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Mayor to serve as interim town manager
POUND — Facing the loss of the town manager in mere weeks, council Tuesday appointed Mayor George Dean to serve in an interim capacity until the end of the year. Town Manager Jane Bennett told coun...
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Craft event scheduled at Pound school
POUND — Along with the town’s parade, a new event is on that weekend holiday schedule. All day on Saturday, Dec. 6, a Christmas Craft Bazaar will be held at J.W. Adams Combined School, parent and s...
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Trophy treasures
What had been a mostly vacant hallway alcove at Pound Town Hall has been transformed into a glistening trophy display case. The work was done at no cost to the town as former mayor Jackie Gilliam h...
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United Way, Food City host fundraiser
If shopping at the Wise Food City next Tuesday, patrons might notice some familiar faces bagging groceries in the check-out lines. United Way of Southwest Virginia has partnered with Food City for ...
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ODP program assists struggling families with heating needs
Winter is several days away, but with snow falling and temperatures in the region dipping below freezing, area residents are already beginning to feel the chill of the colder season. To assist cust...
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DMV offices to close for holiday
All Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles customer service centers will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 27 to Saturday, Nov. 29, and will reopen on Monday, Dec. 1. DMV cu...
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One local blood drive is Tuesday
Wellmont Health System’s Marsh Regional Blood Center will conduct a public blood drive Tuesday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton. As many as three lives m...
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City gives willing ear to potential zipline project
NORTON — City council is intrigued and supportive of a proposed zipline adventure attraction on High Knob, but the city has made no commitments. Council expressed support Tuesday for city staff’s e...
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Norton, rock climbers seek partnership
NORTON — The city has agreed to create a framework for development of rock climbing activities in the Flag Rock recreation area. City council Tuesday approved a non-binding memorandum of understand...
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    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Wrtier
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    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
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    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    11.18.14 - 12:03 am
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    by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
    11.18.14 - 12:02 am