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One dead in West Dante house fire
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A house fire at West Dante on Sunday claimed the life of one person, according to local police. Officials have not yet released the name of the victim. A fire in the Johnson Hollow community was reported to the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Office about 12:30 p.m., according to chief deputy Scott St...
Demolition derby, gospel event added to fair lineup
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A demolition derby, Ralph Stanley Gospel Night and a Dickenson County’s Got Talent show are some new events folks can expect to see at the Dickenson County Fair next week. Fair goers can also expect many familiar events, including motocross action, live music each night, kids’ and seniors’ night and the Haysi Kiwanis Memorial Horse Show. Fair committee chairman Charles Hay said, "We have tried to put together a lineup that includes something for all age groups. “We’ve made a few changes this year and added a couple of new events, including our first ever demolition derby. Another addition i...
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Crowder’s success comes from business acumen and love for golf
by SAM DIXON • Sports Editor
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — After nearly three decades in the golf business, silver-haired Ken Crowder is the learned professional who others go to for sage advice. Whether it is a beginning golfer in need of ...
All-Star game marks end of chapter
by ELIZA EVANS • Sports Writer
Jul 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
For Tiffany Cole, the VHSCA All-Star softball game in Lynchburg was more than a tremendous honor — it was history making. Cole became the first J.I. Burton softball player selected to play in the g...
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McAuliffe: Fill tech jobs in this region
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Creating the new economy — and ensuring Southwest Virginia benefits from it — was on the table Friday morning at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Gov. Terry McAuliffe sat at the...
Water plant fixes continue
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — The high costs of operating utility systems continues to weigh on town council. The town faces a high price tag to paint equipment as part of an ongoing overhaul of its water treatment plan...
Two people sentenced for drug crimes
Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Wise Countians received prison sentences yesterday in federal court for their role in bringing illegal drugs to the region. Marcy Nichole Branch, 27, of St. Paul, and Teresa Ann Richard, 47, of...
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