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Coal tipple transformation wins award
Upper Tennessee River Roundtable and Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful recently received a first place national award from Keep America Beautiful for a community revitalization project that transfo...
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trinity Life Center to host MEOC benefit
Trinity Life Center Church will host a community singing to benefit Mountain Empire Older Citizens’ Emergency Fuel Fund for the Elderly at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22. The church is at 9829 Norton Coebu...
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Lenten services begin today
The Big Stone Gap Ministerial Support Group's 2015 Lenten services series begins today, Thursday, Feb. 19, and continues through Thursday, April 2. The programs are open to anyone who would like to...
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Save-A-Lot ribbon cutting
The Appalachia Save-A-Lot held its ribbon cutting Wednesday, Feb. 11. From left are Save-A-Lot's James Allen, Appalachia Assistant Fire Chief Travis Anderson, Town Manager Fred Luntsford, Town Coun...
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Hooper recognized for volunteer efforts
Virginia Dawn Hooper has an extensive resume as a community volunteer. Hooper supports her community through donations of time, effort and money. Her endeavors have earned her volunteer of the year...
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Lenten services to return
The Big Stone Gap Ministerial Support Group's 2015 Lenten services series begins Thursday, Feb. 19 and continues through Thursday, April 2. The programs are open to anyone who would to attend. The ...
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Report: coal’s economic importance waning
The importance of the coal industry to Southwest Virginia’s economy is waning, but the industry still makes key contributions to the overall economy and to local tax revenues. Those are among the f...
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Feb. 15 is Hearthwarming Sunday
Mountain Empire Older Citizens Inc. (MEOC) is looking to area churches and individuals in the community for help to ensure that older people in Wise, Lee and Scott counties and the City of Norton h...
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Looking back at 125 - 1990: from paper to electronic card catalog
Editor’s note: The Post’s 125th birthday is on Aug. 15. To celebrate reaching 125 years of publication, a monthly series will look back in 25-year intervals. Today’s headlines are from 1990.) • Uni...
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