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Appalachia passes handgun recognition resolution
Appalachia Town Council Thursday went on record supporting states’ reciprocal recognition of concealed handgun permits. Council passed a resolution on a 4-0 vote (Councilwoman Ruth Ann Boyd was abs...
Jan 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday or no, hazmat team is ready
Like lots of other folks, Jack Tolbert was out of town visiting for the Thanksgiving holidays. But unlike most, Tolbert had to cut his stay short because of a gasoline spill. For the second straigh...
Dec 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overnight fire destroys trailer
A Big Stone Gap woman and her two children lost everything in a mobile home fire early Wednesday morning. It was the second house fire in Big Stone Gap in 12 hours. The fire, on 5th Avenue E. in th...
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ACAC stages holiday laugh maker Saturday
A good script makes for a good show, and Gary Bush feels like he’s got a good’un in the works at Appalachia Cultural Arts Center. A cast of six stages Michal Jacot’s “Merry Christmas, Dear Grandpa,...
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oct. 10 update: cars needed; shuttle buses ready
Registration for the Jack Mac/Patrick Wilson 5K Run with the Stars starts at 7:30 a.m., with the race leaving Trinity United Methodist Church at 8:30 a.m. Movie lead Wilson, who has run the New Yor...
Oct 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Awfully fun: Grizzly challenges participants
“Oh my gosh, it’s awful!” That was the happy exclamation of one of the participants in Saturday’s Cub Run, the children’s event leading up to the third annual Big Stone Gap Kiwanis Club Grizzly. Th...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regular maintenance
Robert Anderson Sr. opens a fire hydrant off Powell Street to gauge how many gallons per minute it produces. Anderson is a lifetime member of the Appalachia Fire Department and regularly maintains ...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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ACAC to feature Appy oral histories exhibit
Interns with (up)rooting Appalachia will share oral histories gathered from Appalachia’s townspeople at the Appalachia Cultural Arts Center during Coal and Railroad Days on July 30, 31, and August ...
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VDGIF invites public input on trout-stocking plan
What does the future hold for trout fishing in Virginia? Who decides which rivers will be stocked and how much? How will Virginia’s trout program be funded in the future? There’s a new plan that wi...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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