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March of Dimes family has angel at their side
When Ariel Holmes takes part in the Oct. 1 Walk for Babies at Bullitt Park, she’ll be accompanied by an angel. Ariel, the daughter of Derek and Ashley Holmes of Bristol, came into the world about t...
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hamilton: ‘It’s the people who do it’
Well into his final year as Mountain Empire Community College’s president, Scott Hamilton took time Monday to assess his tenure and take stock of the school’s continuing challenges. Like the Virgin...
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Cornerstone contents revealed after 90 years
Many years ago, a youthful Mary Ruth Sturm donated her little Bible to be placed alongside other mementos in the cornerstone of the First Presbyterian Church in Appalachia. Last Thursday, Mary Ruth...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celtic festival blossoms Saturday
The town will be awash in all things Celtic Saturday. Big Stone Celtic, the annual celebration of the region’s varied roots, blossoms throughout the day Saturday at many venues. The festival gets a...
Sep 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Stone Celtic: Bohannon brings Highland games to Bullitt Park
Brenden Bohannon was once a mixed-martial arts fighter, but health issues prevented him from continuing. So Bohannon attended a free workshop on how to do Highland games, the series of events that ...
Sep 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawson returns home as Big Stone’s town manager
For Stephen L. Lawson, it’s homecoming. The Big Stone Gap native returns next month to serve as town manager. Lawson currently is director of parks and beautification for the consolidated governmen...
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Fire takes Crackers Neck home
A Saturday night fire destroyed the home of a Crackers Neck woman and her daughter. The woman and child were not at home. Valley Fire Department found the “whole side of the house on fire” when it ...
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Council votes to open Big Cherry access gate
An eight-year-old sore spot was cleared up in a matter of minutes Tuesday when Big Stone Gap Town Council voted to open an access road at Big Cherry for ridgetop property owners. Councilman Kent Gi...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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