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ORDER OF PUBLICATION

Commonwealth of Virginia

VA CODE § 8.01-316

WISE COUNTY JUVENILE

AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT

Case No.

JJ013932-07-00

Commonwealth of Virginia, in re Ashley R. Wheeler

Wise County Department of

Social Services

Plaintiff

/v.

Christopher Wheeler

Defendant

The object of this suit is to: terminate the residual parental rights and to enter an entrustment agreement, pursuant to §16.1-283, 16.1-277.01, 63.2-1221-1223 of the Code of Virginia.

It is ORDERED that the defendant, Christopher Wheeler appear at the above named Court and protect his or her interests on or before December 18, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.

Jane Dorton, Clerk

July 23, 2012

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NOTICE OF

TRUSTEE'S SALE

210 EAST 6TH STREET

BIG STONE GAP, VA 24219

In execution of the Deed of Trust in the original principal amount of $53,477.00 from SARAH ELAINE LAWSON dated May 23, 2008 recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the County of WISE, Virginia, Instrument No. 200802182, at page 000112, default having occurred in the payment of the Note thereby secured and at the request of the holder of said Note, the undersigned Substitute Trustee(s) will offer for sale at public auction At the main entrance of Wise Circuit Court 206 East Main St, Wise, VA 24293, on December 04, 2012 at 9:00 AM the property described in said Deed of Trust, such property is located at the above address and briefly described as: LOTS NUMBERED FOURTEEN (14), FIFTEEN (15) AND SIXTEEN (16),OF BLOCK NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND ONE (101), PLAT NUMBER THREE (3) OF THE BIG STONE IMPROVEMENT COMPANY; WITH IMPROVEMENTS THERON.

TERMS OF SALE: CASH: A deposit of as much as 10% of the sales price, cash or certified check, will be required at the time of sale with settlement within fifteen (15) days from the date of sale. Additional terms may be announced at the time of sale. Pursuant to the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, we advise you that we are a debt collector attempting to collect the indebtedness referred to herein and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. AND ALG TRUSTEE, LLC, Substitute Trustee(s) FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 2380 Performance Drive, TX2-984-04-07, Richardson, TX 75082 (800) 281-8219 - Call Between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CST) OR ALG Trustee, LLC P.O. Box 2548, Leesburg, VA 20175 (703) 777-7101 - Call Between 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (EST) (12 -0053822/FHA) (Trustee No. 531599)A-4315031 11/20/2012, 11/27/2012

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ORDER OF PUBLICATION

Commonwealth of Virginia

VA CODE § 8.01-316

WISE COUNTY JUVENILE

AND DOMESTIC RELATIONS DISTRICT COURT

Case No.

JJ013932-05-00

Commonwealth of Virginia, in re Neveah Grace Wheeler

Wise County Department of

Social Services

Plaintiff

/v.

Christopher Wheeler

Defendant

The object of this suit is to: terminate the residual parental rights and to enter an entrustment agreement, pursuant to §16.1-283, 16.1-277.01, 63.2-1221-1223 of the Code of Virginia.

It is ORDERED that the defendant, Christopher Wheeler appear at the above named Court and protect his or her interests on or before December 18, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.

