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Organics can be used to repel summer insects
Mosquitoes have been more noticeable in the past couple of weeks, as summer has gotten hotter and wetter. The biting deer flies descended way before that and seem even worse than usual this year. “...
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Bridge is set for Aug. 26 hearing
COEBURN — A busy bridge leading into downtown is set for replacement in the near future. The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing in late August on plans to replace the ...
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Seth Bailey car show is Saturday
The eighth annual Seth Bailey Car Show will be held in downtown Big Stone Gap from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. Proceeds from the show benefit the Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald House in Johnso...
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Appalachia’s summer tradition underway
Appalachia Coal/Railroad Days begins today, Thursday, July 31 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 2. The festival, a summer tradition in Appalachia since the mid-1970s, starts with the gospel sing at 5...
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Derby mine explosion's 80th anniversary nears
The Derby coal camp today is a quiet street of mostly identical houses, remnants of the bygone days when a community of 800 built up near the Stonega Coke and Coal Co.’s No. 3 mine. Eighty years ag...
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Meals tax going back on ballot
When Dickenson County residents go to the polls in November, a proposed food and beverage tax will be included on the ballot. The Dickenson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to include ...
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Proposed poultry ordinance rejected
CLINTWOOD — A proposed county ordinance regulating how poultry are kept was unanimously voted down at last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Nearly 40 unhappy poultry owners attended the hearing...
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National pageant features two local contestants
Two local girls are competing in a national beauty pageant. Whitney Davis of Clintwood and Sydney Rambo of Norton will travel to Virginia Beach to compete in the Miss Teen America and Miss Junior T...
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