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Rescue squad embezzlement charges filed
by JEFF LESTER • Coalfield Progress News Editor
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A former captain of the defunct Appalachia Rescue Squad has been charged with stealing money from the organization. A Wise County grand jury indicted Andrew Justin Rose on Monday. Rose, 26, of 401 Wise St., Appalachia, is charged with 29 counts of embezzlement worth $200 or more from the rescue s...
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Greenwave blank Raiders in Cumberland battle
by CHIP BEATY • Sports Writer
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — In the final regular-season contest between two Group 1A powerhouse football programs, the Clintwood Greenwave proved to be the stronger team Friday night at Ralph Cummins Stadium. With...
Tigers overcome shaky start for win over Twin Valley
by KEVIN MAYS • SPORTS EDITOR
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — The Haysi Tigers overcame a sluggish start Friday night to take a big Black Diamond District football win. The Tigers (6-1, 2-0) turned the ball over three times in the first quarter, but c...
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Fundraisers seek to feed needy children
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Lonesome Pine Cycling raised $15,640 to help Wise County and Norton children secure enough to eat each school day, but the money just begins to address the need. Children who qualify for reduced or...
Appalachia approves bond issue
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Appalachia Town Council last Thursday okayed a bond issue for up to $230,632 for water improvements. Council last month delayed action on the resolution authorizing the general obligation bond beca...
Appalachia continues tourism efforts
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Appalachia's incremental efforts to improve its standing as a tourism and recreation destination continue. Town council last Thursday approved spending $1,500 to print brochures to let potential vi...
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Industry announcement set for St. Paul
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Russell County Industrial Development Authority is prepping for "an industrial announcement" next week at the former Bush building in St. Paul. The building had once been home to the ready-to-assem...
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