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Stanley guilty of first-degree murder
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — Commonwealth Attorney Josh Newberry, delivering a closing argument in circuit court Friday, pointed to Adam Wade Stanley and made a passionate plea to jurors: “Convict that man of first-degree murder. Convict him for what he did.” And that’s what the jury did, after deliberating about...
Leaders aim for region’s brand
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A small but representative group of local leaders got together Thursday with a team of marketing experts looking at how Dickenson County fits in the overall effort to “brand” the expansive and diverse region called Southwest Virginia. Arnett Muldrow and Associates has spent a lot of time around Southwest Virginia in the past couple of years, Ben Muldrow told the gathering. What they’ve learned here and elsewhere, he said, is that there is an unbelievable power to the connection that people have with where they live. There’s a passion created between people and place, he said. “When we say ‘...
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Spring Sports Leaders
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
AHP of Virginia (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson Star, The Post and coalfield.com) presented awards the Spring Sports Leaders Sunday at a dinner at the Prime Sirloin in Norton. Retired UVa-Wi...
Group 1A Western Region Track: J.I. Burton’s Perrigan sweeps sprints, Haysi’s Bostic makes history
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
RADFORD — The day started pretty rough for J.I. Burton junior Isaac Perrigan, but it ended pretty nicely. Perrigan entered Saturday’s Group 1A Western Region track and field championships with the ...
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Senior prank goes too far
by PAULA TATE • Editor
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — Clintwood High School was closed Monday after school staff arrived early that morning to find the main building in so much of a wreck that it couldn’t be cleaned up in time for classes....
Let’s hit the trails June 6
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Several local events are being planned to mark National Trails Day this Saturday, June 6. Launched in 1993 by the American Hiking Society, the idea for National Trails Day was inspired by a 1987 re...
Trout release offers science, life lessons
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
HANGING ROCK — Twelve high school students descended upon Little Stony Creek’s rocky banks last Friday to bid farewell and good luck to a hundred or so pint-sized fish. The students, part of Eastsi...
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