04-03-19 Bristol Tennessee Mayor announces Census 2020 education initiative

Bristol, Tennessee Mayor, Margaret Feierabend, has signed a proclamation announcing an effort to educate citizens about the importance of the 2020 Census and how participation directly impacts the City.

Participating in Census 2020 is vital to not only Bri...

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Bristol News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

3-29-19 City of Bristol announces #tuesdayinthepark initiative

The City of Bristol, Tennessee is debuting a new initiative titled #tuesdayinthepark. The focus is to highlight the 27 parks that are located within City limits and the benefits that each park offers throughout the year.

Each Tuesday, starting April 2, the...

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Bristol News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

3-22-19 City welcomes country artist Billy Dean to Paramount Bristol

The City of Bristol, Tennessee, in cooperation with Paramount Bristol, is excited to welcome country artist Billy Dean to the Paramount Bristol on Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m.

Over a career lasting more than 25 years, Dean’s voice is one of the mo...

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Bristol News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

03-15-19 King University to host Milligan at Ida Stone Jones Community Tennis Center

The City of Bristol, Tennessee is excited to host King University’s Men's and Women’s Tennis teams in their upcoming match against Milligan College.  The match will start at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 18 at the Ida Stone Jones Co...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

03-15-19 Police Department to offer Refuse To Be A Victim Seminar

 

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department will conduct the nationally recognized Refuse To Be a Victim crime prevention seminar for members of the community May 14 and 15 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Slater Community Center Auditorium.

The program do...

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Bristol News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

3-6-19 City of Bristol concludes Spread the Glove program until fall

The City of Bristol, Tennessee released an update for the popular “Spread the Glove” program. Since spring is almost here, winter items are no longer needed. The program will start again in the fall when the weather, once again, turns ...

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Bristol News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

03-04-19 Change of venue announced for Police Department CRASE class

Due to an incredible response from the community, the Bristol Tennessee Police Department’s Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class is being moved to a larger venue. The class will take place on Wednesday, March 20, from 6:00-7:...

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Bristol News
Posted on: February 27, 2019

2-27-19 Guy Penrod brings The Story Song Tour to Paramount Bristol

Dove and Grammy Award-winning Southern Gospel artist, Guy Penrod is set to bring “The Story Song Tour” to Paramount Bristol, Friday, March 29, at 7:00 p.m. Opening the show is  Southern Gospel quartet, Jordan’s Bridg...

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Bristol News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

2-13-19 Rock slide put officer in danger

 

Today at approximately 6:17am the Bristol Tennessee Communications Center received a call of “rocks in the road” on Raytheon Rd near the solid waste collection station.  Officers responded to the scene and discovered...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

2-13-19 Credit Card Skimmers Arrested

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department charged 3 men with multiple counts of Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, Identity Theft, Theft Under $1000, and Criminal Conspiracy after they were found to have used stolen credit card numbers at various retail locat...

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Bristol News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

2-11-19 Applications being accepted for 2019 Citizens’ Police Academy

The Bristol Tennessee Police Department is accepting applications for the upcoming Citizens’ Police Academy.  The Citizens’ Police Academy will begin on April 1, 2019, and meet on Monday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. t...

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Bristol News
Posted on: January 28, 2019

1-28-19 City of Bristol offers tips for protecting water pipes in homes

The cold weather is here; and with the winter weather forecast for the rest of the week, water pipes will see an increased potential for freezing. The City of Bristol, Tennessee is offering the following tips to protect homes and pipes during the cold wea...

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Bristol News
Posted on: January 16, 2019

1-16-19 Most City Offices closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

City of Bristol offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Bristol residents are being asked to take note of the following changes in City services:

  • Refuse Collection: Collection normally scheduled for M...
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Bristol News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

1-11-19 City receives a clean audit report for Fiscal 2018

Perfect, that is the word one could use to describe the clean opinion received for the FY2018 CAFR-Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the highest opinion a CPA firm can issue.  The report was also prepared in a format required by the Governme...

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Bristol News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

1-9-19 Bristol, Tennessee releases “Bristol Brag Time” video

Officials with the City of Bristol, Tennessee released the all-new 2018 Annual Year End Report video during the City Council meeting Tuesday night. The video takes a look at the accomplishments Bristol, Tennessee saw during 2018.

City achievements featured...

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Bristol News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

1-4-19 Bristol, Tennessee City Council meetings to be live streamed starting January 8

starting January 8 

City of Bristol, Tennessee officials plan to ring in the New Year with an addition to its coverage. The City plans to live stream each City Council meeting starting in January. Residents who want to see the meeting can view the...

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