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At 50, Lenowisco continues to add value
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Regionalism was the strategy of the day on March 11, 1965, when a dozen men gathered in Riley’s Coffee Shop in Big Stone Gap for the first board meeting of Lenowisco. Finding regional solutions to local problems is still the strategy of the day as the planning district commission that serves thre...
Union band needs uniform drive ‘miracle’
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union High School band and its booster organization are in the midst of an ambitious fundraising drive to purchase new uniforms. And with a tight deadline for raising a large amount of money, the band and its boosters are working on a miracle. There will be a $10 meal at the Taylor-Lewis Baptist Center in East Stone Gap from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, with all proceeds going to the band’s uniform fund. The meal will include ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, rolls, dessert, and drinks, with the band members serving. For tickets, call Tracy Holcomb at 276/639-5168; carryout will also be avai...
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Lady Wave survive OT regional contest with George Wythe
by RICHARD MEADE • Sports Writer
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — The Clintwood Lady Greenwave were pushed to overtime Monday to defeat the George Wythe Lady Maroons 40-36 in the VHSL Group 1A West Regional girls basketball tournament. With the win, C...
Tigers fall to Bobcats in 1A West quarterfinals
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
RADFORD — The Haysi Tigers’ season did not end with a win, but the program finished up its rich tradition by playing hard. It was something that Tigers coach David Robinette said the school and com...
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Safety concerns close downtown businesses
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Concerns about the safety of a downtown commercial building closed two businesses and led to street barricades last Friday. The damage was another result of the tremendous amount of snow over the p...
Jones launches social media app
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Thomas Q. Jones’ life is proof that you can be anything you want to be. After one lifetime of football, the Powell Valley High, University of Virginia and NFL standout has turned his hand to acting...
Georges Fork sewer project making progress
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A project that will bring public sewer to the Georges Fork area is moving forward. The $5.3 million project will extend public sewer from the Valero filling station on Route 83, located on the west...
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