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Saturday is time to shine as towns clean up
It’s time to shine. Appalachia and Big Stone Gap will join other communities taking part in the annual Great American Cleanup this Saturday. Bullitt Park will be the collection station for Big Ston...
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Towns ready to take on trash; volunteers needed
Volunteers in Big Stone Gap and Appalachia plan to make a clean sweep on Saturday, April 22, the day of the annual Great American Cleanup as well as Earth Day 2017. As one longtime enemy of trash p...
Apr 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mountain Music School taking applications
Mountain Empire Community College is accepting applications for the 13th annual Mountain Music School, to be held on campus July 24-28. MECC’s Mountain Music School is a weeklong event dedicated to...
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TMDL meeting is tonight
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality holds a public meeting tonight for public input on the development of a Total Maximum Daily Load implementation plan for 10 stream segments of the P...
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Jones search now a ‘major case’
The search for the alleged murderer of Janina Jefferson is now a major case. The U.S. Marshals’ Service has elevated the case of Eric Monroe Jones, charged with the murder of his ex-wife, to “major...
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gap readies ODP resolution
Big Stone Gap has a resolution ready to go opposing Old Dominion Power Co.’s proposed fuel factor increase. Town council will vote on the resolution at its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 11. The...
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Country Cabin stages mystery dinner theater
Oscar Cecil was a moonshiner. Well, everybody knew that. What everybody in Wise County would like to know is . . . who killed Cecil? Help discover the answer to the riddle of Oscar Cecil’s death at...
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Appy decides against noise ordinance
The town of Appalachia has decided it won’t buy noise-monitoring equipment, but police will be keeping their ears open. Town council had for some time considered putting a noise ordinance in place,...
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appalachia opposes ODP increase
Appalachia Town Council is putting its opposition to Old Dominion Power’s proposed fuel factor increase on the record. Council last Thursday instructed Town Manager Fred Luntsford to respond to the...
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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