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Towns offer Halloween fun
There’ll be haints on campus, ghosts at the museum, spooks in the park, and poltergeists in the fire hall. Some familiar places will take on a different character Friday evening as Big Stone Gap an...
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School board’s Leftwich dies
Wise County School Board Member H. Wayne Leftwich died Tuesday afternoon at his home. Cause of death was unavailable as of presstime Wednesday afternoon. Leftwich, remembered as a football and bask...
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PACE participants ready for crafts fair
PACE participants have turned craftsman recently and are ready for their annual holiday crafts fair. The fair will be held at the PACE building near Mountain Empire Older Citizens’ offices in the S...
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Rescue squad embezzlement charges filed
A former captain of the defunct Appalachia Rescue Squad has been charged with stealing money from the organization. A Wise County grand jury indicted Andrew Justin Rose on Monday. Rose, 26, of 401 ...
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Fun at Home Craft Days

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Fundraisers seek to feed needy children
Lonesome Pine Cycling raised $15,640 to help Wise County and Norton children secure enough to eat each school day, but the money just begins to address the need. Children who qualify for reduced or...
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Appalachia approves bond issue
Appalachia Town Council last Thursday okayed a bond issue for up to $230,632 for water improvements. Council last month delayed action on the resolution authorizing the general obligation bond beca...
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Appalachia continues tourism efforts
Appalachia's incremental efforts to improve its standing as a tourism and recreation destination continue. Town council last Thursday approved spending $1,500 to print brochures to let potential vi...
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    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
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