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Local water treatment research gets major funding
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and Micronic Technologies have been awarded a $2 million grant from the Virginia Tobacco Commission. The funding was approved during the commission’s me...
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Study examines how mining skills translate to other employment
Much has been said about how the coal industry’s downturn has impacted the local economy. Local leaders have also acknowledged the need to diversify economic pursuits beyond coal, but some believe ...
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Dewey reunion
A beautiful blue sky and wispy white clouds greeted those gathered over the weekend for the annual Dewey School reunion. Look for coverage of the event in an upcoming edition of the newspaper.
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Petition to EPA attacks mine agency process
Four environmental organizations have petitioned the federal Environmental Protection Agency with allegations that the state Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy has failed to comply with the f...
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State mining agency, EPA react to petition
Virginia’s Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and the federal Environmental Protection Agency acknowledge they have received a petition by environmental groups asking EPA to withdraw the stat...
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Forest Service aims to buy land: Funding sought to protect undeveloped property
WISE — County supervisors on Tuesday agreed to send a letter supporting the U.S. Forest Service’s quest for funding to purchase an estimated 3,200 acres of private in-holdings within the Clinch Ran...
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Grant to spur movie marketing
A state grant will help Big Stone Gap and its partners continue to expand marketing in relation to the upcoming Big Stone Gap movie. The Virginia Tourism Corp. last Thursday announced the award of ...
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Revisit the old ways at Wells gathering
The old ways are still very much alive for Eddie Wells, and he and wife Delaine are welcoming people to what promises to be a unique event: an apple butter stir-off and sorghum syrup making. The We...
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