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River kayak event is big success
The first-ever Pound River Challenge drew an armada of 32 kayakers who navigated a three-mile stretch of the river from here to Dickenson County. Even more turned out to watch the inaugural voyage,...
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RAM flight drone going to Smithsonian
The Flirtey drone used to make the first federally approved drone delivery in the United States — in Wise County last summer — has been accepted into the collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s...
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Advocate, educate, celebrate
NORTON — When Kimberly Lawson asked her son, Connor, to pose beside her for a photograph on Tuesday inside his Norton Elementary and Middle School classroom, he paused. He soon agreed, proclaiming ...
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Trash tally: 500 bags
NORTON — A wooden sign at Benge’s Rock that implores people not to litter seemed like a cruel joke last Saturday. Just beyond the sign lay a saturated towel spilling out of a ripped trash bag. Brok...
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City looks for more spending to cut
NORTON — At 8 a.m. Saturday, city council members fortified themselves with biscuits, doughnuts and coffee as they settled in for a deeper look at the coming fiscal year's proposed budget. They saw...
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Event celebrates biodiversity
NATURAL TUNNEL — Wandering through the woods, it’s easy to marvel at the diversity of plants, animals, and trees, even if a person is unaware exactly what species are present. Cataloging this flora...
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Sexual crimes, violence charged
A Coeburn man is charged with attempted murder, weapons charges and drug charges after he allegedly fired a gun at another person’s residence on one occasion and fired a gun at a moving vehicle on ...
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