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Trio convicted on drug charges
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Three men will spend time in prison for bringing illegal drugs into Dickenson County with the intent to sell them. Charlie Mullins, 50, of Clintwood, Eric Rodriguez of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Andrew Livingston Saunders of Canton, N.C., were co-defendants in the case. Police arrested Rodriguez a...
Mountain music traditions on display
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A special exhibit featuring regional artists is currently on display at The Ralph Stanley Museum and Traditional Mountain Music Center. The display pays homage to local artists who have carried on the tradition of mountain music, and will feature a new individual or group every three months. The first display opened earlier this month and features Clintwood musicians Jimmy Blaine Mullins and the late Ken Childress. Museum Director Tammy Hill said she believes it is important to showcase locals who are carrying on the style of music born and bred in the area. “I felt that part of this area’s...
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Homecoming win: Tigers roll past Grundy for BDD victory
by LLOYD COMBS • Sports Writer
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — Not every week is rivalry week, but bringing the sort of intensity a rivalry commands never hurts. Haysi celebrated its final homecoming with a convincing, 50-0 win over Grundy in a Black D...
Coach starts to think ahead to playoff time
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Coach stumbled a little bit, but is still standing after last week’s disappointments with Gate City taking Union to the woodshed and the Central Warriors letting a win over Lebanon slip through...
News
Split vote: Longs Fork school to feed Ridgeview Middle
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dickenson County School Board voted last week to designate Longs Fork Middle School as the Clintwood-area elementary school when Ridgeview Middle School opens next year. Despite the board’s dec...
Supervisor to seek Democratic nod for statehouse
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Clintwood resident Donnie Rife has announced his decision to run for the Fourth District House of Delegates seat vacated by Ben Chafin. Rife, who currently serves as chairman of the Dickenson Count...
Armed robbery strikes store
by JENAY TATE • Editor & Publisher
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Quick action Friday on the part of the store manager and police led to the arrest of an armed robbery suspect within two hours. It was about 10:30 that morning when police were dispatched to an arm...
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