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Health system merger comment period opens
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposed merger between Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance cleared a Virginia hurdle last Friday, and now it’s the public’s turn to have a say. The Southwest Virginia Health Authority, meeting in Abingdon, voted to “deem the application complete,” said Del. Terry Kilgo...
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Bears to slip, Burton Raiders bouncin’ back, Central prevails
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Your pigskin prognosticator took last week off to check out as many area teams as possible. Have no fear friends, the Fence Line Picker will be telling you who is going to be victorious before the ...
RC uses experience to upend youthful Lady Bears
by ELIZA EVANS • Sports Writer
Aug 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — According to Rye Cove head coach Greg Gilliam, Tuesday’s 3-2 nonconference win over the Union Lady Bears was a tale of experience against youth. The Lady Eagles, with their roster o...
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World traveler to be at home for Duffield Daze
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DUFFIELD — For Glenda Fannon, there’s no place like home, even though she’s enjoyed visiting about 40 countries around the world. Fannon is grand marshal for Saturday’s Duffield Daze parade, a cong...
Fire safety is focus of annual children’s day
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Emergency responders will gather in the Union High School parking lot Saturday, Sept. 17 for the third annual children’s safety event. The afternoon of activities will give children an opportunity ...
Norton natgas service to grow
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — City council has approved expansion of a commercial natural gas distribution system that could someday lead to residential gas service. Meeting Aug. 16, council authorized City Manager Fre...
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Fire destroys home
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