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Tuesday wreck injures two
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A three-vehicle crash on Kent Junction Road Tuesday night left two people with serious injuries, according to the Virginia State Police. Two individuals were flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries following the wreck, VSP Public Relations Director Corinne N. Ge...
Second Grizzly adds fun, gets tougher
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Tougher — and more fun. That was the assessment of several participants in Saturday’s second annual Grizzly as they recuperated from the 3.5-mile obstacle course along Big Stone Gap’s Greenbelt. About 110 people — almost double last year’s total — took part in the Grizzly, and about 70 youngsters participated in the Cub Run. “It was a lot of fun, and there were a lot of good obstacles,” said Norton resident Sarah Smith, the top female finisher with a time of 32 minutes 20 seconds. “I had a good time, and it was for a good cause.” Seth Hall of Coeburn was the first male to complete the circu...
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Bouncing back: McKinney returns to court to lead Lady Bears past Eastside
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Sydney McKinney laid to rest any concerns of her being back to full speed Tuesday night. The Union junior, who returned to the volleyball court after an ACL injury last basketball s...
Final warm-up: Tigers roll past Twin Valley in preseason action, challenge issued
by LLOYD COMBS • Sports Writer
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — The game was hardly a challenge for Haysi, which scored 28 unanswered points in the first quarter. There was an important challenge, however, at the end. The Tigers tuned up for the regular...
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Valley resident has 100 years of memories
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Sickly from her birth, Charmie Hamilton never thought she’d live to be 50. But the Powell Valley resident has doubled that: Hamilton turns 100 on Sept. 5. And despite being told by a doctor that sh...
Project answers hunger for reading
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — Lack of education is one of the things that keep generations of families entangled in poverty. Poverty, according to Voices for Virginia’s Children, is the single greatest threat to the lo...
Duffield Daze offers acres of fun
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Back before the first-ever Duffield Daze, some people on the other end of Scott County laughingly dismissed it as a “one-horse parade.” The little town of Duffield has long since had the last laugh...
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