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Scales presents Revolutionary War lecture
Geologist and author Tony Scales gives a free lecture on a Revolutionary War figure at Mountain Empire Community College’s Wampler Library at noon today, Thursday, Oct. 2. The lecture, “Lt. Governo...
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O’Quinn hosts Coffee House
Joey O’Quinn is the featured host for the First Saturday Community Coffee House at Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. Joey O’Quinn is a traditional moun...
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Carter makes medical mission trip to Nicaragua
Daniel and Lori Green have returned home to Shuarita, Ariz., after spending a week here with her parents, Kenny and Jean Fannon. Tuesday night Glenda and Ruston Fannon and I enjoyed having a delici...
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Spaghetti dinner donations support youth at ‘Resurrection’
Cindy, Kyla and Easton Leedy spent Monday visiting Charlotte and Lee Atkins. They also attended Colton and Jasmine’s soccer game in Big Stone Gap. Shirley Thompson had surgery Tuesday at Holston Va...
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Much Virginia heritage reflected in town’s several names
Present-day Chilhowie had a long history of descriptive names before the final one was decided upon. Some names, if imprinted on a green Interstate 81 highway sign, might have caught the eyes of tr...
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Celtic sounds to fill the air
Celtic sounds will fill the air Saturday, Sept. 27 when the sixth annual Big Stone Celtic unfolds downtown. Among the scheduled performers are Night Crossing, Sigean, the Appalachian Highlanders Pi...
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Post Scripts Sept. 25, 2014
Miners Memorial brick sales Bricks are being sold to complete the Miners Memorial wall on Callahan Avenue, Appalachia. Application forms are available from the following volunteers: Angela Clendeno...
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True Art deadline is Sept. 28
The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will hold its annual True Art Showcase and Children’s Contest from Sept. 30 through Oct. 19, celebrating the works of area artists. True Art, nam...
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Town’s first police force set standard for law and order
We take so much granted today, with little thought as to why we are what we are. History and writing are my first loves, after my wife, Jean, and our four daughters, and our grandchildren and great...
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