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Payless prepares for new ownership
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Atwood family decided it was the right time to sell Payless Supermarkets, owners J.B., wife Freda and son Alan all wanted a buyer interested in all three of their stores and about 100 employees. They found the right fit in Houchens Industries, Alan Atwood said Tuesday of the pending sale...
Towns offer Halloween fun
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
There’ll be haints on campus, ghosts at the museum, spooks in the park, and poltergeists in the fire hall. Some familiar places will take on a different character Friday evening as Big Stone Gap and Appalachia turn out for Halloween. The two towns’ official trick-or-treat hours are 6-9 p.m. Friday. Motorists should be aware of children haunting the communities’ popular byways as they go door-to-door in search of goodies. There will be concentrations of Halloween thrill seekers at Mountain Empire Community College, the Southwest Virginia Historical State Park, Bullitt Park and the Appalachia...
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Bears drop nondistrict road game to Marion
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
MARION — The Union Bears have made a reputation for coming from behind and winning football games this season. Friday night the Marion Scarlet Hurricanes made sure that didn’t happen. Marion (7-1) ...
Lady Bears stage second straight come-from-behind win
by JAMES TAYLOR • Sports Writer
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BIG STONE GAP — Union’s volleyball team has picked up a habit from their counterparts on the Bear’s football team – falling behind and battling back with late heroics to pick up a win. The No. 2 La...
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School board’s Leftwich dies
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Wise County School Board Member H. Wayne Leftwich died Tuesday afternoon at his home. Cause of death was unavailable as of presstime Wednesday afternoon. Leftwich, remembered as a football and bask...
PACE participants ready for crafts fair
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
PACE participants have turned craftsman recently and are ready for their annual holiday crafts fair. The fair will be held at the PACE building near Mountain Empire Older Citizens’ offices in the S...
Spooky spirit
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who travel Brush Creek Road in Clintwood know to expect something big from Jim Childress when it comes to holiday decorations. Like always, Childress has provided passersby with a fantastic H...
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Merchants to host holiday open house
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A merchant effort that started in the heart of Big Stone Gap’s downtown is growing. Eleven businesses are scheduled to take part in the Saturday, Nov. 8 Christmas open house, an event that will giv...
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