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Gap recognizes March of Dimes’ 75 years
Big Stone Gap Town Council is recognizing the March of Dimes for its 75 years of pioneering work to improve the health of infants and women. Council at its October meeting passed a proclamation set...
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Merchants to host holiday open house
A merchant effort that started in the heart of Big Stone Gap’s downtown is growing. Eleven businesses are scheduled to take part in the Saturday, Nov. 8 Christmas open house, an event that will giv...
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Gap considering cemetery kiosks
Big Stone Gap Town Council is considering building a kiosk at each of the town’s two cemeteries. There may be further discussion of the project at council’s workshop meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov....
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Appy wheel tax due next October
Appalachia residents do not need to pay the town's new wheel tax until October 2015. The town replaced its $20 sticker fee with a $15 wheel tax when it approved its fiscal 2014-15 budget. But since...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves motto display
Appalachia Town Council has joined governing bodies across the country that are agreeing to post "In God We Trust." After its first look at the resolution to post the motto in council chambers last...
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Gap to buy garbage truck
Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday authorized a grant-loan application for the purchase of a garbage truck. The Rural Development application asks for $150,000, including a $50,000 grant and a $100...
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town imposes DUI accident fee
Persons convicted of DUI-related accidents will now be financially liable to the Town of Big Stone Gap. Town council Tuesday passed an ordinance imposing personal financial liability on people conv...
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Letcher County holds on to McChesney Cup
Kentucky high school Letcher County Central won the McChesney Cup for the second straight year Saturday. The McChesney Cup goes to the grand champion of the McChesney Band Festival. The 34th festiv...
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PV Shindig expects another big turnout
The theme of this year’s PV Shindig is “Celebrate Your Heritage,” and alumni are expected to do that by the hundreds the weekend of Oct. 17-19. Shindig originator and organizer Deana Goodwin Stodda...
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