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Independence Day events to start early, end late
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...
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High Knob recreation area to mark 75 years
“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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Through the tunnel
A young runner leaves the Swede Tunnel about a half mile from the starting line of races held Saturday at the Guest River Gorge.
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Bridge replacement plan raises concerns
POUND — While a bridge on U.S. 23 Business in town needs to be replaced, the plan to manage traffic flow has town council worried. Virginia Department of Transportation officials explained their th...
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Appalachia to fill council vacancy
Appalachia Town Council expects to fill its open seat at its July meeting. Council has four members after the resignation of Jay Swiney, who also served as mayor. With Swiney resigning, Vice Mayor ...
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Tight parking blocks emergency access
Parking on Appalachia’s tight residential streets has officials concerned about emergency vehicles being blocked. Assistant Fire Chief Travis Anderson came straight to the point at last Thursday’s ...
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Seth Bailey Memorial Cruise-In is Sunday
Expenses can mount up quickly for the families of patients of children’s hospitals. With an average $80 nightly cost for a family wanting to be near a loved one, many find the Southern Appalachian ...
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Across-the-board raises approved for school employees
The county School Board voted unanimously Monday to follow a Dickenson Education Association recommendation to give all employees a flat raise next fiscal year. The division’s $25.75 million initia...
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