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Depression-era wall continues to show age
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The stone retaining wall bordering Appalachia’s Brown Street continues to show its age. A section of the wall, which was built during the mid-1930s by Works Progress Administration laborers, blew out several months ago. A 2004 collapse affected a 50-foot-long section of the wall. Brown Street, To...
Erika Coleman to guest star at drama, lead workshop
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Young people interested in acting will have an opportunity to work with the pros during Erika Coleman’s return visit to Big Stone Gap this weekend. Coleman, who was in town for the 2013 filming of Adriana Trigiani’s romantic comedy, will conduct a master performing class alongside fellow actor Mike Whaley Saturday. Coleman will then join the cast of The Trail of the Lonesome Pine for Saturday night’s performance of the outdoor drama. Coleman is the second actor from the Big Stone Gap movie to guest star for one night at the outdoor drama. Paul Wilson stepped onto the stage of the June Tolli...
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Sports
Amazing comeback highlights Burton win
by ANTHONY STEVENS • Sports Writer
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HONAKER — After a sluggish first outing (a loss at Lebanon on Monday) the J.I. Burton Lady Raiders looked in midseason form in their next match to Russell County. Burton (1-1) traveled to A.P. Bald...
Central Lady Warriors swept by Rye Cove
by RICHARD MEADE • Sports Writer
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Rye Cove — The Rye Cove Lady Eagles swept the Central Lady Warriors 3-0 in sets Tuesday night in a nonconference volleyball matchup. The meeting was the opener for both teams, with the scores runni...
News
Resident requests, gets closed-door meeting
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Appalachia Town Council found itself in the unusual position of going into closed session at the request of a resident last Thursday. Jim Scalf, a long-time town volunteer and co-chair of the Appal...
Pound takes advice to not post digital recording on website
by JENAY TATE • Editor and Publisher
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 26 26 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...
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Aug 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Weather permitting, the city of Norton intends to begin milling and paving Guest River Road and part of East Park Avenue on Monday, Aug. 22. The work is expected to last for up to a week. During th...
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