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River gorge celebration looks to future
COEBURN — Rainy weather didn’t cancel a celebration Saturday at the Guest River Gorge Trail that commemorated a milestone of the trail’s creation and encouraged discussion about expanding the recre...
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High Knob recreation area to mark 75 years
“Southwest Virginia’s Wonder Playground” exclaimed the Coalfield Progress on July 4, 1940. The newspaper reported “an estimated 1,000 people” had visited the new High Knob Recreation Area on the fi...
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Through the tunnel
A young runner leaves the Swede Tunnel about a half mile from the starting line of races held Saturday at the Guest River Gorge.
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On the search — Auditor: No update to council
COEBURN — The firm that is auditing town books, searching for any evidence of wrongdoing, says it can’t discuss the status of the audit or its findings with town council. Certified Public Accountan...
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THREE DIMENSIONAL THINKING: Schools embrace 3D tech
If asked to describe a printer, the most common image conjured is likely a machine that produces a hard copy of a digital document. This classic description is evolving, however, as an innovative t...
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Bridge replacement plan raises concerns
POUND — While a bridge on U.S. 23 Business in town needs to be replaced, the plan to manage traffic flow has town council worried. Virginia Department of Transportation officials explained their th...
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Murder cases: Big Stone Gap man, prison inmate accused
A Wise County grand jury has charged a Big Stone Gap man with second-degree murder in a March 25 shooting. Also, the grand jury last week charged a Red Onion State Prison inmate with killing his ce...
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