Jane Dorton, Clerk

July 23, 2012

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NOTICE OF

TRUSTEE'S SALE

3311 REBECCA ROAD

BIG STONE GAP, VA 24219

In execution of the Deed of Trust in the original principal amount of $97,440.00 from DELMAS LAWSON dated January 09, 2008 recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the County of WISE, Virginia, Instrument No. 200800198, at page 000110, default having occurred in the payment of the Note thereby secured and at the request of the holder of said Note, the undersigned Substitute Trustee(s) will offer for sale at public auction At the main entrance of Wise Circuit Court 206 East Main St, Wise, VA 24293, on December 04, 2012 at 9:00 AM the property described in said Deed of Trust, such property is located at the above address and briefly described as: PARCEL ONE: 0.524 ACRE, MORE OR LESS AND PARCEL TWO: 0.390 ACRE; WITH IMPROVEMENTS THEREON. ALL THOSE CERTAIN LOTS OR PARCELS OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN BACK VALLEY OF POWELL VALLEY, IN WISE COUNTY. VIRGINIA, AND BEING FURTHER DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO-WIT: PARCEL ONE: BEGINNING AT AN IRON PIN AT POWER POLE AND IN THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF A ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY, A COMMON CORNER TO REBECCA BRICKEY; THENCE WITH SAID ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY S 29 42 E 172.30' TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE S 23 37' W 47.71' TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE S 64 34 W 85.55' TO A POINT IN THE CENTER OF BRANCH, A COMMON CORNER TO GLEN CORNETT, SAID POINT BEARS N 64 34 E 4.86' TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE WITH SAID CORNETT AND UP BRANCH N 24 52' 10" W 203.09' TO A POINT IN SAID BRANCH, A COMMON CORNER TO REBECCA BRICKEY, SAID POINT BEARS N 64.34 E 5.95' TO AN IRON PIN; THENCE WITH SAID BRICKEY N 64 34 E 106.77' TO THE BEGINNING CONTAINING 0.524 ACRE, MORE OR LESS, AS SHOWN ON A PLAT PREPARED BY JOSEPH BARGER DATED DECEMBER 23, 1981, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS HEREBY MADE. THERE IS FURTHER CONVEYED AN EASEMENT OF RIGHT OF WAY FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AN EXISTING ROADWAY ADJOINING THE PROPERTY HEREIN CONVEYED, SO THAT THE GRANTEE, HIS HEIRS AND ASSIGNS, MAY ENJOYS THE BENEFIT OF THE PROPERTY HEREIN CONVEYED, PART OF THIS ROADWAY IS ON GRANTOR'S LAND AND PART OF IT IS DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK 353, PAGE 222. PARCEL TWO: ALL THAT CERTAIN TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE NEAR THE HEAD OF POWELL VALLEY AND ON THE WATERS OF BUTCHER'S FORK, WISE COUNTY, VIRGINIA AND BEING THAT 0.390 ACRE TRACT DESIGNATED ON THE ATTACHED PLAT PREPARED BY JOSEPH BARGER DATED OCTOBER 29, 1984, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS HEREBY MADE FOR A MORE SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION AS TO THE METERS AND BOUNDS OF THE PROPERTY.

TERMS OF SALE: CASH: A deposit of as much as 10% of the sales price, cash or certified check, will be required at the time of sale with settlement within fifteen (15) days from the date of sale. Additional terms may be announced at the time of sale. Pursuant to the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, we advise you that we are a debt collector attempting to collect the indebtedness referred to herein and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. AND ALG TRUSTEE, LLC, Substitute Trustee(s) FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 2380 Performance Drive, TX2-984-04-07, Richardson, TX 75082 (800) 281-8219 - Call Between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CST) OR ALG Trustee, LLC P.O. Box 2548, Leesburg, VA 20175 (703) 777-7101 - Call Between 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (EST) (12 -0040412/FHA) (Trustee No. 530163) A-4315018 11/20/2012, 11/27/2012

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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S SALE OF

1569 Irondale Rd.,

Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219-4459

(Wise County, Virginia)

In execution of a deed of trust, from John Ivan Kamplain, Jr., a/k/a John I. Kamplain, Jr. and Dixie Marie Kamplain, dated June 23, 2009, recorded in the Clerk’s Office of the County of Wise, Virginia, as Instrument Number 200902124, (Seth E. Twery, P.C. having been appointed Substitute Trustee under Appointment of Substitute Trustee dated October 1, 2012 of record in said Clerk’s Office as Instrument Number 201203029), due to default in payment of the debt secured, the undersigned Substitute Trustee will offer for sale at public auction in front of the Courthouse for the Circuit Court of Wise County, Virginia, on the 11th day of December, 2012 at 12:00 noon, that certain tract of real estate known as 1569 Irondale Rd., Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219-4459, situated in the County of Wise, Virginia, being more particularly described as follows:

