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Appalachia endorses trout stocking plan
Appalachia took another step toward becoming an outdoors recreation destination by endorsing a plan to stock the Powell River with trout. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, havin...
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Southwest Virginia’s lawmakers ‘circle the wagons’ to protect coal
Southwest Virginia’s General Assembly delegation plans to “circle the wagons” to protect the coal industry. With Gov. Terry McAuliffe proposing to cap two tax credits that benefit the state’s coal ...
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‘Serious blunder’: prisoner flees hospital
A Duffield regional jail inmate wearing only a hospital gown and socks gave law enforcement a chase Tuesday night before being caught in Big Stone Gap’s Southern section. The Wise County Sheriff’s ...
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Appy Food Bank struggling
Sometimes there’s lots of salad dressing, but no salad. While tough times mean a steady demand for customers of the Appalachia Food Bank, the supply of a variety of foods isn’t keeping up. “If we h...
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Tree house project gains, despite winter weather
Workers have braved the winter weather as they push toward completion a long-awaited Bullitt Park project. Big Stone Gap Town Council got an update on the tree house work at Bullitt Park during Tue...
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Inman Park picnic shelter suffers vandalism
Another incident of property damage at Inman Park has volunteer caretakers wishing people would enjoy the facility without abusing it. Appalachia Police are hoping someone will come forward with in...
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Kilgore previews 2015 Virginia General Assembly
The Virginia General Assembly took care of most of the state’s budget shortfall last fall, but that doesn’t mean the money fight is over. The General Assembly addressed a $2.4 billion shortfall dur...
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First 2015 baby
Paislee Mae Freeman, the first 2015 baby born at Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital, arrived at 10:43 a.m. New Year’s Day weighing 6 pounds 10.3 ounces and measuring 18 inches. Parents are Heather Bra...
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