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Coal event speakers: Fed policies kill jobs
KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Monday was policy day at the Virginia coal industry’s annual conference, and condemnation of the federal Clean Power Plan was at the top of most speakers’ agendas. The proposed f...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire department fundraiser
Jake Carpenter and Jackson Holding assist their father, Big Stone Gap Fire Dept. Lt. Rick Carpenter, in the drawing for four Dollywood tickets. At right is Fire Dept. Lt. Garry Russell.
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panama Canal creates coal opportunity
(Editor’s note: in recognition of The Post’s 125th anniversary in August, the newspaper is looking back in 25-year intervals. The following headlines are from 1915 issues of The Post). • A “Big Boo...
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Town increases rental, permit fees
Citing increasing costs of providing and maintaining facilities and services, Big Stone Gap Town Council Tuesday approved a resolution for higher fees in several categories. Several permits issued ...
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Wise County group plans mine wars museum trip
The new West Virginia Mine Wars Museum opens its doors on Saturday, May 16, and a Wise County contingent is coordinating rides for people interested in attending. The museum is in Matewan, W.Va., k...
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Today, coloring books aren’t just for kids
Valerie Dowdy expected her coloring book for adults to appeal to a few friends, but the book has drawn wider interest, reflecting an international trend. Dowdy, an accomplished artist, has “doodled...
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Gap woman stops for cola, wins a million
All Bessie Hylton wanted was a cola, but she ended up with a lot more. The Big Stone Gap woman stopped at Black Diamond #7, 3441 Gilley Ave. E. in Big Stone Gap. Along with the soft drink, she deci...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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market group
The Big Stone Gap Farmers Market opened its season last Saturday with Tyler Hughes (second from left) providing music. With Hughes are town Councilman Phil Robbins, Mayor Leonard Rogers and Shirley...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bring the green
A view of Big Stone Gap’s Big Cherry Reservoir last week, with the trees on the ridgeline above the lake still brown.
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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