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Stories sought: Adoption is focus of project
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
People sometimes don’t know how to talk about their adoption experience — or even if they should talk about it. But if you’re adopted, or are the parent of an adopted child, or have given up a child for adoption, or are a teen-ager waiting to be adopted, a storytelling project wants to hear from ...
Real people behind shop local slogans
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
One determined but easily distracted Santa’s Shopper with a grand agenda set out Saturday on a beautiful day for shopping. The goal — shop ahead of Small Business Saturday Nov. 29 and feature local finds in this last edition of the newspaper before the traditional holiday shopping season prepares to launch the day after Thanksgiving. An eager shopper with good intentions, however, is not the same as a smart shopper, and the near misadventure illustrated why some might choose to shop online. But it also revealed the real people behind local small businesses and why all this talk about Shop S...
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Turnover woes: Union defense stellar, offense sputters in playoff loss to Glenvar
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
SALEM — The Union Bears had 12 possessions in Saturday’s VHSL Group 2A West Region quarterfinal football playoff with the Glenvar Highlanders Saturday. Eight of them ended with a turnover, includin...
Still going: Tigers advance to regional semifinals with win over Covington
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — The Haysi Tigers are not ready to give up the fight just yet. The Tigers, playing in the final season of the school’s existence battled toe-to-toe with the Covington Cougars Friday night an...
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Wright faces 17-count indictment
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Police from several law enforcement agencies descended on the home of a Wise man Thursday and arrested him on charges of alleged drug distribution. Kevin Neal Wright was taken into custody in his h...
UW expands focus past aid to root causes
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Wrtier
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the recent merger of two area United Way chapters, efforts to expand the newly formed organization’s regional reach have begun. In late July, the United Way chapters of Southwest Virginia...
Lawmakers field questions
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — Tourism, job creation, infrastructure, budget cuts and the need for less constricting federal regulations were among topics discussed during Monday’s 28th Annual Legislative Breakfast a...
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