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LPSHC a gold mine of information, helpfulness
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Marvin Shortt tells of a man who called from Tennessee. The man was en route from Texas and, after two days of travel, was calling the Lonesome Pine School and Heritage Center as a last resort. The man was seeking information on his family. He wasn’t sure of the year a relative graduated high sch...
Solar energy interest continues to grow
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Advocates of alternative energy, notably solar, are looking forward to the time when demand reaches a critical mass. Local educators, meanwhile, are well along the path to integrating training on alternatives into their energy technology programs. Misgivings and misunderstandings about solar energy have made some people hesitant about adopting the alternative. So the Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia is hosting two community meetings to share information with Wise Countians about small-scale solar installation for homes, farms and small businesses. The meetings are set for the Holiday I...
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Union Bears soccer rallies to turn back Central Warriors, 4-1
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — The Union Bears soccer team overwhelmed Central’s Warriors with a strong offensive assault and stingy defense for a 4-1 comeback victory last Thursday night. Senior forward Julius Stensen ...
Ridgeview guard Bailey Frazier 2A Player of the Year
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bailey Frazier, the Ridgeview Lady Wolfpack’s sensational sophomore guard, has been named 2016-17 Group 2A girls’ basketball Co-Player of the Year by the Virginia High School Coaches Association. M...
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Town takes one step at a time at Big Cherry
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Big Stone Gap Town Council is taking one step at a time as it seeks to develop a moderate amount of new recreation opportunities in the Big Cherry Reservoir watershed. With the annual Big Cherry us...
New RECLAIM bill would move ARC out of D.C.
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
RECLAIM 2.0 is here. More than a year after the $1 billion distribution to depressed coal communities envisioned in the RECLAIM Act of 2016 died in committee, the 2017 model rolled off the congress...
American Pickers to film in Virginia
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Fans of American Pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz would love to welcome them into the Dickenson County coalfields but watchers of the hit show also know this — the boys gotta have good people and...
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