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Lee hopes to re-open hospital
The recentlly formed Lee County Hospital Authority is moving ahead with the intention of re-opening the former Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap. The authority said in a press release t...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant to promote ‘safe dates’ for teens
Frontier Health and Planning District One Behavioral Health Services were awarded an education and prevention grant from the Family and Children’s Trust Fund of Virginia to promote safe dating. The...
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Governor’s School grows, diversifies
More than 100 students participated in the 2014 MECC Governor’s School held June 9-27 on MECC’s campus. The students completed eight college credits, tuition-free, in one of seven strand areas — fo...
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park donation is fund’s largest off-campus
Presented with a “wonderful project,” the Lonesome Pine Hospital community board of directors and the Wellmont Foundation executive board met it with open arms, making the largest donation that’s b...
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Grants awarded for Exeter, Roda projects
The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded a $485,626 Community Development Block Grant for Phase II of the Exeter water line replacement project. Gov. Terry McAuliffe...
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Fiery talk stokes domestic terrorism
It is getting harder to tell the right-wing nut jobs who shoot law enforcement officers from the right-wing politicians running for president. America has always had its share of John Birchers hoar...
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Kids’ program explores Victorian gardening
The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park launches the annual Kids Summer Series with “Victorian Gardening” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 2. The first program in the series explo...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Melungeon conference returns to Big Stone
People who share the Melungeon heritage will gather in Big Stone Gap next Saturday, and that’s appropriate. Wise County — and Brent Kennedy in particular — is responsible for much of the revival of...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Libraries reduce operating hours
Lonesome Pine Regional Library is reducing operating hours for its branches, including C. Bascom Slemp Memorial Library. The reductions are effective July 1. Slemp Library, located in Big Stone Gap...
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