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Upper Exeter water project funded
The Town of Appalachia has received $495,000 – all grant money — to finish replacing aging Upper Exeter water lines. Work on what’s known as “Phase IIIB” of the Upper Exeter line replacement is exp...
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Virginia parks seek YCC applicants
Applications are being accepted through April 15 for two three-week summer sessions of the award-winning Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The Virginia Department of Conservation...
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Parks seek AmeriCorps volunteers
Volunteers are needed to spend the summer serving in state parks — connecting park guests to valuable natural resources and leading trail improvement projects. The Virginia State Parks AmeriCorps V...
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Tobacco commission may see changes
There’s common ground on improving Virginia’s tobacco commission, but Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s gun-control proposals could launch a “big fight.” However, with the Democratic governor staring down a G...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appalachia may collect Derby trash
The Town of Appalachia is considering providing garbage pickup service to the Derby community. According to discussion at last Thursday’s town council meeting, about 28 people are interested in hav...
Jan 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drone competition coming to UVa-Wise
WISE — The buzz of a hundred micro-drones will fill the air at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise Convocation Center on Saturday, Feb. 21 beginning at 9 a.m. as the first of its kind flig...
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Local club notes Kiwanis International birthday
The Kiwanis International reaches its 100th birthday Wednesday, Jan. 21, and the Big Stone Gap Kiwanis Club has been active for most of that time. The Big Stone Gap club was chartered in 1923, only...
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council recognizes police officers
Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday passed a resolution recognizing the town’s police department. The resolution, noting that National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day recognizes and offers apprecia...
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Slemp Gallery: The Tragedy of War
Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Kennesaw State University focusing on the United States internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. The exhibit,...
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