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Popular columnist resumes weekly article
(Editor’s note: Shirley Poff-McMahan resumes her popular Crackers Neck column after a hiatus of about two months.) Well, I am back. It has been a while but hopefully everyone has survived the holid...
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Former resident welcomes attendance at song service
Kenneth Belcher, formerly of Roda and now residing in Kingsport, Tenn., attends Higher Ground Baptist Church in Kingsport. An Easter drama, “This Blood,” will be presented at the church April 2 and...
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Beethoven was deaf so he wrote loud music
Down through the years, school teachers have given us some pretty cute answers their students have written on test papers. We published the following several years ago, and some of you readers migh...
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Farm’s cherished orchards replaced by new houses
Editor’s note: The Post is reprinting Howard Cummins articles while the popular columnist recuperates from hip surgery.) Part 3 of 3 There was deep sadness when, for a final time, the family left a...
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Push continues to finish miners’ wall section
The push is on to complete a section of the Appalachia Miners’ Memorial Wall in time for an important upcoming date in mine history. The wall committee hopes to complete the section with the Sam Ch...
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Home Folks: Kilgore completes Navy basic training
Former Big Stone Gap resident Tanner Zachary Kilgore, who attended the Powell Valley schools through eighth grade, has completed Navy basic training at Great Lakes, Ill. Kilgore, a Morristown East ...
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Bookstore hosts events to warm winter months
Events on tap in January, February and March at Tales of the Lonesome Pine Used Books and Second Story Cafe in Big Stone Gap: • Burns Night: Friday, Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m. - annual tradition celebratin...
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‘South Seas Christmas’ tops tree festival
LifeCare Ambulance’s “A South Seas Christmas,” with its shimmering blue lights reminiscent of gentle ocean waves, is the first-place winner in the 19th annual Festival of Trees. Southwest Virginia ...
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Juicy stories found on ... page two
Not all the stories worth reading in a newspaper are on the front page. There are some real gems in the old issues of The Post, if you have the time to thumb through the aged pages and read the fin...
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  • Group plans to attend ‘Resurrection’ in Gatlinburg
    by CHARLOTTE ATKINS • Derby News • 565-2382
    01.15.15 - 12:02 am
  • Group attends dinner theater
    by DEBORAH CLARKSTON • Voice of the Valley • 523-3062
    01.15.15 - 12:01 am
  • Years ago, farm kids earned right to play later
    by HOWARD E. CUMMINS • Columnist
    01.15.15 - 12:00 am