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Health district encourages parents to read to children
Cumberland Plateau Health District is participating in a Reach Out and Read collaborative to improve our ability to give a new book to children during well child checks, and to educate caregivers o...
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Bucket Filler award
Ananiah Carty was the winner of the third six-weeks ‘Bucket Filler’ drawing at Clintwood Elementary School. She received a $10 McDonald’s gift card. As a bucket-filling school, Clintwood Elementary...
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Two sets of twins celebrate birthdays
I hope you all are ready for the winter weather we’ve been having. Stay inside and stay warm. My girl T.T. got to come today. She had missed a few days. My brother’s funeral is over and all went we...
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Fingerprint identification challenging but fun
Students in the PluggedInVA Crime Scene Technician program really enjoyed developing their skills in the new forensics lab at Southwest Virginia Community College. Tesia Edwards, from Clinchco, wro...
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Adult student overcomes barrier, achieves success
Adult students often have barriers which keep them from achieving their educational goals. Allison Friend, a participant in PluggedInVA Crime Scene Technician, tells her story in the following arti...
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Regular screening key to prevent cervical cancer
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, an excellent time to learn about cervical cancer prevention and HPV. WHAT IS HPV? HPV is human papillomavirus. HPV is a common virus – more than half of ...
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SWCC offers Class C Contractors training
Anyone seeking Virginia A, B, or C Contractor’s License for the first time through Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation can meet entry level requirements on Saturday, Feb. 14 from...
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Cookie College a fun learning experience
Dickenson County and Wise County Extension Offices held a Holiday Cookie College on Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Coalfield Agricultural Center. A total of 18 kids attended the workshop, with the majori...
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Folks get some relief from bitter cold
Hi. Are you all defrosted from the cold weather last week? It’s still cold, but this is a heatwave compared to last week. We didn’t really get snow or much in Haysi, but around us, there was snow. ...
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  • PluggedInVA program helps veteran find way after service
    by JASON BANKS • FROM BULLETS & BOMBS TO BOOKS & BLACKBOARDS
    01.07.15 - 12:02 am
  • Small steps can make big difference in blood pressure
    by DR. MELODY COUNTS • Cumberland Plateau Health District Director
    01.07.15 - 12:00 am