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Bond issue planned for in-town water works
Appalachia Town Council is ready to move forward with a $230,632 bond issue for water improvements — once all the paperwork is done. Council, if it ultimately approves the bond issue, would be borr...
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Children’s safety event planned
Children can have fun and acquire some important knowledge at an Oct. 4 event in the Union High School parking lot. The first Children’s Safety Event will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, O...
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MADD recognizes local policemen
ABINGDON — Two local policemen were among 51 law enforcement officers recently honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Appalachia’s Harold L. Bowman and Big Stone Gap’s Joseph E. Phillips were am...
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Natural Tunnel offers reservation hunts
Several Virginia state parks are offering by-reservation hunts this fall and winter, including nearby Natural Tunnel. Muzzleloading-only hunts will be held at Natural Tunnel Nov. 12-13 and Dec. 15-...
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ACAC taking reservations for murder mystery
A curmudgeonly judge who hates sweets is pressed into service as the judge of a charity bake-off, and before you can scarf down that piece of German chocolate cake, you’re helping solve a murder. T...
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Big Stone Celtic returns Sept. 26-27
The sixth annual Big Stone Celtic takes place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27, commencing with a concert at Mountain Empire Community College at 7 p.m. The Friday concert at Goodloe Center will fe...
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Appy council to consider motto display
Appalachia Town Council tonight gets its first look at a resolution to display the national motto “In God We Trust.” The resolution, scheduled to be considered in the new business portion of Thursd...
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Drug Take-Back helps fight prescription abuse
To help combat the growing problem of prescription drug abuse in Southwest Virginia, local groups are joining the Drug Enforcement Administration to host the National Prescription Drug Take-Back, a...
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Wellmont names interim CEO
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Former Bristol Regional Medical Center President Bart Hove has been selected as Wellmont Health System’s interim president and CEO, Wellmont announced. Hove, who replaces Denny D...
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