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Appalachia considers real estate tax increase
Faced with falling revenues, Appalachia Town Council has proposed a budget with the town’s first real estate tax increase in 30 years. While council isn’t proposing increases in its water, sewer an...
May 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Branding our region: Identity outreach meeting Thursday
What does Dickenson County and this region as a whole mean to you? What do you consider special about this place, unique about its people and culture and important to its future? A group of folks w...
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Coyotes creating problems for local livestock owners
It’s a sight no livestock owner wants to see. A farmer enters his field, anxious to see a newly-born calf, lamb or kid. Instead, he encounters the gruesome sight of the newborn animal lying slain o...
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Pound eyes current finances, looks ahead
POUND — Before it got to a public hearing Tuesday on its proposed nearly $2 million budget, Town Council first zeroed in on its immediate financial status and outstanding bills of almost $188,000 t...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pool site sought for playground
NORTON — What was once the city’s municipal pool on East Park Avenue is now a big repository for fill dirt. From a vantage point next door, what Norton Elementary and Middle School sees is an oppor...
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Meeting to focus on tunnel at state line
Most folks know that Virginia and Kentucky connect where U.S. 23 crosses the mountain at Pound Gap but lesser known is that the two commonwealths are linked by an old railroad passage through that ...
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Town manager runs in election
As election deadlines draw near, Coeburn Town Manager Drew Mullins confirmed Wednesday he is mounting an independent campaign for District Four county supervisor. Mullins said he had considered see...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coeburn budget set for hearing
COEBURN — Citizens will get their chance to comment on a 2015-16 proposed budget that raises real estate taxes by 7 cents, increases water rates by 20 percent and hikes the monthly trash collection...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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