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Building project gets big boost
A campaign focused on reimagining a vacant downtown St. Paul storefront has received additional financial backing from the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority, or VCEDA. St. Paul’s In...
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Abandoned house fire thought to be set
The third time was unlucky for the neighbors of an abandoned house that burned Monday morning. Officials are investigating the fire — the third at the house on Chestnut Street in Appalachia — and d...
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Governor’s School expands students’ horizons
The 2015 Governor’s School brought 124 high-schoolers eager to expand their horizons to Mountain Empire Community College. The school, which ran for two weeks instead of three this year, set a reco...
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County vehicle-use policy to be updated
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...
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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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