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Dogwood Garden: 60 years of beautification
For more than 60 years, the Dogwood Garden Club has worked the soil to beautify Big Stone Gap and enrich the town’s cultural life. Organized on May 17, 1953 by Clara Lou Kelly, who was also the dri...
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Thomas Q. Jones gains ground as actor
Betty Jones isn’t telling too much about her actor son’s character on the BET series “Being Mary Jane.” But she allowed that Thomas Jones “won’t be on there as a football player.” Thomas Q. Jones, ...
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Disease may wipe out treasured flowers
Trevor Curtis's alarming letter arrived entitled "The Extinction of Roses." Whoa. "Rose Rosette Disease is sweeping across the country and killing every rose it encounters," wrote Curtis, a landsca...
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Ison Rock denial upheld; A&G seeks review
An administrative law judge has affirmed the denial of the Ison Rock Ridge permit, but the decision doesn’t mark the end of the long struggle over the proposed surface mine. Responding to the decis...
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Appalachia endorses trout stocking plan
Appalachia took another step toward becoming an outdoors recreation destination by endorsing a plan to stock the Powell River with trout. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, havin...
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Southwest Virginia’s lawmakers ‘circle the wagons’ to protect coal
Southwest Virginia’s General Assembly delegation plans to “circle the wagons” to protect the coal industry. With Gov. Terry McAuliffe proposing to cap two tax credits that benefit the state’s coal ...
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‘Serious blunder’: prisoner flees hospital
A Duffield regional jail inmate wearing only a hospital gown and socks gave law enforcement a chase Tuesday night before being caught in Big Stone Gap’s Southern section. The Wise County Sheriff’s ...
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Appy Food Bank struggling
Sometimes there’s lots of salad dressing, but no salad. While tough times mean a steady demand for customers of the Appalachia Food Bank, the supply of a variety of foods isn’t keeping up. “If we h...
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