SITUATE in the Wildcat Section of Wise County, Virginia, and being more particularly described as follows:

BEGINNING at an iron pin (new) set in the easterly sideline of State Route 668 commonly known as Irondale Road, thence with the sideline of Irondale Road, S. 16E 22' 51' W. 163.53 feet to an iron pin (new); thence S. 19E 17' 43" W. 41.00 feet to an iron pin (new), corner for Irondale Road and Tract 1; thence with the divisional line of Tract 1 and Tract 2, S. 87E 04' 17" W. 74.69 feet to an iron pin (new); thence N. 56E 26' 47" W. 111.15 feet to an iron pin (new); thence N. 59E 36' 23" W. 97.74 feet to an iron pin (new) corner for Tract 3 and Tract 1; thence with the divisional line of Tract 3, N. 55E 04' 00" W. 25.76 feet to an iron pin (new); thence N. 39E 50' 06" W. 43.15 feet to an iron pin (new), set in the divisional line of Tract 3 and Tract 4; thence with the line of Tract 4, S. 53E 25' 32" E. 67.76 feet to an iron pin (new), corner for Tract 4 and Tract 2; thence with the divisional line of Tract 4 and Tract 2, N. 28E 40' 21" E. 198.48 feet to an iron pin (new); thence S. 66E 42' 44" E. 230.28 feet to the point of BEGINNING, being all of Tract 2 containing 1.338 acres more or less, as shown on survey dated October 23, 2002, by Engineering Services.

Included with the sale is a 2009 Clayton Manufactured Home - VIN No. CAP023654TNAB, which has been made an appurtenance to the aforesaid real estate.

Sale subject to all conditions, restrictions, reservations and easements, if any of record and now applicable thereto.

Terms: At least 10% cash on day of sale; balance due within 30 days.

FOR INFORMATION

CONTACT:

Seth E. Twery, Esq.

Seth E. Twery, P.C.

P.O. Box 185

Lynchburg, VA 24505-0185

(434)845-5285

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NOTICE OF

TRUSTEE'S SALE

411 DIXON AVE

APPALACHIA, VA 24216

In execution of the Deed of Trust in the original principal amount of $78,766.00 from BENJAMIN BALDWIN AND ROBERT L. BALDWIN, JOINT TENANTS dated September 26, 2008 recorded in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the County of WISE, Virginia, Instrument No. 200803927, at page 000212, default having occurred in the payment of the Note thereby secured and at the request of the holder of said Note, the undersigned Substitute Trustee(s) will offer for sale at public auction At the main entrance of Wise Circuit Court 206 East Main St, Wise, VA 24293, on December 04, 2012 at 9:00 AM the property described in said Deed of Trust, such property is located at the above address and briefly described as: LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 3, TOWN OF APPALACHIA MARKED AS THE "BLONDELL ADDITION TO APPALACHIA WISE COUNTY, VIRGINIA," WITH IMPROVEMENTS THEREON.

TERMS OF SALE: CASH: A deposit of as much as 10% of the sales price, cash or certified check, will be required at the time of sale with settlement within fifteen (15) days from the date of sale. Additional terms may be announced at the time of sale. Pursuant to the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, we advise you that we are a debt collector attempting to collect the indebtedness referred to herein and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. AND ALG TRUSTEE, LLC, Substitute Trustee(s) FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 2380 Performance Drive, TX2-984-04-07, Richardson, TX 75082 (800) 281-8219 - Call Between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CST) OR ALG Trustee, LLC P.O. Box 2548, Leesburg, VA 20175 (703) 777-7101 - Call Between 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. (EST) (12 -0041082/FHA) (Trustee No. 530368) A-4315082 11/20/2012, 11/27/2012

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19, Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

PUBLICATION NO. 12RDS07

Nine Mile Spur LLC is applying for bond reduction on Increment 2 of Permit No. 1102014 located in Wise County approximately 5.0 miles north of Appalachia. This permit consists of 334.42 acres which are bonded for $1,005,000.00 in the form of insurance surety. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130-800-40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the applicant is requesting a bond reduction of $163,800.00 on an area consisting of 90.53 acres.

