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Local bank gets top rating
BauerFinancial Inc. recently recognized Powell Valley National Bank as a 5-Star Rated Institution, according to a bank press release. To earn this rating, BauerFinancial collects financial reports ...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snowstorm rehab program advances
COEBURN — Town council took action Monday night to proceed on fixing damage to 15 homes that took place during severe snowstorms in 2015. Council approved the plan to rehabilitate 10 homes and subs...
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill aims to guard black lung rules
Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith has reintroduced H.R. 323, a bill to preserve amendments made to the Black Lung Benefits Act by Obamacare. “This two-page bill is all we need to keep one of...
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Carbo plant hearing is Jan. 25
The state Department of Environmental Quality will host an information briefing on a proposed environmental permit for the Appalachian Power Co. Clinch River plant near Carbo in Russell County. The...
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Job creation group chooses officers
The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority chose officers for 2017 when it met Dec. 15. Left to right are Chairman J.P. Richardson, vice president of Virginia and Kentucky Operations for...
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Blood drives scheduled
Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations in coming days: • Friday, Jan. 13, 1-6 p.m., city of Norton municipal parking lot. • Tuesday, Jan. 17, 9 a.m....
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Congressman’s staff to visit
Members of Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith’s staff will be available at the following locations to meet with citizens during January: • Jan. 5: Norton city council chambers, 2-4 p.m. • Jan...
Dec 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday schedule changes
The city of Norton’s offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 2 for the New Year holiday. There is no change in Coeburn’s trash collection schedule over the holiday. The offices of The Coalfield Progres...
Dec 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mine offices to close on Fridays
Effective Feb. 1, 2017, the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy’s Big Stone Gap and Lebanon offices will be closed on Fridays. Offices will be open from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through T...
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