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Distributor: movie expected to run early and often
Part grassroots campaign, part star glitter, the release of Big Stone Gap is attracting buzz — and movie theaters. Adriana Trigiani’s homage to her hometown is expected to open in about 250 theater...
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Skate park vandalism concerns ease
Appalachia’s youngest council member has given the skate park’s youthful users a fatherly talk in the hopes of avoiding closure of the six-year old recreation facility. Since town council’s July me...
Aug 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Building on movie’s release is key for town
The premiere of Adriana Trigiani’s movie on Oct. 9 and the town celebration on Oct. 10 are expected to be a glorious moment, but efforts are underway to sustain long-term interest in Big Stone Gap....
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Daylong movie celebration plans in works
In less than two months, Adriana Trigiani’s Big Stone Gap will go up on big screens in theaters nationwide, and the town that inspired the book and movie is preparing to celebrate. The movie will b...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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50 years: School integration meant cultural adjustment
The beginning of the school session 50 years ago brought with it the integration of Wise County’s schools. In March 1965, the Wise County School Board unanimously passed a resolution to fully integ...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Grizzly — tougher, more spectator friendly
More challenges for participants and more spectator-friendly — that’s the 2015 Big Stone Gap Kiwanis Grizzly in a nutshell. The third annual Grizzly is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 22, and there wi...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Miss Caboose
Taylor Swift (Adrion Jenkins) was voted most talented of the Miss Caboose contestants and was also crowned Miss Caboose 2015. PHOTO BY ELISSA POWERS.
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kentucky company to operate four Alpha mines
A Kentucky company is taking over four mine operations that Alpha Natural Resources last month announced it would put up for sale. One day after Alpha filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization...
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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