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Appalachia adjusts budget; transfers funds
Appalachia Town Council last Thursday approved a set of budget adjustments as well as a fund transfer to cover its payment for the rails-to-trails corridor. Council also pondered whether to purchas...
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Appalachia buys new excavator
Appalachia Town Council agreed Thursday to finance the purchase of a new Caterpillar excavator. The town is purchasing the hydraulic excavator from Carter Machinery. Cost of the excavator is $51,52...
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Benefit singing for EFF
There will be a Benefit Gospel Singing at 7 p.m. March 28 at West End Baptist Church in Big Stone Gap (across from KFC). All proceeds from will go to Mountain Empire Older Citizens’ Emergency Fuel ...
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Powell River cleanup postponed
The Powell River cleanup scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11. Organizers, noting the bad weather forecast for Saturday, decided to push the event back two wee...
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Gathering in Gap seeks songwriting entries
The 2015 Gathering in the Gap invites songwriters to enter the music festival’s annual songwriting contest. A crowd favorite, the songwriting contest showcases outstanding, but under-recognized, pe...
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Damaged bridge
The Town of Appalachia will replace the damaged section of the Teddie Collins Jr. Bridge at the Riverside Park site. Logs smashed into the bridge during the high-water event two weeks ago, doing so...
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Churches step up, boost MEOC fuel fund for elderly
The Emergency Fuel Fund, a program of Mountain Empire Older Citizens (MEOC), has received much-needed donations from more than 70 churches and individuals for “Hearthwarming Sunday.” So far, a tota...
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‘Sweet folk’ gathering is Saturday at MECC
The 2015 Gathering of the Sweet Folk Instruments will be held at Mountain Empire Community College from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 21. An evening concert featuring John and Kathie Hollandswor...
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Council members address variety of concerns
Questions and suggestions were plentiful at the “retreat” held by Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday, March 3. Council held the retreat instead of its monthly workshop meeting to give members the c...
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