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Scouting for Food Food Drive
Local Scout Pack 603 collected 81 grocery bags full of food during Scouting for Food Food Drive. The collection site was Wise Lumber. The food was delivered to the Wise County Food Bank for distrib...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wise Baptist drop off sight for Operation Christmas Child
People wishing to contribute to Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child may drop off packed shoeboxes at Wise First Baptist Church. Hours for dropoff are 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, noon to 3 p...
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Yuletide favorites featured Dec. 3
Join Symphony of the Mountains, Powell Valley Middle School Choir and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise Choir to ring in the holiday season with the joyous sounds of new and old Yuletide...
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Apple stack cake called ‘definitive Appalachian dessert’
Stack cake, a variation of the classic European torte, has been described as the definitive Appalachian dessert. One respected Southern author, Francis Dowell, wrote, “No other dessert quite says A...
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College zombie run benefits crisis center
The Student Development Advisory Board at UVa-Wise recently made a donation to Family Crisis Support Services as part of its Red Flag Campaign in October, domestic violence awareness month. The SDA...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Tree workshop
Wise County Extension Agent, Phil Meeks, will conduct a Winter Tree Identification workshop on Thursday, Nov. 20, 6-7 p.m. at the Norton Community Center. To register or for more information about ...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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WIC policy allows proxy or caretaker
For many families who are eligible for benefits under the WIC program, the parents may find it difficult to attend WIC appointments and to receive benefits for which they qualify. Though parents ar...
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State legal agency sponsors essay contest for high schoolers
Do students and their school-sponsored interest groups have a right to protest controversial graduation speakers? Should these speakers be permitted to sue those student groups for defamation? Thos...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Norton Community Thanksgiving: Annual event preparations underway
Norton area churches will sponsor their annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church...
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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