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Celtic fest offers unique opportunities
Bullitt Park has had a rich history of athletic and recreational pursuits over many years. It embellished that history Saturday with another: the caber toss. Members of the Upper East Tennessee Cel...
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Big Stone Gap musician leads High Knob jam
For the High Knob Recreation Area’s summer caretakers, it was a case of seek, and ye shall find. Harry Warren and Martie Bell, the North Carolina husband and wife who have served as caretakers sinc...
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AES seizes eye-screening opportunity
Appalachia Elementary School students this week took advantage of a new technology that makes eye screenings as effortless as taking a photograph. The Appalachia Lions Club, volunteers from the Lio...
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Elevator frustrates Towers residents
A recent elevator malfunction frustrated residents of Appalachian Towers, prompting one to appeal to Appalachia Town Council for assistance. However, town council doesn’t own the building and, as T...
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Celtic adds games, brings back sheepdogs
Highland Games for the grown-ups, the return of the sheepdogs, and lots and lots of pipes and drums — signs of Big Stone Celtic are in the air. The sixth annual festival begins Friday with a free 7...
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Grant to spur movie marketing
A state grant will help Big Stone Gap and its partners continue to expand marketing in relation to the upcoming Big Stone Gap movie. The Virginia Tourism Corp. last Thursday announced the award of ...
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Revisit the old ways at Wells gathering
The old ways are still very much alive for Eddie Wells, and he and wife Delaine are welcoming people to what promises to be a unique event: an apple butter stir-off and sorghum syrup making. The We...
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Long may she wave
Jim Vernon’s giant United States flag dominated 1st Avenue E. at the Armory Road intersection to recognize the commemoration of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
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