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Garden club wins regional, state, district awards
Town and Country Garden Club of Wise members were very pleased to receive numerous awards recently. The honors were presented at the Southwest District Garden Club meeting held at the 4-H Center in...
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free training in Big Stone Gap features adoptions
Frontier Health Post Adoption Services is offering a free training, “Trauma and Attachment,” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on June 2, with lunch provided, at the Goodloe Center, Mountain Empire Community ...
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Dysart wins AHS alumni scholarship
Hannah Dysart is the winner of the 2016 Appalachia High School Alumni Association scholarship. Dysart, a Union High graduate, is the daughter of Appalachia High School graduates Matt and Sabrina St...
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Prune perennials correctly and at the right time
Remember the standard guideline for tending hardy chrysanthemums which will provide fall flowers? We've been told to pinch them back a few times in late spring, ending by the Fourth of July, to enc...
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Native bees don’t get enough credit
It seems almost sacrilege to even ask the question, but is it possible that we’ve overestimated the value of honey bees to American agriculture? More precisely, perhaps we’ve failed to give native ...
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Summer Technology and Creative Program set for June 6-24
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is accepting applications for the Summer Technology and Creative Program, June 6-24 in Darden Hall. The program focus is on computing and manufacturing ...
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UVa-Wise scholarship honors D-Day veterans
Honorary and commemorative gifts are being accepted by The University of Virginia’s College at Wise to support the Everet J. Flanary Memorial Scholarship Honoring all D-Day Participants. The schola...
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Best Practices Award
MEOC Chief Financial Officer Stephanie Sprinkle (center) accepts the Commonwealth Council on Aging (CCOA) Best Practices Award for MEOC’s Faith Works program presented by CCOA Chair Beth Barber (ri...
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Jeeps venture out from Wise
The Route 23 Jeeps event was held May 14 to raise money to benefit Autism Speaks and oral cancer awareness. The event raised $600. The jeeps departed from Wise town hall and cruised in a convoy to ...
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