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Region’s brand: Marketing ideas sought
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
An ongoing effort to define Southwest Virginia’s “brand” for marketing purposes will come to Norton later this month. The Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation is inviting leaders from each locality in the region to take part in a discussion Monday, July 20 at Norton city council chambe...
Last-minute fireworks shopping
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Waited until now to buy fireworks for your Independence Day celebration? Staff Writer Katie Dunn makes your search easier with tips on the performance of several popular items you can buy in Virginia.
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Fighting strong: Cole continues to follow his dream in MMA
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — In March of this year, Chandler Cole felt like giving up on everything. Giving up on life. Instead, he decided to work harder at his goal of becoming a professional Mixed Martial Arts fig...
Big Stone Gap wins District 13 Junior League championship
by KEVIN MAYS • Sports Editor
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Big Stone Gap finished strong Wednesday to claim the District 13 Junior League baseball tournament championship. The Big Stone Gap All Stars scored three runs in the sixth inning and added t...
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It’s legal now: Many new state laws take effect
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you live, work, drive, drink, ride bicycles, go to college, hunt or boat in Virginia? Those are just a few of the activities affected by new state laws that took effect in Virginia on Wednesday,...
Building project gets big boost
by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A campaign focused on reimagining a vacant downtown St. Paul storefront has received additional financial backing from the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority, or VCEDA. St. Paul’s In...
Abandoned house fire thought to be set
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The third time was unlucky for the neighbors of an abandoned house that burned Monday morning. Officials are investigating the fire — the third at the house on Chestnut Street in Appalachia — and d...
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