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Riding the Santa Train
Singer-songwriter Amy Grant, the celebrity guest on this year’s Santa Train, got off the train at Fremont to meet some special train watchers there. The train rolled through the coalfields — 110 mi...
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Appy quilters guild surpass goal
Back in the spring, the Appalachian Quilters Guild under the leadership of Flo Galloway set a high goal: make one quilt as a Christmas gift for each resident of Heritage Hall Big Stone Gap. Mission...
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Towns preparing for holiday events
The holiday season is upon us, and Clintwood and Haysi are gearing up for their annual Christmas parades and seeking entries in them. Clintwood has planned its Christmas parade for Friday, Dec. 6, ...
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Planning in works for Ridgeview bus routes
With Ridgeview high, middle and technical schools slated to open in August 2015, school officials are looking at potential school bus routes. While the community is excited about the new schools, s...
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Wright faces 17-count indictment
Police from several law enforcement agencies descended on the home of a Wise man Thursday and arrested him on charges of alleged drug distribution. Kevin Neal Wright was taken into custody in his h...
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UW expands focus past aid to root causes
Following the recent merger of two area United Way chapters, efforts to expand the newly formed organization’s regional reach have begun. In late July, the United Way chapters of Southwest Virginia...
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Lawmakers field questions
CLINTWOOD — Tourism, job creation, infrastructure, budget cuts and the need for less constricting federal regulations were among topics discussed during Monday’s 28th Annual Legislative Breakfast a...
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Council restores employee work hours
POUND — Council ended a long, busy and sometimes contentious meeting Tuesday in another split vote, rescinding 3-2 the half-day closing of town hall it implemented last month as a cost-cutting meas...
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