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Music school passes on the joy of music
Roger Bullock wore an ear-to-ear grin as he wedged himself and his handmade parlor guitar into a packed Goodloe Center Friday afternoon for the finale of the 10th annual Mountain Music School. The ...
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Seth Bailey car show is Saturday
The eighth annual Seth Bailey Car Show will be held in downtown Big Stone Gap from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. Proceeds from the show benefit the Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald House in Johnso...
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Appalachia’s summer tradition underway
Appalachia Coal/Railroad Days begins today, Thursday, July 31 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 2. The festival, a summer tradition in Appalachia since the mid-1970s, starts with the gospel sing at 5...
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Derby mine explosion's 80th anniversary nears
The Derby coal camp today is a quiet street of mostly identical houses, remnants of the bygone days when a community of 800 built up near the Stonega Coke and Coal Co.’s No. 3 mine. Eighty years ag...
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Miner: ‘not too many places left to go’
A miner summed up Wise County’s bleak jobs picture one day after Arch Coal Inc. announced it was idling its Cumberland River Coal Co. complex: “Jobs are leaving us, and there’s not too many places ...
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Hagan’s friends open their hearts
Big Stone Gap has a big heart. Big enough to stretch from sideline to sideline of a football field. Friends, family and community members gathered at Bullitt Park’s football field Wednesday, July 1...
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Coal/Railroad Days a week away
Appalachia’s Special Projects Committee met Monday to put the finishing touches on this year’s Coal/Railroad Days festival. Appalachia Coal/Railroad Days is scheduled for Thursday, July 31 through ...
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Storm downs pest-ridden hemlocks
A windstorm or “micro burst” within the past few weeks has hastened the destruction of the Roaring Branch area’s hemlock trees. Weakened by the woolly adelgid, several hemlocks were among the trees...
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