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Robert Anderson Sr. opens a fire hydrant off Powell Street to gauge how many gallons per minute it produces. Anderson is a lifetime member of the Appalachia Fire Department and regularly maintains ...
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ACAC to feature Appy oral histories exhibit
Interns with (up)rooting Appalachia will share oral histories gathered from Appalachia’s townspeople at the Appalachia Cultural Arts Center during Coal and Railroad Days on July 30, 31, and August ...
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VDGIF invites public input on trout-stocking plan
What does the future hold for trout fishing in Virginia? Who decides which rivers will be stocked and how much? How will Virginia’s trout program be funded in the future? There’s a new plan that wi...
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Lemonade competition
South-West Insurance employees held a friendly lemonade-stand competition and raised more than $3,000 for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.
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Vehicle with four occupants flips on U.S. 23
A single-vehicle accident during Monday’s late-afternoon thunderstorm slightly injured four people and left the vehicle on its top. A 1999 Mercury Mountaineer slid off the road while traveling nort...
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DMME to get advanced emergency equipment
The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy will soon have the most advanced mine emergency response equipment available to be ready for Virginia miners should they find themselves in har...
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Former NFL’er Jones makes acting strides
Having proven over 12 years that he could navigate the football field, Thomas Q. Jones has repurposed his dedication and smarts to navigating a Hollywood career. Jones, who recently had a recurring...
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Appalachia gets unusual request
Miguel Angel Jimenez made a modest request of Appalachia Town Council last Thursday. The request was nothing like the typical stuff of the citizens’ comment portion of council meetings — things lik...
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Coal/Railroad Days begins July 29
Appalachia’s 2015 Coal/Railroad Days is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29 through Saturday, Aug. 1. The annual celebration of Appalachia’s coal and train heritage culminates with a multitude of even...
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