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MEOC’s 39th annual Walkathon set May 3
MEOC’s 39th annual Walkathon, which raises money for the Emergency Fuel Fund for the region’s elderly, is set for Sunday, May 3 at Union High School. Registration for the 2 p.m. Walkathon will begi...
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Gap council considers stadium seat project
The Town of Big Stone Gap is interested in working out an agreement with Union High School for a project to install chair-back seats in the reserved section of Bullitt Park’s football stadium. Town...
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Gathering goes Hollywood; Wilsons to headline
After eight years of celebrating the rich and authentic music from the mountains of Southwest Virginia, the organizers of the 2015 Gathering in the Gap have gone Hollywood — and they’ve done it wit...
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Bluegrass festival to aid food bank is tonight
WISE — Several musical groups are scheduled to perform at UVa-Wise’s David J. Prior Convocation Center tonight to benefit the Food Bank of Wise County. The roof of the food bank’s Esserville branch...
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PACE yard sale to benefit fuel fund
Mountain Empire Older Citizens PACE will hold a yard sale Saturday, May 2 at Union High School to benefit MEOC’s Emergency Fuel Fund. PACE will also hold a hot dog sale. All proceeds from the yard ...
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Ray, Couper to lead outdoor drama cast
Kennady Ray and Nate Couper will lead the cast of the 52nd annual season of The Trail of the Lonesome Pine outdoor drama. Ray returns as June Tolliver, a role she played two years ago. Couper will ...
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Historic Tolliver House battered by winter storms
The grand dame of Big Stone Gap landmarks showed her frailty during the winter storms. The June Tolliver House, which dates from about 1890 and is a state and national historic landmark, sustained ...
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MECC, King sign reverse transfer agreement
King University and Mountain Empire Community College (MECC) announced the signing of a reverse transfer agreement between the institutions Monday, March 30 at Mountain Empire’s campus. The reverse...
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MECC to host blood drive
Wellmont’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will hold a blood drive at Mountain Empire Community College from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. To donate blood, individuals must be at least 17 years...
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