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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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Hospital reduces early deliveries
Lonesome Pine Hospital has been recognized for its efforts to reduce the number of elective early-term baby deliveries. The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA) recognized The Birthi...
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Town awards park treehouse contract
Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday awarded a $87,500 contract to King General Contractors for construction of the Bullitt Park treehouses. King, a Bristol firm, will build the two treehouses along ...
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Lee RAM is this weekend
The Health Wagon, with a host of community involvement, will provide a free health care outreach with Remote Area Medical (RAM) on Sept. 13-14 at the Lee County Airport in Jonesville. Some of the m...
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Labor reps to take black lung applications
Coal miners and their survivors who would like to file or refile for federal black lung benefits are encouraged to attend upcoming outreach events. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Labor’s...
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VDOF encourages seed, acorn collecting
Virginians can help preserve tree species by collecting acorns and seeds from 12 species and delivering them to the nearest office of the Virginia Department of Forestry (VDOF). Acorns and seeds mu...
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Join Arbor Day, get 10 free trees
Everyone from Virginia who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encou...
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