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Shoebox collection surpasses goal of 10,000
This year’s Southwest Virginia shoebox drive topped 10,000, surpassing its goal. Sharra Kegan, coordinator for the region’s Operation Christmas Child drive, said 10,237 boxes were collected at the ...
Dec 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firm to explore ‘red dog’ waste coal at Inman
Old coal waste might be a resource for an Alabama company — and the Town of Appalachia. Appalachia Town Council last Thursday approved a mineral exploration agreement that will allow Tommy Beasley ...
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials to discuss Keokee Lake upgrades
Led by an active school alumni association, the Keokee community continues to work at developing itself as an outdoors recreation destination. The Keokee Alumni Association is hosting several publi...
Nov 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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McChesney band festival is Saturday
The 36th McChesney Band Festival will be held Saturday afternoon at Bullitt Park. Nine bands are scheduled to compete in four classes. There will not be a parade this year. In past years, bands hav...
Oct 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authority, firm partner to reopen Lee hospital
The Lee County Hospital Authority has found a partner to reopen the facility. If there’s no setbacks, an emergency room could be up and running in about four to five months, Ronnie Montgomery told ...
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Seniors urged to watch debate at cinema
Senior citizens are especially encouraged to attend the broadcast of next Monday’s presidential debate at Cinema City in Norton. Virginia AARP is sponsoring the event. Admission is free; the debate...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appy allocates pump station capacity
The Town of Appalachia is allowing the county Public Service Authority to use part of the capacity of one of the town’s sewer pump stations. Town council last Thursday unanimously approved an alloc...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appy takes VDH grant offer
Appalachia Town Council last Thursday accepted a Virginia Department of Health grant offer for replacement of water meters. Installing the approximately 500 radio-read meters is expected to improve...
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celtic Lord/Lady nominations open
If you’ve always wanted to be considered nobility, now is your chance. Big Stone Celtic, a celebration in Big Stone Gap of the region’s Scots-Irish, Breton and other Celtic ancestries, will name a ...
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
    07.28.16 - 12:05 am