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Vehicle with four occupants flips on U.S. 23
A single-vehicle accident during Monday’s late-afternoon thunderstorm slightly injured four people and left the vehicle on its top. A 1999 Mercury Mountaineer slid off the road while traveling nort...
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DMME to get advanced emergency equipment
The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy will soon have the most advanced mine emergency response equipment available to be ready for Virginia miners should they find themselves in har...
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Former NFL’er Jones makes acting strides
Having proven over 12 years that he could navigate the football field, Thomas Q. Jones has repurposed his dedication and smarts to navigating a Hollywood career. Jones, who recently had a recurring...
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Appalachia gets unusual request
Miguel Angel Jimenez made a modest request of Appalachia Town Council last Thursday. The request was nothing like the typical stuff of the citizens’ comment portion of council meetings — things lik...
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Coal/Railroad Days begins July 29
Appalachia’s 2015 Coal/Railroad Days is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29 through Saturday, Aug. 1. The annual celebration of Appalachia’s coal and train heritage culminates with a multitude of even...
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Gap council OK’s visitor center work
Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday approved a change order increasing the contract for the visitors’ center renovation from $324,148 to $382,219. The $58,071 change order includes $49,500 for repla...
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Appalachia to be site of 12-night Great Revival
More than 30 people, including evangelists, preachers, and “a bunch of singers,” as Pastor Billy Bowen said, will converge on Appalachia for a 12-night revival. World-traveling evangelists Dr. Russ...
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Gilley fire
Big Stone Gap firefighters battled a blaze at this unoccupied house on Gilley Avenue East from about midnight Thursday until 6 a.m. Friday.
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Gap sees increased bear presence
Town Manager Pat Murphy said he may eventually ask Big Stone Gap Town Council to require bear-proof containers for residents. Murphy told council at Tuesday’s workshop meeting that the town has pur...
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