Bud Phillips

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Name: Bud Phillips
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Town founding was a phenomenal success from the very beginning

The Rev. James King had every opportunity to be the founder of Bristol in both Virginia and Tennessee. He owned the land that was chosen to be the terminal points of both the Virginia and Tennessee and East Tennessee and Virginia railroads. Indeed, he ... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

The first building of Virginia Intermont College was considered highly ornamental

Some called it Wood’s Castle. Indeed that first building that housed what became Virginia Intermont College did look like a castle. It crowned old Halls Hill and was considered to be highly ornamental to the new town. To say the least, it was rather a ... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mooresburg never came into being because of overextended credit

If a certain city developer had been able to carry out his plan, there likely would have been no Bristol today. Instead of Bristol on the Border, there would have been Mooresburg on the Border. The sign on the local train station and over the door of ... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Cherry Hill Fire District's director out

Cherry Hill Fire Director Patrick Kelly, just a year and a half into the job, was removed from office Wednesday after the township's board of fire commissioners voted unanimously to eliminate his position.One commissioner called it a "business decision" ... [Published Philly.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Historic smoothing iron still serves a useful purpose

It has no beauty. Indeed it is rather primitive. I would not think it would be worth keeping if it did not have such a colorful past. As it is, it serves the lowly place of a doorstop here at old Pleasant Hill and it was being used as such in another ... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

The man who saved Sullins College served as its leader for 36 years

I have previously written of the early history of Sullins College. Basically it had its root beginning when Bettie Loisa Chapman Chanceaulme, widow of the Rev. E.W. Chanceaulme, opened a school for children in her small cottage home on Cumberland Street ... [Published TriCities.com - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

North Carolina Mill Passes

By David Koenig(June 23, 2014)  Mitchell Lumber, Spruce Pine, N.C., has closed after 67 years, following the March 1 death of owner Bud Phillips, 79.His sons, Jim and Alan Phillips, will sell off the remainder of Mitchell’s kiln-dried inventory through ... [Published Building Products Digest - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bristol's old freight depot handled virtually all incoming and outgoing freight

From the time the railroads arrived here, the Virginia and Tennessee in 1856 and the East Tennessee and Virginia in 1858, they both carried for many years virtually all of the incoming and outgoing freight for the new town of Bristol. This freight consisted ... [Published TriCities.com - Jun 22 2014]

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Town founding was a phenomenal success from the... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 27 2014]
The first building of Virginia Intermont Colleg... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 20 2014]
Mooresburg never came into being because of ove... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 13 2014]
Cherry Hill Fire District's director out [Published Philly.com - Jul 10 2014]
Cherry Hill fire district's director ousted [Published Philly.com - Jul 10 2014]
Historic smoothing iron still serves a useful p... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 06 2014]
The man who saved Sullins College served as its... [Published TriCities.com - Jun 29 2014]
North Carolina Mill Passes [Published Building Products Digest - Jun 23 2014]
Bristol's old freight depot handled virtually a... [Published TriCities.com - Jun 22 2014]
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