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Trammel man arrested for making meth
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A Trammel man was arrested last week after investigators found a meth lab in his home, according to the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Department. Danny LaForce Jr., 38, 11191 Dante Mountain Road, was arrested Wednesday, June 24, charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. He was released on $2,000 b...
Student has ‘amazing’ time at MECC Governor’s School
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Brayden Carty got down-to-earth experience with two new technologies about to take off — 3D printing and drones. Carty, who will be a sophomore at the new Ridgeview High School this year, was one of the students from throughout the region who participated in Governor’s School at Mountain Empire Community College for two weeks. The school’s final day was Friday, when students displayed the results of their work. Another Dickenson Countian, Ryan Moore, took part in Joel Bailey’s drama strand, putting together a show, including song and dance, in the two allotted weeks. The sch...
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Pack leader: Mullins excited about initial season at Ridgeview
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
First in a series In August, Ridgeview High School will open in Dickenson County. Ridgeview is a consolidation of Clintwood and Haysi high schools, which along with the former Ervinton High School,...
GAME PLANS: Wolfpack football camp set to start July 23
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ridgeview Wolfpack football camp will be held July 23 and 24 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the high school’s football stadium. The camp is open to players in grades 2 – 8 and the registration fee is $20 p...
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County vehicle-use policy to be updated
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — Dickenson County’s vehicle-use guidelines will be updated with an aim of preventing abuse of the policy. The county Board of Supervisors agreed to update the policy June 23 at the reque...
Independence Day events to start early, end late
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
To celebrate Independence Day, the town of Clintwood has planned an afternoon and evening of free events, including a parade, kids’ activities, music concert and fireworks. In addition, the Dickens...
High Knob recreation area to mark 75 years
by HARRY WARREN • High Knob Caretaker
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“Southwest Virginia’s Wonder Playground” exclaimed the Coalfield Progress on July 4, 1940. The newspaper reported “an estimated 1,000 people” had visited the new High Knob Recreation Area on the fi...
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Government offices to close Friday
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Municipal offices in Dickenson County and the towns of Clinchco, Clintwood and Haysi will be closed Friday, July 3, in advance of the Saturday, July 4 holiday. Regular trash runs throughout the cou...
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