This bond reduction request is based on the following reclamation items:

1. Backfilling and regrading, topsoil placement and vegetation of the areas.

2. Reclamation completed 9-30-12.

3. All areas have been stabilized and drainage control established.

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal; or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of December 11, 2012 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence concerning this bond reduction application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19

Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

PUBLICATION NO. 12RDS08

Nine Mile Spur LLC is applying for bond reduction on 3 Increments of Permit No. 1601738 located in Wise County approximately 5.0 miles north of Appalachia. This permit consists of 385.22 acres which are bonded for $4,604,700.00 in the form of insurance surety. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130-800-40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the applicant is requesting a bond reduction of $222,000.00 on an area consisting of 197.84 acres.

This bond reduction request is based on completion of a minimum of 2 full growing seasons and the following reclamation:

1. Backfilling and regrading, topsoil placement and seeding and tree plantings.

2. Reclamation completed prior to 4-06.

3. All areas have been stabilized and drainage control established.

4. The post mine land use of Unmanaged Forestry/Undeveloped Land has been achieved.

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal; or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of December 11, 2012 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence concerning this bond reduction application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19

Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

Publication # 12DXB06

Paramont Coal Company Virginia, LLC is applying for bond reduction on Permit No. 1101894 located in Wise County, 4.5 miles NE of Wise on Birchfield and Dotson Creek. This permit consists of 148.25 acres which are bonded under the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Fund (Pool Bond) for $447,000.00 in the form of an insurance surety. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130.801.17 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the applicant is requesting a Phase II Bond Reduction on Increment # 1 and a Phase I Bond Reduction on Increment # 2. The applicant is requesting a total bond reduction of $371,000.00.

This bond reduction request is based on completion of 17 full growing seasons on Increment # 1 and the completion of reclamation on Increment # 2 and the following reclamation:

1. Backfilling, regrading and revegetation of disturbed areas.

2. Hydro-seeding of disturbed areas in 1991, 1992, 1993 and 2012.

3. A vegetation ground cover of 90% has been established.

4. The post-mining land uses of hay-land/pasture and light industrial (gas pipelines) have been established

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal; or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of December 18, 2012 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation's office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19

Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

Publication #12 JKC 02

Paramont Coal Company Virginia, LLC is applying for phase 1 bond reduction on Permit No.1102008 located in Wise County 1.9 miles Southwest of Pound on South Fork . This permit consists of 253.18 acres. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130-800.40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the Applicant is requesting that the current total bond amount of $762,000.00 in the form of (insurance surety) posted for this permit be reduced by $457,200.00.

This bond reduction request is based on the following Phase I reclamation:

Types of Reclamation Work Performed – Site has been reclaimed & vegetated per plans.

Appropriate Date(s) of Reclamation Work Performed. Seeding done on 6/10, 8/10, 10/10, 5/11, 7/11, 10/11, 12/11, 3/12, 4/12, 7/12, 9/12, 10/12.

Description of Reclamation Results Achieved – permit well vegetated per plans

Description of the Post-Mining Land Use – Agricultural – Grazing Land.

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal, or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority, may within 30 days after (December 11, 2012) submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence concerning this bond reduction application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8100. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

RENEWAL TO

COAL SURFACE MINING/ NPDES PERMIT # 1502053/0082053

UNDER CHAPTER 19

TITLE 45.1 CODE OF

VIRGINIA

PUBLICATION NO.

12-LJJ-01

A&G Coal Corporation, P.O. Box 1010, Wise, Virginia 24293 is applying for Renewal to Permit Number 1502053/NPDES Permit Number 0082053, located approximately 5.3 miles northeast of Appalachia on Canepatch Creek. The permit is located on the Norton U. S. Geological Survey 7.5 minute quadrangle map.

