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Patterson selected for circuit court judgeship
A new circuit court judgeship in the 29th Circuit, which includes Dickenson, Russell, Buchanan and Tazewell counties, was filled Thursday night by current General District Court Judge Richard Patte...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pioneer Day is Saturday in Clintwood
The annual Pioneer Day is this Saturday, Sept. 27, and organizers encourage the community to come out and learn about how the county’s early settlers lived. The day will kick off at 11 a.m. at the ...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breaks Park plans elk tour this month
Breaks Interstate Park will host an elk viewing tour on Sept. 27 during its third annual Nature Weekend event. The tour, which will begin at the Breaks Park Visitor Center at 5 p.m., will take part...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report shows increase in county tourism
According to data released by the United States Travel Association, every locality in Virginia saw an increase in tourism revenue last year. In Dickenson County, tourism revenue was nearly $7.3 mil...
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Missing man found in neighboring County
A Haysi man is safe after being reported missing by a relative Sunday. Kenneth Lee Yates, 47, was reported missing Sunday by one of his sisters. Police learned Monday that Yates had been staying wi...
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Bike-a-thon to benefit St. Jude
For the 18th year in a row, local bicyclists will soon gather at the Virginia Creeper Trail in Abingdon, strap on helmets and knee pads and head off on a bicycle ride to benefit St. Jude Children’s...
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Supervisors ask for speed studies
The Dickenson County Board of Supervisors on Aug. 26 passed resolutions asking the Virginia Department of Transportation to conduct speed studies in two areas of the county. Willis District represe...
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pickin’ in the Park is Saturday in Clinchco
The Second Annual Family Fun Day – Pickin’ in the Park is set for Sept. 6 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Clinchco Ball Field. The event, sponsored by the town of Clinchco and Appalachian Production Service...
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Colley: ‘It’s going to be beautiful’
When James Colley began teaching at Haysi High School in 1980, he was among the youngest teachers. Now, more than 30 years later, he has been at the school longer than any other staff. When Colley ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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