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More rainbows
by WAYNE RINER
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Though most of us are likely tired of the rain we've received lately, it does increase our chances of seeing more rainbows. Here, the vibrant colors of one are visible through early morning clouds.
Grant to fund security upgrades at two county schools
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Two county elementary schools will get a total of more than $77,000 in security upgrades. The Dickenson school division was awarded $64,353 in state security equipment grants for Sandlick and Ervinton elementary schools. The local school division will provide a $12,870 match. Gov. Terry McAuliffe awarded $6 million for the upgrades in late September to 373 schools in 100 state divisions. The award criteria, developed by the Virginia Department of Education and the state Department of Criminal Justice Services, gave priority to schools most in need of modern security equipment, schools with ...
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Sports
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...
News
Fundraisers seek to feed needy children
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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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