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Positive outlook pushes woman through difficult illness
When Tara Fleming Toohey came down with a common cold, she never imagined how it would drastically change her life. In July 2011, Toohey sought medical treatment for a cough and sore throat she jus...
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Clintwood fire department seeks new truck
CLINTWOOD — From more than 100 feet up in the air, Clintwood Volunteer Fire Department members had a sweeping view of the town Monday night and Tuesday. They were participating in a demonstration o...
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Speakers call for unity, sense of urgency regarding job loss
OAKWOOD — A host of legislators and other leaders from across the coalfield region stressed the importance of unity last week, calling for a sense of urgency to find ways to move Southwest Virginia...
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Readers asked to share memories of county high schools
When the new, consolidated Ridgeview High School opens in August, it will signify the beginning of a new era for county students and the community. Students will no doubt forge new friendships and ...
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Ridgeview construction on track
With plans to open in August, the Ridgeview consolidated school project remains on schedule. Schools superintendent Haydee Robinson said in an e-mail yesterday the school project is now 92 percent ...
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More scenic tours, business startups among tourism goals
Development of a strategic plan, creation of more tourism-related businesses and expansion of existing recreational opportunities are among goals county tourism director Rita Surratt hopes to accom...
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Coalfields economy focus of Friday conference
The economy of Southwest Virginia’s coalfield region will be the focus of an open conference Friday in Buchanan County. The Jan. 9 event will be held at Appalachian College of Pharmacy, Oakwood, in...
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