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Blazin' and lazin'
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The sun blazin', people were lazin' to the folk rock sounds of This Mountain at the RTE 23 Music Festival Saturday at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Based in Johnson City, Tenn., the band members include Matt Martin, Zach Chandley, Patrick Taylor, Andrew Gibbens, Taylor Green and C...
No one yet knew the truth
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The young woman called 911 while driving north on U.S. 23 near the Powell Valley overlook. Another vehicle was harassing her, she told a dispatcher — matching her speed, running her off the roadway, pulling in front of her and stopping suddenly. Norton police were told to be on the lookout for the two vehicles. Sgt. James “Rusty” McReynolds and Officer Matthew Hubbard responded. No one yet knew the truth. The nightmare that had descended upon the young local motorist Thursday night began 11 hours earlier and 600 miles away in north Florida with a double murder. McReynolds and Hubbard, who g...
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Warriors run past Spartans in season opener
by ELIZA EVANS • SPORTS WRITER
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — The Central Warriors scored early and often in a 54-8 season-opening win over the Eastside Spartans, Friday night at Carl McConnell Stadium. Dalton Mullins was a one-man wrecking crew for...
Wolfpack rolls in season opener with win over Jenkins
by KEVIN MAYS • SPORTS EDITOR
Aug 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
ROSE RIDGE — The Ridgeview Wolfpack scored 23 points in the first two minutes of the game Friday on the way to a 65-8 rout of the Jenkins (Ky.) Cavaliers at Ridgeview High School. The game was the ...
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The movie: Gap plans Oct. 10 celebration
by R.J. ROSE • CONTRIBUTING WRITER
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — The town will literally roll out a red carpet for the stars as part of its Oct. 10 all-day event celebrating the premiere of the “Big Stone Gap” feature film. Adriana Trigiani, who ...
Town awaits ATV trail details
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — The Spearhead Trails organization would like to open a connector trail system near town that will link to the Mountain View trails at St. Paul by the end of this year, but that’s not cert...
Clinch River State Park effort continues
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
An ongoing quest to create a state park along the banks of the Clinch River might not reach reality in the next year or two, but proponents maintain the question is not if the project happens, but ...
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