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Stormy sky
A long stretch of turbulent weather last week was occasionally broken by sunlight and patches of blue sky. This was the dramatic scene from the U.S. 23 Powell Valley overlook Thursday around 3:30 p.m.
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Shots prove false alarm
Law enforcement raced to South Fork Sunday afternoon responding to three emergency calls of shots being fired at homes. But after several hours of field work, police concluded it was a false alarm....
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Justice mines combating bond forfeitures
The state Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is doing something extremely rare: Calling for the forfeiture of reclamation bonds to get nearly $9.86 million for reclaiming several idled strip ...
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Utility bills may increase again in Pound
POUND — Seven dollars a month from every water customer. That’s about what it would take to cover Pound’s financial obligations to the state authority that lent the town the money to improve water ...
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Sex crimes among charges
The Coalfield Progress does not publish information that could identify the victim of a sex crime. A man from Pound has been indicted for alleged rape. Also, a former Appalachia Rescue Squad captai...
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Tower on High Knob: Tourism icon opens next month
The High Knob summit has stood for almost seven years without an observation tower to enhance breathtaking mountainous views that surround the regional icon. That expansive viewshed, which extends ...
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Colleges announce major gifts
Mountain Empire Community College and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise had $2.7 million worth of good news to share Thursday. The MECC Foundation announced a $2 million gift that will l...
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