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Fleeting fall colors
It’s been hard at times within the last week to appreciate the glory of autumn colors while storm clouds dumped drizzle and occasional gully-washers on our heads. But there was enough of a sun-and-...
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Governor announces layoffs, budget cuts
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced the layoff of 565 state workers, other targeted cuts and a liquor price-hike as he aims to close a shortfall in the state’s two-year budget. T...
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College events focus on dating violence
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise kicks off its partnership with 19 partner campuses in the Red Flag Campaign on Oct. 19. The campaign is a nationwide program focused on preventing datin...
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Supervisors honor Jorge Hersel
WISE — County supervisors approved a resolution on Oct. 9 honoring U.S. Forest Service Clinch District Ranger Jorge Hersel for his work in the George Washington and Jefferson national forests. Hers...
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Alpha operations win mine safety honors
Alpha Natural Resources and its affiliates have announced that four mines and a processing plant in Southwest Virginia have earned recognition from the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy for ...
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Coeburn off-road trail talks move slowly
The Spearhead Trails organization has announced that its second off-road vehicle trail system will open in Tazewell County on Oct. 17. Meanwhile, work continues slowly but steadily on developing a ...
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Registration today for Nov. 4 election
Today, Oct. 14, is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. Locally, all ballots will include the Ninth District Congressional seat, where incumbent Republican Morgan Griffi...
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City woman rescued from mine site
A Norton woman is home and safe after an all-night rescue effort that ended Monday afternoon. Mardee Scott, 52, told rescuers she turned on a wrong road near the Kentucky-Virginia state line on Bla...
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Hungarian’s visit 25 years ago influenced, defined life forever
Hoping to help a friend in her search for ancestral graves in the Bondtown cemetery, Katalin Vida of Ballószög, Hungary, turned to a Coeburn native who contributes to an online repository of grave ...
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