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Courthouse project moving forward
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The project to build a new judicial center beside the county courthouse is slowly moving forward. In a joint meeting last week, members of the county industrial development authority and board of supervisors voted to enter into an interim agreement for completion of the project. To fund the estim...
Top hat topper
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Mary Ellen Stipe, long-time organizer of the Big Stone Gap Parks and Recreation Holiday Crafts Fair, models a ‘top hat’ made by vendor Carol Bush. The ‘hat’ is actually a Christmas tree topper.
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Turnover woes: Union defense stellar, offense sputters in playoff loss to Glenvar
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
SALEM — The Union Bears had 12 possessions in Saturday’s VHSL Group 2A West Region quarterfinal football playoff with the Glenvar Highlanders Saturday. Eight of them ended with a turnover, includin...
Still going: Tigers advance to regional semifinals with win over Covington
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — The Haysi Tigers are not ready to give up the fight just yet. The Tigers, playing in the final season of the school’s existence battled toe-to-toe with the Covington Cougars Friday night an...
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Appalachia offers new deal to clinic
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
After hearing from Dr. Michael Ford, Appalachia Town Council last Thursday decided to lower the physician’s monthly rent, but also asked that he begin reducing the amount he owes in back rent. Obse...
Riding the Santa Train
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Singer-songwriter Amy Grant, the celebrity guest on this year’s Santa Train, got off the train at Fremont to meet some special train watchers there. The train rolled through the coalfields — 110 mi...
Appy quilters guild surpass goal
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in the spring, the Appalachian Quilters Guild under the leadership of Flo Galloway set a high goal: make one quilt as a Christmas gift for each resident of Heritage Hall Big Stone Gap. Mission...
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Holiday alters local schedules
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Many government offices, banks and other establishments will substantially change their schedules this week because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Those include: • The Dickenson Star. The newspaper o...
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