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Rescue squad embezzlement charges filed
by JEFF LESTER • Coalfield Progress News Editor
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A former captain of the defunct Appalachia Rescue Squad has been charged with stealing money from the organization. A Wise County grand jury indicted Andrew Justin Rose on Monday. Rose, 26, of 401 Wise St., Appalachia, is charged with 29 counts of embezzlement worth $200 or more from the rescue s...
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Bears rally from behind to beat Central's Warriors
by COY BAYS • Sports Writer
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Central High controlled the clock with a punishing ground game Friday, but the quick-striking Union Bears owned the scoreboard at the end of the night via their 29-22 football victo...
No. 1 Gate City takes win over No. 2 Lady Bears
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — There were some high points for the Union Lady Bears Thursday night. Senior setter Ali Morgan surpassed the 2,000-mark in her career for assists. And the No. 2 Lady Bears took a set...
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Fundraisers seek to feed needy children
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 11 11 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 | 11 11 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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Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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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