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Supervisors approve garbage collection fee
by RODERICK MULLINS • Staff Writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — Starting in January 2017, Dickenson County will charge residents for garbage collection. The monthly fee for individual households is $7. Businesses will be charged $20 monthly. For at least the first year, billing will be done quarterly using the county Commissioner of Revenue’s tax ...
Making connections part of Comptons’ upbringing
by RODERICK MULLINS • Staff Writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
ROSE RIDGE — Whether in the classroom, on the gridiron or on the basketball court, brothers Larry and Ronnie Compton have been making a connection with people for a long time. It’s somewhat of a family tradition. They’re just carrying on something instilled in them from their early days growing up near Bee. Most people will recognize the Compton name from their years with the Dickenson County school system, either as teacher, administrator or coach for the Haysi Tigers. Larry was the animated one, while Ronnie stood sometimes barely making a move or facial expression. When the ribbon was cu...
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Lady Bears win over Lady Spartans
by ELIZA EVANS • Sports Writer
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — The Union Lady Bears withstood early challenges from the Eastside Lady Spartans in Tuesday’s nonconference match to win their season opener, 3-1 — 25-18, 15-25, 25-15, 25-9. Union head co...
Friday night lights good test for Raiders, Bears
by SAM DIXON • Sports Editor
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — Friday night’s A&A Security Jamboree gave Raider head coach Jim Adams and Bears helmsman Travis Turner a good look at how their still-raw teams are maturing as ball clubs. Each saw impress...
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Pound takes advice to not post digital recording on website
by JENAY TATE • Editor and Publisher
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — If you want to hear for yourself what happened at a town council meeting, make plans to either be there in person or prepare to request a copy of the digital recording at town hall. Over th...
Group home owner get support
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
POUND — Based on what she'd been hearing in the community, Janice Payne arrived at town hall Tuesday braced for conflict over a new residential group home she's developing. Instead, Payne found bro...
Childhood health is focus
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — It’s no secret Southwest Virginia has its share of health issues. High rates of tobacco use, adult obesity and physical inactivity, teen births, and accidental death rates — the latter prima...
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Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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