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Pound mayor will manage
POUND — Town Council decided 4-1 Tuesday night to hire Mayor George Dean as interim town manager through the end of this fiscal year. The decision came near meeting’s end, after council had discuss...
Dec 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Norton schools’ energy savings on track so far
Norton school officials will soon learn the monetary savings achieved during the first full year that recent energy and security upgrades have been in operation at J.I. Burton High and Norton Eleme...
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Union cheerleaders get extra Christmas gift
Two Union High School cheerleaders will have extra incentive to be wide awake Christmas morning. Sophomores Carleigh Ray and Brieann Lomax recently participated in the filming of Disney’s Frozen Ch...
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Rife loses bid for House of Delegates seat
Despite a strong showing at home, Clintwood Democrat candidate Donnie Rife lost his bid in last week’s House of Delegates contest. Abingdon Republican Tim Pillion, a pediatric dentist and Virginia ...
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Supervisors consider med flight service plan
It happens regularly somewhere in the county each week. A resident is ill or injured and must be transported by medical helicopter to a hospital out of the area. Sometimes the service can cost thou...
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Town study: Council challenged on budget, cooperation
One of the local government consultants tasked with studying Coeburn’s public works operations has challenged the town’s divided leadership to seek common ground. One suggestion is for Mayor Jeff K...
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High Knob tourism goals discussed
BIG STONE GAP — The desire to transform High Knob into a tourism destination is not new, but participants in a renewed campaign to use the mountain as an economic tool hope this time will be differ...
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Inn at Wise celebrates regional artists
WISE — Capturing Southwest Virginia’s breathtaking scenery and historical breadth can be daunting. This tiny corner of the state is practically busting at the seams with natural beauty and rich cul...
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  • School board chooses interim members
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    12.12.14 - 12:08 am
  • County’s future growth talks continue
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    12.12.14 - 12:07 am
  • Bullitt Park playground work advances
    by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
    12.11.14 - 12:06 am
  • County joins job training alliance
    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
    12.10.14 - 12:08 am
  • Boards hear timeline for courthouse project
    by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
    12.10.14 - 12:07 am
  • Two charged with sex crime attempt
    by KATIE DUNN • Staff Writer
    12.09.14 - 12:08 am
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