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On the search — Auditor: No update to council
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — The firm that is auditing town books, searching for any evidence of wrongdoing, says it can’t discuss the status of the audit or its findings with town council. Certified Public Accountant Larry Sturgill told town administration that he can discuss the forensic audit only with police or...
THREE DIMENSIONAL THINKING: Schools embrace 3D tech
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
If asked to describe a printer, the most common image conjured is likely a machine that produces a hard copy of a digital document. This classic description is evolving, however, as an innovative technology known as 3D printing gains popularity. The technology’s list of successes so far include producing full-sized buildings, cars, even surgical implants and prosthetics. Medical researchers are also studying the possibility of printing human tissue and organs. University of Virginia’s College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College have integrated the technology into their curricula. ...
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New home: Plans for Warrior Stadium go beyond a football field for Central High School
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — With mountains providing a backdrop as though an artist had placed them there in a painting, the view from Central High School’s new football stadium is picturesque. On a sunny summer day ...
Late rally gives East win over West in FCA All-Stars
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
LEBANON — One big inning led to a big win for the East Wednesday in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Southwest Virginia Senior Baseball All-Star game. The East broke open a tight game by scorin...
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Bridge replacement plan raises concerns
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — While a bridge on U.S. 23 Business in town needs to be replaced, the plan to manage traffic flow has town council worried. Virginia Department of Transportation officials explained their th...
Appalachia to fill council vacancy
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Appalachia Town Council expects to fill its open seat at its July meeting. Council has four members after the resignation of Jay Swiney, who also served as mayor. With Swiney resigning, Vice Mayor ...
Tight parking blocks emergency access
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Parking on Appalachia’s tight residential streets has officials concerned about emergency vehicles being blocked. Assistant Fire Chief Travis Anderson came straight to the point at last Thursday’s ...
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Central High School has wrestled a statewide competitive title away from the school that held it for 20 years. The Virginia High School League on June 19 announced results of state non-athletic lea...
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