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by ELISSA POWERS
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
March of Dimes family has angel at their side
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When Ariel Holmes takes part in the Oct. 1 Walk for Babies at Bullitt Park, she’ll be accompanied by an angel. Ariel, the daughter of Derek and Ashley Holmes of Bristol, came into the world about three months earlier than her expected date. She weighed 14 ounces and was 11 inches long — about the size of a coke bottle, as Derek says — and spent her first 114 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Niswonger Children’s Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. Sadly, Ariel’s mirror twin passed away about 20 weeks into Ashley’s pregnancy. But the twin is being remembered in the name of the Holmes f...
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Big plays help Bears hold off Devils
by ELIZA EVANS • Sports Writer
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
GATE CITY — The Union Bears have had a flair for the dramatic this season and Friday night was no different. The Bears trailed the winless Gate City Blue Devils 21-7 in the first half before gettin...
Abingdon tops Lady Bears three sets to one
by RICHARD MEADE • Sports Writer
Sep 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Anyone who might have left the Union Lady Bears and Abingdon Lady Falcons volleyball match early on Tuesday night probably regreted it. It looked as if the Lady Bears (9-5) were goi...
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Hamilton: ‘It’s the people who do it’
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Well into his final year as Mountain Empire Community College’s president, Scott Hamilton took time Monday to assess his tenure and take stock of the school’s continuing challenges. Like the Virgin...
Restored voting rights a hot topic
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
As the Nov. 8 election nears, local officials say they are getting a lot of inquiries about restoration of voting rights after a criminal conviction. Wise County Registrar Allison Robbins suggests ...
Syrup operation takes root
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
SOUTH FORK — If driving past Brian and Amanda Hubbard’s South Fork Road home, the rows of lanky green stalks that rise from their side yard might easily be mistaken for corn. These towering stalks ...
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