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Retirement honors
Dottie Abshire received a plaque of appreciation Oct. 21 from Norton Mayor William Mays during city council's meeting. Abshire is retiring after 27 years of service to Norton as a 911 emergency dis...
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UVa-Wise theater department: Renaissance Faire planned
Student and faculty members of the UVa-Wise theater department are hosting a Renaissance Faire at the Lawn by the Lake on Saturday Nov. 15, from 1-4 p.m. The event will feature a number of crafts i...
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Holiday drama reveals real magic of Christmas
The Barter Players will stage “Frosty the Snowman” in two locations in November. The first, presented by Pro-Art Association and the Town of Pennington Gap, will be Saturday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. at Lee...
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Plant peonies in your garden this fall
You still have time, but not much, to add peonies to your perennial border while our soils are still soft and easy to dig. Peonies planted in fall tend to get acclimated and establish themselves fa...
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All Saints Episcopal Church begins centennial celebration
In 1914, a group of like-minded Episcopalians received permission from the Diocese of Southern Virginia to begin a church in Norton. In June of that year, land was purchased on Virginia Avenue by J...
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MECC to offer basic computer skills course
Mountain Empire Community College will offer a one-credit Basic Computer Skills course this fall. This course is designed for students who need to learn how to use email, send digital photos or doc...
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Fall concert planned at UVa-Wise
The UVa-Wise Jazz Ensemble and the Highland Winds Concert Band will present their annual fall concert on Monday Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the David J. Prior Convocation Center. The public is invited t...
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Drive safely on Halloween
HAPPY HALLOWEEN Halloween is Friday night. We hope all you witches, goblins, cowboys, etc. have a happy and safe time trick or treating. Parents, please go with your children and drivers drive slow...
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Old friends enjoy time together
GILLIAM TURNS 92 Burns Gilliam was treated to another surprise birthday gathering recently at my home with about 15 friends and family. He is now 92 years old. Burns stays well occupied working at ...
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