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Best of the Best Readers' Choice
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of loyal readers voted in the 2017 Best of the Best Dickenson Star Readers Choice Awards. Who claimed top honors as best of the best teacher, volunteer, law enforcement officer, firefighter, boss and more, including Mr. and Mrs. Dickenson County? A special section saluting all the citize...
Spring at Breaks: Zipline may join rock climbing, whitewater, elk tours
by JENAY TATE • Editor and Publisher
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Breaks is aiming to put a little zip in your life. Zip line, that is. After seeking proposals for the design, build and operation of a zip line, the Breaks Interstate Park Commission got a plan last week they think they like. Park Superintendent Austin Bradley is excited. Imagine jumping from a sheer cliff with the floor of the gorge 300 to 400 feet below, he said. There would be a series of mega zips on the rim of the gorge at various locations, stretching from 700 to 1,000 horizontal feet. There would be a racing zip so two can go at the same time on side by side lines. There would be...
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VHSCA All-Star basketball games here Saturday
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Local hoops fans, and a pair of star players from the area, will converge at the annual Virginia High School Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Games set for this Saturday on the campus of UVa...
Wolfpack shuts out Union boys in opener
by RICHARD MEADE • SPORTS WRITER
Mar 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
ROSE RIDGE — The Ridgeview boys’ soccer team defeated the Bears from Union, 2-0, on a cold and blustery Monday in the season and Clinch Mountain Conference opener of both squads. The Wolfpack used ...
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Maarquette Volunteers
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Volunteers from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc., spent their spring break doing volunteer work in the town of Clinchco March 11-18. Despite less than perfect weather conditions, the voluntee...
Big chair unveiled
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At press time Monday afternoon, Coeburn was set to unveil a welcoming gesture in the form of a giant rocking chair. It’s 11 feet tall, with a seat that is 6 feet wide and 7 feet deep. Two offenders...
Regional job creation board named
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The state board for the new GO Virginia economic development initiative has approved the governing board for Region One, which covers most of Southwest Virginia. Meeting March 14, the state board c...
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Anti-overdose training set for April 8
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
People can get training in the use of naloxone, the opioid overdose treatment drug, during an event Saturday, April 8 at Mountain Empire Community College. One Care of Southwest Virginia is sponsor...