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Happy 109th birthday
Happy birthday to Vivia Steffey who is celebrating her 109th birthday today, Sept. 2, 2014. She was born and raised in Wise County and now resides only half a mile down the road from where she was ...
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MECC offers host of music courses on and off campus
Mountain Empire Community College is offering a host of music and instrument instruction courses this fall. Classes will be offered at the Big Stone Gap campus as well as Gate City High School. The...
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Natural Tunnel State Park activities
Natural Tunnel State Park, 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, Va. 24244. Telephone (276) 940-1643 for information or required pre-registration. Minimum age and other restrictions may apply. • B...
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Back Roads Music Festival on tap Sept. 5-6 at fairgrounds
The Back Roads Music Festival, a Visit Wise County Tourism Production, will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6 at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Wise. Featured will be over 21 local, regional, ...
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HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Appalachia alumni plans tailgate party
The Appalachia High School Alumni Association will have a tailgate party on Friday, Sept. 12, at the practice football field at Riggs Stadium before the Union and Sullivan North football game. The ...
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Let Freedom Ring: Lonesome Pine Airport to honor historic WWII aircraft Red Tails, Candy Bombers
The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1416, located at Lonesome Pine Airport, is pleased to announce the 2014 Let Freedom Ring Educational Event, slated for Sept. 16 - 20 at the airport in ...
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UVa-Wise offers reading clinic for K-6
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is offering an after-school reading clinic two days a week for children from kindergarten to sixth grade. Hours are 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on campus. The t...
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Skiena to lecture at UVa-Wise Sept. 1
Steven Skiena, a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Computer Science at Stony Brook University and a co-founder and chief science officer of General Sentiment, a social media and news analytics co...
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Perk up late summer gardens with fresh color
Summer has a few weeks left, but already leaves are spiraling to the ground and some flower gardens are starting to look a bit drab. When flower gardens fade there are options to keep color or inte...
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