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Blood drives set for this week
The Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at these locations: • Tuesday, Oct. 21: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wallens Ridge State Prison, Big Stone Gap; 1-6 p.m., Valley View Freewill...
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Insurance society recognizes Witt
The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors has recognized South-West Insurance Agency's Floyd Winston Witt Jr. for 35 years of committed professional leadership and advanced knowledge. "The cont...
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Grants available for planting trees
Applications are now available for Plant for the Planet grants from Old Dominion Power Co., Kentucky Utilities Co. and Louisville Gas and Electric to fund qualified tree plantings by nonprofit or g...
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Storm damage at camp
A shop building at Camp Bethel took a hit in the wee hours of Tuesday morning when storms and saturated ground caused a tree to fall. Camp Director Jeff Rolen said at about 1:15 a.m., he awoke to w...
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Fleeting fall colors
It’s been hard at times within the last week to appreciate the glory of autumn colors while storm clouds dumped drizzle and occasional gully-washers on our heads. But there was enough of a sun-and-...
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Governor announces layoffs, budget cuts
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced the layoff of 565 state workers, other targeted cuts and a liquor price-hike as he aims to close a shortfall in the state’s two-year budget. T...
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College events focus on dating violence
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise kicks off its partnership with 19 partner campuses in the Red Flag Campaign on Oct. 19. The campaign is a nationwide program focused on preventing datin...
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Supervisors honor Jorge Hersel
WISE — County supervisors approved a resolution on Oct. 9 honoring U.S. Forest Service Clinch District Ranger Jorge Hersel for his work in the George Washington and Jefferson national forests. Hers...
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Alpha operations win mine safety honors
Alpha Natural Resources and its affiliates have announced that four mines and a processing plant in Southwest Virginia have earned recognition from the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy for ...
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