A copy of the application materials is available for public inspection and comment at the Wise County Courthouse in Wise, Virginia. A copy of the draft NPDES permit and fact sheet are available for public inspection and comment at the Division’s Big Stone Gap office. Any person whose interests are or may be adversely affected by the Renewal application, or an Officer, or Head of any Federal, State, or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of November 27, 2012, submit written comments or objections to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation concerning the Renewal application; and may also request, in writing, that the Division hold an Informal Conference concerning the application. A request for an informal conference shall follow the requirements of 4 VAC 25-130-773.13c of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations.

All correspondence concerning the application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation, P.O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219, Telephone: (276) 523-8100, Attn.: Permit Section. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be emailed to the Division at dmlrpublicnotice@dmme.virginia.gov

A&G Coal Corporation

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19

Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

PUBLICATION NO. 12RDS06

Nine Mile Spur LLC is applying for bond reduction on Increment 7 of Permit No. 1601876 located in Wise County approximately 5.0 miles north of Appalachia. This permit consists of 197.32 acres which are bonded for $692,500.00 in the form of insurance surety. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130-800-40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the applicant is requesting a bond reduction of $210,000.00 on an area consisting of 69.24 acres.

This bond reduction request is based on completion of a minimum of 2 full growing seasons and the following reclamation:

1. Backfilling and regrading, topsoil placement and vegetated.

2. Reclamation completed 8-30-05.

3. All areas have been stabilized and drainage control established.

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal; or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of December 11, 2012 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence concerning this bond reduction application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Release

Under Chapter 19, Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

Publication # 12DXB07

Paramont Coal Company Virginia, LLC is applying for bond release on Permit No.1501867, located in Wise County, 1 mile N of Coeburn, VA off Route # 72 in Dale Ridge Hollow. This permit consists of 286.91 acres. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130.800.40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the Applicant is requesting that the current total bond amount of $344,400.00 in the form of an insurance surety posted for this permit be released.

This bond release request is based on the following Phase III reclamation:

1. Backfilling, regrading and revegetation of all disturbed areas.

2. Final hydroseeded was performed on 10/15/03 and trees were planted in 2004, 2005, 2007 & 2010.

3. A vegetation ground cover of 90% has been established and the post-mining land uses have been implemented.

4. The post-mining land uses are industrial, unmanaged forest and fish & wildlife habitat.

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal, or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority, may within 30 days of December 18, 2012 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond release, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation's office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence concerning this bond release application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov

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NATIONAL FOREST

TIMBER FOR SALE

GEORGE WASHINGTON-

JEFFERSON NATIONAL

FORESTS

The Keokee Sale is located within Harvest area located approximately 2.5 miles southeast of Keokee, VA. To reach the sale area, travel west from Appalachia, VA on Exeter Rd (State Rd 606) about 8 miles. Turn left at State Rd 623 that leads to Keokee Lake. The route to the lake is signed. The harvest units are located on two gated roads you will pass, one on the right and one on the left, (Forest Service Roads 2893, and 2880 respectively) just before you get to the parking area for the lake.  The Forest Service will receive sealed bids in public at District Office at 3:00 PM local time on 01/10/2013 for an estimated volume of 6 CCF of Eastern Hemlock sawtimber, 302 CCF of Hardwoods sawtimber, 665 CCF of Oak sawtimber, 321 CCF of Yellow Poplar sawtimber, and 1070 CCF of Hardwoods pulpwood marked or otherwise designated for cutting. The Forest Service reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  A prospectus, bid form, and complete information concerning the timber, the conditions of sale, and submission of bids is available to the public from the Clinch Ranger District 9416 Coeburn Mountain Road Wise, VA 24293.   The USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19

Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

PUBLICATION NO. 12CEV06

Nine Mile Spur LLC is applying for bond reduction on Increments 3 & 4 of Permit No. 1101990 located in Wise County approximately 5.0 miles north of Appalachia. This permit consists of 740.89 acres which are bonded for $2,619,500.00 in the form of insurance surety. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130-800-40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the applicant is requesting a bond reduction of $1,050,700.00 on an area consisting of 533.83 acres.

