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Nora fire burns 70 acres
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A forest fire burned 70 acres in Dickenson County Easter weekend before being contained. The fire occurred at Cold Springs Road near Nora, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry. Michael Salyer, VDOF forestry technician for Dickenson County, said Monday he received a call about the fire...
Clintwood cell tower project complete
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
How soon will some county residents see improved cell phone service? Hopefully by the time this paper reaches news stands, says Blue Ridge Advisory Services consultant Robert Picchi. Picchi is overseeing a project for Virginia Coalfield Coalition, which partnered with Verizon Wireless to build cell phone towers throughout southwest Virginia using grant funds from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and community Revitalization Commission. Verizon helped locate sites for the cell towers to be constructed. Virginia Coalfield Coalition built the towers and gave Verizon a discounted rate to in...
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Cavs take MEC lead with final home sweep
by COY BAYS • Sports Writer
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
WISE — Senior shortstop Allyssa Zebrowski blasted a home run in each game Friday as UVa-Wise moved to the top of the Mountain East Conference softball standings with 14-5 and 8-5 victories over Whe...
Clintwood’s Dahley goes the distance in extra-inning win over Raiders
by KEVIN MAYS • SPORTS EDITOR
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — No matter who was keeping count, Clintwood senior Dalton Dahley threw a lot of pitches Friday afternoon against the J.I. Burton Raiders. The Greenwave pitch count had Dahley throwing 148 p...
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County to seek new ed center director
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
After serving as Dickenson Education and Research Center director for around three years, Matt Powers has resigned, and the search for a new director is expected to soon be underway. Powers, who al...
Local vendor sought for new farmers market
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A local farmers market will give residents the opportunity to buy and sell produce this summer. While most folks enjoy the bounty of a garden, many people these days don't have time to tend one. Th...
Coeburn citizens discuss divisions
by JEFF LESTER • News Editor
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — Several citizens and property owners spoke to the political divisions on town council and among themselves during remarks at council's April 14 regular meeting. Michael Wright expressed c...
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Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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