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School board renews superintendent’s contract
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Haydee Robinson will serve as superintendent of Dickenson County Schools for two more years. The unanimous vote followed a five and a half hours closed session of the Aug. 27 school board meeting. Other items were also discussed during the session. Specifically, the board voted to, with Robinson’...
Another day on the farm
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Sophie Fleming, a Clintwood resident and student at J.W. Adams Combined School in Pound, tries her hand at milking a cow. The simulator was on display at the first Dickenson/Wise County Extension Fair on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Coalfield Agriculture Center on Red Onion Mountain.
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Coach is embarrassed by week one performance
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Unacceptable. That’s just plain and simple the way the ol’ Coach sees as far as picks for week one. The Coach picked eight games and only got four of ‘em right. That’s only .500. Not too bad for a ...
Tigers open up season with big win over Castlewood
by CHIP BEATY • Sports Writer
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
HAYSI — The Haysi Tigers, last year’s Group 1A state semifinalist, picked up exactly where they left off a year ago with the start of the new season Friday night. The Tigers used a combination of a...
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County employees upset about raises
by PAULA TATE • Dickenson Star Editor
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Some county employees told supervisors last week it is unfair that only a handful of people on the county payroll recently received raises. Several county employees attended the Aug. 26 board of su...
Board to buy land for elementary school
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
CLINTWOOD — The question of where the county school board wants to build a proposed elementary school was laid to rest last week when members voted unanimously to purchase land for the project in t...
School enrollment shows increase
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dickenson County school division began the school year with more students than last year, breaking the trend of declining student numbers. Mike Setser, supervisor of compliance and attendance, ...
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Pickin’ in the Park is Saturday in Clinchco
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The Second Annual Family Fun Day – Pickin’ in the Park is set for Sept. 6 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Clinchco Ball Field. The event, sponsored by the town of Clinchco and Appalachian Production Service...
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