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Lee RAM is this weekend
The Health Wagon, with a host of community involvement, will provide a free health care outreach with Remote Area Medical (RAM) on Sept. 13-14 at the Lee County Airport in Jonesville. Some of the m...
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Labor reps to take black lung applications
Coal miners and their survivors who would like to file or refile for federal black lung benefits are encouraged to attend upcoming outreach events. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Labor’s...
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VDOF encourages seed, acorn collecting
Virginians can help preserve tree species by collecting acorns and seeds from 12 species and delivering them to the nearest office of the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF). Acorns and seeds mu...
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Join Arbor Day, get 10 free trees
Everyone from Virginia who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encou...
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DMME creating earthquake database
On Aug. 23, 2011, Virginia experienced an earthquake near Mineral that was felt by more people than any other in U.S. history. With a magnitude of 5.8, it was the most powerful earthquake ever reco...
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Grant to support miner training
The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) is working with mineral and coal miners across the commonwealth to better prepare them for the jobs they must perform, and to provide th...
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Agencies plan special Bullitt Park event
Big Stone Gap Parks and Recreation is partnering with two agencies for a special day of giving and revitalization at Bullitt Park. Volunteers from Family Preservation Services will be on hand to he...
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Big Stone Celtic is Sept. 26-27
The seventh annual Big Stone Celtic Day in Big Stone Gap is fast approaching. Starting with a 7 p.m. concert on September 26 and events held in downtown Big Stone Gap all day September 27, the fest...
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Author, author!
‘Big Stone Gap’ author and director Adriana Trigiani (in black clothing just to the right of the painted tree) joins the cast of ‘The Trail of the Lonesome Pine’ following curtain call last Friday....
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