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Town, county housing agencies consider change
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Several Big Stone Gap landlords are concerned about plans to end the Wise County Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s long-standing practice of leasing Section 8 properties within corporate limits. The Big Stone Gap Redevelopment and Housing Authority in January requested guidance from the U.S. ...
Experience, support crucial for family caregiver
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Loretta Stapleton doesn’t have a college degree as a caregiver; she does, though, have “a great degree of knowledge,” as she likes to say. Stapleton accumulated that knowledge over her many years of serving as a caregiver to several family members, including her mother, who succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease in April 2007. Taking care of family is a duty — “in this area, we take care of our own,” she says — that Stapleton never shirked, but there were times of stress, of fear and of physical challenges. Stapleton learned the importance of identifying resources and of finding people who could ...
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Grand slam gives Lebanon win over Bears
by ANTHONY STEVENS • Sports Writer
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
LEBANON — It’s still early in the baseball season but the Lebanon Pioneers picked up a critical Clinch Mountain Conference win Tuesday. I n a thriller on a cool, windy night at Pioneer Park, Lebano...
Tigers open season with win over Greenwave
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — The Haysi Tigers used a big offensive inning to pull away for an 11-0 nonconference baseball victory over the Clintwood Greenwave on Wednesday, March 25 at Clintwood High School in the ...
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Workers taught how to put best foot forward
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Big Stone Gap and Wise County have a lot of foot soldiers in the campaign to attract visitors and tourists — front-line employees of hotels, restaurants, convenience stores and other businesses whe...
Officers mobilize after alleged gun threat
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Apr 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A report of a man brandishing a firearm threw a scare into Appalachia residents last Wednesday evening, but investigators later determined the man was armed with a BB gun. Still, a shooting earlier...
School board approves budget draft
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dickenson County School Board approved a 2015-16 budget proposal last week, which includes a $6.9 million request to the board of supervisors. The proposal, which totals $25.75 million, include...
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