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Mountain Music School sees record enrollment
The Mountain Music School continues to grow. Students were lined up outside Phillips-Taylor Hall by 7 a.m. Monday morning for the 9 a.m. start of the 11th annual school at Mountain Empire Community...
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Coal/RR Days extends rich tradition
In 1979, then-Town Manager Gene Brooks contacted 24 people from all over Appalachia to form what would become the Special Projects Committee. According to Bonnie Ireson’s recollections, 12 people r...
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Citizens step up for town renewal
Long interested in making her home town a better place, Venus Clark is one of the Appalachia citizens taking the lead to organize a committee. When Clark and others called the first meeting, 14 peo...
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Building demolition is on front burner
The sentiment for Appalachia beautification is reaching critical mass. Appalachia’s citizens and officials are determined to turn the corner to better days for the economically distressed town, and...
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Stone Mountain to host national black lung event
ST. CHARLES — The National Black Lung Conference returns to Southwest Virginia for the first time since 2000, with Stone Mountain Health Services hosting the event at the Holiday Inn Conference Cen...
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Remote Area Medical: Sturgills come home for humanitarian effort
WISE — Like many other young people who go away to pursue careers, Jeremiah Sturgill was eager to come home for a weekend. But Sturgill and wife Riley had a humanitarian reason to be back in Wise C...
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Appy Baptist gives back to RAM volunteers
Last weekend’s Remote Area Medical event showed again that Wise Countians have a lot of needs. But it also proved that Wise Countians have a lot to give. Appalachia Baptist Church’s Rev. Nick and J...
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Now retired, Hartley goes on town council
Having retired from a successful business, Bob Hartley now has more time to devote to the town he’s called home most of his life. Appalachia Town Council welcomed Hartley, 77, as its fifth member l...
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