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Appalachia offers new deal to clinic
After hearing from Dr. Michael Ford, Appalachia Town Council last Thursday decided to lower the physician’s monthly rent, but also asked that he begin reducing the amount he owes in back rent. Obse...
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Appy quilters guild surpass goal
Back in the spring, the Appalachian Quilters Guild under the leadership of Flo Galloway set a high goal: make one quilt as a Christmas gift for each resident of Heritage Hall Big Stone Gap. Mission...
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State deeds armory property to Big Stone
The Town of Big Stone Gap will soon be the owner of the armory building and land. Following a closed session, town council passed a resolution at last Wednesday’s regular council meeting authorizin...
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After 45 years: Business to shut doors
One of Big Stone Gap’s oldest family businesses is soon to close, leaving the town’s oldest business building vacant. Wilma James, who opened Powell Valley Builders and Supply with her late husband...
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Ford to ask for lower rent
Dr. Michael Ford said he plans to ask Appalachia Town Council to allow him to pay $550 a month in rent until he brings a nurse practitioner on board. Ford told The Post Tuesday that he will attend ...
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Holiday crafts fair returns for 29th year
Big Stone Gap Parks and Recreation’s holiday crafts fair has 29 vendors scheduled for its 29th year — a full house for a Christmas season tradition. Long-time organizer Mary Ellen Stipe encourages ...
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Schoolcraft resigns as school board member
John Schoolcraft stepped down as the District 3 school board member Tuesday. Schoolcraft, 69, was elected in November 2011. His resignation leaves two board seats open. District 1 member Wayne Left...
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Event expresses thanks for veterans’ service
Big Stone Gap turned out Saturday to thank the men and women who have served their country on foreign shores. The town’s Veterans Parade streamed down Wood Avenue with the blessing of a gentle autu...
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