This bond reduction request is based on completion of a minimum of 2 full growing seasons and the following reclamation:

1. Backfilling and regrading, topsoil placement and vegetated.

2. Reclamation completed 9-15-12.

3. All areas have been stabilized and drainage control established.

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal; or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of December 11, 2012 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence concerning this bond reduction application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Application for

Bond Reduction

Under Chapter 19

Title 45.1

Code of Virginia

PUBLICATION NO. 12CEV05

Nine Mile Spur LLC is applying for bond reduction on Increment 2 of Permit No. 1101887 located in Wise County approximately 5.0 miles north of Appalachia. This permit consists of 212.51 acres which are bonded for $639,000.00 in the form of insurance surety. As provided by 4 VAC 25-130-800-40 of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations, the applicant is requesting a bond reduction of $177,000.00 on an area consisting of 99.37 acres.

This bond reduction request is based on completion of a minimum of 2 full growing seasons and the following reclamation:

1. Backfilling and regrading, topsoil placement and vegetated.

2. Reclamation completed 10-07.

3. All areas have been stabilized and drainage control established.

Any person with a valid legal interest which might be adversely affected by this proposal; or an officer or head of any federal, state or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of December 11, 2012 submit written comments or objections concerning this bond reduction, and may also request, in writing, that the Division of Mined Land Reclamation hold a public hearing or an informal conference. A copy of materials concerning this request will be available for public inspection at the Division of Mined Land Reclamation’s office in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

All correspondence concerning this bond reduction application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation (Attention: Permit Section), P. O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, 24219. Telephone (276) 523-8202. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be e-mailed to the Division at DmlrPublicNotice@dmme.virginia.gov.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

The Wise County Board of Supervisors will receive sealed bids for purchase of two vehicles. One being a 2013 full size pickup with V8 engine extended cab with long bed, four wheel drive, automatic locking hubs, heavy duty automatic transmission, towing package, air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, rear window slider, bed liner and one 2013 four wheel drive, four door SUV vehicle with V6 engine, power windows and power door locks.

Bids will be accepted until 4:00pm on December 10, 2012. All questions regarding vehicles and specifications shall be directed to the Wise County Administrators office.

All bids are subject to the approval of the Wise County Administrator’s office that absolutely reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Bids shall be submitted:

David Cox

Chief Financial Officer

Wise County Board

of Supervisors

P.O. Box 570

Wise, VA 24293

Phone (276) 328-2321

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PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATION FOR

RENEWAL TO

COAL SURFACE MINING/NPDES

PERMIT # 1301742/0081742

UNDER CHAPTER 19

TITLE 45.1 CODE

OF VIRGINIA

PUBLICATION NUMBER

12-RWH-03

Airway Resources, LLC, of P.O. Box 3499, Wise, Virginia 24293 is applying for Renewal to Permit Number 1301742/NPDES Permit Number 0081742, located approximately 2 miles Northeast of Appalachia at Kelly View. This permit consists of 11.40 acres and can be found on the Norton & Appalachia, Virginia USGS quadrangle at Latitude 36° 55’ 15” and Longitude 82° 44’ 55”.

A copy of the application materials is available for public inspection and comment at the Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy in Big Stone Gap, VA. A copy of the draft NPDES permit and fact sheet are available for public inspection and comment at the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Any person whose interests are or may be adversely affected by the Renewal application, or an Officer, or Head of any Federal, State, or local government agency or authority may within 30 days of November 27, 2012, submit written comments or objections to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation concerning the Renewal application: and may also request, in writing, that the Division hold an Informal Conference concerning the application. A request for an informal conference shall follow the requirements of 4 VAC 25-130-773.13c of the Virginia Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Regulations.

All correspondence concerning the application should be submitted to the Division of Mined Land Reclamation, P.O. Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219, Telephone: (276) 523-8100, Attn.: Permit Section. Written comments and a request for informal conference may be emailed to the Division at dmlrpublicnotice@dmme.virginia.gov

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