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Town imposes DUI accident fee
Persons convicted of DUI-related accidents will now be financially liable to the Town of Big Stone Gap. Town council Tuesday passed an ordinance imposing personal financial liability on people conv...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letcher County holds on to McChesney Cup
Kentucky high school Letcher County Central won the McChesney Cup for the second straight year Saturday. The McChesney Cup goes to the grand champion of the McChesney Band Festival. The 34th festiv...
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PV Shindig expects another big turnout
The theme of this year’s PV Shindig is “Celebrate Your Heritage,” and alumni are expected to do that by the hundreds the weekend of Oct. 17-19. Shindig originator and organizer Deana Goodwin Stodda...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coomer receives national reclamation award
Reclamation specialist Ken Coomer is the first Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy inspector to receive a national honor. Coomer, a reclamation specialist and field supervisor, was awarded the...
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shoebox drive sets optimistic season’s goal
Operation Christmas Child’s local volunteers look forward to a bountiful collection this fall, having set a goal of 9,000 shoeboxes. Volunteers in the counties of Dickenson, Lee, Scott and Wise for...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant boosts Smart Beginnings initiatives
A $240,000 grant will help Smart Beginnings Southwest Virginia advance school readiness initiatives throughout the region. Virginia Early Childhood Foundation President Kathy Glazer presented the c...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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PACE participants enjoy park ‘fun days’
PACE participants from Mountain Empire Older Citizens had a “Fun Day” at Bullitt Park in Big Stone Gap Wednesday, Sept. 17. PACE, an acronym for Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, is a ...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bond issue planned for in-town water works
Appalachia Town Council is ready to move forward with a $230,632 bond issue for water improvements — once all the paperwork is done. Council, if it ultimately approves the bond issue, would be borr...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s safety event planned
Children can have fun and acquire some important knowledge at an Oct. 4 event in the Union High School parking lot. The first Children’s Safety Event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, O...
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