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Last-minute fireworks shopping
Waited until now to buy fireworks for your Independence Day celebration? Staff Writer Katie Dunn makes your search easier with tips on the performance of several popular items you can buy in Virginia.
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It’s legal now: Many new state laws take effect
Do you live, work, drive, drink, ride bicycles, go to college, hunt or boat in Virginia? Those are just a few of the activities affected by new state laws that took effect in Virginia on Wednesday,...
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Building project gets big boost
A campaign focused on reimagining a vacant downtown St. Paul storefront has received additional financial backing from the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority, or VCEDA. St. Paul’s In...
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Comprehensive plan nears finish
WISE — A more than yearlong process to define Wise County’s future development plan model is nearing completion. The county began the process of updating its comprehensive plan — a long-range guide...
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River gorge celebration looks to future
COEBURN — Rainy weather didn’t cancel a celebration Saturday at the Guest River Gorge Trail that commemorated a milestone of the trail’s creation and encouraged discussion about expanding the recre...
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High Knob recreation area to mark 75 years
“Southwest Virginia’s Wonder Playground” exclaimed the Coalfield Progress on July 4, 1940. The newspaper reported “an estimated 1,000 people” had visited the new High Knob Recreation Area on the fi...
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Through the tunnel
A young runner leaves the Swede Tunnel about a half mile from the starting line of races held Saturday at the Guest River Gorge.
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