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Seniors can apply for market checks
Persons 60 years of age and older can now apply for the 2014 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, Mountain Empire Older Citizens announced. MEOC will soon be given a limited number of books of ...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee coal tipple transformed into park
An outdoor classroom on the former site of a Lee County coal tipple will open to the public later this month. Upper Tennessee River Roundtable and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, along with Kee...
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Happy reunion, better world
Conscientious pet owners endure about a day and a half of separation from their animals to make the world better in the long run. Having a dog or cat spayed or neutered helps control the population...
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BSG Rescue requests funding increase
The Big Stone Gap Rescue Squad is asking for an increase in the money it gets annually from the town. Larry Rasnick, president of the squad’s board of directors, asked Big Stone Gap Town Council fo...
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Building demolition to result in detours
Motorists can expect occasional detours because of the NAPA building demolition over the coming weeks. Crews are a week into the demolition, which could take another three to four weeks, Town Manag...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talk to promote algae’s economic benefits
The potential economic benefits of algae growth will be the subject of a talk at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Mustapha Benmoussa, founder and CEO of Atlantic Green Technology Inc.,...
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Water on tap
Hill Construction workmen install a section of main line, right, and a meter base in the Upper Exeter community last Friday as the water replacement project continued. Workers began connecting home...
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Summit focuses on child’s early development
More than 130 people who are devoted to giving young children a chance at healthy starts in life gathered at Mountain Empire Community College Saturday for the second annual Smart Beginnings Appala...
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Appy ponders old town hall building gift
Appalachia Town Council discussed deeding the old town hall property to the building’s current building occupant, but took no action. Council held a public hearing before last Thursday’s regular me...
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