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Senior Honor Band: A ‘fantastic group of kids’
The 2015 Senior All-County Honor Band completed its two-day clinic with a concert in the Union High School auditorium Saturday under the direction of Donald Sorah. The band’s program featured Aaron...
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DMME again denies Ison Rock permit
A Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy official has affirmed an administrative law judge’s denial of the Ison Rock Ridge surface mining application. In a letter dated Friday, March 13, DMME Dep...
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‘Truly Southwest Virginia?’ Book club decries Grisham novel’s depictions
The Pine Knots Book Club had a lively discussion about the new John Grisham novel “Gray Mountain” Tuesday night, with participants finding many faults in its portrayal of the Appalachian coal-minin...
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Powell River cleanup needs volunteers
An intense bit of spring cleaning is planned for the Powell River at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28. Led by Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful and the Upper Tennessee River Roundtable, volunteers will p...
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Answering the call: Women pastors find acceptance
Women church pastors are still a minority across the country, but two local pastors have taken on the awesome responsibilities of leading their congregations — and have been effective shepherds. Sa...
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Union band uniform drive picks up tempo
The drive for new Union High School band uniforms has picked up its tempo. Donations and fundraising events had netted about $8,000 as of Monday, booster club secretary Tracy Holcomb said, and a ma...
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Brothers’ model Winnebago a homage to TV show
The many fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ television series have fond memories of the grandfatherly Dale Horvath and his Winnebago. The vehicle was a gathering place and a refuge from the series’ apocaly...
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Industrial park success ‘made Lenowisco’
Hired as the third executive director of the infant Lenowisco in July 1968, Bruce K. Robinette’s “walking orders” were straightforward: “’We’ll pay you $15,000 a year, and we want you to get the fu...
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