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40 years: Youth football volunteer loves game, helping
A desire to help children and a love of football have been constants for Phillip Lee for four decades. Lee completed his 40th year as a volunteer with the local youth football league in 2014. He’s ...
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School board tabs interim appointees
The Wise County School chose The Appalachia/Pound and Big Stone Gap school districts’ interim representatives Tuesday night. The school board appointed Jan Zentmeyer to the District 3 seat represen...
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Making their rounds
Santa and Mrs. Claus made their rounds last week, visiting Big Stone Gap last Thursday night, as seen here, and Appalachia Friday night
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Bullitt Park playground work advances
Construction of the Bullitt Park tree houses is well underway, with the project expected to be wrapped up within weeks. The contractor has been working into the night to finish the two handicapped-...
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Eight interested in school board seats
Eight people are interested in the two Wise County School Board seats left vacant by death and resignation. The school board will appoint someone to fill each seat, and both will be on the November...
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All jazzed up
Ryan Huntington, Ron Flanary and Jim Wardell (from left) heat up the ‘Royal Garden Blues,’ one of the Dixieland tunes played by a small combo from the UVa-Wise Jazz Ensemble. The Jazz Ensemble perf...
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Copper thieves cut telephone line
The Wise County Sheriff’s office is investigating the theft of telephone line from Powell Valley. Thieves cut the line down over the weekend, apparently for the copper. Sheriff Ronnie Oakes said We...
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Shoebox helps set Ghana native on course
Faith and determination have brought Kojo Abakah a long way. Kojo, 24, a native of the West African nation of Ghana, says receiving an Operation Christmas Child shoebox at age 12 helped strengthen ...
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  • Santa’s coming to town(s)
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    12.04.14 - 12:06 am
  • Shoebox drive surpasses goal
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    12.04.14 - 12:05 am
  • Appalachia offers new deal to clinic
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    11.26.14 - 12:08 am
  • Appy quilters guild surpass goal
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    11.26.14 - 12:06 am